Learn more about what DLA Europe & Africa provides to the warfighter through a YouTube playlist featuring their support to exercises and their logistics support in action at several military installations.

DLA Europe & Africa serves as the Defense Logistics Agency's operationalized Regional Command Headquarters supporting U.S. European Command and U.S. Africa Command Areas of Operation (AOR). DLA Europe & Africa proactively integrates and synchronizes DLA’s Global Readiness Solutions to ensure EUCOM, AFRICOM, and Service Component Warfighter Capability.

As the Nation’s Combat Logistic Support Agency’s forward single headquarters supporting EUCOM and AFRICOM AORs, DLA Europe & Africa provides the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, federal agencies, and partner and allied Nations with the full spectrum of logistics, acquisition, and technical services within an increasingly complex geographic environment that includes 55.8 million square miles covering 104 Nations.

Postured forward and supported by DLA’s six Major Subordinate Commands - DLA Aviation, DLA Troop Support, DLA Energy, DLA Distribution, DLA Disposition, DLA Land and Maritime - DLA Europe & Africa is prepared to sustain warfighter readiness and lethality by delivering proactive global logistics in peace and war.

With a dedicated, agile workforce that is forward and engaged throughout Europe and Africa, DLA Europe & Africa leverages strong partnerships with the Joint Logistics Enterprise, Inter-Agency, Industry, and partner and Allied Nations to serve the Warfighter and our Nation!


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.

Europe & Africa News

DLA liaison to USAFE retires from Air Force
Air Force. Lt. Col. Jeffrey Lingens will retire in June after 26 years of service. He served as the DLA liaison to U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Africa and with DLA Europe & Africa since 2015.
May 15, 2020 - Lt. Col. Jeffrey Lingens has served with DLA Europe & Africa since 2015 and retires from the Air Force after 26 years of service.

Despite COVID-19 delays, DLA delivers Seder kits to soldiers in Germany for Passover
A bottle of wine sits ready as Maj. Andrew Schulman, a rabbi with the 7th Mission Support Command in Kaiserslautern, Germany, breaks matzah during a Jewish Seder meal in Baghdad on April 30, 2016. The Defense Logistics Agency provides materials to service members around the world to help them celebrate their religious traditions. Photo by Army Sgt. Katie Eggers
April 10, 2020 - An emergency order of Seder kits was held up, partly due to the COVID-19 pandemic, on its way to help Jewish soldiers with the 2nd Cavalry Regiment in Vilseck, Germany, celebrate the Passover holiday. DLA reps maintained constant contact with the Army unit's chaplain throughout the delivery.

DLA Distribution Europe helps provide Red Cross comfort kits
At the request of U.S. Army Europe and Installation Management Command Europe, in support of COVID-19, DLA Distribution Europe's Theater Consolidation and Shipping Point is shipping 19,200 bottles of hand sanitizer and 19,200 American Red Cross comfort kits for use by soldiers, civilian and family members assigned to U.S. Army Europe.
April 2, 2020 - As leaders worldwide declare “war” against COVID-19, DLA Distribution Europe supports the EUCOM effort against the pandemic.

Disposal specialist aids Italy’s pandemic fight
Sicilian volunteer civil protection unit members perform street cleaning in a community near Naval Air Station Sigonella, where volunteer unit chief Dino Garofalo works for Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services as a property disposal specialist.
March 25, 2020 - A longtime agency veteran is coordinating civil protection volunteers in Sicily.

DLA Troop Support supervisor recognized for innovation
Army Lt. Col. Sherdrick Rankin, DLA Troop Support Europe & Africa commander, presents Miriam Tannenbaum, Customer Facing division chief, with the 2019 DLA Troop Support Innovation Award Feb. 19. Tannenbaum was recognized for her innovative efforts to improve warfighter support and encouraging innovation among her team.
March 3, 2020 - Miriam Tannenbaum earned the DLA Troop Support Innovation Award for her efforts to improve warfighter support and encouraging innovation among her team.

Distribution LNO is a DLA Europe & Africa “Hero of the Quarter”
Army Col. Krista Hoffman, DLA Europe & Africa commander, recognizes Marine Corps Lt. Col. Scott Wawrzyniak, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Europe liaison, as the region’s Hero of the Quarter for second quarter fiscal 2020. Hoffman presented Wawrzyniak with the award during her town hall Jan. 30 at Kleber Kaserne in Kaiserslautern, Germany. (Photo by Michael Tuttle, DLA Troop Support Europe & Africa)
Feb. 23, 2020 - Marine Corps Lt. Col. Scott Wawrzyniak, liaison officer, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution, is the regional Hero of the Quarter for second quarter fiscal year 2020