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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 24, 2019

Campaign of Learning event provides insight to industry future capabilities

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Campaign of Learning program held an event for employees to learn how industry partners' future operations and challenges they are facing affect supply chain current and future operations during an event June 17 in Philadelphia. “This event provided an open dialogue between several industry partners and senior leaders from each Troop Support supply chain,” Lauren Colabelli, DLA Troop Support J3/5 Marketing Analyst chief and event organizer, said. “Addressing challenges and discovering industry innovations as they apply to current and future battlefields was the main focus of this event.”

June 6, 2019

Supplier reps attend largest Industry Days event to date

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Linda Hurry opened the first day of DLA Aviation Supplier Industry Days at the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. The event held over two-days, May 29 – 30, invites industry business leaders and representatives to collaborate with DLA representatives on meeting warfighter needs.

April 23, 2019

DLA leaders discuss cybersecurity, supplier survey with industry associations

Defense Logistics Agency Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams and his senior staff met with industry association leaders April 18 to discuss topics including cybersecurity in acquisition processes and feedback from the recent DLA Supplier Survey.

March 8, 2019

DoD program helps DLA share knowledge, talent with industry

The Defense Logistics Agency continues to invest in innovative programs that allow acquisition professionals to engage with and learn from industry partners. Brian McGinley, a supervisor in DLA Troop Support’s Post Award Division for industrial hardware, is assigned to a six-month career-development program with Deloitte LLP in Rosslyn, Virginia.

May 1, 2018

A Conversation with ... Navy Rear Adm. Michelle Skubic

The commander of DLA's service provider for ground and maritime weapon systems reflects on a year at the helm

Feb. 22, 2018

Alaska Tank Truck Facility strengthens readiness

A state of the art tank truck facility will improve capacity and readiness at the contractor owned and contractor operated Anchorage, Alaska fuel defense support point at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska.

Aug. 31, 2017

DLA, industry talk top issues at annual Captains of Industry

Partnerships, readiness and protecting the supply chain were key topics at the Captains of Industry Forum Aug. 24 hosted by Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime.