Tag Archives: DLA

DLA, Army Partner to Equip 1st of Six Security Force Assistance Brigades

The Defense Logistics Agency has teamed up with the U.S. Army to equip the first of six security force assistance brigades tasked to perform advise-and-assist operations around the world. The equipment list for the 1st SFAB unit covers approximately 6,300 items including the latest version of the Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle, updated …

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Former DLA Director Andy Busch Retires From Air Force

Lt. Gen. Andy Busch, former director of the Defense Logistics Agency, formally concluded his 38-year military career during a ceremony held Thursday at Fort Belvoir in Virginia. The U.S. Air Force veteran led the development of DLA’s expeditionary capacity during his tenure as DLA director with the creation of the Global Response Force …

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Army’s Darrell Williams Gets Lt. Gen. Rank to Head DLA as New Director

U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Darrell Williams, commanding general of the Army Combined Arms Support Command and Sustainment Center of Excellence at Fort Lee, will take over as director of the Defense Logistics Agency at Fort Belvoir. DLA said Tuesday the Senate confirmed Williams’ new assignment as well as promotion to the rank of lieutenant general as …

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Army to Field Portable Digital Radiography System for Medical, Special Operations

The U.S. Army Medical Materiel Agency will deploy a new portable digital radiography system developed for deployed medical, special operations and mortuary affairs units of the service branch. The Army said Tuesday the PDRS is built to replace the branch’s legacy X-ray generator and accompanying computerized reader system. The Aberdeen Test and Evaluation Center, Information Security and Engineering …

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Ben Harvey Named Deputy Director for DLA’s Virginia Distribution Hub

The Defense Logistics Agency has appointed Ben Harvey, former logistics planner at the Army Materiel Command, as deputy director for DLA’s distribution unit in Richmond, Virginia. Harvey held a variety of positions in the U.S. Army, such as tank company executive officer for the 24th Infantry Division, tank company commander in the 3rd …

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OMB Recommends HHS Use DLA-DHA Military Medical Electronics Catalog

The Office of Management and Budget has recommended the Department of Health and Human Services use an electronic catalog for military medical materials compiled by the Defense Health Agency and Defense Logistics Agency. DLA said Wednesday ECAT is an online system designed to allow customers to browse, compare and purchase medical supplies, such as pharmaceutical, …

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