Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Norfolk
Definition/Scope: (DLA) The customers of Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Distribution Norfolk, Va include ships, from aircraft carriers to destroyers and submarines, as well as major Navy industrial activities and shore establishments. Norfolk provides support to local Air Force and Army installations as well. Norfolk serves customers worldwide with particular emphasis on Europe, the Mediterranean, and the Indian Ocean. Norfolk receives, stores and issues a variety of material items serving a diverse customer base. Material in storage is actively managed to maintain accountability and condition. The center also provides standard packing, specialized storage and hazardous material packing and shipping operations. It also interfaces with direct vendor-to-customer and local delivery services. Norfolk provides special services based on customer needs, such as packing and transshipment of radioactive and level one/subsafe material. Military operations are not the only recipients of Norfolk’s program of services. As a major stock point for meals ready-to-eat and humanitarian daily rations, Norfolk is often called upon to provide humanitarian relief supplies in the United States, the Caribbean, and other countries.
Used For:Defense Distribution Depot Norfolk VA
Acronym:DLA Distribution Norfolk
Broader Terms:Defense Distribution Center
Related Terms:Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Albany