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 maintains management of medical material despite 1998 DoDIG recommendations
KINGS BAY, Ga. (April 24, 2019) – Navy Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Rachel Grace, a pharmacy technician at Naval Branch Health Clinic Kings Bay, reaches for a medication. provided by the Defense Logistics Agency. Photo by Jacob Sippel
July 17, 2019 - In 1961, when the Defense Logistics Agency was established, three organizations managed medical material for the federal government. Today, DLA Troop Support's medical supply chain supports America’s military ensuring their basic and critical medical and pharmaceutical needs are met.

CENTCOM & SOCOM News

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.

Bagram staff shares mission info with senior logistics leader
Robert Helgeson (left), U.S. Central Command’s deputy director for logistics and engineering, listens as LaTanya Callahan (center), area manager, and Navy Cmdr. Max Becker, officer in charge of DLA Disposition Services in Afghanistan, explain yard operations.
Jan. 10, 2019 - Defense Logistics Agency employees serving in Bagram, Afghanistan, had the chance to enhance warfighter trust and get their New Year off to a good start with a visit from a senior logistician on the U.S. Central Command staff.

Liehr named DLA Employee of Quarter
DLA Disposition Services materials examiner and identifier Jeremy Liehr was named Defense Logistics Agency Employee of the Quarter in October for serving as agency equipment manager in Afghanistan.
Oct. 12, 2018 - Jeremy Liehr, a materials examiner and identifier for the DLA Disposition Services at Lewis site, was recently named one of three Defense Logistics Agency Employees of the Quarter.