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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.

Sept. 16, 2020

Cyber fraud still a threat during COVID-19 pandemic

Spoofing occurs when someone disguises an email address, sender name, phone number or website URL – usually by changing one letter, symbol or number – so it resembles a trusted source.

Sept. 15, 2020

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Army Sgt. First Class Mauricio Gonzalez Arriola

Army Sgt. First Class Mauricio Gonzalez Arriola, a noncommissioned officer in the agency’s ASOC, encourages DLA employees to understand values and differences within the Hispanic culture.

Sept. 14, 2020

Deputy general counsel becomes DLA’s newest SES member

Jon Lightner, deputy general counsel for DLA Headquarters at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, was inducted Aug. 28 into the Senior Executive Service.

Sept. 10, 2020

New DLA senior enlisted leader shares leadership challenges, successes

Army Command Sgt. Maj. Tomeka O’Neal's 30-year career logistics career has prepared her to lead DLA's more than 26,000 military and civilian employees as the agency's new senior enlisted leader.

Sept. 9, 2020

Service members, civilians bound by DOD rules during election campaigns

Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper's latest ethics message lays out the importance of political activity rules that Defense Department civilian employees and service members must follow. 

Sept. 8, 2020

DLA liaison officer earns NORTHCOM trust, kudos

Defense Logistics Agency Liaison Officer Ralph Laurie has spent most of his DLA career at the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command Headquarters in Colorado. During the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic, he helped NORTHCOM return thousands of passengers stranded on cruise ships arriving from overseas.

Sept. 2, 2020

New video highlights rewards of being an ASOC LNO

There’s no better place than the Agency Synchronization Operations Center for employees to get a big-picture view of the Defense Logistics Agency’s worldwide mission, according to a new video on major subordinate command employees serving four-month rotations on the ASOC team.

Sept. 2, 2020

DLA to raise awareness of insider threats, security through September

During September, the Defense Logistics Agency joins other federal agencies in raising employees’ awareness of violence and cyberattacks from their co-workers as part of Insider Threat Awareness Month, which also focuses on security this year.  

Sept. 1, 2020

September is National Preparedness Month 

September is National Preparedness Month, an annual outreach program sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency that educates and empowers Americans to prepare for and respond to natural and man-made disasters like flooding, active shooter incidents and terrorist attacks. 

Aug. 31, 2020

Former IT system integrated logistics functions, improved DLA's project management

DLA launched the Standard Automated Materiel Management System in 1971 to integrate common logistics functions across multiple supply chains. Though it was replaced in the 2000s, SAMMS increased effectiveness and forced DLA to improve its project management.

Aug. 27, 2020

Call center agents, warehouse workers rush equipment orders for firefighters

Call center agents and warehouse workers at the Defense Logistics Agency are working 24/7 to connect firefighters with emergency supplies needed to put out wildfires sprawling across millions of acres in California, Arizona, Colorado, Montana and other states.