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The DLA Public Affairs Office provides world-class communications support to all aspects of the Defense Logistics Agency. The office helps communicate how the Defense Department’s only combat logistics support agency provides resources to our nation’s men and women serving in the Army, Navy Air Force and Marines, at home and abroad. Public Affairs keeps the public and other government departments and agencies like Interior, Coast Guard, the Army Corps of Engineers, Forestry and Homeland Security up to date on services DLA offers and provides to them. DLA strives to keep its employees and the general public informed on the most current information regarding logistic support worldwide.

The office expresses the value DLA adds to the Department of Defense, combatant commands, the military services and warfighters, and to the American people, using internal and external communication avenues. Read more on DLA's news page and DLA's Facebook page. The office supports the DLA mission through developing and administering proactive command information, as well as developing media relations and public outreach policies that communicate DLA’s critical role as a combat support agency.

DLA Public Affairs supports the DoD goal to provide timely and accurate information so that the public, congress and news media can understand the facts about national security and defense strategy. It also responds to requests for information from organizations and private citizens, as well as serves as the DLA director’s principal spokesperson.

Within DLA, the office serves as a senior public affairs adviser and a member of the personal staff to provide counsel to the organization’s leaders. Supporting the DLA director’s intent through communication integration and alignment is an area of expertise for the office.





 

DLA Headquarters News

Agency hosts industry leaders in quest to meet rising demand via closer collaboration
Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams, the director of DLA, address the audience of more than 200 leaders from across the defense industry Sept. 19, during the inaugural DLA Industry Day at the McNamara Headquarters Complex. Photo by Teodora Mocanu
Sept. 20, 2018 - Senior leaders from the Defense Logistics Agency hosted more than 200 defense-industry counterparts in the first-ever DLA Industry Day Sept. 19 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

‘You Are Not Forgotten’: Sept. 21 is National Prisoner of War/Missing in Action Recognition Day
The POW/MIA flag is displayed during the 2013 POW/MIA Recognition Day Observance at U.S. Army Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois. Photo by Anthony R. Mayne; courtesy Rock Island Arsenal Public Affairs
Sept. 20, 2018 - Each year on the third Friday in September, Americans honor the men and women who were prisoners of war and those still missing in action. And as this day approaches, we begin to see displayed the symbol of the nation’s respect for those individuals.

DLA sends critical supplies to recovery teams, victims after Florence
Airmen from the South Carolina National Guard ride in a tactical vehicle to assist law enforcement with evacuation efforts as the Black Creek River begins to crest in Florence, South Carolina. DLA is providing supplies ranging from fuel to bottled water to first responders from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and U.S. Northern Command.
Sept. 19, 2018 - First responders assessing damage wrought by Hurricane Florence and military officials resuming operations after days of installation closures have access to fuel, generators and other critical supplies pre-positioned at federal staging bases by the Defense Logistics Agency.

Procurement assistance centers to celebrate contracting success, build awareness of free services
Gregory Faloye, a small-business owner in Virginia, takes notes while learning about government contracting from counselors with the Procurement Technical Assistance Program in Virginia. PTACs are located in Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico, Guam and all 50 states.
Sept. 17, 2018 - Procurement Technical Assistance Centers scattered across the nation will celebrate the success of small businesses that have used PTAC services to gain government contracts in support of the Department of Defense’s worldwide mission during the first National PTAC Day Sept. 26.