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April 6, 2021

New DLA Strategic Plan outlines goals for 2021-2026

Building tailored logistics solutions that support military readiness and fostering a whole-of-government approach to national security are among top priorities in the Defense Logistics Agency’s new 2021-2026 Strategic Plan. 

March 19, 2021

DLA Aviation support agreements work for the good of everyone

Like a well-run restaurant serving thousands of people, Defense Logistics Agency finds its most critical projects require a multitude of cooks in the kitchen.

Nov. 13, 2020

DLA Aviation participates in virtual AMCOM 101

The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command’s 101 conference pressed on Nov. 4 – 5, 2020, despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. A notable difference from attendees gathering at Redstone Arsenal’s Sparkman Center in Huntsville, Alabama, was 90% of the participants connected virtually to illustrate how AMCOM supports Army leadership across the aviation enterprise from around the world.

June 18, 2020

Process improvements speed parts delivery

Metrics don’t always tell the whole story and successful organizations welcome customer feedback and areas to improve. Back in January, the 573rd Commodities Maintenance Squadron leadership at Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex reached out to the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Warner Robins’ Storage and Distribution team about issue and delivery delays for raw materials not being delivered to their mechanics quickly enough.

June 8, 2020

Army transportation officer takes charge of DLA Troop Support Europe & Africa

The charge to deliver food, uniforms, medical items and more to ensure the combat readiness of America’s warfighters throughout EUCOM, AFRICOM and CENTCOM changed hands June 5 as Army Lt. Col. Tracy Yates assumed command of DLA Troop Support Europe & Africa.

May 20, 2020

Multi-party communication resolves delay in contracts

Warfighter success depends on efficient teams and when one Defense Logistics Agency Aviation team experienced process delays, they set out to correct the issue in January and get things moving again.

Feb. 27, 2020

Aviation AMCOM 101 focuses on warfighter support efforts

Redstone Arsenal’s Sparkman Center in Huntsville, Alabama, was the site of this year’s semi-annual U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command’s 101 conference, an event illustrating how AMCOM supports Army leadership spanning the aviation enterprise from around the globe.

Jan. 27, 2020

DLA Aviation builds strong partnerships through customer engagement

Customer Relationship Management Cell team members traveled North Jan. 14 in support of the soldiers assigned to the 12th Aviation Battalion “Wings of Freedom” at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Customer engagement visits, part of ongoing interactions between DLA and its customers, ensure close collaboration between the DLA Aviation workforce and its customers in an attempt to synchronize unit readiness and lethality.

Jan. 16, 2020

Army Sustainment Command’s top enlisted visits logistics provider

Newly appointed Command Sergeant Major of the Army Sustainment Command, Command Sgt. Maj. Marco Torres, visited the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support in Philadelphia Jan. 10 and received an overview of the sustainment and logistics support the agency provides soldiers in his command.

Nov. 13, 2019

DLA: A lot going on below the surface

Most people know the Defense Logistics Agency supports the nation’s warfighters with almost everything they need to execute their missions. What they may not know is that DLA performs about 90 unique roles and missions that go beyond what most would expect of the agency.