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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.

Jan. 14, 2022

DLA Distribution launches re-warehousing dashboard application

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution launched a re-warehousing dashboard application within the agency’s Qlik® software in October. The application provides visibility to re-warehousing stow performance and tools to identify storage efficiencies at the agency’s 24 global distribution centers.

Aug. 24, 2021

Former DLA Distribution Corpus Christi, Texas commander promoted

Former commander of DLA Distribution Corpus Christi, Texas, Army Lt. Col. Dan Bidetti was promoted to the Army rank of Col. by Army Material Command Commanding General, Army Gen. Edward M. Daly during a ceremony at the Pentagon Library Conference Center July 6.

March 9, 2020

DLA Aviation shares sustainment practices at International Military Helicopter Symposium

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. David Sanford recently traveled to London were he was invited by the British Ministry of Defense to speak at the International Military Helicopter Symposium Feb. 25-27.

Oct. 7, 2019

DLA preparing to assume warehousing for some F-35 spare parts

The Defense Logistics Agency is partnering with U.S. Transportation Command and the F-35 Joint Program Office to establish processes aimed at expanding support to the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter.

Oct. 2, 2019

The Road to Predictive Logistics: Perspectives from the 8th Theater Sustainment Command

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — Former President and Army Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower once observed, "You will not find it difficult to prove that battles, campaigns, and even wars have been won or lost primarily because of logistics." Stated during World War II, Eisenhower's message is archaically imperative for the battlefield of tomorrow, with evolving logistic designs to sustain drones, vertical lift, robotics, and virtual reality.