DLA manages the program and the Director of DLA reports to the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics through the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Logistics and Materiel Readiness
On an average day, it processes 6,000 requisitions from deployed Army and Marine Corps forces, said Jack Bell, deputy undersecretary of defense for logistics and materiel readiness
Defining support and sustainment requirements early in the system developmental process is essential to achieving materiel readiness
goals throughout the life-cycle of a warfighting platform.
In pursuing these goals, The Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Logistics and Materiel Readiness
(DUSD L&MR) is sponsoring the Defense Transportation Coordination Initiative (DTCI).
The 2006 winner of the Phoenix Award for field level maintenance is the 3rd Materiel Readiness
Battalion, III Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF).
It provides an early warning of potential materiel readiness
shortfalls while tracking data of commercial vendors that partner with DSCP.
The Army G-4 exists to deliver materiel readiness
to our Soldiers--a task that has remained the same for years.
Jack Bell, deputy under secretary of defense for logistics and materiel readiness
, and Dave Pauling, assistant deputy under secretary of defense for maintenance policy, programs and resources, presented the award on behalf of Secretary of Defense Donald H.
DynCorp, a multi-billion dollar information technology and outsourcing solutions company, has won a record- setting 16th Materiel Readiness
Award from the Army Aviation Association of America (AAAA).
DynCorp-managed programs have also won more Materiel Readiness
Awards from the Army Aviation Association of America (AAAA) than any other group.
Ultimately, these shortfalls impacted the warfighter's overall materiel readiness
, the ability to close the force, and the operational availability of weapon systems.
Collaborating with the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Logistics Materiel Readiness
, the division also provides oversight to ongoing enterprise integration efforts across DoD.