DLA News Archive

Tag: Diversity

April 1, 2024

Vice director: Data analysis can help EEO team foster healthy agency culture

Employees’ ability to understand data and use it to create solutions will help DLA meet new demands, whether in logistics operations or ensuring equality in the workplace, Brad Bunn recently told equal employment opportunity leaders.

May 1, 2023

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month spotlight: David Kim

DLA recognizes May as Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. In honor of their contributions to the agency’s global mission, DLA is highlighting Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders who work day in and day out to provide logistics support to America’s warfighters.

Sept. 16, 2022

DLA Distribution Commander gives Hispanic Heritage Month message

DLA Distribution Commander, Navy Rear Adm. Grafton Chase, delivers his Hispanic Heritage Month message to the work force.

Feb. 24, 2022

DLA chemist leading efforts in alternative fuel, other DOD bulk fuel initiatives

Lindsey Hicks has served the Defense Logistics Agency as a pioneering chemist for over 30 years. He is currently the program manager leading DLA Research & Development’s Energy Readiness Program supporting the Defense Department’s bulk fuel and energy supply system. ERP’s strategic focus areas are fuel refining and distribution, fuel instability and contamination issues, and alternative fuel certification efforts.

Feb. 22, 2022

Black History Month Spotlight: DLA Chief of Staff Eric Smith

DLA Chief of Staff Eric Smith shares his experience growing up in the segregated south and encourages employees to work toward collective solutions to enduring inequalities.

Feb. 17, 2022

Black History Month Spotlight: Gloria Edward

Gloria Edwards, DLA Research & Development’s Subsistence Network program manager, has found a meaningful mission and supportive team at the agency.

Feb. 14, 2022

Troop Support Black History Month event speaker calls for continuing change, resilience

The continued need to recognize Black History Month was a central theme of the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s annual event hosted virtually Feb. 10. Keynote speaker, Shirley A. Jones, 15th national president of the Blacks In Government organization and managing associate general counsel for the Government Accountability Office’s Office of General Counsel, expressed the need to continue highlighting diversity and equality in many aspects of life.

Sept. 28, 2021

DLA doubles down on diversity, innovation at R&D Industry Collider Day 

The Defense Logistics Agency Research and Development team brought together leaders in industry, academia, historically Black colleges and universities, small businesses and trade associations during the second annual Industry Collider Day Sept. 8.

Aug. 26, 2021

New video highlights Women’s History Day

Names of those who won women’s equality are lost to history, but the results of their actions are seen daily, the president of Federally Employed Women tells Defense Logistics Agency employees in a Women’s Equality Day video.

May 31, 2021

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Spotlight: Christian Lonzon

The Federal Asian Pacific American Council national 2021 theme is “Advancing Leaders Through Purpose-Driven Service.” This year’s theme is the start of the new theme series for 2021-2024, highlighting leaders who believe in leading with values, offering encouragement and feedback, and putting employees first.