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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.

Sept. 23, 2021

DLA Acquisition connects employees, industry, academia

Since its inception in 2018, the DLA Industry Academia Program has helped acquisition professionals strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the government and industry relationship.

Aug. 24, 2021

DLA Acquisition newsletter informs, strengthens employee connections 

DLA Acquisition's newsletter boosts camaraderie and makes individuals feel part of the team in the work-at-home environment. 

Aug. 17, 2021

DLA uses DOD database to track, share audit progress

Financial managers and business cycle owners throughout DLA are tracking audit notice of findings and recommendations and associated corrective action plans through a tool designed to consolidate data across DOD. 

July 14, 2021

Business process analysts help keep DLA procurement systems humming

Business process analysts throughout DLA ensure the dozens of systems acquisition specialists use to make almost 10,000 buys daily are running smoothly.

Feb. 18, 2021

Adaptive acquisition: Unifying the interagency

The Defense Acquisition University speaks with two Defense Logistics Agency leaders to discuss their efforts to unify the interagency with agreements with the Department of Health and Human Services and the Federal Emergency Management Agency, integrating procurement and industrial base expansion, and best practices for succeeding as a joint agency.

Jan. 12, 2021

Acquisition workforce members continue education during pandemic

Throughout the pandemic, thousands of DLA acquisition-coded employees continue to receive mandatory training for DAWIA certification thanks to DLA Training Center officials’ conversion of required training to virtual classes.

Dec. 21, 2020

DLA, industry strengthen partnerships to support warfighters

DLA Director Navy Vice Adm. Michelle Skubic and other agency senior leaders hosted a Demand Forecast webinar Dec. 17 with private-sector leaders from 11 associations to help them best respond to DLA’s anticipated contract requirements and notify them of future business opportunities with DLA.

Nov. 6, 2020

DLA to launch second supplier survey

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.

Feb. 12, 2020

Successful charity campaign earns agency DOD kudos

No other DOD agency won in each category and no medium-sized agency won in as many categories as DLA did, according to DLA Combined Federal Campaign manager Watt Lough. Winners throughout DOD were announced in a Pentagon ceremony Feb. 11.