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June 8, 2022

DLA Headquarters employees celebrate Army’s birthday

Employees celebrated the Army’s 247th birthday June 7 in the McNamara Headquarters Complex auditorium. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Tomeka O’Neal, Defense Logistics Agency senior enlisted leader, led the event.

June 7, 2022

DLA COVID-19 Task Force member wins Navy League logistics award

Navy Lt. Cmdr. Hugh Wilson is the winner of the Navy League’s Admiral Ben Moreell Award for Logistics Competence for his work with the Defense Logistics Agency’s COVID-19 Task Force. He will receive the award during the Navy League’s National Convention June 8-12 in Orlando, Florida. He is a joint logistics planner in DLA’s Agency Synchronization and Operations Center.

June 2, 2022

Farmers market returns to DLA

The weekly farmers market is making a comeback at the Defense Logistics Agency. Starting June 8, the market will be held every Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. near the front doors of the Headquarters Complex. The last farmers market for the season will be Oct. 19.

May 31, 2022

DLA prepares for upcoming hurricane season

Members of the Defense Logistics Agency discussed preparations for what weather experts predict will be a busy hurricane season and the best ways to support whole-of-government partners during a virtual hurricane academics session May 25.

May 24, 2022

EEO managers discuss leadership strategies during virtual summit

The Defense Logistics Agency’s Equal Employment Opportunity Office held its virtual leadership summit May 17-19 with the theme “Next Level Leadership/Strategies for Success.”

May 23, 2022

Agency’s fiscal 2021 history, McNamara memoir now available 

New resources chronicling the Defense Logistics Agency’s recent efforts and the life of its first director are available on the growing history page at DLA’s website. 

May 19, 2022

Former Marine, leader of national pandemic response becomes DLA operations director 

Anticipating warfighters’ needs as they counter evolving threats is among DLA's biggest challenges, says DLA's new executive director of operations and sustainment. 

May 17, 2022

Future leaders encouraged to 'aspire, engage, learn' during virtual forum

The Defense Logistics Agency’s Building Your Roadmap to Success leadership forum concluded May 13 with advice for the agency’s future leaders at the GS-14 level.

May 16, 2022

DLA police stayed on the beat during COVID-19 pandemic

May 15-21 is National Police Week, an annual observance created in 1962 by President John F. Kennedy to recognize law enforcement officers’ service and sacrifice. The Defense Logistics Agency Police Force remained on duty throughout the pandemic and remain prepared as employees reenter the workplace.

May 12, 2022

Leadership forum kicks off with inspiration for potential leaders

The Defense Logistics Agency held the 2022 Building Your Roadmap to Success leadership forum virtually May 11-13. More than 150 DLA employees at the GS-14 level received information on how harness their potential from DLA leaders and guest speakers.

May 11, 2022

DLA Installation Management fire captain wins DOD award

Capt. John Fogg III with DLA Installation Management Susquehanna Fire and Emergency Services is the 2021 DOD Fire and Emergency Services Fire Service Instructor of the Year.

May 9, 2022

Employees required to report foreign travel

Employees going on temporary duty to foreign countries must do more than just complete travel orders in the Defense Travel System. 

May 5, 2022

R&D program yields new sources for obsolete parts, raw materials 

DLA research and development team matches America’s small businesses with research and development projects that address critical supply chain gaps and security threats.

May 3, 2022

Mental Health Awareness: It’s okay to answer Question 21 

May is Mental Health Awareness Month – a good time to bring up Question 21 on Standard Form 86, which federal employees complete for initial or renewed security clearances.

May 2, 2022

DLA celebrates small business partnerships, connects owners with new opportunities

DLA is marking National Small Business Week May 1-7 by celebrating the contributions of small businesses that make up 80% of the agency’s suppliers.