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July 5, 2018

DLA using ‘internet of things’ to support warfighter

In its push to stay on the cutting edge, DLA is using IoT devices to better support the warfighter, as part of the ongoing Distribution Modernization Program.

March 15, 2018

DLA R&D boosts performance, safety for batteries powering weapons systems

Recent work led by DLA’s Battery Network R&D program includes the development of a new lithium ion-based power system for the TOW 2 anti-tank missile and new lead-acid batteries used on armored vehicles, such as the Bradley Fighting Vehicle.

Jan. 4, 2018

Document Services director retires after 38 years with organization

Steve Sherman, Information Operations’ Document Services director, retired Jan. 3 after 38 years of service. He was recognized for his service Dec. 12 at the Defense Logistics Agency Executive Board meeting, where he received a Distinguished Career Service Award.

Dec. 18, 2017

Idea contest paves way for IT innovation

DLA Information Operations’ first innovation-idea contest wrapped up in November with the final senior-leader review of the pilot projects, but the benefits of those projects and lessons learned will carry forward as the organization continues its innovation journey.

Sept. 14, 2017

Critical system's continuity in emergencies now assured thanks to joint DLA-DISA effort

The Defense Logistics Agency, in collaboration with the Defense Information Systems Agency, successfully completed the implementation of a full continuity of operations, or COOP, environment for the DLA Enterprise Business System environment August 21.

July 5, 2017

Employee contest yields ideas, projects to improve IT service

DLA employees recently competed in a contest to develop and present ideas for improving information-technology services in the agency, resulting in nine ongoing pilot projects.

July 5, 2017

SIDEBAR: Innovation Pilot Projects

The idea competition from DLA Information Operations resulted in nine ongoing pilot projects, aimed at improving the customer experience.

Feb. 22, 2017

Alaska's extreme cold tests soldiers, equipment

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — Newcomers to the interior of Alaska are often taken aback by the extreme cold and its effects on the body and equipment, according to Steve Decker, a training specialist at the Northern Warfare Training Center at Fort Wainwright, Alaska.

Dec. 9, 2016

Marine Corps strives to be leaner, meaner, greener

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marines website — As an ongoing effort to be the premier self-sufficient expeditionary force, the Marine Corps is striving to make itself leaner, meaner and “greener” as it takes a look at energy use across the Corps, equating the efficient use of vital resources with increased combat effectiveness.

Aug. 22, 2016

DoD officials observe logistical innovation throughout II MEF

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the II Marine Expeditionary Force website — Top officials from the Department of Defense observed demonstrations of new technological equipment Aug. 17.