DLA News Archive

Tag: Allies

March 28, 2024

DLA director outlines agency’s efforts to provide solutions as Army transforms

DLA works to match readiness and sustainment needs with global solutions as the Army navigates a transformative era full of challenges like contested logistics and adversarial threats.

Feb. 21, 2024

DLA strengthens allies, international security through foreign military sales

A program that transfers America’s defense equipment to international partners gives the U.S. and its allies an upper hand on the battlefield.

Feb. 20, 2024

Commentary: Foreign military sales reflect national policy, expand customer base

DLA has long provided goods and services to allied nations. From NATO cataloging in the 1960s to today’s worldwide crises, the agency has used the Foreign Military Sales program to advance national policy and realize economies of scale.

Aug. 31, 2023

DLA Distribution participates in Talisman Sabre 2023

Exercise Talisman Sabre 2023 kicked off July 22 and concluded Aug. 4. It was the 10th and largest iteration of the exercise to date, consisting of field training exercises incorporating force preparation activities, amphibious landings, ground force maneuvers and air combat and maritime operations.

Oct. 12, 2018

Visit to site of key World War I victory prompts reflection, appreciation

Nov. 11, 2018, marks not only Veterans Day but also the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended World War I. Members of the DLA Europe and Africa Enterprise team recently visited the sites of the St. Mihiel Offensive — a key moment in the history of Europe and of the U.S. Army.

June 6, 2018

DLA honors sacrifices made, victory won on D-Day

Seventy-four years ago today, American military forces, joined by their comrades in arms from Allied nations, began the final push to liberate Europe from Nazi oppression.

May 31, 2018

DLA team marks Memorial Day in visit to WWI commemoration in France

Over the Memorial Day weekend, a group from DLA Europe and Africa traveled to Château-Thierry, France, to participate in the World War I Centennial Commemoration at the Aisne-Marne Cemetery.

June 6, 2017

DLA honors D-Day anniversary, sacrifices

June 6, 2017, marks the 73rd anniversary of D-Day, when the Allies stormed the beaches at Normandy, France, to spark the beginning of victory in Europe.

April 1, 2017

History Commentary: Mementos of the Trenches

The author reflects on what the items his grandfather brought home from WWI can tell us about the life of the American doughboy, 100 years after America joined the war on the side of the Allies.

April 1, 2017

Logistics and American entry into the Great War

Wheat and thin strips of wood: Did these benign supplies really play a role in getting America into World War I?