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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.

Sept. 19, 2022

Small businesses receive over $1 million in contracts at DLA’s Industry Collider Day

Eight small businesses were awarded nine separate contracts worth over $1 million for innovative national security solutions during the Defense Logistics Agency’s Industry Collider Day Sept. 8.

Aug. 18, 2022

DLA Energy Small Business participates in Red Hill Procurement Readiness Workshop

In support of on-going efforts to close the Navy’s Red Hill fuel storage facility, the Department of the Navy’s Office of Small Business Programs held a virtual Procurement Readiness Workshop July 26-27.

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. 

April 5, 2022

Office of Small Business leader inducted into DLA Energy Hall of Fame

During her 27-year career at DLA Energy, Lula Manley distinguished herself as a mission-focused contracting officer, a division chief and finally as associate director of the Office of Small Business Programs. 

Sept. 28, 2021

DLA awards 7 contracts to small businesses at Industry Collider Day

Seven small businesses were awarded contracts for innovative solutions to warfighter and national security challenges through the Defense Logistics Agency’s 2021 Small Business Innovation Research Program during Industry Collider Day Sept. 8.

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. 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.

Jan. 26, 2021

New procurement technical assistance center to help Mariana Island businesses grow

The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands has a new Procurement Technical Assistance Center to help businesses compete for and perform contracts with the Defense Department.