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July 30, 2018

Senior leaders preview new combined SAPR/EEO training

Defense Logistics Agency senior leaders participated in the agency’s first combined sexual assault and sexual harassment training July 27. The in-person training was the first to combine these similar but distinct annual training requirements for supervisors.

June 15, 2018

Expeditionary contracting officers needed to provide global logistics support

The DLA Joint Contingency Acquisition Support Office needs contracting specialists to join its Expeditionary Contracting Cadre, a group of volunteers who deploy to establish logistics support in the initial stages of disaster relief and contingency operations around the world.

May 23, 2018

Director stresses importance of preventing, responding to sexual assault at annual workshop

The director of the Defense Logistics Agency and officials from the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office were among the guest speakers at a multiday workshop for DLA’s sexual assault response coordinators, May 8-10 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

May 22, 2018

Leaders use new quarterly assessments, collaboration to promote health of the agency

The Defense Logistics Agency has a new recipe for organizational health and employee well-being. Staff and leaders from various offices are collaborating to spot trends that signal areas for improvement and to develop solutions through regular Health of the Agency assessments.

Feb. 28, 2018

HR director talks changes, touts ‘Dynamite’ workforce

Brad Bunn, director of Human Resources for the Defense Logistics Agency, clarified aspects of the new performance management system, highlighted workforce changes and urged employees to participate in the forthcoming DLA Culture/Climate Survey, in a town hall at the McNamara Headquarters Complex Feb. 27.

Feb. 28, 2018

Commentary: 10 Dynamite Lessons From Napoleon

As DLA's director of Human Resources recently noted, important lessons can be gleaned from even such a lighthearted work as the 2004 comedy Napoleon Dynamite.

Jan. 29, 2018

Sexual assault sees zero tolerance at DLA; advocates available any hour, any day

Sexual violence is among the most serious trauma a person can experience, yet it’s one of the most underreported crimes in the workplace. The Department of Defense is striving to eliminate sexual assault and sexual harassment, among civilians and military members — and the Defense Logistics Agency is at the forefront thanks to a robust Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program.

Nov. 6, 2017

Federal survey highlights agency’s strengths, helps prioritize future efforts

DLA employees say they are willing to put in extra effort to accomplish their work and are very satisfied with the agency’s available telework options and alternative work schedules, according to the 2017 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey.

Oct. 17, 2017

Call for volunteers to deploy with FEMA taskforce attracts over 130 DLA employees

Over 130 employees volunteered for ten assignment opportunities to support hurricane relief efforts with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and will soon deploy to Texas, Florida, the U.S. Virgin Islands or Puerto Rico.

Sept. 28, 2017

TSP rules for hardship withdrawal relaxed for employees affected by recent natural disasters

The Thrift Savings Plan has made a temporary change to allow participants affected by Hurricane Harvey or Hurricane Irma to make hardship withdrawals under certain circumstances.