1-12. DEFENSE SERVICE CENTERS
The DLA service centers provide logistics services in such areas as cataloging
supplies (Federal Supply Catalog), selling surplus and salvage materiel, finance,
automation, handling scientific and technical document information, and managing idle
DOD owned property. Listed below are the DLA Defense Service Centers:
a. Defense Logistics Agency Administrative Support Center (DASC).
b. Defense Logistics Agency Finance Center (DFC).
c. Defense Industrial Plant Equipment Center (DIPEC).
d. Defense Logistics Services Center (DLSC).
e. Defense National Stockpile Center (DNSC).
f. Defense Reutilization and Marketing Center (DRMS).
g. Defense Logistics Agency Systems Automation Center (DSAC).
h. Defense Technical Information Center (OTIC).
1-13. DEFENSE CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION SERVICES REGIONS
The Deputy Director for Acquisition Management, with headquarters at Cameron
Station, VA, is responsible for providing a complete range of contract administration
services for DOD, DLA, NASA, and other Federal Agencies and foreign governments,
when requested. The Services include pre-award surveys, contract management,
quality control, monitoring contractor progress to ensure timely delivery of products and
services, payments to contractors, support to small businesses and labor surplus areas,
industrial security and industrial security training, and ensuring compliance with equal
employment opportunity regulations. The Defense Contract Administration Services
Regions (DCASRs) field offices are located at headquarters offices in Atlanta, Boston,
Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, and St. Louis.
1-14. DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY INVENTORY CONTROL POINTS
An inventory control points (ICP) is an organizational unit within the supply
system and is assigned primary responsibility for the management of a group of items.
Inventory managers at the ICP are responsible for the materiel management of an item
or group of' assigned items. Materiel inventory management includes computing
requirements, managing distribution, cataloging, procuring, and directing disposal and
rebuilding. Defense Logistics Agency ICPs are located at the defense supply centers
and manages DOD common-use items until they are released to the respective military