Sept. 20, 2018
Agency hosts industry leaders in quest to meet rising demand via closer collaboration
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
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.
Sept. 19, 2018
DLA sends critical supplies to recovery teams, victims after Florence
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.
Sept. 17, 2018
Procurement assistance centers to celebrate contracting success, build awareness of free services
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.
Sept. 13, 2018
DLA pre-positions critical supplies for first responders following Hurricane Florence’s tracks
As Hurricane Florence threatens to devastate the Carolina coast, the Defense Logistics Agency is pre-positioning necessities like water and fuel for first responders who’ll assist those in the storm’s tracks.
Air Force marks 71st birthday with themes of trust, commitment
Flying blades, a brass band and remarks from a three-star Air Force deputy chief of staff marked the 71st birthday of the Air Force at the McNamara Headquarters Complex Sept. 12.
Sept. 12, 2018
Agency plans preparedness events
Fort Belvoir, Virginia —
September is National Preparedness Month. Across the enterprise, the Defense Logistics Agency has several activities planned to raise employee awareness and encourage vigilance.
First American to escape al-Qaida shares story of captivity
Matthew Schrier, the first Westerner to escape from al-Qaida captivity, shared his story of imprisonment and shed light on the behavioral tendencies of Islamic extremists during a 9/11 remembrance event at the McNamara Headquarters Complex Sept. 11.
Sept. 11, 2018
Exercise tests first responders, HQC workforce in reacting to shooter, bomber
A Sept. 6 exercise at the McNamara Headquarters Complex tested the readiness of first responders, along with the workforce of DLA and other HQC agencies, as they responded to a mock event involving about 100 volunteer actors, police officers and others.
Sept. 10, 2018
First American to escape al-Qaida captivity to speak at HQC’s 9/11 observance
The first American to escape al-Qaida captivity will share the story of his capture, torture and escape during a 9/11 remembrance ceremony at 9:45 a.m. Sept. 11 in the McNamara Headquarters Complex auditorium.
Sept. 1, 2018
David Kless, DLA executive director for operations, discusses the agency’s increasing global mission supporting the military services and other federal agencies
DLA’s executive director for operations discusses the agency’s increasing global mission supporting the military services and other federal agencies.
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Defense Fuel Support Point Yorktown ceases fuel operations
The departure of the final barge of jet fuel marked the end of an era for the historic Defense Fuel Support Point Yorktown, Virginia, June 6.
Aug. 30, 2018
DLA Pacific preparation, team response critical as hurricane struck
The island chain of Hawaii is only rarely in the path of a hurricane — but personnel from Defense Logistics Agency Pacific were well prepared when the outer bands of Hurricane Lane began to dump torrential rains on the state in late August, according to managers from DLA Pacific and DLA Headquarters.
Aug. 29, 2018
DLA Distribution Europe Commander recognizes local German firefighters
KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany —
Firefighters from Lingenfeld and Germersheim fire departments were recognized with special coins and certificates of appreciation by the U.S. Army Aug. 21 for their recent emergency response efforts to a fire last month at Germersheim Army Depot.