Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Albany
Definition/Scope: (DLA) Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Distribution Albany, Ga., is the primary source of storage and distribution of secondary repair parts and expendables for the Marine Corps Logistics Command Supply Chain Management Center on MCLB Albany, GA. In addition, the distribution center also stocks a wide range of commonly ordered items by the military services and other Department of Defense customers. Items stored include meals ready-to-eat, clothing and textiles, construction materials, electrical supplies, electronic components, secondary repair parts and many more items. In addition to the basic receive, store, and ship mission, DLA Distribution Albany, Ga., performs preservation and packaging; stock readiness inspection, unit, kit and set assembly; marking; and reclassification of material. DLA Distribution Albany, Ga., also performs some unique missions that include providing all the transportation management functions for MCLB Albany and tenant activities, performing wholesale distribution support for the Army Prepositioning Afloat Program, performing set assembly for the Army Force Provider Program, storing Nuclear Biological and Chemical Personal Protective Equipment, and container fabrication. Resources managed include special storage for radiological material, dehumidified storage for subsistence, and storage for textiles and clothing for all DoD services worldwide.
Used For:Defense Distribution Depot Albany GA
Acronym:DLA Distribution Albany
Broader Terms:Defense Distribution Center
Narrower Terms:expendable supplies
Related Terms:afloat prepositioned ships