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Nov. 29, 2022

DLA surplus goes to homeless vets

Personal items like sleeping bags, boots and thermal underwear draw thousands of at-risk veterans to annual community events each year where they are linked up with housing, employment and medical assistance.

Nov. 29, 2022

DLA Installation Management fall off-site strengthens trust, teamwork, leadership

Focused on “trust and inspire” leadership, the 2022 Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management fall off-site meeting was hosted by DLA Installation Management Susquehanna in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, Nov. 2-3.

Nov. 22, 2022

Defense Logistics Agency delivers a taste of home to warfighters worldwide

Thanks to early forecasting and projections from the military services, the Defense Logistics Agency has helped ensure over 370,000 pounds of food have been delivered or are projected to arrive by Thanksgiving eve.

Nov. 22, 2022

DLA Distribution San Joaquin, California hosts the Naval Postgraduate School

DLA Distribution San Joaquin, California hosts the Naval Postgraduate School in hopes of establishing a working relationship.

Nov. 22, 2022

Commentary: Ode to cranberry sauce in a can

Many of us are preparing to sit down to a festive Thanksgiving meal with turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, green bean casserole and my favorite part – cranberry sauce in a can.

Nov. 21, 2022

Unique Turn-in Items of 2022

A look back at some of the most unique and intriguing items received by Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services personnel during 2022.

Nov. 21, 2022

Pacific disposal crew closes book on ‘22

From Oahu to Kwajalein to Diego Garcia and all the exotic spots in between, reverse logistics for deployed and forward-based warfighters depends on the close coordination of an expert team.

Nov. 21, 2022

DLA Distribution leadership summit highlights culture of innovation

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution is creating a culture of innovation, the DLA Distribution commander told senior leadership Oct. 24 as he shared his leadership philosophy during opening remarks at the fall 2022 senior leadership summit.

Nov. 21, 2022

DLA Headquarters employees earn 13 annual recognition awards

Thirteen employees at Defense Logistics Agency Headquarters are recipients of the agency’s 55th Annual Employee Recognition Awards. The awards recognize the leadership and hard work of individuals and teams performing diverse missions across the enterprise.

Nov. 18, 2022

DLA employees in national capital area 27% toward CFC goal

Defense Logistics Agency employees in the national capital area are almost 27% toward reaching their 2022 Combined Federal Campaign goal of $300,000.

Nov. 17, 2022

TRANSCOM commander visits DLA, praises employees’ support

Air Force Gen. Jacqueline Van Ovost, the commander of U.S. Transportation Command, paid a visit to the Defense Logistics Agency headquarters at Fort Belvoir, Va., Nov. 16.

Nov. 17, 2022

DLA expanding DOD visibility of F-35 supply chain

DLA is increasing supply chain visibility and boosting readiness of the F-35 joint strike fighter. Officials are also in the early planning stages of transferring sustainment from industry to the Air Force and Navy by 2027. 

Nov. 16, 2022

McNamara Headquarters Complex celebrates Marine Corps’ 247th birthday

The Defense Logistics Agency and Defense Threat Reduction Agency hosted a celebration of the Marine Corps’ 247th birthday at the McNamara Headquarters Complex auditorium Nov. 10.

Nov. 15, 2022

DLA flexes continuity plan muscles during exercise

The best defense against the unexpected is to be prepared for any scenario. The Defense Logistics Agency held a Continuity of Operations Plan exercise Oct. 25-27 to be ready if – or when – disaster strikes.

Nov. 15, 2022

DLA Energy earns seventh annual Federal Energy and Water Management Award

For the seventh year in a row, the Department of Energy recognized DLA Energy and multiple employees for their significant contributions to energy and water efficiency within the federal government.