DLA CENTCOM & SOCOM integrates and synchronizes DLA enterprise operations in the USCENTCOM and USSOCOM areas of responsibility. The organization provides supported warfighters and the DLA enterprise with credible, reliable and timely information about DLA capabilities and warfighter requirements. DLA CENTCOM & SOCOM provides command and control over the DLA organizations, warfighter support representatives, and liaison officers in the USCENTCOM AOR and in support of USSOCOM missions.

 

DLA Headquarters Recent News

DLA Director delivers Memorial Day message to near-virtual audience
Defense Logistics Agency Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell K. Williams delivers the keynote address at the Virtual Memorial Day Observance at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, May 21, 2020. (Photo by Paul Lara, Fort Belvoir Eagle)
May 22, 2020 - The words may have reached their audience differently, but the sentiment behind Defense Logistics Agency Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell K. Williams’ keynote address at the Virtual Memorial Day Observance at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, came through May 21.

CENTCOM & SOCOM News

Keeping disposal safe with inspections
Navy Petty Officer Second Class Jhunar Medenilla, a new PACE member, performs an ammo abatement inspection on a vehicle during his recent deployment to DLA Disposition Services site at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan.
Dec. 30, 2019 - Some things you absolutely have to get right because mistakes can be too costly. Making sure vehicles turned-in for disposal do not contain any hidden surprises is one of those things.

New commander tours Bagram site
Navy Cmdr. Robert Kurkjian (center), commander of the DLA Support Team – Afghanistan, listens as Navy Lt. Cmdr. Steve Harrell, officer in in charge of DLA Disposition Services-Afghanistan; briefs Army Maj. Gen. John Sullivan, new commander of the 1st Theater Sustainment Command.
Aug. 9, 2019 - Defense Logistics Agency employees at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, recently welcomed the new commander of the 1st Theater Sustainment Command for a visit.

Excess items avoid landfill to help people in need
A variety of chairs await transport from the DLA Disposition Services site in Bahrain to the local Red Crescent Society where they will help those in need.
May 6, 2019 - It took more than luck to complete a long and challenging donation process to provide excess items to Bahrain’s Red Crescent Society, but the charity’s local leaders recently wished good fortune on Defense Logistics Agency employees there for extra efforts from agency employees to provide support.