Category: Feature Stories

April 16, 2020

FRAGO 01/2019: A Design for Maintaining Maritime Superiority

Our Navy’s strategic direction, focused on Great Power Competition, is sound. This Fragmentary Order is written for senior Navy leaders to simplify, prioritize, and build on the foundation of Design 2.0 issued in December 2018. We will focus our efforts toward Warfighting, Warfighters, and the Future Navy, expanding on the momentum we have gained as a Navy over the past two years guided by both the National Defense Strategy (NDS) and the National Military Strategy (NMS).

Oct. 25, 2019

Providing Warfighter Logistics Excellence, the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Way

Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Land and Maritime is the headquarters for DLA’s Land and Maritime supply chains with more than 2,500 employees in 37 locations around the world. It manages 1.9 million items, and supports more than 15,000 customers throughout the military services, civil agencies, and other Department of Defense (DoD) organizations. DLA Land and Maritime awards over 660,000 contracts, supports more than 2,000 weapon systems, and handles more than 9 million orders annually, with fiscal year 2018 sales topping $3.5 billion.

Oct. 25, 2019

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Strives to Reach Secretary of Defense’s 80% Mission Capable Goal

Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Aviation is the aviation demand and supply chain manager for the DLA enterprise, and provides aviation support for more than 21 Navy weapon systems and almost 436,000 Sailors around the globe.  Employing more than 3,800 civilian and military personnel in 18 locations across the United States, DLA Aviation supports more than 1,700 weapon systems, and is the U.S. military’s integrated materiel manager for more than 1.2 million national stock number items, industrial retail supply, and depot-level repairable acquisitions.

Oct. 25, 2019

Subsistence Employee Ensures Fresh Produce for USNS Comfort (T-AH-20) Deployment

Imagine having the sole responsibility to ensure the on-time delivery of fresh fruits and vegetables to a Navy hospital vessel, with no central logistics point in sight.

Oct. 25, 2019

Securing the Supply Chain

Supply Corps officers Lt. Cmdr. Blake Dremann and Lt. Cmdr. Michael Kidd are helping develop the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) supply chain security strategy. DLA is the supply chain integrator across Department of Defense (DoD), and as such, securing the supply chain from mine to customer, through demilitarization and disposal, is of utmost importance.

Oct. 25, 2019

Defense Logistics Agency Indo - Pacific

The Defense Logistics Agency’s (DLAs) footprint in the Indo-Pacific is more than 1,400 employees strong, including military, general schedule civilians, contractors and local nationals. The Indo- Pacific area of responsibility (AoR) is vast, covering over half of the world’s surface, over half the world’s population, and supporting four of the five key U.S. security threats as described in the 2018 National Defense Strategy. The DLA Indo-Pacific team is hard at work supporting the geographic combatant commander’s priorities and ensuring the warfighter is always first!

Oct. 25, 2019

Bridging the Gap Between Navy and Defense Logistics Agency: What is a Customer Support Representative?

If there is one thing I have learned as a customer support representative (CSR) working for the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), it is that you will never figure out all of DLA on your own.

Oct. 25, 2019

Defense Logistics Agency and the Navy Supply Corps: Partners in Warfighter Support

The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) was first established in 1961 as the Defense Supply Agency and on January 1, 1977, became the Defense Logistics Agency. The Goldwater-Nichols Act of 1986 identified DLA as a combat support agency that today manages nine supply chains – Subsistence, Clothing and Textiles, Construction and Equipment, Medical, Industrial Hardware, Aviation Systems, Land Systems, Maritime Systems, and Fuel/Energy.

Oct. 25, 2019

Flash from the Commander NAVSUP and Chief of Supply Corps NAVSUP Logisticians of the Year

It gives me great pleasure to announce the winners of the Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Logisticians of the Year. Recognizing our best military and civilian logisticians and our best team, they were also NAVSUP’s Admiral Stan Arthur Awards nominees.

Oct. 24, 2019

Flash from the Commander NAVSUP and Chief of Supply Corps

Congratulations Admiral Stan Arthur Award Winners