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June 16, 2022

Joint Reserve Force leaders zero in on readiness

Over 50 Defense Logistics Agency Joint Reserve Force leaders gathered to discuss the importance of readiness during their Annual Leadership Review.

March 8, 2022

Customizable medical kits help modernize USAF deployable assets, provide tailored solutions for warfighters

Air Force health care providers responsible for life-saving operations will soon have access to customizable medical kits provided by the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Medical team as the agency awarded a $5.4 million contract for 27 kits March 7. The “made-to-order” medical kits includes items such as bandages, gauze, pharmaceuticals, and tracheal tubes as well as a variety of support equipment and cases to house it all. The MTO kits will provide warfighters across the globe support of their unique needs and situations.

Jan. 20, 2022

Joint Reserve Force empowers agency staffs to meet missions

Behind DLA's 26,000 employees are 667 reservists providing daily mission support that translates into warfighter readiness.

Nov. 13, 2020

San Joaquin’s Williams saves the life of fellow co-worker

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Joaquin laborer Michael Williams of the Unitized Group Rations mission is hailed a hero for saving the life of his fellow co-worker.

Sept. 16, 2020

National Preparedness Month reminds everyone of the importance to maintain readiness

September is National Preparedness Month, a time to highlight the actions we can all take to maintain a level of readiness in our home and personal lives for a wide variety of situations.

June 9, 2020

DLA, service reps project supply demands for rest of FY 2020

Logistics and financial planners from the Defense Logistics Agency and military services refined supply forecasts for the last four months of fiscal 2020 during separate service-specific sessions June 1-5 via teleconference.

May 20, 2020

DLA Troop Support gets hurricane-ready amid COVID-19 response

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support stands ready to support federal partners as the 2020 hurricane season approaches amid COVID-19.

May 4, 2020

DLA rapid deployment teams ready to provide emergency logistics support

Three Defense Logistics Agency Rapid Deployment Teams stand ready to help military and federal agencies supporting global emergencies like humanitarian assistance and pandemic response. Employees on the cross-functional, 13-member red, white and blue teams are trained to immediately deploy wherever they’re needed.

Oct. 7, 2019

DLA preparing to assume warehousing for some F-35 spare parts

The Defense Logistics Agency is partnering with U.S. Transportation Command and the F-35 Joint Program Office to establish processes aimed at expanding support to the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter.

Sept. 18, 2019

Progress made on suspended stock reductions, $305 million worth remains 

Training and material assessments by DLA quality assurance and engineering specialists have reduced the amount of suspended stock in DLA warehouses to $305 million.