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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.

Oct. 11, 2019

HQC employees celebrate Navy’s 244th birthday

The U.S. Navy has come a long way since its humble, Defense Threat Reduction Agency official tells McNamara Headquarters Complex.

Oct. 9, 2019

“Leading Change” document outlines fiscal 2020 focus areas

Defense reform and audit advancement are among focus areas outlined in the new “Leading Change” document emphasizing the Defense Logistics Agency’s fiscal 2020 goals.

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.