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June 9, 2020

DLA, service reps project supply demands for rest of FY 2020

Logistics and financial planners from the Defense Logistics Agency and military services refined supply forecasts for the last four months of fiscal 2020 during separate service-specific sessions June 1-5 via teleconference.

May 20, 2020

DLA Troop Support gets hurricane-ready amid COVID-19 response

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support stands ready to support federal partners as the 2020 hurricane season approaches amid COVID-19.

May 4, 2020

DLA rapid deployment teams ready to provide emergency logistics support

Three Defense Logistics Agency Rapid Deployment Teams stand ready to help military and federal agencies supporting global emergencies like humanitarian assistance and pandemic response. Employees on the cross-functional, 13-member red, white and blue teams are trained to immediately deploy wherever they’re needed.

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.