Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Mechanicsburg

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Mechanicsburg 2018 DLA Aviation


Building 404

NSA Mechanicsburg Division Chief Youngman

Dana Youngman
Division Chief,
DLA Aviation Engineering Industrial Plant Equipment Services (IPES)


MISSION: Sustain warfighter readiness and lethality by delivering proactive global logistics in peace and war.

VISION: We are the nation’s combat logistics support agency: global, agile and innovative; focused on the warfighter first Core Values: Leadership, professionalism, and technical knowledge through dedication to duty, integrity, ethics, honor, courage and loyalty.

VALUES: Our values provide the foundation for all of the actions we take and the decisions we make in support of our customers, stakeholders, workforce and partners. Our values are integrity, resiliency, diversity, innovation, accountability and excellence.


DLA Aviation is the aviation demand and supply manager for Defense Logistics Agency with over 3,500 civilian and military personnel in 18 locations across the United States.

DLA Aviation supports more than 2,000 weapon systems and is the U.S. military’s integrated material manager for more than 1.2 million national stock number items, industrial retail supply and depot-level repairable acquisitions.

Using a comprehensive demand planning process, DLA Aviation’s priorities align with those of its military customers.

DLA Aviation Mechanicsburg operates an industrial plant equipment maintenance, repair and overhaul facility. This one-of-a-kind DOD program refurbishes equipment from multi-ton lathes to small communication devices. These highly skilled workers provide a significant savings to the taxpayer by refurbishing equipment and returning it to its user.

DLA Aviation also manages industrial support activities at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia; Tinker AFB, Oklahoma; Hill AFB, Utah; Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina; Naval Air Station North Island, California; and NAS Jacksonville, Florida.

DLA Aviation manages depot-level repairable procurement operations at Robins, Tinker and Hill Air Force bases; NAVSUP WSS, Philadelphia; and Redstone Army Arsenal, Alabama.

At NSA Mechanicsburg, Industrial Plant Equipment provides the machine tools for the Department of Defense maintenance facilities worldwide that are required to design, build and maintain weapons and weapon systems, including aircraft, missiles, ships and tanks, while providing value and ensuring complete customer satisfaction.

DLA Aviation civilians: 68

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation: www.dla.mil/aviation
DLA Aviation Industrial Plant Services: www.dla.mil/Aviation/Offers/Services/AviationEngineering
Defense Logistics Agency: www.dla.mil


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