DLA News

Agency’s fiscal 2021 history, McNamara memoir now available 
The Defense Logistics Agency's fiscal 2021 historical report and the World War II memoir of Army Lt. Gen. Andrew McNamara are available on dla.mil.
May 23, 2022 - New resources chronicling the Defense Logistics Agency’s recent efforts and the life of its first director are available on the growing history page at DLA’s website. 

PA Military Community Enhancement Commission, DCED see DLA modernization
Navy Rear Adm. Nancy Lescavage, retired, executive director of the Pennsylvania Military Enhancement Commission, second from left, and Neil Weaver, acting secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development, along with their teammates, visit Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Headquarters in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, for a command overview led by Gene Surmacz, third from left, DLA Distribution chief of staff, April 28, 2022.
May 20, 2022 - Defense Logistics Agency Distribution is modernizing the way they do business, the leadership team told representatives from the Pennsylvania Military Community Enhancement Commission and Department of Community and Economic Development April 28, at its headquarters in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania.

Defense Department official visits DLA Distribution
Leigh Method, center, member of the Senior Executive Service, the Defense Department’s deputy assistant Defense Secretary for logistics, talks with Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Keith D. Reventlow, left, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution commanding general and Perry Knight, right, member of the Senior Executive Service and DLA Distribution deputy commander, during a May 5, 2022, visit to the agency’s headquarters in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania.
May 19, 2022 - Work is underway to redesign the physical network of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution’s worldwide distribution centers to reduce costs and improve performance, the leadership team at DLA Distribution Headquarters told Leigh Method, the Defense Department’s deputy assistant Defense Secretary for logistics, during a May 5 visit to the agency’s headquarters in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania.

Former Marine, leader of national pandemic response becomes DLA operations director 
Patrick Kelleher is DLA's executive director of operations and sustainment.
May 19, 2022 - Anticipating warfighters’ needs as they counter evolving threats is among DLA's biggest challenges, says DLA's new executive director of operations and sustainment. 

Future leaders encouraged to 'aspire, engage, learn' during virtual forum
The Defense Logistics Agency’s Building Your Roadmap to Success leadership forum concluded May 13 with advice for the agency’s future leaders. The three-day virtual forum included about 150 employees at the GS-14 level. During the event, attendees learned how to harness their potential and understand leadership opportunities throughout DLA.
May 17, 2022 - The Defense Logistics Agency’s Building Your Roadmap to Success leadership forum concluded May 13 with advice for the agency’s future leaders at the GS-14 level.

DLA police stayed on the beat during COVID-19 pandemic
May 15-21 is National Police Week, an annual observance created in 1962 by President John F. Kennedy to recognize law enforcement officers’ service and sacrifice. The Defense Logistics Agency Police Force remained on duty throughout the pandemic and remain prepared as employees reenter the workplace.
May 16, 2022 - May 15-21 is National Police Week, an annual observance created in 1962 by President John F. Kennedy to recognize law enforcement officers’ service and sacrifice. The Defense Logistics Agency Police Force remained on duty throughout the pandemic and remain prepared as employees reenter the workplace.

DLA Distribution Norfolk hosts agency’s senior leaders
Picture second from right, Navy Capt. Justin Lewis, commander of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Norfolk, Virginia, discusses recent completed renovations, increasing DDNV’s ability to serve the warfighter directly, with Brad Bunn, left, DLA vice director, as Tim Byrnes, middle, site director, DLA Distribution Portsmouth, Virginia, and Sebrena Pace, right, DDPV deputy site director listen. Photo by Matthew Progen, DLA Distribution Norfolk.
May 13, 2022 - Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Norfolk, Virginia, hosted DLA Vice Director Brad Bunn and Chief Information Officer George Duchak for a visit and tour of the center’s facilities during the week of April 18.

Leadership forum kicks off with inspiration for potential leaders
The Defense Logistics Agency held the 2022 Building Your Roadmap to Success leadership forum virtually May 11-13. More than 150 DLA employees at the GS-14 level received information on how harness their potential from DLA leaders and guest speakers.
May 12, 2022 - The Defense Logistics Agency held the 2022 Building Your Roadmap to Success leadership forum virtually May 11-13. More than 150 DLA employees at the GS-14 level received information on how harness their potential from DLA leaders and guest speakers.