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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.

June 27, 2022

DLA program introduces domestic germanium recycling capability 

A DLA program for recycling optical-grade germanium used in military weapons systems and night vision equipment has led to new capability in the U.S. defense industrial base. 

May 5, 2022

R&D program yields new sources for obsolete parts, raw materials 

DLA research and development team matches America’s small businesses with research and development projects that address critical supply chain gaps and security threats.

May 2, 2022

DLA celebrates small business partnerships, connects owners with new opportunities

DLA is marking National Small Business Week May 1-7 by celebrating the contributions of small businesses that make up 80% of the agency’s suppliers.

Dec. 23, 2021

DLA displays innovation at the Defense Manufacturing Conference

Defense Logistics Agency leaders showcased the agency’s innovation efforts and contributed to resilience discussions during the Defense Manufacturing Conference Dec. 13-16 in Aurora, Colorado.

Aug. 23, 2021

DLA professionals participate in annual small business training

The DOD Office of Small Business Programs and SBA sponsored a virtual Small Business Training Week event Aug. 17-19 for acquisition professionals to learn more about increasing small business opportunities.

Oct. 9, 2020

DLA strengthens supplier alliances during pandemic

COVID-19 has made the Defense Logistics Agency more aware than ever of the challenges and flexibility of its 11,000-plus suppliers, said the agency’s chief of acquisition programs.

June 30, 2020

FedMall offers COVID-19 protective equipment to small businesses, state and local agencies to follow mid-July

As of June 22, FedMall's new COVID-19 Contingency Corridor allows small business contractors to choose from over 200 items through nine vendor catalogs.

April 22, 2020

DLA leverages partnerships with FEMA, HHS to support pandemic

Through its strong partnership with FEMA and HHS, DLA is providing whole-of-government support to more than 40 federal agencies in the fight against a global pandemic.

April 6, 2020

DLA taking the pulse of industry during COVID-19 

DLA is reaching out to take the pulse of industry and offering support as defense companies respond to coronavirus disruptions.