DLA News

Agency team helps Army shed excess equipment at Fort Bragg
DLA Disposition Services personnel welcome members of the 95th Civil Affairs Brigade arriving Nov. 4 at the Fort Bragg site to turn-in excess Humvees.
Nov. 24, 2020 - Defense Logistics Agency employees and U.S. Army Special Operations Command personnel are partnering at Fort Bragg North Carolina, to support the Army’s divestiture of excess initiative.

Defense Logistics Agency gets Thanksgiving meals
Soldiers at Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan enjoy Thanksgiving dinner in a file photo from 2018. While this year’s Thanksgiving meal may look different this year, the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support has been providing traditional Thanksgiving food to field kitchens, dining facilities and galleys to locations in the United States and around the world. (Photo by SSG Caitlyn Byrne)
Nov. 23, 2020 - This year, Thanksgiving will be different for our service men and women throughout the world. While meals may be switched to grab-and-go style takeout instead of large group gatherings in dining facilities, the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Subsistence supply chain is making sure that warfighters everywhere are able to have a home-cooked meal with all the trimmings this holiday.

The DLA Rap talk show to highlight agency 'heroes,’ unique missions
Defense Logistics Agency Video Producer Nutan Chada, right, interviews Army Command Sgt. Maj. Tomeka O’Neal, DLA senior enlisted leader, for an edition of The DLA Rap. Courtesy photo
Nov. 17, 2020 - DLA employees and unique missions are the subject of a video talk show called The DLA Rap.

DLA, USACE discuss joint objectives during partnership event
DLA and USACE leaders discussed research and development, military construction program execution, whole-of-government support and other topics during the fourth USACE/DLA Annual Partnership Day Nov. 13.
Nov. 16, 2020 - DLA and USACE leaders gathered virtually during the fourth USACE/DLA Annual Partnership Day Nov. 13 to talk about how the organizations can improve mutual support and collaboration.

DLA closes out fiscal 2020 with strong small business partnership
Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Joaquin, California, receives gown shipments March 11 in support of the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo by Annette Silva
Nov. 9, 2020 - The Defense Logistics Agency exceeded its small business contracting goal for the eighth consecutive year by awarding more than 40% of its annual contract dollars to small businesses. Fiscal 2020 also marked the third year in a row that DLA exceeded $15 billion in contract awards to small businesses.

DLA historian chronicles agency’s early COVID-19 response
Defense Logistics Agency Historian Colin Williams is the author of “Combating the Coronavirus: DLA Efforts to Defeat COVID-19,” a 41-page account of the first five months DLA’s response to the national pandemic. Official photo
Nov. 9, 2020 - Contracting expertise, on-hand supplies and crisis-management strengths enabled DLA to quickly aid the nation’s pandemic response, according to a 41-page historical account titled “Combating the Coronavirus: DLA Efforts to Defeat COVID-19.”

Excess property continues to aid fight against pandemic
Some of the 55 hospital exam tables acquired Sept. 23, 2020, by the U.S. Agency for International Development from Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, await shipment to join the fight against COVID-19.
Nov. 9, 2020 - Forces battling the pandemic have much to be thankful for this year as Defense Logistics Agency employees at DLA Disposition Services locations across the country have transferred almost $36.8 million worth of excess military items to service members and first responders working to stop the coronavirus spread and help those already afflicted.

DLA to launch second supplier survey
DLA will release its second Supplier Survey Nov. 12 to collect  feedback from more than 7,000 companies on their experience conducting business with DLA.
Nov. 6, 2020 - DLA will release its second Supplier Survey Nov. 12 to collect data from more than 7,000 suppliers. Survey results will help the agency provide better customer satisfaction.

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