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Dec. 10, 2020

DLA Training makes the grade during pandemic

Like many agency officials, DLA Training Center employees in Columbus, Ohio, have had to adapt their operations and convert live training to virtual instruction during the pandemic.

Dec. 7, 2020

Risk management team working to automate agency data on risks, internal controls

A DLA Headquarters team established in July 2019 to integrate risk management and internal controls across the agency is working to automate management of data on the agency’s risks and associated controls.

Dec. 2, 2020

National capital region employees almost halfway to 2020 CFC goal

Defense Logistics Agency employees in the national capital region are almost halfway toward reaching their 2020 Combined Federal Campaign goal of $260,000.

Nov. 30, 2020

DLA R&D Industry Collider Day fuses industry, ingenuity

More than 500 government and industry partners participated in DLA's first virtual Industry Collider Day Nov. 18.

Nov. 17, 2020

The DLA Rap talk show to highlight agency 'heroes,’ unique missions

DLA employees and unique missions are the subject of a video talk show called The DLA Rap.

Nov. 16, 2020

DLA, USACE discuss joint objectives during partnership event

DLA and USACE leaders gathered virtually during the fourth USACE/DLA Annual Partnership Day Nov. 13 to talk about how the organizations can improve mutual support and collaboration.

Nov. 9, 2020

DLA closes out fiscal 2020 with strong small business partnership

The Defense Logistics Agency exceeded its small business contracting goal for the eighth consecutive year by awarding more than 40% of its annual contract dollars to small businesses. Fiscal 2020 also marked the third year in a row that DLA exceeded $15 billion in contract awards to small businesses.

Nov. 9, 2020

DLA historian chronicles agency’s early COVID-19 response

Contracting expertise, on-hand supplies and crisis-management strengths enabled DLA to quickly aid the nation’s pandemic response, according to a 41-page historical account titled “Combating the Coronavirus: DLA Efforts to Defeat COVID-19.”

Nov. 6, 2020

DLA to launch second supplier survey

DLA will release its second Supplier Survey Nov. 12 to collect data from more than 7,000 suppliers. Survey results will help the agency provide better customer satisfaction.

Nov. 5, 2020

DLA CFC campaign starts strong in national capital region

DLA’s Combined Federal Campaign is off to a strong start in the national capital region with $59,000 in contributions.

Nov. 3, 2020

DLA provides four months of PPE for DOD ahead of second COVID-19 wave

DLA has replenished on-hand stock for military services and geographic combatant commands to give them four months of personal protective equipment to see troops and families through the second wave of COVID-19.

Nov. 2, 2020

DLA ensures textiles-based PPE is American-made per Berry Amendment

Despite worldwide shortages of medical supplies for COVID-19, DLA is helping the Department of Health and Human Services provide items like masks and gloves that are made here in America when possible.

Oct. 29, 2020

Daylight saving time: Fall back this Sunday

Daylight saving time ends this Sunday at 2 a.m. when most Americans rewind their clocks. It's also a good time to change batteries in smoke detectors and other home safety devices.

Oct. 29, 2020

DLA leaders brief DOD comptroller on financial successes, challenges during pandemic

DLA Director Navy Vice Adm. Michelle Skubic and other agency leaders provided a financial overview to Acting Under Secretary of Defense Comptroller Hon. Thomas Harker at DLA Headquarters Oct. 23.

Oct. 28, 2020

DLA advances federal government’s category management efforts

The federal government’s push to share contracts for common items to achieve widespread savings and efficiencies through an effort called category management is advancing as DLA expands supply and acquisition support outside the Defense Department.