New Acquisition Modernization Program to help DLA

By Beth Reece The Defense Logistics Agency is building a masterplan for meeting new challenges posed by the shifting global logistics environment through its new Acquisition Modernization Program. The strategy is expected to formalize how the agency strengthens acquisition employees’ skills, improves processes and applies market intelligence, all while taking advantage of DLA’s ongoing efforts to modernize its information technology…

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DLA Europe Supports USS Hershel “Woody” Williams

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Europe and Africa provided operational subsistence support to the USS Hershel “Woody” Williams from August 10 to November 1 this year. Packages were delivered during four port calls in Accra, Ghana; Bradbury, Angola; Cape Town, South Africa; and Cotati, Seychelles. During this timeframe, the ship conducted operations to promote maritime security by maintaining a presence…

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C&T Helps Modernize USCG Recruit Training Center Cape May

More than 100 U.S. Coast Guard recruits received initial issue uniform items under the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s new item management process Nov. 2 at USCG Training Center Cape May, New Jersey. Operational dress uniforms, t-shirts and socks were among the items DLA Troop Support’s Clothing and Textiles supply chain helped transition from the previous issuance and manual restocking…

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Japan Property Disposal Saves US Navy $$

Good working relations between the U.S. Navy and Defense Logistics Agency property disposal specialists in Japan recently saved the service at least $75,000 earmarked for equipment disposition. In 2020, the security office for Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka, needed to rid itself of deteriorating sky watch towers and a mobile small arms firing range that had been unusable for over a…

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Crowley Awarded Multi-Year Fuel Storage Services Contract

Crowley Solutions, the government services business unit of Crowley Maritime Corporation, has been awarded a multi-year contract by the U.S. Defense Logistics Agency-Energy to provide fuel management and storage services for Pacific military operations. Crowley will provide energy logistics management and services to receive, store, protect and ship aviation grade JP-5 turbine fuel and commercial grade Jet A-1 fuel for…

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DLA Refuses to Let Pandemic Sink Naval Support

August 6, 2021 – The need for disposition of naval materiel requires ongoing support to naval partners around the globe, even amidst a global pandemic. Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services recently partnered with the U.S. Navy to provide disposal requirements for current operations on multiple vessels in the Central region. Faisl Liban, a Central region Disposition Services site lead said,…

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PSNS & IMF Partners with DLA Disposition Services to streamline submarine component disposal

March 9, 2020 – Stewardship and responsible handling of Department of Defense assets is a long-standing priority for Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility. Disposition and recycling of materials has evolved significantly in the shipyard’s 129-year history. Most recently, through collaborative efforts between PSNS & IMF and Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services, submarine recycling and shipyard disposal efforts…

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