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Jan. 18, 2017

DLA employees honored with DACM Awards for service to '4th Estate'

Two Defense Logistics Agency employees stood out as the only individuals to be honored at a ceremony recognizing the achievements of Department of Defense organizations not part of the military services — otherwise known as the 4th Estate — in the training and management of DoD acquisition personnel.

Dec. 7, 2016

Strength in numbers: acquisition professionals gather for interagency meeting

Local acquisition professionals from more than a dozen federal agencies, including Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, attended the Mid-Atlantic Acquisition Council Training Symposium in Philadelphia Nov. 30.

Sept. 21, 2016

DLA Aviation poised for process excellence

Sixty key leaders and subject matter experts throughout Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and DLA Headquarters Strategic Plans and Policy attended the first-ever Senior Process Excellence Course at the Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Sept. 8 - 9.

Aug. 17, 2016

Foreign-travel employee requirements and tips

If you're a DLA employee who will be traveling internationally for work in two months or less, now is the time to make sure you've fulfilled all the travel requirements, which go well beyond just completing your travel orders.

Aug. 5, 2016

Biofuel propels Rim of the Pacific exercise

Biofuel made from waste beef fat propelled ships and aircraft during the biennial Rim of the Pacific exercise around the Hawaiian Islands June 30 through Aug. 4.

June 24, 2016

DLA Energy Americas assists in bringing fuel, clean water to QLLEX 2016

As Quartermaster Liquid Logistics Exercise 2016 approaches its end, the two-week training exercise has largely been a success.

April 5, 2016

DLA JRF gets valuable weapons training

During the Defense Logistics Agency Joint Reserve Force's April Battle Assembly, about JRF members went to Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia, for weapons training.

March 17, 2016

FY2016 DLA Distribution Training Coordinators On-Site Academy

DLA Distribution’s Organizational Management Division together with the Material Logistics Training Division and Forward Presence Training Team presented a unique opportunity for 32 training coordinators from a majority of the 24 distribution centers to come together for an on-site academy which commenced on March 8 for three days.

Jan. 19, 2016

Joint Petroleum Seminar emphasizes importance of collaboration, logistics

The Defense Logistics Agency Energy and Joint Chiefs of Staff Logistics hosted its 15th annual Joint Petroleum Seminar at the McNamara Headquarters Complex Jan. 11-13.

Dec. 22, 2015

Unit conducts valuable training while helping reduce backlog

Members of Disposition Services Unit Six of Jacksonville, Florida, used their December drill dates too not only complete the Defense Logistics Agency’s Joint Incremental Duty Training, or “JIDT Block II,” but also to help the local DLA Disposition Services site catch up on demilitarization and avoid shipping items to Alabama for the required work.