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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.

Sept. 2, 2016

Pentagon’s top acquisition official talks innovation, sustainment with defense industry

The United States’ technological superiority is being challenged, and the Department of Defense must start implementing new, innovative ideas to beat the competition, the Pentagon’s top acquisition official told military and industry officials Aug. 31 at the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Supplier Conference and Expo in Columbus, Ohio.

May 25, 2016

DLA Aviation helps keep the Thunderbolt II mission ready

Trying to maintain an antique machine is a challenge for any collector or parts provider whether it’s a bicycle, a car, or a multiple-million-dollar weapon system flying critical missions keeping Americans safe at home and abroad. The A-10 is one such system whose length of service has recently been extended until 2022.

May 23, 2016

Teamwork key for sustaining the UH-60

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Customer Operations Directorate in Richmond, Virginia, is part of a team that keeps the UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter mission ready in production, deployment, and sustainment.

Dec. 29, 2015

DLA employee receives Canadian Meritorious Service Medal

DLA’s Eugene Shearer received Canada’s Meritorious Service Medal on Dec. 15 for his contributions as chief of the Combined Joint Logistics Branch of Regional Command South, Afghanistan, in 2010 and 2011, while serving as a colonel in the U.S. Army.