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DLA Europe And Africa News

June 5, 2019

D-Day 75: DLA supports troops commemorating anniversary

DLA delivered materials to three locations in France to sustain service members supporting the D-Day anniversary. But it was an engineering feat that helped sustain Allied troops following the Normandy invasion 75 years ago.

June 4, 2019

Europe and Africa hold customer-focused workshop

Striving to improve customer service and outreach, DLA Energy Europe and Africa hosted an Order Requestors Workshop at the Sembach U.S. Army Installation Conference Center in Germany earlier this year.

May 14, 2019

Excellence in Government: DLA Troop Support Europe & Africa team earns gold

The Internal Logistics Operations and Readiness team at DLA Troop Support Europe & Africa earned a gold medal for Outstanding Administrative Support from the Philadelphia Federal Executive Board.

May 6, 2019

DLA Distribution employees respond during HAZMAT exercise in Germersheim

Employees at DLA Distribution Europe conducted HAZMAT training at their main facility at the Germersheim Army Depot. The training took place as DDDE officials wait for German authorities to permit expansion of their HAZMAT storage capacity to support NATO and other military readiness requirements.

May 3, 2019

Agency supports East African relief efforts

Mozambique is back in the news as Cyclone Kenneth batters the Eastern African nation just six weeks after Cyclone Idai caused an estimated 600 deaths and left many at risk of cholera and without adequate drinking water.

April 4, 2019

Specialized training program helps new employees thrive in the Subsistence supply chain

As a former intern in the now, Defense Logistics Agency Pathways to Career Excellence program, these are feelings that Bill Blake knows very well. So he decided that he would do something to help ease the transition for those participants who came after him.

Feb. 25, 2019

DLA delivers produce to Egyptian port, expands support in Red Sea

“The delivery is more than a truck of fresh fruit and vegetables,” said Army Lt. Col. Sherdrick Rankin, DLA Troop Support Europe & Africa commander. “This effort brings a new capability to the Navy in the (U.S. Central Command) area of operations and expands support in the strategic waters of the Red Sea.”

Dec. 14, 2018

Agency usable excess property sales begin in Africa

35 items netted almost $50,000 in continent’s first online excess property auction.

Oct. 12, 2018

Visit to site of key World War I victory prompts reflection, appreciation

Nov. 11, 2018, marks not only Veterans Day but also the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended World War I. Members of the DLA Europe and Africa Enterprise team recently visited the sites of the St. Mihiel Offensive — a key moment in the history of Europe and of the U.S. Army.

Aug. 29, 2018

DLA Distribution Europe Commander recognizes local German firefighters

Firefighters from Lingenfeld and Germersheim fire departments were recognized with special coins and certificates of appreciation by the U.S. Army Aug. 21 for their recent emergency response efforts to a fire last month at Germersheim Army Depot.