DLA Headquarters Recent News

DLA to modernize warehouse operations 
Korey Leese, material handler supervisor for Defense Logistics Agency Distribution, assembles a combat medical kit, one of several types of kits the agency provides. Medical kit assemblies range in size from small first aid kits to large mobile field hospitals, and may include both medical and nonmedical items.
Jan. 16, 2020 - The Defense Logistics Agency is keeping up with innovation and technology changes in warehouse operations by leveraging commercial, off-the-shelf software by SAP.

Joint Reserve Force Recent 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.

Expeditionary leaders meet in Battle Creek
Navy Capt. Orlando Lorié, (seated at head of table) new joint team leader for DLA Disposition Services, welcomes attendees to the annual Expeditionary Force Leadership Huddle.
Dec. 12, 2019 - As many prepare for the holidays, military reserve leaders and civilian staff who support Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services prepared for the future as they conducted their annual Expeditionary Force Leadership Huddle Dec. 6 to 8.

DLA Joint Reserve Force’s Audit Task Force commander retires following 32 years of service
Navy Rear Adm. Deborah Haven, commander of the Defense Logistics Agency Joint Reserve Force and the agency’s Audit Task Force, is presented with the Defense Superior Service Medal by DLA Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell K. Williams during her retirement ceremony in the Operations Center Auditorium September 6 at the Defense Supply Center Columbus.
Sept. 10, 2019 - Navy Rear Adm. Deborah Haven celebrated 32 years of military service during a retirement ceremony in the Operations Center Auditorium September 6 at the Defense Supply Center Columbus, where she previously completed 29 years of Federal Service as a civilian logistician. In her final assignment, Haven served as the DLA Joint Reserve Force’s Audit Task Force commander. Haven, a native of Philadelphia, is an alumnus of The University of Maryland and holds a Master of Business Administration from LaSalle University in Philadelphia. Haven stated she joined the Navy after falling in love with logistics in college and wanted to be part of the military’s vast, global mission.

JRF joins team at OCORT 2019
U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Donald Day, Defense Logistics Agency Joint Reserve Force material supply noncommissioned officer, guides a shredder into position to destroy office chairs during the Overseas Contingency Operations Readiness Training exercise in Battle Creek, Mich., June 14, 2019.OCORT prepares military and civilian agency personnel for constructing and manning portable disposal sites that can be shipped and used nearly anywhere in the world. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech Sgt. Zachary Wolf)
June 23, 2019 - The Defense Logistics Agency Joint Reserve Force brings unique skillsets and assistance to DLA as a whole. This week, reserve personnel from the JRF joined forces with other military and civilians to take part in the Overseas Contingency Operations Readiness Training exercise at two different military installations in Battle Creek, Michigan. The exercise started June 10 and finished June 21.

Mobile disposal site deploys for first time
Property Disposal Specialist Parry Miller guides the construction of a mobile command and control shelter at Camp Bondsteel in Kosovo. Miller will serve as the disposal site lead for two weeks as a DLA Disposition Services team torches, shreds and removes broken down equipment the U.S. Army has accumulated during its peacekeeping mission there.
June 18, 2019 - An agency property disposal team has set up temporary shop at Kosovo’s Camp Bondsteel to help the 20-year-old base rid itself of defunct and decrepit equipment.

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The mission of the Joint Reserve Force is to provide DLA with a trained, ready and available joint force for contingency operations, operational support, surge support, and contingency planning. Our objective is to develop an organization of highly skilled, multi-functional, joint logistics professionals who understand all aspects of DLA operations and customer service.



We are the Joint Reserve Force of the Defense Logistics Agency. We are Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps reservists working together to support the DLA mission world-wide. We are a high-performing, customer-focused, globally responsive force. DLA prides itself in being the "source behind the force." The source includes more than 650 reservists - Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, and Marines - assigned to nearly every DLA organization across the United States, including Hawaii, and Europe.



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