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Aug. 19, 2019

DLA Aviation’s IPE division seeks to improve internal processes after significant growth

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Industrial Plant Equipment Services Division may still be a little known division within the supply chain, but you wouldn’t know it by the multi-million dollar growth they have experienced in the last four years.

Aug. 8, 2019

DLA looks to defense industry for support increasing warfighter readiness

Defense industry representatives learned about $31 billion worth of opportunities to support warfighters and federal organizations during the second Defense Logistics Agency Industry Day.

Aug. 7, 2019

DoD A&S leader: DLA, industry achieving National Defense Strategy goals

The Defense Logistics Agency has an enormous, daily impact on warfighters as it builds lethality and strengthens alliances with NATO partners while also reforming business practices, Ellen Lord, under secretary of defense for acquisition and sustainment, said during DLA Industry Day July 31 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex on Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

July 17, 2019

USAF begins new Egyptian F110 upgrade program

A big step forward to modernize the Egyptian Air Force F-16 “Fighting Falcon” fleet will take place July 25th in San Antonio, Texas. United States Air Force contracting, through Defense Logistics Agency-Aviation’s Strategic Acquisition Program, has awarded an Egyptian long-term F110 propulsion sustainment contract to GE Aviation. The ceremony will recognize the enterprise collaboration with a focus on Egyptian F-16 mission readiness.

June 27, 2019

New commander serves as face of DLA support to EUCOM, AFRICOM 

Army Col. Krista Hoffman, new Defense Logistics Agency Europe & Africa commander, will serve as the entry point for DLA’s warfighter support to U.S. European Command and U.S. Africa Command. 

June 18, 2019

Mobile disposal site deploys for first time

An agency property disposal team has set up temporary shop at Kosovo’s Camp Bondsteel to help the 20-year-old base rid itself of defunct and decrepit equipment.

June 10, 2019

Incoming AMCOM commander visits DLA Aviation

Incoming commander for the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama, visited Defense Logistics Agency Aviation on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, June 5

June 4, 2019

DLA Aviation expedites part, ship deploys on schedule

April 25 was a special day … Manuel Delossantos, customer support manager, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation-San Diego, was contacted to expedite a deployment material requirement for Fixed Wing Airborne Squadron One-One-Six (VAW-116).

May 6, 2019

DLA Aviation parts support ensures tankers available for aerial refueling mission

The Air Force’s aerial refueling capability recently expanded with the delivery of the KC-46A Pegasus aircraft to McConnell Air Force Base, Wichita, Kansas, in January. Bill Knepshield has been working to ensure Defense Logistics Agency has parts support in place for the Pegasus since early 2014.

April 25, 2019

DLA Director: Agency contributions to warfighter readiness rising

Increases in material availability for the services and a call from the Department of Defense to take on warehousing and disposal of parts for the F-35 Lightning II are achievements Defense Logistics Agency employees can take pride in, the DLA director said April 24 in a Global Town Hall.