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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

First-ever DLA Industry Day helps agency promote key SECDEF priorities
DLA Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams speaks to participants at DLA Industry Day, Sept. 19, 2018, where he emphasized the need for increased collaboration between DLA and industry to increase readiness. Photo by Teodora Mocanu
Sept. 25, 2018 - DLA's inaugural DLA Industry Day Sept. 19 took concrete steps to push the agency and its industry partners to make greater strides in promoting the key priorities set by the secretary of defense: improved readiness, strengthened partnerships and better business practices.

Beware of phishing attempts in guise of disaster aid requests, officials urge
A few simple steps before you click to donate can keep you from falling prey to scams posing as relief organizations. Graphic courtesy DLA Info Operations
Sept. 24, 2018 - As the North and South Carolina coasts recover from damage caused by Hurricane Florence, local and national relief organizations will be soliciting donations from the public to help rebuild. Unfortunately, with an increase in legitimate solicitations come attempts by nefarious individuals and groups asking for money.

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.