DLA News Archive

Tag: construction and equipment

Feb. 14, 2022

Troop Support commander visits Air Force customers, recruit support vendors in Texas

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Commander Army Brig. Gen. Eric P. Shirley visited Air Force customers and clothing and textiles vendors in San Antonio and Austin, Texas, Feb. 3-4 to better understand challenges and strengthen partnerships with stakeholders in the region.

March 2, 2021

Award-winning support recognized by government procurement coalition

Defense Logistics Agency’s Troop Support's Medical Directorate’s Strategic Materiel Sourcing Group and Construction and Equipment employee Meghan Michalski earned the Coalition for Government Procurement’s Acquisition Excellence Awards for Government, according to the group’s announcement February 26.

Jan. 15, 2021

DLA supports SOUTHCOM pandemic response efforts

The Defense Logistics Agency is assisting U.S. Southern Command’s COVID-19 relief efforts in a number of countries in their area of responsibility through DoD’s Humanitarian Assistance Program, in addition to their ongoing support of national efforts. Since receiving the initial request on May 29, 2020, DLA Troop Support’s Construction and Equipment supply chain has provided 24 field hospitals to SOUTHCOM, who donated them to 11 countries within their AOR.

Jan. 15, 2021

DLA Troop Support’s construction, equipment team ‘heroes’ of agency’s PPE support

Supplier operations director describes DLA Troop Support's construction and equipment team’s work providing almost half of the agency's pandemic support as miraculous and inspirational.

June 26, 2020

DLA, USACE partnership ensured 24-hour response to road collapse

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers ensured expedited material delivery to an emergency road collapse along the Tionesta Dam near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on June 19.

Oct. 9, 2019

DLA Construction and Equipment is always prepared to help fight against wildfires

This year, the annual wildfire season has been less active, with about 28 percent fewer acres of land burning during the season than the 10-year average, according to the National Interagency Fire Center. Despite this decrease in fire activity, the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Construction and Equipment supply chain remains ready in case disaster strikes.

Nov. 2, 2017

51st CES receives RADR training

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Osan Air Base website — The 51st Civil Engineer Squadron can now conduct Rapid Airfield Damage Repair if called upon after receiving new RADR training from the Air Force Civil Engineer Center, Oct. 30 – Nov. 3.

Sept. 25, 2017

823rd RHS provides expeditionary infrastructure

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Hurlburt Field website — Anybody new to Hurlburt Field is likely to notice a different atmosphere around base: the different uniforms, Air Commandos with different colored berets, and even civil engineer Airmen with red baseball caps.

Sept. 20, 2017

Wolfpack Engineers Combine Construction with Combat Skills during Ulchi Freedom Guardian

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Pacific Command website — Units travel from all over South Korea to refine their warfighting skills at Rodriguez Live Fire Complex. For many, this means conducting large-scale tactical movements, rifle ranges, or firing missiles. For vertical engineers, this means construction and project management.

Sept. 19, 2017

Civil engineers make critical runway repairs, keep missions moving

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force website — Maintaining an airfield is never an easy task, especially when it’s one of the busiest in the U.S. Air Forces Central Command area of responsibility.