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Feb. 23, 2021

DLA Intelligence publishes new controlled unclassified information policy

Say goodbye to For Official Use Only. A Defense Logistics Agency policy published Jan. 28 by DLA Intelligence provides new guidance on labeling unclassified information that’s sensitive but doesn’t require classification.

Feb. 18, 2021

Adaptive acquisition: Unifying the interagency

The Defense Acquisition University speaks with two Defense Logistics Agency leaders to discuss their efforts to unify the interagency with agreements with the Department of Health and Human Services and the Federal Emergency Management Agency, integrating procurement and industrial base expansion, and best practices for succeeding as a joint agency.

Feb. 11, 2021

Software bot adoption adds efficiencies to DLA processes

Defense Logistics Agency Information Operations is improving accuracy, cycle time and productivity in supply chain management practices through software bots.

Feb. 10, 2021

Bunn named new DLA vice director

Brad Bunn has been selected as the next Defense Logistics Agency vice director.

Feb. 9, 2021

Product Test Lab verifies conformance of COVID-19 supplies, military gear

A Defense Logistics Agency laboratory known for burning boots, crushing helmets and ripping combat uniforms is also putting COVID-19 surgical gowns through 25 cycles of wash – all in the name of safety and product conformance.

Feb. 2, 2021

DLA Customer Interaction Center connects customers with supplies

Day, night, weekend or holiday, Defense Logistics Agency customers are only about seven seconds away from speaking to a live representative who can provide answers to supply questions ranging from an order’s delivery status to equipment availability.

Jan. 28, 2021

DLA individuals, teams honored in virtual award ceremony

The 53rd Annual Employee Awards Ceremony recognizes leadership and hard work in support of the agency’s mission with 54 awards in categories such as leaders of the year and acquisition excellence.

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.

Jan. 22, 2021

Patient care a priority for customer operations team fulfilling DOD COVID-19 orders

Behind every order for COVID-19 supplies, every question about shipment status or query on stock availability, there’s a person. So believes Nora Steigerwalt and her customer operations staff in the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s medical supply chain.

Jan. 21, 2021

RDT program manager consolidates DLA’s pandemic support data, assists vaccine distribution

As a COVID-19 Task Force member, Amy Stayer is assisting vaccine distribution and tracking commodity support to help agency leaders make supply and distribution decisions that affect DOD and federal partners.

Jan. 19, 2021

Culture survey results show positive trends in all categories

Employees rated the agency higher than ever in areas like mission goals, organizational learning and team orientation according to initial analysis of results from the 2020 Defense Logistics Agency Culture/Climate Survey.

Jan. 19, 2021

DLA contracting officers tap numerous sources to provide critical medical supplies 

DLA Troop Support’s Medical Readiness Division team develops new processes and taps new sources of supply to support the ever-increasing demands of the pandemic.

Jan. 15, 2021

DLA Troop Support’s construction, equipment team ‘heroes’ of agency’s PPE support

Supplier operations director describes DLA Troop Support's construction and equipment team’s work providing almost half of the agency's pandemic support as miraculous and inspirational.

Jan. 14, 2021

Resilience, hard work keystones of clothing, textiles team’s support for COVID-19

Clothing, textiles team has worked overtime since March to procure textiles-based items ranging from nitrile gloves to face masks for DOD, HHS and FEMA.

Jan. 13, 2021

Disposal property specialists help meet needs for critical pandemic supplies

Property disposal specialists like Jennifer Lobello and Carol Fix have provided over $40 million worth of excess property to aid in military and federal agencies’ response to the COVID-19 pandemic.