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Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Guam

Definition/Scope: (DLA) Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Distribution Guam, Marianas, is a tenant command located on US Naval Base Guam. The organization was established as DLA Distribution’s 24th distribution center on October 1, 2004, to provide forward stock positioning and enhanced physical distribution services to the military community on Guam and customers in western Pacific theater of operations. Its storage and distribution facilities are strategically positioned to reduce transportation and customer wait time. DLA Distribution Guam, Marianas, performs standard distribution functions to include receipt, storage, stock readiness and issues with related functions to include sea van surface and air inbound/outbound shipments, World Wide Express service, emergency walk through requisitions, Packing, Packaging, Preservation and Marking, and transshipment services. As part of its mission, the organization provides tailored distribution services through the site’s Material Processing Center, which serves as a centralized receipt activity for afloat customers in the Guam area of responsibility. Commodities stored at DLA Distribution Guam, Marianas, include repair parts, Navy Ship Store products, ODS Compressed Gases, Consumable items, Hazardous Material, Navy Level One/Subsafe material and Depot Level Reparable. The organization also prepositions Humanitarian Assistance/Disaster Relief items in an event of a disaster or request for assistance in the Asia/Pacific region.



Used For:

Defense Distribution Depot Guam Marianas

Acronym:

DLA Distribution Guam

Broader Terms:

Defense Distribution Center
PACOM


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