DLA News Archive


Oct. 16, 2017

New Social Contract Website

On the new site, you can view the Social Contract video, titled “It’s New…It’s All About You” and access the Social Contract Discussion Guide.

Sept. 7, 2016

Conference highlights warfighter support, opportunities for small businesses

Small businesses play a large role in supporting the warfighter, and that impact was on display Aug. 30 – Sep. 1 at a Defense Logistics Agency conference in Columbus, Ohio.

Aug. 25, 2016

Employees celebrate women’s right to vote

Defense Logistics Agency employees gathered to celebrate women’s right to vote and commemorate their struggles and triumphs to gain what today is a fundamental right for Americans during a Women’s Equality Day event held at the McNamara Headquarters Complex, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, Aug. 24.

Nov. 10, 2015

Former Air Force supply liaison reflects on life during the Vietnam War

Jack Sandmeier, who is currently a supply technician at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Oklahoma City, Okla., spent 24 years in the United States Air Force, several of which were during the Vietnam War. This week, DLA Distribution is saluting veteran employees, and this is what Sandmeier had to say about his time in the Air Force.

Nov. 4, 2015

DLA Energy employee optimistic about six-month rotation program

Enhanced skills, experience, knowledge, confidence and networking in a competitive workforce are varied and practical benefits of an organization’s job-rotation program that employees have the opportunity to participate in to enhance their careers.

Oct. 23, 2015

DLA senior enlisted leader visits senior enlisted advisor to the Joint Chiefs

The Defense Logistics Agency’s top enlisted leader visited with the senior enlisted advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff this week as part of an effort to increase the relationship between the agency and the military services.

Oct. 21, 2015

New Cumberland community supported during Federal Day of Service

On Oct. 16, more than 230 federal workers throughout Pennsylvania’s Capital Region volunteered their time at local nonprofits as part of the third annual Federal Day of Service. Defense Logistics Agency Distribution’s commander, Army Brig. Gen. Richard Dix, along with local military and family members volunteered their time at the West Shore Senior Center, distributing food and other necessities to those less fortunate.

July 10, 2015

From customer to director: Dail led DLA through critical transformations

Retired Army Lt. Gen. Robert Dail, former director of DLA, is being inducted into the DLA Hall of Fame July 14 in recognition of his contributions to the agency at a critical time.

June 11, 2015

Support for expeditionary missions one focus of Marine Corps-DLA Day

Defense Logistics Agency leaders and Marine Corps logisticians continued shaping the framework for future logistics support of the service’s 21st-century expeditionary mission at the annual Marine Corps-DLA Day June 9 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

May 19, 2015

Busch shares leadership principles, future outlook at Distribution town hall

Navigating the Defense Logistics Agency through an unknown future was the focus of DLA Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch’s first address to the DLA Distribution workforce during a May 11 town hall in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania.