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Dec. 9, 2021

HR leader retraces DLA’s automation journey before retiring with 45 years

Kathy Roberts, DLA Human Resources' Information Systems director, describes changes in HR throughout her 35-year career with DLA.

Nov. 19, 2021

DLA unifies, polishes its reputation in the 2010s

This is the final in a series of seven articles “Celebrating 60 years” and highlighting DLA’s support to America’s military since the agency was created Oct. 1, 1961.

Nov. 12, 2021

Celebrating 60 years: DLA balances reform, provision after 9/11

This is the sixth in a “Celebrating 60 years” series of seven articles highlighting DLA’s support to America’s military since the agency was created Oct. 1, 1961.

Nov. 5, 2021

Celebrating 60 years: DLA contributes to DOD initiatives in the 1990s

This is the fifth in a “Celebrating 60 years” series of seven articles highlighting DLA’s support to America’s military since the agency was created Oct. 1, 1961.

Oct. 29, 2021

Celebrating 60 years: DLA directors address procurement, management challenges in the 1980s

This is the fourth in a “Celebrating 60 years” series of seven articles highlighting DLA’s support to America’s military since the agency was created Oct. 1, 1961.

Oct. 22, 2021

Celebrating 60 years: DLA receives worldwide responsibilities, reacts to domestic events in the 1970s

This is the third in a “Celebrating 60 years” series of seven articles highlighting DLA’s support to America’s military since the agency was created Oct. 1, 1961.

Oct. 15, 2021

Celebrating 60 years: DLA proves itself in the 1960s

This is the second in a “Celebrating 60 years” series of seven articles highlighting DLA’s support to America’s military since the agency was created Oct. 1, 1961.

Oct. 8, 2021

Celebrating 60 years: DLA traces roots to DOD creation

This is the first in a “Celebrating 60 years” series of seven articles highlighting DLA’s support to America’s military since the agency was created Oct. 1, 1961.

Oct. 1, 2021

New video details love of logistics by DLA’s first director

The Rhode Island man responsible for the Defense Logistics Agency’s initial success is the subject of a new seven-minute video highlighting the agency’s 60th anniversary. 

Sept. 29, 2021

DLA program analyst reflects on agency’s history, epic move

Senior Program Analyst Ken McLain remembers well the part of DLA's history that saw the 1995 transfer of agency employees from Cameron Station in Alexandria, Virginia, to the new McNamara Headquarters Complex at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. In fact, he was the relocation manager for the move.