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DLA’s mission is to “deliver readiness and lethality to the Warfighter Always and support our nation through quality, proactive global logistics.” To accomplish this mission, DLA has a staff of about 25,000 employees divided into:
Manages the supply chain for aviation weapons systems repair parts, flight safety equipment, maps, consumable hardware, environmental products and industrial plant systems.
Disposes of excess property by reutilization, transfer and demilitarization; conducts environmental disposal and reuse.
Provides storage and distribution solutions and management, transportation planning and management, logistics planning and contingency operations; operates a global network of distribution centers.
Manages the supply chain for petroleum and lubrication products, alternative fuel/renewable energy, aerospace energy; provides fuel quality/technical support, fuel card programs and installation energy services.
Manages the supply chain for ground-based and maritime weapons systems repair parts, consumable hardware, small arms parts and fluid-handling systems.
Manages the supply chains for food, textiles, construction material and medical supplies and equipment, including pharmaceuticals.
The agency’s primary liaison to U.S. Central Command and U.S. Special Operations Command, providing a unified DLA interface for warfighters throughout the area of responsibility.
The agency’s primary liaison to U.S. European Command, NATO and U.S. Africa Command, providing a unified DLA interface for warfighters throughout the areas of responsibility.
The agency’s primary liaison to U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, U.S. Forces Korea, U.S. Forces Japan and U.S. Alaskan Command, providing a unified DLA interface for warfighters throughout the area of responsibility.
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