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June 3, 2020

USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) Completes Post Shakedown Availability

Aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) completed its post shakedown availability (PSA) and got under way for sea trials on Oct, 25, 2019.

June 1, 2020

From Trailer, to Barge, to Victory Bistro

USS Vicksburg (CG 69) is a Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser going through the cruiser modernization program. Vicksburg is named after the Civil War Battle of Vicksburg and the city of Vicksburg, Mississippi. Her keel was laid down May 30, 1990, and she was launched on Sept. 7, 1991. She was commissioned Nov. 14, 1992. Vicksburg is currently undergoing maintenance overhaul in BAE Shipyard, Norfolk, Virginia.

April 29, 2020

First Dutch F-35A Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter Assembled in Italy Unveiled

The first Dutch F-35A Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) assembled in Italy was unveiled during a ceremony in Cameri, Italy, September 12th.

April 29, 2020

USS Mobile Bay (CG 53) Supply Officer Receives Prestigious Supply Award

Lt. Emily Hawkins, the supply officer aboard USS Mobile Bay (CG 53), received the Navy League of the United States’ Vice Adm. Robert F. Batchelder Award at Commander, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet’s waterfront symposium.

April 29, 2020

Reserve Supply Corps O-4 Seminar Held in Norfolk

The Navy Reserve Supply Corps held a two-day leadership symposium at the Joint Forces Staff College at Naval Support Activity Hampton Roads Aug. 17-18.

April 29, 2020

47th Annual National Naval Officers Association Symposium

Supply Corps officers from around the world attended the National Naval Officers Association (NNOA) annual symposium at Naval Base Point Loma, San Diego August 7-8, 2019.

April 27, 2020

Defense Logistics Agency Preparing to Assume Warehousing for F-35 Spare Parts

The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) is partnering with U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) and the F-35 joint program office to establish processes to expand F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter support. The effort will leverage DLA’s global supply chain capabilities to improve F-35 readiness as it assumes storage responsibility in January 2020.

April 24, 2020

Operationalizing Defense Logistics Agency Support to the Navy

The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) has undergone an exciting transformation in recent years. While changes are mostly behind the scenes, they’ve already contributed to something Navy sustainers care deeply about: improved military readiness. DLA has accomplished this through a number of initiatives that operationalize our support to the warfighter.