DLA Headquarters News

Category: Headquarters

April 4, 2024

Political activity: Federal law, DOD rules dictate employee do’s and don’ts

Whether federal employees are violating the Hatch Act often depends more on when and where they participate in political activities than on the activities themselves.

April 4, 2024

DLA small-business specialists uplift women entrepreneurs

Members of DLA's Office of Small Business Programs are working to support women-owned small businesses and connect them to government contracts.

April 3, 2024

Next generation of DLA HR professionals recognized at PaCE graduation ceremony

Over 120 human resources specialists graduated DLA's Pathways to Career Excellence Program in March after two years of cultivating skills that will help them support 60,000-plus DLA and DOD customers.

April 1, 2024

Vice director: Data analysis can help EEO team foster healthy agency culture

Employees’ ability to understand data and use it to create solutions will help DLA meet new demands, whether in logistics operations or ensuring equality in the workplace, Brad Bunn recently told equal employment opportunity leaders.

March 28, 2024

DLA director outlines agency’s efforts to provide solutions as Army transforms

DLA works to match readiness and sustainment needs with global solutions as the Army navigates a transformative era full of challenges like contested logistics and adversarial threats.

March 27, 2024

Global logisticians learn about DLA’s growing support through NATO Logistics Stock Exchange

DLA showed its commitment to global security while hosting logistics and procurement leaders from 18 NATO nations March 19-21 for a meeting of the Common Item Material Management Support Partnership Committee.

March 26, 2024

Culture surveys seen as opportunity for organizational success

As new Defense Logistics Agency director Army Lt. Gen. Mark T. Simerly visits DLA locations to introduce himself, he is communicating two of his priorities for DLA — people and culture.

March 25, 2024

DLA’s director of logistics operations represents agency at Indo-Pacific partnership forum

DLA's director of logistics operations participated in the Joint Sustainment and Supply Chain Forum, a forum of senior logisticians from the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and New Zealand that promotes collaboration on critical supply chain and transformation issues between those nations.

March 25, 2024

From Dallas Cowboys to DLA: Chief of staff recounts career goals

Eric Smith shares highlights of his 39-year federal career, which includes time as an Army officer and member of the senior executive service – both while working at DLA.

March 18, 2024

Inductees to 2024 DLA Hall of Fame announced

New inductees to the DLA Hall of Fame include a previous agency director plus former leaders from DLA Aviation, DLA Distribution, DLA Energy and DLA Human Resources.

March 14, 2024

Agency conducting 90-day review to shape new strategic plan

Employees throughout DLA are being asked to participate in a bottom-up review of their team’s ability to effectively and efficiently support warfighters while preparing for future missions.

Feb. 29, 2024

Standardization and improving the customer experience are focus at second Customer Service Management Summit

The Defense Logistics Agency’s Customer Support Division recently hosted its second enterprise-wide Customer Service Management Summit in Lorton, Virginia.

Feb. 28, 2024

DLA senior enlisted adviser highlights Black history, shares goals

Command Chief Master Sgt. Alvin Dyer describes his ambitions as DLA's top enlisted leader and recounts watching his dad adjust to life after the Vietnam War, when Black veterans were often denied VA benefits and struggled to find jobs.

Feb. 26, 2024

Scholarships available for students of DLA employees

The DLA Foundation is offering scholarships to students who have a close family connection to a current or past civilian or military Defense Logistics Agency employee.

Feb. 26, 2024

Commentary: DLA’s historic, current support covers 14 of 15 executive departments

DLA has long been a whole-of-government provider and has supplied all but one of the nation’s 15 executive departments.