DLA News Archive

Tag: warfighter support

Nov. 22, 2022

Highly attended C&T industry event thanks partners, fosters networking, addresses challenges

A record-breaking 800-plus representatives from the Defense Logistics Agency, military services and domestic clothing and textiles manufacturer firms attended DLA Troop Support’s eighth annual Joint Advanced Planning Brief for Industry in Cherry Hill, New Jersey Nov. 16-17.

Nov. 22, 2022

Defense Logistics Agency delivers a taste of home to warfighters worldwide

Thanks to early forecasting and projections from the military services, the Defense Logistics Agency has helped ensure over 370,000 pounds of food have been delivered or are projected to arrive by Thanksgiving eve.

Oct. 13, 2022

Troop Support Europe and Africa quality assurance specialist earns Team Member of the Month award

A quality assurance specialist at Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Europe and Africa was awarded September Team Member of the Month for his dedication to the organization’s warfighter support mission.

Sept. 29, 2022

Leadership Working Group Forum reminds supervisors “why” all job rolls are important

The Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Leadership Working Group held its first in-person forum since 2020, during the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Sep. 20 in the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. The event was also available via web stream and dial in for supervisors whose offices are in regions outside of Virginia.

July 14, 2022

DLA leaders visit team members, warfighters in Jordan, Kuwait

The Defense Logistics Agency’s commander of regional combat support visited Army and Air Force leaders and DLA employees in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility during a tour of Jordan and Kuwait July 6-10.

July 7, 2022

Troop Support honors civilian retirees with more than 150 years of combined federal service

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support celebrated more than 150 years of combined federal service during a retirement ceremony in Philadelphia June 30, honoring four civilian employees.

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.