DLA Headquarters News

Nov. 30, 2021

New Acquisition Modernization Program to help DLA face future challenges

DLA is building a masterplan for meeting new challenges posed by the shifting global logistics environment through its new Acquisition Modernization Program. 

Nov. 29, 2021

Tribute to heroes display honors DLA employees lost, injured in war on terror

A new Tribute to DLA Heroes display honors one current and three former employees who were injured or killed in the war on terror.

Nov. 19, 2021

DLA unifies, polishes its reputation in the 2010s

This is the final in a series of seven articles “Celebrating 60 years” and highlighting DLA’s support to America’s military since the agency was created Oct. 1, 1961.

Nov. 18, 2021

DLA lauded for maximizing communication technology for disabled employees

DLA has received a coveted technology award given to Defense Department components for achievements in employing individuals with disabilities.

Nov. 18, 2021

DLA CFC off to strong start in the national capital area

DLA employees in the national capital area are almost 35% toward reaching their 2021 Combined Federal Campaign goal of $300,000.

Nov. 12, 2021

Celebrating 60 years: DLA balances reform, provision after 9/11

This is the sixth in a “Celebrating 60 years” series of seven articles highlighting DLA’s support to America’s military since the agency was created Oct. 1, 1961.

Nov. 5, 2021

WWII veteran’s grave rediscovered thanks to DLA Land and Maritime associate’s efforts

A Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime employee is generating a lot of buzz around the world this week. Army veteran and DLA Land and Maritime Customer Account Specialist Nathan Reynolds is being lauded across the globe for his instrumental efforts to rediscover the gravesite of World War II veteran Arthur Lewis and ensure the delivery of a proper gravestone marking his service. 

Nov. 5, 2021

Celebrating 60 years: DLA contributes to DOD initiatives in the 1990s

This is the fifth in a “Celebrating 60 years” series of seven articles highlighting DLA’s support to America’s military since the agency was created Oct. 1, 1961.

Nov. 4, 2021

Daylight saving time: Fall back this Sunday

Daylight saving time begins the second Sunday in March and ends the first Sunday in November, when clocks are adjusted one hour back to standard time.

Nov. 4, 2021

DLA employee makes wishes come true through CFC

DLA's deputy chief of readiness for nuclear support has given over $7,000 to the CFC -- enough to pay for one child with a life-threatening condition to have a wish of his or her choosing granted by the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Nov. 2, 2021

New human resources director shares first impressions, leadership philosophy

Sharyn Saunders plans to uphold her enduring desire to make a difference in people's lives as the new director of DLA Human Resources.

Oct. 29, 2021

Celebrating 60 years: DLA directors address procurement, management challenges in the 1980s

This is the fourth in a “Celebrating 60 years” series of seven articles highlighting DLA’s support to America’s military since the agency was created Oct. 1, 1961.

Oct. 27, 2021

DLA ready to ship vaccines for DOD children overseas

DLA is ready to receive, pack and ship Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for Defense Department children ages 5 to 11 upon final approval by the Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention expected early next week.

Oct. 26, 2021

DOD logistics agency touches American lives 

From crackers and sanitation kits for America’s fallout shelters during the Cold War to COVID-19 supplies so direly needed in every state and town, DLA has the power to provide essentials in the nation’s time of need. 

Oct. 22, 2021

DLA contracting strategies offer tailored, flexible solutions

DLA Captains of Industry/Supplier Capabilities Contracts are umbrella contracts that incorporate multiple funding lines and contract types. It was a natural choice for the Army’s request that DLA help streamline support for Chinook helicopter blades.