DLA Headquarters News

Category: Enterprisewide

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

DLA employees earn inaugural DAU writing awards

DLA employees win two of six writing awards from Defense Acquisition University.

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 17, 2024

DLA Troop Support pharmacists monitor drug quality, inform public health policies

A team of pharmacists that procures medication for the Defense Department and federal partners is working to improve pharmaceutical safety and mitigate supply chain risks for globally manufactured drugs.

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 2, 2024

DSCC named top installation by Secretary of Defense

Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III named Defense Supply Center Columbus as one of six installations to receive the 2024 Commander in Chief’s Annual Award for Installation Excellence. The winning installations were announced in a news release July 1.

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

DLA’s inaugural Hackathon showcases potential tech solutions to logistics challenges

Acquiring, piloting, testing and scaling artificial intelligence to revolutionize logistics operations is the goal of the Defense Logistics Agency’s inaugural Hackathon, DLA’s director told attendees during the June 24 event at the U.S. Army Museum.

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 25, 2024

Okinawa employee helps accident victim

A Japan-based agency environmental protection specialist’s quick reaction helped an 8-year-old boy pinned beneath a vehicle in May.

June 24, 2024

Navy admiral assumes command of DLA Energy

DLA Energy welcomed new Commander Navy Rear Adm. George Bresnihan and bid farewell to Navy Capt. Brian Anderson during a military change of command at the McNamara Headquarters Complex auditorium on Fort Belvoir, Virginia, June 21.