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April 8, 2022

DLA Land & Maritime focuses on industry partnerships and emerging technology on second day of supplier conference

The 2022 Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Supplier Conference and Exhibition concluded April 7 following a day filled with informative speakers from defense and industry, collaborative breakout sessions and discussion panels focused on improving communication and relationships with industry partners, as well as identifying new opportunities to support the Warfighter.

Feb. 23, 2022

Sanford shares warfighter support strategies at International Military Helicopter Symposium

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. David Sanford shared updates on DLA Aviation’s aircraft sustainment mission with a transatlantic audience during a United Kingdom-based International Helicopter Summit Feb. 16.

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.

Oct. 22, 2021

DLA’s first fully automatic shipping system at DLA Distribution Susquehanna

The Defense Logistics Agency’s first fully automatic dimensioning and weighing shipping conveyor system improves accuracy while saving time and costs at DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania’s Eastern Distribution Center.

April 29, 2021

Property disposal field offices to close

60 employee positions will be realigned over the coming year to optimize disposal network capacity and improve overall support to the warfighter.

Oct. 26, 2020

Call for volunteers leads to a seat at the ‘big kids’’ table

In the early part of 2020, my family began planning a family trip to Italy for the spring. We had never been out of the country together. With a son who had just moved back to Virginia and a daughter preparing to move across the country to the West Coast (and pending a husband finally getting his passport), the timing for this vacation felt perfect.

Sept. 24, 2020

Agency adjusted support, provided global capabilities during Vietnam War

Though once restricted to wholesale logistics in the continental United States, DLA proved during the Vietnam War it could supply warfighters in foreign lands.

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.

Aug. 10, 2020

New DLA director outlines priorities in video message to employees

Continuing world-class warfighter support and taking care of employees are among four priorities new Defense Logistics Agency Director Navy Vice Adm. Michelle Skubic outlines in a video to employees.

May 14, 2020

DLA Aviation expedites part, enabling USS Nimitz to make on time deployment schedule

While the rest of the world seems to be shutting down, Defense Logistics Agency employees are ramping up their efforts in support of our nation’s ever-evolving warfighting mission.