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May 30, 2018

Record attendance for Supplier Industry Days at Defense Supply Center Richmond

More than 200 defense supplier representatives converged on the Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, for the annual, two-day Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Supplier Industry Days May 15 - 16.

March 29, 2018

DLA Aviation awards U-2 support contract for Pacer Dragon Program

Preparing to pilot the Air Force’s U-2 Dragon Lady is much like suiting up to go into space.The Dragon Lady is a single-seat, single-engine, high-altitude aircraft that provides high-altitude/ near space reconnaissance and all-weather surveillance and reconnaissance, day or night, and delivers critical imagery and signals intelligence. In January, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation awarded a Pacer Dragon Program support contract for $85 million that ensures uninterrupted engine support to those who fly the U-2

March 28, 2018

Military fuel officers trade places

French and U.S. military ‘fuelers’ shared expertise during a fuel officer exchange between the French Le Service des Essences des Armées and Defense Logistics Agency Energy.

Feb. 15, 2018

Delivering fuel to the 92nd Air Refueling Wing

Around the globe, Defense Logistics Agency Energy is delivering fuel to support global mobility to the warfighter.

Jan. 25, 2018

Rapid deployment ‘Red Team’ completes training, ready for future missions

The Defense Logistics Agency Rapid Deployment Team that spent five weeks in Puerto Rico helping orchestrate critical support to victims of Hurricane Maria has completed mobilization training in preparation of supporting other military and humanitarian missions around the world.

Jan. 11, 2018

Aviation employee, Puerto Rico native volunteers with FEMA for hurricane relief support

Up until 1990 when he enlisted in the Army, Alberto Solano Rodriquez had lived his whole life in Puerto Rico and experienced firsthand the damage caused by hurricanes throughout the years.

Dec. 14, 2017

Israel Security Assistance Liaison Officers visits DLA Distribution

Israel Security Assistance Liaison Officers visited the largest distribution center in the Defense Logistics Agency Distribution network, DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, on Dec. 11 to learn about DLA’s global logistics processes and how DLA Distribution supports foreign military sales customers.

Dec. 11, 2017

Distribution commanding general introduces DLA Director’s strategic plan in annual town hall meeting

Introducing the DLA Director’s 2018-2026 Strategic Plan and discussing how the lines of effort outlined in the plan apply to DLA Distribution was the main focus of DLA Distribution commanding general Army Brig. Gen. John S. Laskodi’s November 28 town hall with headquarters staff.

Dec. 5, 2017

Commander introduces 2018 Troop Support Campaign Plan

The DLA mission will always put the warfighter first, Army Brig. Gen. Mark Simerly said while reviewing the agency’s new strategic plan during a town hall in Philadelphia Nov. 30. He also introduced the 2018 DLA Troop Support Campaign Plan.

Nov. 13, 2017

DLA, Navy discuss continuing efforts to adapt to evolving global threats

Improving timelines for maintenance of a multipurpose Navy fighter jet, enhancing support to the nuclear enterprise and maintaining superiority for Navy cyber security were among the topics senior leaders of the Defense Logistics Agency discussed with their Navy counterparts at the annual Navy/DLA Day Nov. 8 in the McNamara Headquarters Complex.