DLA News Archive


Aug. 11, 2017

DLA hones support to Marines on forward stock, transparent armor, disposal of excess, leaders report at Marine Corps/DLA Day

Logistics leaders from the Marine Corps and the Defense Logistics Agency discussed how both organizations can refine their support to deployed Marines at the Marine Corps/DLA day Aug. 10.

April 12, 2017

DLA expands support to Marine Corps supply, maintenance units

Less excess materiel, reduced inventory costs and decreased lead times are among the benefits of two new Defense Logistics Agency drives to improve support to Marine Corps customers at maintenance depots and supply management units.

Feb. 8, 2017

Sailors keep aircraft in shipshape condition

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni website — U.S. Navy sailors with Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 135 performed maintenance on E/A-18G Growlers at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, to support exercise Cope North, which is scheduled for Feb. 8 – March 8, 2017.

Jan. 12, 2017

Infantry Equipping Challenge drives toward leaner, more lethal gear for Marines

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps Systems Command website — Marine Corps Systems Command and the Marine Corps School of Infantry–East teamed up Dec. 5-8, to evaluate gear designed to make Marines leaner and more lethal on the battlefield.

Nov. 15, 2016

Marine Corps’ 241st birthday brings out Marine spirit

Marines and friends of the military service filled the McNamara Headquarters Complex auditorium to celebrate the Marine Corps' 241st birthday Nov. 10.

Oct. 24, 2016

Printing the future: MWSS-372 successfully tests 3-D printing in a field environment

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps website — A Humvee door handle might not seem like the start of a new era in the Marine Corps, but the Marines of MWSS-327 believe that this small piece of plastic is exactly that. Embracing Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Robert Neller’s recent push for Marines to innovate, MWSS-372 is one of the first units to experiment with 3-D printing.

Aug. 8, 2016

Partnership is the goal at Marine Corps/DLA Day event

Senior logistics leaders in the Marine Corps and the Defense Logistics Agency met at the McNamara Headquarters Complex for the annual Marine Corps/DLA Day July 28.

March 25, 2016

Cassel named next Distribution Current Operations director

Joe Cassel, Jr. has been selected as director, DLA Distribution Current Operations. Currently, he serves as director, Stakeholder Integration Services, DLA Information Operations.

March 1, 2016

The Montford Point Marines: a celebration of Black History

DLA Distribution headquarters celebrated Black History Month by hosting guest speaker Retired Marine Master Gunnery Sgt. Joseph H. Geeter, III, who provided a presentation on the Montford Point Marine Association Feb. 24.

Nov. 18, 2015

San Joaquin celebrates the Marine Corps Birthday and paid tribute to all veterans

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Joaquin, Calif. celebrated the 240th Birthday of the United States Marine Corps Nov. 9 during an afternoon ceremony. Distribution center employees and tenants attended the time-honored tradition and witnessed the tradi¬tional cake cutting ceremony.