Based out of Fort Belvoir in Northern Virginia, and employing almost 30,000 people, the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) supports the military – as a whole – by providing the logistics services that make global operations possible.
Both in peacetime and times of war, the DLA is responsible for managing aviation demand and supply, handling disposition of excess property, delivering energy solutions, and managing the global supply chains that deliver equipment and solutions necessary for military efforts. It’s a big job and an essential mission that – like any other herculean task – sometimes needs a little bit of help to accomplish.
One of the companies that’s been chosen by the DLA to assist in accomplishing its mission is ARServices, a local government contractor based out of Alexandria, VA. The company works with the DLA in a multitude of different functions and capacities, helping the DLA deliver what is needed, when it is needed to America’s warfighter.
To learn more about the function of the DLA, the challenges the agency faces and the role that contractors are playing is the successful completion of the DLA’s mission, we sat down with Jay McCargo, the CEO of ARServices, and John Stanton, who oversees all of the work that ARServices does on behalf of the agency.
Here is what they had to say: