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Sept. 18, 2018

DLA Distribution supports Hurricane Florence recovery efforts

With the news that Hurricane Florence, a predicted Category 4 hurricane, was fast approaching the United States eastern shore, notably North and South Carolina, DLA Distribution team members were prepositioned and fully prepared to assist FEMA and the U.S. Northern Command with recovery efforts.

June 21, 2018

DLA, Marine Corps officials refine logistics support

Weapons systems support and backorder reductions topped the agenda of the annual Marine Corps, DLA Day at McNamara Headquarters Complex June 13.

June 19, 2018

It's getting real: annual exercise adds complexity

The annual expeditionary training for disposition personnel known as OCORT has added a new location and new real-life customers in a bid to create greater levels of realism.

June 15, 2018

Expeditionary contracting officers needed to provide global logistics support

The DLA Joint Contingency Acquisition Support Office needs contracting specialists to join its Expeditionary Contracting Cadre, a group of volunteers who deploy to establish logistics support in the initial stages of disaster relief and contingency operations around the world.

Sept. 13, 2017

DLA Distribution San Joaquin assists FEMA in Hurricane Relief Efforts

As many of us marvel at the super heroes on the big screen, the real super heroes are the men and women of the DLA Distribution Expeditionary, or DDXX, team providing Hurricane Irma relief support.

June 8, 2017

Expeditionary commander visits DLA Distribution

On June 1, Army Brig. Gen. Sylvester Cannon, 135th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) and several members of his staff met with the DLA Distribution leadership to discuss how the organization supports the movement of critical items in theater and well as its support to Foreign Military Sales.

Oct. 24, 2016

Printing the future: MWSS-372 successfully tests 3-D printing in a field environment

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps website — A Humvee door handle might not seem like the start of a new era in the Marine Corps, but the Marines of MWSS-327 believe that this small piece of plastic is exactly that. Embracing Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Robert Neller’s recent push for Marines to innovate, MWSS-372 is one of the first units to experiment with 3-D printing.

May 4, 2016

Operational contract support planners discuss progress, way ahead

Operational contract support planners from the Defense Logistics Agency, the Office of the Secretary of Defense and the Joint Staff logistics directorate met April 26-28 in Springfield, Virginia, to share best practices for operational contract support and reinforce the need for a joint-service approach.

March 22, 2016

DLA joins Air Force, Army to test skills in expeditionary logistics

A group of 10 DLA personnel joined 125 airmen and 50 soldiers to test their expeditionary-logistics skills in the latest Turbo Distribution exercise.

Jan. 7, 2016

Distribution Expeditionary Team honored by DLA Director with award

The DLA Distribution Expeditionary Team was recognized for their contributions to Operation United Assistance, receiving the DLA Team Performance Award during an awards ceremony Dec. 10.