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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

Strategic workforce planners discuss coming fiscal year initiatives
About 40 representatives from across DLA’s 16 functional communities met in person and via VTC and telephone with DLA Human Resources advisors in the biannual meeting. Graphic by Paul Crank
Nov. 14, 2018 - Effectively planning for the workforce of the future is one of the greatest challenges facing the Defense Logistics Agency, a senior human resources official said in greeting strategic workforce planners at DLA Headquarters Oct. 30.

Noah’s Arc
At age 16, Noah Brletich serves as the varsity football team manager for Colonial Forge High School in Stafford, Virginia, one evening in 2011. Courtesy photo.
Nov. 13, 2018 - DLA's deputy division chief for military service support recalls how the stress of dealing with serious medical challenges facing his newborn son almost 25 years ago was made a little easier for him and his family, thanks to an organization supported by the Combined Federal Campaign, which continues through Jan. 11.

Marines herald 243 years of service, sacrifice, fidelity
Members of 'The Commandant's Own' U.S. Marine Drum & Bugle Corps prepare to march into the event, led by director/commanding officer Marine Capt. James Foley (foreground), to perform at the 243rd U.S. Marine Corps birthday celebration Nov. 8, 2018, at the McNamara Headquarters Complex, Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Photo by Phil Prater
Nov. 9, 2018 - The U.S. Marine Corps' 243rd birthday is Nov. 10; Marines and guests in the McNamara Headquarters Complex marked the occasion in a recent event honoring the service of Marines past and present.

Commentary: A veteran reflects on service, pride in fellow service members
Beth Reece joined the Army’s Delayed Entry Program while still in high school and spent five years on active duty as a soldier journalist. Courtesy photo
Nov. 8, 2018 - Veterans Day honors the men and women who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. The author shares why she joined the Army and continues to support fellow service members and veterans.