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July 23, 2024

Contracting officer representatives keep services, facilities humming

No two days are alike for contracting officer representatives who oversee service contracts that make daily operations throughout DLA possible.

July 22, 2024

DLA, Small Business Administration leaders commit to stronger partnership

DLA and Small Business Administration leaders strengthened their alliance in early July while sharing ideas at DLA Headquarters on how to maximize opportunities for America’s small businesses.

July 19, 2024

HR leaders launch DLA Careers site to increase recruiting, expand talent pool

In the competitive landscape of today’s job market, the Defense Logistics Agency is increasing its online presence to attract top talent. On July 8, the agency adopted LinkedIn as a key tool to ramp up its recruiting efforts and broaden its talent pool by launching a new DLA Careers page

July 18, 2024

Agency, federal partners prepare for U.S.- based contingency support

Members of the Defense Logistics Agency and federal partners discussed potential disaster support within the U.S. and practiced that response during a virtual Hurricane and All-Hazards Academics session and tabletop training exercise in June.

July 17, 2024

Enterprise Rotation Program offers unique opportunity to join DLA director’s team

DLA employees share their experiences and the benefits of working in the Director's Strategic Initiatives Group as participants of the DLA Enterprise Rotation Program.

July 12, 2024

2024 DLA Foundation scholarship winners announced

The Defense Logistics Agency Foundation awarded 30 scholarships to students with close family ties with current or past civilian or military employees for the 2024-2025 school year.

July 8, 2024

New security readers coming to HQC’s main entrance

Employees and visitors entering the McNamara Headquarters Complex's main entrance will soon need to swipe their Common Access Card through an electronic reader at one of six security turnstiles to gain building access.

July 2, 2024

Director, senior leaders gather off-site to discuss new strategic plan

Defense Logistics Agency Director Army Lt. Gen. Mark Simerly and leaders from across the agency gathered to discuss the next five-year strategic plan June 26-27 during a senior leader off-site at the Fort Belvoir Community Center.

July 1, 2024

Family Day returns to DLA Headquarters

For the first time after almost five years, the Defense Logistics Agency hosted Family Day at the McNamara Headquarters building June 25. Due to widespread global concerns, 2019 was the last time the agency hosted a large gathering event of this kind.

June 27, 2024

DLA employee shares coming out story during Pride Month

For many, coming out is voluntary. Brian Allen was 18 years old and a senior in high school when a breach of privacy changed his life.

June 26, 2024

Runstrom selected as new DLA chief of staff

A Defense Logistics Agency leader who began her career as an intern at DLA Troop Support in 2001 has been selected as the Defense Logistics Agency’s new chief of staff.

June 24, 2024

Acquisition professionals learn new skills from UNC faculty, industry

A two-week program that provides advanced training on private-sector business practices is empowering DLA acquisition professionals to change thought patterns and apply risk-based decision-making to current and future problems.

June 21, 2024

Consumable item growth at DLA: From 67% to ‘Almost All’

DLA's management of consumable items rose from 39% of the military’s expendable inventory in 1962 to 67% three decades later due to steady accretion and one massive transfer. The same pattern occurred on an accelerated timeline over the next decade and a half.

June 20, 2024

Consumable item growth at DLA: From 39% to 67%

DLA has managed consumables such as blankets, fuel and photographic film since receiving seven commodity supply centers in 1962. This two-part series details the agency's growing responsibility for consumable items through history.

June 18, 2024

DLA logistics operations director retires after 35 years of service

Navy Rear Adm. Doug Noble Jr., the Defense Logistics Agency’s director of logistics operations and commander of joint regional command support, celebrated the end of 35 years of active-duty service during a retirement ceremony June 14 in the McNamara Headquarters Complex Auditorium.