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Aug. 28, 2019

DLA Information Operations employee to complete DoD cybersecurity reskilling course

A Defense Logistics Agency Information Operations employee is completing the Federal Cybersecurity Reskilling Academy this month after being selected as part of the first group of Defense Department employees to participate.

Aug. 26, 2019

New DLA guidance outlines steps for reducing production lead time 

After a multiyear effort improving pre-award contract time, the Defense Logistics Agency is turning its focus to reducing post-award production lead time.

Aug. 22, 2019

Women’s Equality Day panelists share experiences as police officers, firefighters

The McNamara Headquarters Complex tenant organizations hosted four public service officials who shared unique perspectives during the Women’s Equality Day observance, August 21.

Aug. 21, 2019

DLA’s first data scientist to help solve problems by blending traditional research methods, new technology 

As DLA's first data scientist, Jesse Rowlands expects to use his knowledge in mathematics, statistics, computing and database management to help the agency solve problems like demand planning.

Aug. 20, 2019

DLA-GSA partnership to manage federal supply classes spans history

The Defense Logistics Agency and General Services Administration work together to manage 600-plus federal classes of supply, which include over 6 million National Stock Numbered items.

Aug. 16, 2019

NESO analyst digs deep to support enterprise

As a senior operations research analyst in the Defense Logistics Agency’s Nuclear Enterprise Support Office, Mark Melius knows he makes a difference in his job applying his and his oldest son’s experiences of being a direct military customer of DLA’s support.

Aug. 15, 2019

DLA, DHA agree on joint military health care support

The Defense Logistics Agency and Defense Health Agency directors signed a memorandum of agreement that established DLA as the acquisition enabler of choice for medical materiel Aug. 15 at the DHA headquarters in Falls Church, Virginia.

Aug. 14, 2019

What is a National Stock Number?

Wonder what an NSN is and how DLA uses it? The fast facts about National Stock Numbers are all in this video.

Aug. 13, 2019

DLA, VA enter partnership to improve veteran care

Improving veteran care by centralizing the procurement of medical supplies is the goal of an interagency agreement between the Defense Logistics Agency and Department of Veterans Affairs signed at the VA Headquarters in Washington, D.C., Aug. 12.

Aug. 9, 2019

Logistics on location: CIIP clothes soldiers from head to toe

They say it’s "better at Benning," and at the Clothing Initial Issue Point at Fort Benning, Georgia, the 30th AG Reception Battalion partners with DLA to provide soldiers with the gear they need.

Aug. 8, 2019

DLA looks to defense industry for support increasing warfighter readiness

Defense industry representatives learned about $31 billion worth of opportunities to support warfighters and federal organizations during the second Defense Logistics Agency Industry Day.

Aug. 7, 2019

DoD A&S leader: DLA, industry achieving National Defense Strategy goals

The Defense Logistics Agency has an enormous, daily impact on warfighters as it builds lethality and strengthens alliances with NATO partners while also reforming business practices, Ellen Lord, under secretary of defense for acquisition and sustainment, said during DLA Industry Day July 31 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex on Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

Aug. 6, 2019

Bank fraud victim: It can happen to anyone

The internal controls manager for the Defense Logistics Agency's Audit Task Force wants employees to know they, too, can become victims of bank fraud.

Aug. 2, 2019

Commentary: Volunteers needed to make a difference through WRP recruiting

Volunteers are needed to conduct interviews for the annual Workforce Recruitment Program that places prescreened college students and recent graduates with disabilities in 14-week internships at federal agencies.

Aug. 1, 2019

DLA Information Operations team supports Talisman Sabre 2019

Two members of the Defense Logistics Agency Contingency Information Technology team are in Australia supporting the agency’s participation in the Talisman Sabre 2019 exercise.