DLA News Archive

Tag: Defense Logistics Agency

Nov. 2, 2023

DLA employee makes exceeding expectations a way of life

Vivian d’Alelio is a management and program analyst with Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management. In October, she received the Outstanding Defense Department Employee with a Disability Award at the 43rd Annual Secretary of Defense Disability Awards Ceremony at the Hall of Heroes in the Pentagon.

Nov. 1, 2023

DLA, employees receive DOD disability awards

Two Defense Logistics Agency employees earned individual awards and the agency received component honors during the 43rd Annual Secretary of Defense Disability Awards Ceremony Oct. 26 at the Hall of Heroes in the Pentagon.

Oct. 31, 2023

DLA, Space Force leaders discuss strategic partnership in first meeting

Leaders from the Defense Logistics Agency, its Nuclear and Space Enterprise Support Office and the Space Force discussed how they can work together to help the new service grow its approach to logistics during their first meeting Oct. 24 at DLA’s headquarters.

Oct. 18, 2023

DLA, Navy leaders discuss logistics, readiness during partnership meeting

Defense Logistics Agency leaders and key members of the Navy discussed logistics, readiness and several other topics during a partnership meeting Oct. 11.

Oct. 17, 2023

‘Piggybacking’ can open doors to security problems

Holding a door open for the person behind you may seem like the polite thing to do, but it can lead to a serious security breach at the workplace. The Defense Department calls this practice piggybacking and defines it as an unauthorized person tagging along with an authorized person to enter a facility, restricted area, checkpoint or other controlled environment.

Oct. 13, 2023

Hispanic Heritage Month spotlight: Amarilis Cartagena Rodriguez

The Defense Logistics Agency recognizes Hispanic Heritage Month Sept. 15 through Oct. 15. In honor of Hispanics’ contributions to the agency’s global mission, DLA is highlighting Hispanic Americans who work daily to provide logistics support to the nation’s warfighters.

Oct. 12, 2023

Deneal highlights DLA’s small-business success at AUSA conference

The Defense Logistics Agency had another banner year with small businesses and is looking to continue that success in the new year, an agency official said.

Sept. 29, 2023

DLA, Coast Guard focus on contested logistics at partnership meeting

There is a sense of urgency in making sure the Coast Guard is using the Defense Logistics Agency to the fullest extent of its capabilities, a Coast Guard official said during a partnership day meeting held Sept. 26 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

Sept. 26, 2023

Activities, exercises help DLA mark National Preparedness Month

The Defense Logistics Agency observed National Preparedness Month with more than 50 activities throughout the agency, including an expo Sept. 19 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

Sept. 14, 2023

DLA employee named Federal Property Manager of the Year

Paul Ortiz, chief of the Defense Logistics Agency’s Property and Real Estate Division, was named the Federal Property Manager of the Year by the National Property Managers Association.