Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Hill
Definition/Scope: (DLA) Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Distribution Hill, Utah, is located at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, which is also home to the Ogden Air Logistics Center, or ALC. DLA Distribution Hill, Utah, employees perform key distribution operations to include receiving, storage, packing and shipping of military weapon system spare parts. The distribution center supports two on-base fighter wings and maintenance functions performed by the Ogden ALC as well as numerous military units throughout the world. Primary distribution support to the Ogden ALC is provided for the Minuteman and Peacekeeper missiles and the Emergency Rocket Communication System; the F-16 Fighting Falcon; the A-10 Thunderbolt; the C-130 Hercules; and Air Force-wide depot level overhaul and repair for all types of landing gear, wheels, brakes and tires. Another major mission performed by DLA Distribution Hill, Utah, is assembly of the Army?s Deployable Medical Systems, or DEPMEDS. These self-contained, portable units are capable of being positioned quickly in an area of operations during war or a national emergency. The distribution center assembles, modifies, repairs, rebuilds, certifies and stores the modular units that can contain operating rooms, x-ray equipment, blood labs and pharmacies. The units can range in size from a single general-purpose lab to a 1,000-bed hospital containing 12,000 line items. DEPMEDS personnel also perform tent repair, and overhaul and repair of International Organization for Standards approved shelters. DLA Distribution Hill, Utah, staff also reprograms microcircuit chips with new instructions for use on general and special purpose computers found in Department of Defense weapons systems.
Used For:Defense Distribution Depot Hill UT
Acronym:DLA Distribution Hill
Broader Terms:Defense Distribution Center
Related Terms:Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Albany