Defense Logistics Agency

The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) is a combat support agency in the United States Department of Defense (DoD), with more than 26,000 civilian and military personnel throughout the world. Located in 48 states and 28 countries, DLA provides supplies to the military services and supports their acquisition of weapons, fuel, repair parts, and other materials.[2] The agency also disposes of excess or unusable equipment through various programs.

Defense Logistics Agency
The Defense Logistics Agency's emblem
Agency overview
Formed1961; 61 years ago (1961)
HeadquartersFort Belvoir, Virginia
Employees26,000[1]
Agency executives
Parent departmentDepartment of Defense
Websitewww.dla.mil

Through other U.S. federal agencies, DLA also helps provide relief supplies to victims of natural disasters, as well as humanitarian aid to refugees and internally displaced persons.


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