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April 8, 2022

DLA Land & Maritime focuses on industry partnerships and emerging technology on second day of supplier conference

The 2022 Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Supplier Conference and Exhibition concluded April 7 following a day filled with informative speakers from defense and industry, collaborative breakout sessions and discussion panels focused on improving communication and relationships with industry partners, as well as identifying new opportunities to support the Warfighter.

Feb. 24, 2022

New Industry Engagement Plan maintains DLA’s focus on strong partnerships

Enabling and supporting a secure defense industrial base remains a DLA priority according to an updated Industry Engagement Plan that outlines five focus areas expected to facilitate better acquisition outcomes.  

Nov. 30, 2021

New Acquisition Modernization Program to help DLA face future challenges

DLA is building a masterplan for meeting new challenges posed by the shifting global logistics environment through its new Acquisition Modernization Program. 

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.

June 24, 2021

DLA Distribution Industry Day goes virtual

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution hosted a virtual Industry Day June 9 with over 180 industry representatives from 33 states participating. The event’s focus was to help industry partners do business with DLA Distribution and to encourage an open dialogue and exchange of information and ideas.

April 19, 2021

Our Acquisition Workforce

The Gulf War ended thirty years ago this February. Among the several ways DLA supported the conflict was the 40,000 contract actions our acquisition workforce conducted with 1,000 companies.

March 31, 2021

“Even Still, She Persists!” Acquisition workforce celebrate Women’s History Month

Acquisition specialists across DLA Energy recognized Women’s History Month in an inaugural event featuring speeches, videos and a senior leadership female-led panel March 24.

Sept. 9, 2020

DLA Distribution Acquisition Specialist Schofield awarded Acquisition Civilian of the Year 2019

For outstanding work performance in 2019, Acquisition Specialist Brittany Schofield, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution, received the Acquisition Civilian of the Year Award.

Aug. 19, 2020

DLA General Counsel honors employee accomplishments

DLA General Counsel Matthew Pausch recognized accomplishments of DLA’s top attorneys, paraprofessionals and teams during a recent town hall.

July 21, 2020

DLA helps small businesses support military, nation during pandemic

From gowns, gloves and pharmaceuticals for the USS Comfort and Mercy to decontamination systems for medical workers’ N95 masks, America’s small businesses are helping meet the nation’s demand for COVID-19 supplies.