DLA Headquarters News

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. 27, 2023

Employees explore possibilities of emerging digital environment

Several DLA employees explored advanced manufacturing and sustainment models that could transform the DOD supply chain while visiting industry and academia in Wichita, Kansas.

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. 20, 2023

Hispanic Heritage Month spotlight: Laura Wages

DLA 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.

Sept. 18, 2023

Agency leaders address Culture and Climate Survey participation in new video

The current Culture and Climate Survey marks a pivotal moment for the organization, DLA Vice Director Brad Bunn says in a new video encouraging employees to share their opinions on the workplace.

Sept. 18, 2023

DLA employee in Guam shares family’s 12-hour typhoon experience

A DLA physical security specialist describes how her family endured Typhoon Mawar and made it through 18 days without power or water.

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.

Sept. 13, 2023

Innovation will help shape future of military logistics

Innovation in logistics is key to the nation’s ability to deter aggression as it meets new and growing threats, a DOD leader said at Industry Collider Day on the anniversary of 9/11.

Sept. 13, 2023

Partnerships, sustainment in Indo-Pacific theater focus of annual DLA/Air Force Day

Two weeks shy of the Air Force’s 76th birthday, Defense Logistics Agency Director Vice Adm. Michelle Skubic welcomed senior logistics leaders from across the service and DLA to the annual Air Force/DLA Day.

Sept. 12, 2023

Industry Collider Day sparks collaboration on supply chain challenges

Today’s global security environment highlights the need for logistics solutions that allow the world’s mightiest military to maintain its upper edge in lethality, DLA's director said Sept. 11 at the fourth annual Industry Collider Day.

Sept. 11, 2023

Remembering 9/11: DLA Distribution operations director recalls morning at Pentagon

The morning of Sept. 11, 2001, was sunny and clear at the nation’s capital. Paul Abel, then an Army lieutenant colonel working in Army logistics at the Pentagon, put the top down on his convertible for the short commute to work. He even called his father, who worked in the same building in the 1960s, to brag that he would enjoy the late summer day through a window in his recently relocated office.

Sept. 7, 2023

‘You matter’ DLA Energy leader says at Air Force birthday event

The Air Force isn’t just a fleet of advanced aircraft or a set of strategic plans on paper. It’s the collective heartbeat of those willing to defend the nation, DLA Energy’s director of customer operations said at a recent event.

Sept. 5, 2023

DLA interns learn about agency, provide input during visit

Interns from across the Defense Logistics Agency had a chance to visit the agency’s headquarters and get an in-depth overview of the enterprise Aug. 29.

Aug. 29, 2023

Vice director outlines DLA’s strategy for managing logistics in contested environments

Assessing whether the right material is pre-positioned appropriately and near optimal distribution nodes is at the heart of DLA's efforts to posture itself for future operational challenges, DLA Vice Director Brad Bunn said at NDIA's Emerging Technologies for Defense Conference.

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.