DLA News Archive

Tag: Small Business

Feb. 19, 2024

Black History Month Spotlight: Shepeta Allen

DLA Energy celebrates Black History Month with a theme of Celebrating the Contributions of the Divine Nine. In this employee spotlight, we feature Shepeta Allen.

Feb. 12, 2024

Former DLA Aviation leader to head agency’s small business focus

Daniele Kurze, former director of DLA Aviation's Supplier Operations Commodities Directorate, will help the agency foster growth and long-term success of America's small business sector as DLA's new executive director of Small Business Programs.

Dec. 14, 2023

DLA Energy interns gain insight into small business contracting

As part of their professional development, eight Pathways to Career Excellence Program interns took part in a two-day Defense Logistics Agency Energy Small Business class. 

Nov. 8, 2023

DLA mission, employees honor America’s veterans

Once a soldier, always a soldier. And for warfighters fed, clothed, fueled and equipped by DLA, the odds are increasingly good that while that support changes shape as a troop crosses into veteran status, it endures.

Aug. 29, 2023

DLA’s director of small business programs to co-lead federal council

DLA’s director of small business programs was unanimously selected to serve as vice chairman for a federal council that addresses issues affecting America’s small business sector.

Aug. 24, 2023

DLA to explore advanced technologies, small business innovation at R&D Industry Collider Day

The DLA R&D team will host Industry Collider Day Sept. 11 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex. This year’s theme is “Forging Tech-Forward Connections to Enable Proactive Global Logistics.”

Aug. 22, 2023

One-on-one support, webinars show DLA’s commitment to small business

DLA's small business team demystifies contracting processes for small vendors through online training, individualized support and outreach events.

Feb. 16, 2023

DLA named Agency of the Year for supporting nation’s small businesses

Recognition of the DLA's success partnering with American small businesses reached new heights Feb. 15 when it was named Agency of the Year at the sold-out National Small Business Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Oct. 31, 2022

DLA set to exceed small business goals for 10th year, advances equity in procurement with outreach

DLA is set to exceed its DOD-assigned target in small business contracting for the 10th consecutive year despite a shrinking defense industrial base.

Sept. 19, 2022

DLA seeks global supply chain solutions at R&D Industry Collider Day

The Defense Logistics Agency Research and Development team brought together experts from government, industry and academia for the third annual Industry Collider Day Sept. 8.