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Oct. 7, 2019

DLA preparing to assume warehousing for some F-35 spare parts

The Defense Logistics Agency is partnering with U.S. Transportation Command and the F-35 Joint Program Office to establish processes aimed at expanding support to the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter.

Sept. 18, 2019

Progress made on suspended stock reductions, $305 million worth remains 

Training and material assessments by DLA quality assurance and engineering specialists have reduced the amount of suspended stock in DLA warehouses to $305 million.

Sept. 10, 2019

DLA, Marine Corps strengthen partnership for improved readiness

Increases in Marine Corps personnel at Defense Logistics Agency Aviation in the past four years have improved the service’s readiness and knowledge of DLA procurement processes at tactical and strategic levels.

April 15, 2019

Industrial Hardware does their part to keep B-52 engines running

Imagine ordering parts for a major auto repair shop that supplies hardware to maintain engines for 76 vehicles. Although it’s 2019, the newest vehicle in the fleet was built in 1962. Each of those 76 vehicles have eight engines, and their ability to operate is critical to national security. This is a job that some of the employees at the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Industrial Hardware supply chain perform every day in supporting the sustainability of the TF33 engines that power the Air Force’s B-52 Stratofortress, the service’s self-proclaimed “backbone of the manned strategic bomber force,” according to the Air Force’s B-52 fact sheet.

Sept. 26, 2018

Reform, new budget to increase demand for DLA supplies, services

Defense reform and a new annual defense budget of $719 billion will mean more, not less, work for the Defense Logistics Agency, DLA Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams told the workforce during a DLA Headquarters Town Hall Sept. 24.

Sept. 25, 2018

First-ever DLA Industry Day helps agency promote key SECDEF priorities

DLA's inaugural DLA Industry Day Sept. 19 took concrete steps to push the agency and its industry partners to make greater strides in promoting the key priorities set by the secretary of defense: improved readiness, strengthened partnerships and better business practices.

Sept. 20, 2018

Agency hosts industry leaders in quest to meet rising demand via closer collaboration

Senior leaders from the Defense Logistics Agency hosted more than 200 defense-industry counterparts in the first-ever DLA Industry Day Sept. 19 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

June 19, 2018

DLA forward presence enhances commodity, service support during Saber Strike

U.S. forces in the Baltics and Poland for Saber Strike 2018 have easier access to critical supplies like food, fuel and repair parts with the deployment of Defense Logistics Agency personnel to Powidz, Poland.

April 26, 2018

Air Force aims to save $2B, improve lethality with new acquisition approach

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center website — A new acquisition program has the potential to help the Air Force save $2 billion and make it a more lethal fighting force, Air Force acquisition leaders believe

March 23, 2018

Reserve members gather for joint leadership review

While most Defense Logistics Agency employees were gearing up for a weekend respite, more than 75 members of DLA’s Joint Reserve Force gathered at the McNamara Headquarters Complex at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, for their Mid-Year Leadership Review, March 16-18.