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Aug. 15, 2018

Employees required to abide by Hatch Act

With the election season now in full swing, it’s important that DLA employees be aware of rules that apply to them under the provisions of the Hatch Act, 5 U.S.C. Section 7323, which limits political activities of all federal employees.

Aug. 14, 2018

DLA General Counsel Coyne retires after 38 years with DoD

DLA General Counsel James M. Coyne retired after a 38-year career with the Department of Defense in a ceremony at the McNamara Headquarters Complex Aug. 10.

Aug. 13, 2018

DLA optimizes installation management

In early summer 2018, Defense Logistics Agency Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams rescinded a March 2017 change that separated DLA Installation Management and Installation Operations into distinct entities. The decision to “re-merge” the two offices to maintain the synergy, effectiveness and efficiency of having one Installation Management organization became effective August 6.

Aug. 10, 2018

DLA working group names areas for potential use of artificial intel to boost efficiency

A team from the Defense Logistics Agency’s Analytics Center of Excellence at a recent workshop identified more than two dozen DLA processes to which artificial intelligence and machine learning could someday bring greater efficiency and lower risk — in line with goals set in the DLA Strategic Plan.

Aug. 10, 2018

Newsletter offers latest DLA R&D news

The July-August issue of The Innovator newsletter is now available, with articles and information on DLA Research and Development projects, updates and upcoming events and activities.

Aug. 8, 2018

New policy prohibits DoD employees from using GPS services in operational areas

Employees are now barred from using geolocation features on personal and government-issued devices in operational areas including deployed locations and sensitive bases, according to a new Department of Defense policy.

Aug. 6, 2018

New DLA Pacific commander holds first town hall

In front of a packed crowd, DLA Pacific Commander Navy Capt. Kristin Acquavella held her first Town Hall for DLA Pacific organizations Aug. 2.

Aug. 2, 2018

DLA employees earn DoD Workforce Recruitment Program awards

Two Defense Logistics Agency employees were recognized during a Department of Defense Workforce Recruitment Program Awards Ceremony at the Pentagon Conference Center in Arlington, Virginia, July 26.

Aug. 1, 2018

Logistics on location, everywhere you go

The Defense Logistics Agency partners with military and civilian organizations around the world to sustain operations with critical supplies during war and peacetime. Below are summaries of videos demonstrating how DLA provided outstanding logistics support during two recent European exercises.

July 31, 2018

New DLA award to recognize current, former trailblazers

The new Lt. Gen. Andrew T. McNamara Icon Award has been created to annually recognize one current or former Defense Logistics Agency employee, civilian or military, whose leadership or achievements had a measurable and enduring effect on the agency’s operations, customer support or culture.