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DLA Strategic Materials: Promoting Home-Grown Resupply

From Armor & Mobility, March/April 2019 Issue

Since just before World War II, the U.S. has acquired and stored critical metals, minerals and agricultural supplies to reduce the nation’s dependence on foreign sources in national emergencies. To supply those materials, the Defense Logistics Agency Strategic Materials Team provides safe, secure and environmentally sound sources, working with DLA’s Information Operations Research and Development Team.

By Program Executive Office, Combat Support & Combat Service Support


Army Prepositioned Stocks: Worldwide Assets for Global Force Projection

From Armor & Mobility, October 2018 Issue

MG Duane A. Gamble
Commanding General
U.S. Army Sustainment Command

MG Duane A. Gamble assumed the duties as Commanding General of the U.S. Army Sustainment Command, Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, in July 2017. He previously served as the commanding general of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command headquartered in Kaiserslautern, Germany. Prior to that, he served as the assistant deputy chief of staff for Logistics (G-4) at Army headquarters, Pentagon, Washington, D.C. Before joining the Army staff, Gamble had served as the deputy commanding general of the 1st Sustainment Command (Theater), headquartered at Fort Knox, Kentucky. He also served as commander, 528th Sustainment Brigade (Airborne), supporting Army Special Operations Forces in Iraq, Afghanistan and the Philippines, among numerous other command and staff assignments throughout his 33-year career.

Gamble earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Western Maryland College and was commissioned as an Ordnance officer in May 1985. He has earned Master of Science degrees from the Florida Institute of Technology and from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces.


Sustaining Fleet-Wide Weapons Readiness

From Naval Power & Force Projection, Winter 2017/18


Led by Rear Admiral Duke Heinz, Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support
(NAVSUP WSS), operating in Philadelphia, PA, Mechanicsburg, PA, and Norfolk, VA, is an innovative, award-winning organization, and a Department of Defense leader in areas such as performance-based logistics and use of digital information in a collaborative construct.

By Christian Sheehy, Editor