DLA News Archive

Tag: Strategic Materials

June 27, 2022

DLA program introduces domestic germanium recycling capability 

A DLA program for recycling optical-grade germanium used in military weapons systems and night vision equipment has led to new capability in the U.S. defense industrial base. 

Sept. 30, 2021

Supply Chain Resiliency Is Whole-of-Government Effort

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Defense Department website — Ensuring the U.S. military's continued access to critical materials for the nation's defense is a priority of the Defense Department.

Oct. 2, 2020

DLA Distribution Expeditionary Team and Capability Based Volunteers deploy to support Strategic Materials inventory mission

In early August, Defense Logistics Agency’s headquarters acquisition team requested DLA Distribution’s assistance with support in executing an end of year inventory of strategic materials stored at the DLA Strategic Materials warehouses in Scotia, New York, and Hammond, Indiana. In line with DLA’s “Always Accountable” strategic goal, the inventory must be accurate to ensure DOD’s financial statements reflect the actual organizational expenses.

Oct. 26, 2018

DLA Strategic Materials Partners with Research and Development

DLA Strategic Materials partners with DLA Research and Development.

April 1, 2017

More Than Just ‘Piles of Rocks’

A long-awaited change to the law means DLA can use certain materials to enhance its support to the warfighter.