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Oct. 15, 2020

DOD award winner reflects on DLA support of employees with disabilities

Financial Systems Analyst John Slone was recognized this month as an outstanding Defense Department employee with a disability. Slone's financial expertise fuels his passion for the job and excellent customer support.

Oct. 13, 2020

Pentagon’s logistics agency plays key role in procuring, distributing limited pandemic supplies

The Defense Department’s leading logistics agency is playing a key role in the national coronavirus response as it purchases and distributes desperately needed medical supplies for DOD and federal agencies.

Oct. 9, 2020

DLA strengthens supplier alliances during pandemic

COVID-19 has made the Defense Logistics Agency more aware than ever of the challenges and flexibility of its 11,000-plus suppliers, said the agency’s chief of acquisition programs.

Oct. 7, 2020

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Army Master Sgt. Alfredo J. Otero

Army Master Sgt. Alfredo Otero enjoys sharing his transportation and logistical knowledge with his colleagues, as well as pride in his Puerto Rican heritage.

Oct. 6, 2020

Joint Reserve Force admiral receives second star

DLA Joint Reserve Force Director Navy Rear Adm. Grafton "Chip" Chase Jr. was promoted to rear admiral upper half at DLA Headquarters Oct. 2.

Oct. 6, 2020

DLA earns DOD awards for its commitment to employees with disabilities

DLA celebrated a fourth consecutive win in the best mid-sized component award category and a DLA Energy financial systems analyst was also recognized as an outstanding DOD employee with a disability during the 40th Annual Secretary of Defense Disability Awards Ceremony Oct. 1.

Oct. 1, 2020

DLA employees walk a mile to promote sexual assault prevention, response

The DLA Sexual Assault Prevention and Response team continued their “Not just April” theme by encouraging employees to snap pictures of themselves walking a mile in September to show support for survivors of sexual assault.

Oct. 1, 2020

Culture survey to measure employee satisfaction, drive change

Employees will have five weeks to share their uncensored opinions on life and work at the Defense Logistics Agency when the 2020 DLA Culture/Climate Survey launches Oct. 9.

Oct. 1, 2020

Oct. 1 recognized as DLA’s foundation date despite debate

Oct. 1 is widely recognized as the Defense Logistics Agency's birthday, as it was the agency’s first day of operations.

Sept. 30, 2020

Commentary: 2020 events emphasize gravity of National Preparedness Month theme

The coronavirus and numerous natural disasters highlighted the need for national vigilance. As National Preparedness Month comes to a close, DLA Security and Emergency Services Director Bruce Thomas encourages employees to remain aware and resilient.

Sept. 28, 2020

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Juan Antonio Torres Rodriguez

DLA's emergency management leader describes his Puerto Rican heritage and why he celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month.

Sept. 25, 2020

DLA celebrates small business partnerships during National Small Business Week

DLA has about 12,000 suppliers and over 80% of them are small businesses. During National Small Business Week, the agency celebrates small business contributions.

Sept. 24, 2020

Contingency IT Team supports Hurricane Laura response

DLA's Contingency Information Technology Team provided tactical communications for DLA Energy during the hurricane response effort following Hurricane Laura in Louisiana.

Sept. 24, 2020

Agency adjusted support, provided global capabilities during Vietnam War

Though once restricted to wholesale logistics in the continental United States, DLA proved during the Vietnam War it could supply warfighters in foreign lands.

Sept. 22, 2020

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: María del Consuelo Badillo Zamora

System Accountant Consuelo Badillo Zamora enjoys the chance to share thoughts about her Mexican heritage and positively impact her supervisors and co-workers.