DLA News Archive

Tag: acquisition

Feb. 8, 2024

DLA Energy contracting officers mentoring program

The DLA Energy kicked off a new year of the Contracting Officer Mentoring Program, Jan. 17. For the past seven years, the program has built bonds between DLA Energy’s contracting officers to support continual learning, leadership development and technical proficiency.

Nov. 17, 2023

DLA Land and Maritime onboards largest intern class to date

DLA Land and Maritime’s Pathways to Career Excellence corporate internship program continues to break new ground as it expands recruitment efforts targeted at bringing more supply, acquisition and quality assurance specialists into the logistics workforce.

Nov. 7, 2023

New defense industrial strategy, DLA demand forecast to chart road map for logistics partners 

A new National Defense Industrial Strategy set to debut in early December establishes four priorities: resilient supply chains, workforce readiness, flexible acquisition and economic deterrence.

Nov. 2, 2023

Troop Support disability employment awareness observation focused on access, equity

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support observed National Disability Employment Awareness Month with an Acquisition Forum event on Oct. 25, highlighting this year’s theme, “Advancing Access and Equity.”

March 13, 2023

DLA Energy trainees set the PaCE for the future

For the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic started, seven Pathways to Career Excellence Program trainees graduated during a ceremony at the McNamara Headquarters Complex on Fort Belvoir, Virginia, March 9.

Jan. 30, 2023

DLA Energy employees earn agency recognition awards

Recognized for their exceptional leadership and hard work, eight DLA Energy employees were selected for the agency’s 55th Annual Employee Recognition Awards for the calendar year 2022.

Oct. 24, 2022

DLA Supplier Survey invites vendor feedback

Over 7,000 suppliers can share their praise or critiques of DLA's contract solicitation and post-award processes by taking the 2022 DLA Supplier Survey now through Dec. 31.

Oct. 4, 2022

DLA acquisition professionals complete Insights into Industry program at UVA

The Defense Logistics Agency recently sent 27 members from the acquisition workforce to its Insight into Industry program at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business.

Sept. 28, 2022

Historical commentary: DLA responds to procurement challenges with innovation, modernizes acquisition arm

DLA's ability to procure large quantities of scarce items at reasonable prices developed over time through repeated responses to unprecedented situations. 

June 29, 2022

DLA, industry leaders discuss inflation, supply chain issues

DLA leaders and representatives from six industry associations discussed inflation and logistics challenges such as supply disruptions and labor shortages June 28 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.