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Given today's globalized access to knowledge and the rapid pace of technology development, innovation, speed, and agility have taken on a greater importance. The Department of Defense serves as an innovative leader in developing technology to protect Americans and troops – on and off the battlefield.
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Providing the right items at the right quantities to West Africa in support Operation United Assistance required strategic patience, the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support commander told a room full of Air Force logisticians at Tommy B's community center May 11.
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Nepal announced its transition from relief operations to the recovery phase of disaster response on May 19.
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Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support is delivering surgical supplies and pharmaceuticals that will be used to treat people in Central and South America and the Caribbean in support of Continuing Promise 2015.
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It's Red Friday | Wear something red to show your support for the Troops

In this photo: U.S. Service members assigned to Joint Task Force 505 load USAID - US Agency for International Development​ supplies onto an MV-22 Osprey at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, Nepal, May 17, 2015. The supplies will be delivered to earthquake victims in remote areas of Nepal. U.S. Marine Corps​ photo by Staff Sgt. Jeffrey D. Anderson.

Learn more about U.S. Department of Defense (DOD)​ humanitarian assistance and disaster relief to support Nepal's government and armed forces at: http://ow.ly/N9HzS
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The Virtual Remote Interpreting app, under development at DLA, will improve communication capabilities for deaf employees.

The effort to get VRI for employees across the agency is one example of how the agency is accomplishing Goal Area 2 of the DLA Strategic Plan, which aims to "hire, develop and retain a high-performing, valued, resilient and accountable workforce that delivers sustained mission excellence."
When she wanted to level the playing field for her deaf employees, Debra Simpson was surprised to find “there's an app for that.” Simpson, the program analysis master planning branch chief for Defense Logistics Agency Energy, is leading the effort to implement a tablet- and desktop-based remote ...
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DoD’s work in Nepal began well before the April 25 magnitude-7.8 earthquake there by setting up an earthquake-resistant blood bank, emergency operations centers and other facilities. http://ow.ly/NexWp
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National Police Week 2015, which took place May 10-16, pays special recognition to those law enforcement officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty for the safety and protection of others.
In honor of National Police Week, Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Installation Support at Richmond, held a ceremony May 14 in the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center to honor and remember fellow officers who died in the line of duty and to recognize all members of law enforcement.
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Land and Maritime has reduced automated lead times by 39 percent, or seven days by using Time to Award initiatives http://ow.ly/Neydv
By increasing productivity and putting an emphasis on automation, the Defense Logistics Agency's Time to Award initiative is one of the primary focuses of DLA Land and Maritime's workforce. Matched with the Department of Defense's acquisition efficiency initiative Better Buying Power 3.0, ...
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The Gender Mainstreaming Seminar is an annual week-long seminar that brings together U.S. Army​ leaders with counterparts and decision-makers from militaries throughout Africa to promote and discuss gender mainstreaming topics.

The United States and the United Republic of Tanzania are hosting the Gender Mainstreaming Seminar in Arusha, Tanzania, from May 18-22, 2015. Approximately 120 military personnel from participating nations will participate in the seminar. This year, the seminar will build on last year's discussions and those held at the African Land Forces Summit in Senegal in February 2015, while focusing on three major topics:

-- Integration and leadership
-- Sexual gender-based violence
-- Integration resources for militaries facing gender mainstreaming challenges

Learn more: http://ow.ly/Nc9MZ
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When U.S. paratroopers and Ukrainian troops continue their training together this year in western Ukraine, they'll be protected behind barriers provided by Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support.
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Introduction

DLA is a Combat Logistics Support Agency. We provide effective and efficient worldwide support to Warfighters and our other customers.

DLA was founded in 1961 and today is home to 27,000 civilian and military employees in 48 states and 28 foreign countries. The Agency’s 26 distribution depots supply almost every consumable item America’s military services need to operate, from groceries to jet fuel. Those supplies include 95 percent of the service’s repair parts, 100 percent of subsistence, fuel, medical, clothing and construction material.

DLA celebrated its golden anniversary in 201.  The agency has supported every major war and contingency operation of the past five decades.

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