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Feb. 20, 2018

DLA team recognized for Corpus Christi Army Depot support

A DLA team that supports the Corpus Christi Army Depot was recognized for their part in helping keep military helicopters ready for flight. The CCAD Industrial Product-Support Vendor team manages an estimated $135 million contract that ensures 9,140 different parts are readily available to fill approximately 13,000 parts bins.

Feb. 20, 2018

End-of-year printing completed early and on budget

The Defense Logistics Agency completed the 2017 end-of-year printing for Defense Finance and Accounting Service ahead of schedule and on budget, marking the fifth year the agency has done the job. Over 4.8 million tax and account statements, 2.6 million ACA statements, and 2 million Retired and Annuitant newsletters were produced and packaged by DLA over just six and a half weeks.

Feb. 16, 2018

DLA Distribution Sigonella military meets with Spanish partners

Military personnel from Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Sigonella, Italy, visited the Spanish Air Force’s Grappa detachment, currently operating out of Naval Air Station Sigonella to discuss logistics achievements in support of operations in the Mediterranean.

Feb. 13, 2018

Transporting History Halfway Across the Globe: DLA Distribution repatriation project returns antique rifles from Philippines to U.S. despite obstacles

For over 25 years, DLA Distribution has prided itself as the leading provider of global distribution support to America's military and other federal agencies. With a focus on the execution of its core competency- the receipt, storage and issuance of materiel in support of America’s warfighter- the organization is regularly seeking ways to increase warfighter readiness.

Feb. 7, 2018

Deputy Commander DLA Europe & Africa visits DSCR on tour of agency’s MSCs

Gordon Hackett, deputy commander of Defense Logistics Agency Europe & Africa, visited DLA Aviation on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Feb. 1 as part of a week-long familiarization tour of the agency’s major subordinate commands to find out more about their current missions.

Feb. 2, 2018

Distribution leadership hosts Gen. Darren McDew, USAF, USTRANSCOM Commander

Air Force Gen. Darren W. McDew, commander, U.S. Transportation Command and members of his team visited DLA Distribution Jan. 30 for a DLA Distribution update.

Jan. 23, 2018

NATO partners visit DLA Aviation, discuss performance-based logistics initiatives

NATO partners from Germany traveled to Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Jan. 9-10 to exchange knowledge with Defense Logistics Agency Aviation acquisition professionals on performance-based logistics and long-term contracting initiatives.

Dec. 28, 2017

DLA expands Middle East vendor pool with workshop for Omani businesses

To help local businesses in Oman learn how to work with the U.S. government, DLA joined U.S. Central Command and the State Department in hosting a workshop for potential vendors.

Dec. 21, 2017

DSCR Fire, Emergency Services leads the way

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Operations at Richmond’s Fire and Emergency Services on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, is on a roll after winning DLA Fire Department of the Year for the second year running and earning the title of Fire Prevention Program of the Year.

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.