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Aug. 24, 2020

JCASO winds down operational contract support mission with mobile training 

Operational contract support planners from the Defense Logistics Agency who’ve helped combatant commands and their service components consolidate purchases of commercial supplies and services needed during contingencies will provide a final OCS training session in September.

June 18, 2020

JCASO helps ARNORTH contracting team provide commercial support to medical units assisting U.S. hospitals

Military medical teams that augmented U.S. hospital staffs providing COVID-19 care had commercial lodging, food, laundry support and more with help from the Defense Logistics Agency mid-March through May.

Oct. 2, 2019

Acquisition specialist embraces industry connection with Caterpillar Defense

Defense Logistics Agency acquisition professionals like Lynn Thompson are engaging with and learning from industry partners through the Defense Department’s Training with Industry Program.

July 24, 2019

Expeditionary contracting officers wanted

The Defense Logistics Agency relies heavily on those in the contracting series to provide acquisition services and contract support to assist the agency’s military and civilian partners around the world. To meet its goal of 40 qualified contracting officers, the Joint Contingency Acquisition Support Office is recruiting members for its Expeditionary Contracting Cadre.

May 4, 2016

Operational contract support planners discuss progress, way ahead

Operational contract support planners from the Defense Logistics Agency, the Office of the Secretary of Defense and the Joint Staff logistics directorate met April 26-28 in Springfield, Virginia, to share best practices for operational contract support and reinforce the need for a joint-service approach.

March 24, 2016

CENTCOM logisticians learn value of overseas industry vetting program

Two logisticians who support U.S. Central Command were briefed March 16 on the vetting process for DLA Troop Support’s overseas contracts.

Sept. 16, 2015

New contingency contracting officers readying for possible deployment

A new group of contingency contracting officers is preparing to be among the first to deploy and provide expeditionary contracting support during the initial stages of future disaster and contingency operations.