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Dec. 27, 2016

DLA Distribution Norfolk celebrates promotions of two sailors

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Norfolk, Va., recently paused to promote two military personnel to the next higher rank. Both ceremonies were officiated by Navy Capt. Harry Thetford, commander of the distribution center.

Dec. 26, 2016

Air mobility squadron expedites the fight

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Forces Central Command website — “You need it, we move it.” That is the saying of Airmen with the 8th Expeditionary Air Mobility Squadron who enable rapid global mobility every day here at one of U.S. Central Command’s busiest en route stations.

Dec. 26, 2016

Leading and Feeding

Feeding troops on three continents requires leadership and food service skills — which Todd Lutz learned in the 75th Ranger Regiment.

Dec. 26, 2016

Tiny Enemy

Defense Logistics Agency personnel are working with agencies at all levels to fight mosquitos, detect any new cases of Zika and make sure troops have what they need to avoid infection.

Dec. 26, 2016

Expanding Global Presence

A new DLA Distribution center in Djibouti promises to boost the agency’s support to warfighters in the region.

Dec. 26, 2016

Out with the Excess

DLA is helping the Army remove up to 1.2 million pieces of equipment from unit inventories so soldiers can focus on readiness.

Dec. 26, 2016

Rare But Ready

Since 1993, the Warstopper Program has helped DLA guarantee on-time delivery of critical wartime materials.

Dec. 26, 2016

America’s Helping Hand

When a hurricane left thousands in Haiti without food or water last year, DLA was a key part of America’s response.

Dec. 26, 2016

DLA NewsWire

ARMY’S LAST HUEYS FLY OFF TO ACTIVE RETIREMENTAfter six decades of service, the Army is retiring what are thought to be the last of its flying UH-1 “Huey” Iroquois helicopters with help from the

Dec. 26, 2016

A Conversation with ...

The deputy executive director of DLA Mission Support talks about the ways this directorate supports the warfighter and other DLA customers