DLA News Archive

Tag: sustainment

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.

March 4, 2024

DLA director has first look at mission, transformation efforts during visit to DLA Distribution

Army Lt. Gen. Mark T. Simerly, director, Defense Logistics Agency, and Air Force Command Chief Master Sgt. Alvin R. Dyer, senior enlisted leader, DLA, visited DLA Distribution Headquarters in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, and toured the facilities at DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, Feb. 29.

Nov. 29, 2023

DLA Energy employee earns Army honors for sustainment support to Afghans

Army Maj. Michael Andrew McCrory from DLA Energy Europe and Africa receives honors for helping feed and shelter Afghans during Operation Allies Refuge and Operation Allies Welcome in August 2021.

Aug. 24, 2023

Deputy undersecretary of defense for acquisition and sustainment tours DLA Distribution, EDC

Radha Iyengar Plumb, deputy undersecretary of defense for acquisition and sustainment visited Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Aug. 18, along with Leigh Method, deputy assistant secretary of defense for logistics and Brad Bunn, vice director of DLA.

March 23, 2023

DLA Aviation delivers readiness lethality to warfighter

The mission of Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, is to ensure total part supportability to the Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex sustainment processes.

Nov. 17, 2022

DLA expanding DOD visibility of F-35 supply chain

DLA is increasing supply chain visibility and boosting readiness of the F-35 joint strike fighter. Officials are also in the early planning stages of transferring sustainment from industry to the Air Force and Navy by 2027. 

Nov. 9, 2022

DLA Distribution Commander tours EDC, largest distribution center in DoD Network

Navy Rear Adm. Grafton D. Chase, commander of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution, toured the full range of facilities operated by DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, including operations hosted at Naval Support Activity, Mechanicsburg.

May 19, 2022

Former Marine, leader of national pandemic response becomes DLA operations director 

Anticipating warfighters’ needs as they counter evolving threats is among DLA's biggest challenges, says DLA's new executive director of operations and sustainment. 

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.

Jan. 26, 2022

Troop Support takes over fielding of Army green service uniform for new recruits, soldiers

After years of planning, the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support is now providing Army green service uniform items to recruits, and soon soldiers shopping at Army & Air Force Exchange Service stores.