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March 9, 2020

DLA Aviation shares sustainment practices at International Military Helicopter Symposium

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. David Sanford recently traveled to London were he was invited by the British Ministry of Defense to speak at the International Military Helicopter Symposium Feb. 25-27.

Oct. 7, 2019

DLA preparing to assume warehousing for some F-35 spare parts

The Defense Logistics Agency is partnering with U.S. Transportation Command and the F-35 Joint Program Office to establish processes aimed at expanding support to the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter.

Oct. 2, 2019

The Road to Predictive Logistics: Perspectives from the 8th Theater Sustainment Command

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — Former President and Army Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower once observed, "You will not find it difficult to prove that battles, campaigns, and even wars have been won or lost primarily because of logistics." Stated during World War II, Eisenhower's message is archaically imperative for the battlefield of tomorrow, with evolving logistic designs to sustain drones, vertical lift, robotics, and virtual reality.

Sept. 10, 2019

DLA, Marine Corps strengthen partnership for improved readiness

Increases in Marine Corps personnel at Defense Logistics Agency Aviation in the past four years have improved the service’s readiness and knowledge of DLA procurement processes at tactical and strategic levels.

Aug. 1, 2018

Logistics on location, everywhere you go

The Defense Logistics Agency partners with military and civilian organizations around the world to sustain operations with critical supplies during war and peacetime. Below are summaries of videos demonstrating how DLA provided outstanding logistics support during two recent European exercises.

June 18, 2018

Pacer Classic III mods give T-38 new life

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Hill Air Force Base website — Located at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph Air Force Base, Texas, the 575th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron T-38 Talon depot maintenance team has been providing current upgrade modifications known as Pacer Classic III since 2015 and have to date successfully completed them on 40 T-38 Talon aircraft.

May 2, 2018

DoD Official: Lethality, Readiness Drive Acquisition and Sustainment Reform

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Defense Department website — The National Defense Strategy’s priority of readiness and warfighter’s needs make it important for the Defense Department to be easy to do business with, the undersecretary of defense for acquisitions and sustainment said.

April 30, 2018

Innovating compressor blade inspection

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force Installations, Environment and Energy website — While researching areas for increased aircraft optimization, Air Force Operational Energy found that cost-effective and reliable blade inspection ensures engines are performing optimally, and is paramount to maintaining aircraft readiness.

Aug. 30, 2017

Employee Spotlight: Oscar M. Moore, III

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation - Cherry Point employee Oscar Moore, works as a sustainment support specialist in the Customer Support Directorate. Moore enjoys working with the planning and support team and appreciates the knowledge and dedication they have in helping him every day to become a better sustainment specialist.

Aug. 11, 2017

DLA hones support to Marines on forward stock, transparent armor, disposal of excess, leaders report at Marine Corps/DLA Day

Logistics leaders from the Marine Corps and the Defense Logistics Agency discussed how both organizations can refine their support to deployed Marines at the Marine Corps/DLA day Aug. 10.