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Aug. 23, 2019

Commander visits Navy customers and DLA Aviation-Cherry Point employees

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation commander traveled south Aug. 13-14 to visit with Navy customers on Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina, and with DLA Aviation-Cherry Point employees.

July 24, 2019

Three time deployee, Moses Williams, shares recent deployment experience

I have deployed several times and heard about this latest deployment from DLA Aviation’s force provider. With 20 years in the Army and 12 years with DLA, I felt like I would make a positive difference to support our agency’s mission.

June 25, 2019

Troop Support shares successes, receives feedback from DLA Director

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support hosted DLA Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams June 14 in Philadelphia to review progress, receive feedback and ensure operational plans were on track and synchronized with agency efforts.

June 6, 2019

Supplier reps attend largest Industry Days event to date

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Linda Hurry opened the first day of DLA Aviation Supplier Industry Days at the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. The event held over two-days, May 29 – 30, invites industry business leaders and representatives to collaborate with DLA representatives on meeting warfighter needs.

May 2, 2019

DLA, service reps refine demand planning for buying power

The Defense Logistics Agency is working to increase the services’ buying power by 10% by refining demand projections in collaboration with military and industry planners, the DLA director said during its second Service Readiness Demand Planning Summit May 1.

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.

April 9, 2019

Volunteers needed for 6-month deployments to Djibouti, Poland

The Defense Logistics Agency Mission Support Branch needs volunteers for six-month deployments with a DLA Support Team in Djibouti and a DLA Liaison Team in Poland.

Feb. 21, 2019

An American, French partnership

Two French fuel officers spent a week with Defense Logistics Agency Energy leaders to discuss experiences and strategic initiatives in support of Warfighter fuel Feb. 11-15.

Oct. 9, 2018

DLA seeks defense industry’s support in research, development efforts

Defense industry representatives got a detailed review of innovation efforts underway at the Defense Logistics Agency during DLA’s Research and Development Industry Day Oct. 3 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

Oct. 5, 2018

100 Years of Warfighter Support: Remembering Susquehanna’s helicopter repair mission

After its humble beginning as a supply and storage depot in 1918, the Defense Distribution Center, Susquehanna installation inherited a new mission following the end of both World Wars and conflict in Korea.