News | June 18, 2019

Day takes charge of DLA Logistics Operations

By DLA Pubic Affairs

Air Force Maj. Gen. Allan E. Day assumed the role as director of Defense Logistics Agency Logistics Operations June 17. He replaced Air Force Maj. Gen. Mark Johnson. 

Day previously served as the director of logistics, civil engineering, force protection and nuclear integration at Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

This is the second time Day has been assigned to DLA. From March 2015 to June 2017, he served as the commander of DLA Aviation in Richmond, Virginia.

Day was commissioned in 1989 from the U.S. Air Force Academy, where he earned a bachelor of science in chemistry. He has held key maintenance leadership positions at the wing, major command and air staff levels. 

His commands include the 62nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, 380th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, 22nd Maintenance Group and 309th Maintenance Wing. He also served as the deputy director of resource integration and deputy chief of staff for logistics, installations and mission support at Headquarters U.S. Air Force. A published materials engineer and logistician, he holds master aircraft maintenance and senior acquisition badges along with a basic parachute rating. 

Day’s awards and decorations include the Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster and others.