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Oct. 9, 2019

DLA R&D to host Industry Day

Defense Logistics Agency Research and Development will host its 4th annual Industry Day for industry and academic partners Nov. 7 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the McNamara Headquarters Complex. 

Oct. 8, 2019

Portable electronic devices not allowed in areas approved for classified material

Portable electronic devices can pose a security threat by allowing sensitive or classified information to be compromised. DLA Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams recently signed a policy restricting use of PEDs in agency-owned or controlled spaces approved for classified information storage and processing.

Oct. 8, 2019

Team DLA named Fort Belvoir Commander’s Cup champion for 2nd year

Nearly 100 Defense Logistics Agency employees came together this year to repeat their 2018 victory by winning the Fort Belvoir, Virginia, Commander’s Cup.

Oct. 7, 2019

Fire Prevention Week: Plan, practice your escape

Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 6-12, is a reminder to review fire safety plans at home and work. This year’s theme, “Not every hero wears a cape,” highlights the small but important actions everyone can take to remain safe.  

Oct. 7, 2019

DLA preparing to assume warehousing for some F-35 spare parts

The Defense Logistics Agency is partnering with U.S. Transportation Command and the F-35 Joint Program Office to establish processes aimed at expanding support to the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter.

Oct. 4, 2019

HQC employees enjoy wellness expo

Two dozen vendors and sponsors provided information about health, fitness, estate planning, and home maintenance and security to employees at the Morale, Welfare and Recreation Health and Safety Expo Oct. 3.

Oct. 3, 2019

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Carlos Vidro-Martinez

DLA Contract Specialist Carlos Vidro-Martinez strives to grow personally and professionally; not just for himself, but to help his colleagues.

Oct. 2, 2019

Acquisition specialist embraces industry connection with Caterpillar Defense

Defense Logistics Agency acquisition professionals like Lynn Thompson are engaging with and learning from industry partners through the Defense Department’s Training with Industry Program.

Oct. 1, 2019

DLA celebrates 58th birthday

The Defense Logistics Agency celebrates its 58th birthday Oct. 1. The agency’s mission has changed and expanded since Army Lt. Gen. Andrew T. McNamara took command in 1961, but DLA employees still provide world-class logistics support.

Sept. 30, 2019

Analyst values personal, professional growth at DLA

Business Process Analyst Haleema Rehman values the personal growth and career enhancement she's experienced at DLA, and her part in DLA's audit advancement.

Sept. 27, 2019

Exercise helps agency police prepare for threats

Defense Logistics Agency Headquarters police regularly test their skills in emergencies by conducting annual exercises. By practicing their response time, they can better protect employees of the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

Sept. 27, 2019

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Nancy Rivera

The Defense Logistics Agency recognizes Hispanic Heritage Month Sept. 15 through Oct. 15. In honor of Hispanics’ contributions to the agency’s global mission, DLA is highlighting Hispanic Americans like Disability Program Manager and EEO Specialist Nancy Rivera, who chooses to see challenges as opportunities for change.

Sept. 25, 2019

State Department official educates workforce on insider threats

Educating the public is a key part of helping employees mitigate risks associated with insider threats. During Insider Threat Awareness Month, the Defense Logistics Agency hosted speaker Russell Palarea, an expert on threat assessment, insider threats and counterterrorism to share information about mass shootings.

Sept. 25, 2019

Disaster response: Emergency management chief shares experience, advice

The chief of security and emergency management for Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania, also serves on Pennsylvania Task Force One, one of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s 28 urban search and rescue teams.

Sept. 23, 2019

Final Loglines available online

The final issue of DLA’s flagship magazine, Loglines, is available online.