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March 29, 2021

Former DLA officer selected to lead DLA Logistics Operations 

Navy Rear Adm. Joseph Noble Jr. has been selected as the next director of Defense Logistics Agency Logistics Operations. He will replace Air Force Maj. Gen. Day.

July 23, 2020

Environmental cleanup updates discussed at virtual quarterly public meeting

Community members virtually attended the Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond’s Environmental Cleanup Program quarterly Restoration Advisory Board meeting July 13. Due to COVID-19, this is the first time the RAB has met since Oct. 21. 

Aug. 1, 2019

DLA Information Operations team supports Talisman Sabre 2019

Two members of the Defense Logistics Agency Contingency Information Technology team are in Australia supporting the agency’s participation in the Talisman Sabre 2019 exercise.

Sept. 18, 2018

DLA Distribution supports Hurricane Florence recovery efforts

With the news that Hurricane Florence, a predicted Category 4 hurricane, was fast approaching the United States eastern shore, notably North and South Carolina, DLA Distribution team members were prepositioned and fully prepared to assist FEMA and the U.S. Northern Command with recovery efforts.

June 11, 2018

DLA Dashboard to improve readiness by giving near real-time view of service metrics, supply shortfalls

A new tool known as the Service Readiness Dashboard merges the military services’ readiness data with DLA business metrics for a near real-time view of the status of key weapon systems and platforms.

Jan. 25, 2018

Rapid deployment ‘Red Team’ completes training, ready for future missions

The Defense Logistics Agency Rapid Deployment Team that spent five weeks in Puerto Rico helping orchestrate critical support to victims of Hurricane Maria has completed mobilization training in preparation of supporting other military and humanitarian missions around the world.

Oct. 10, 2017

Agency’s first forum with Corps of Engineers proves successful

The director of the Defense Logistics Agency welcomed leaders from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers leaders to the inaugural USACE/DLA Day at the McNamara Headquarters Complex Sept. 28, to explore mutual goals and capabilities.

July 17, 2017

Herndon takes command of DLA CENTCOM & SOCOM in ceremony

Defense Logistics Agency Central Command and Special Operations Command bade farewell to Army Col. Derrin Williams during a July 7 change-of-command ceremony at CENTCOM headquarters, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.

July 13, 2017

DLA Logistics Operations director retires after 35 years of Navy service

Navy Rear Adm. Vincent Griffith expected time in the Navy to be the launching point for his dream career in big business. Instead, it filled him with such overwhelming patriotism and loyalty that a few years turned into 35.

Dec. 21, 2016

Expeditionary Airmen collaborate to repair active runway, continue fight to defeat ISIL

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Forces Central Command website — Over the span of 15 days 380th Expeditionary Operations Support Squadron members successfully coordinated the removal of accumulated rubber build-up off of 560,000 square feet of an active runway at an undisclosed location, Dec. 19.