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July 18, 2016

Pokémon Go: Protect the agency, protect yourself

Playing Pokémon Go may be fun, but it can pose risks to operations security and your own privacy. Keeping a few tips in mind will help you avoid those pitfalls.

July 15, 2016

Agency's first senior enlisted leader retires

The 43-year career of Randy Taft, DLA’s first senior enlisted leader, was celebrated July 15 in a ceremony by numerous dignitaries, DLA employees and Taft family members.

July 14, 2016

July/August issue of Loglines magazine now available

The July/August 2016 issue of Loglines magazine is now available.

July 12, 2016

Annual contingency training underway

Defense Logistics Agency personnel from around the country and globe converged on Battle Creek , Michigan, this week to kick off the 2016 edition of Overseas Contingency Operations Readiness Training, or "OCORT."

July 12, 2016

DLA joins fight against Zika

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime health officials are working with Army entomologists to collect mosquito samples on its installation in Columbus, Ohio, to test for the Zika virus.

July 8, 2016

Foreign officers' course visits DLA Distribution for lesson on DoD logistics

On July 6, students in the Navy Supply Corps School’s International Leadership Executive Advanced Development course visited the Department of Defense’s largest distribution center to learn how DoD does global logistics.

July 1, 2016

Teams safeguard employees against insider threats

The Defense Logistics Agency will be the first of 43 Department of Defense components to have a fully operational insider-threat program, achieving this goal well ahead of the Dec. 31 deadline.

June 30, 2016

Agency wins 5 Value Engineering Awards

One Defense Logistics Agency employee and four teams were awarded Department of Defense Value Engineering Achievement Awards for fiscal 2015 at a Pentagon ceremony, June 28.

June 30, 2016

Logistics, Live and On Location

Two teams of DLA expeditionary logisticians stand ready to deploy to support global contingencies. To stay ready, they participate in any of four lifelike exercises every year.

June 30, 2016

Keep Them Flying

DLA Aviation helps sustain warfighter support and save taxpayer dollars by keeping several dependable veteran aircraft in the air and flying missions.

June 30, 2016

A Proper Fit

A critical part was in short supply, with few replacements available. DLA Land and Maritime worked to help develop a hybrid part that is quicker to produce and meets all specifications.

June 30, 2016

Factory to Foxhole

DLA and the U.S. Transportation Command collaborate to ensure supplies are where they are needed before and after shipping.

June 30, 2016

An American Story

DLA Police Chief Chuepheng Lo’s journey to becoming America’s first Hmong police chief included living in a refugee camp and serving as an Army officer.

June 30, 2016

Synchronizing the Effort

DLA’s Joint Logistics Operations Center sustains the agency’s operational readiness around the clock and around the world.

June 30, 2016

DLA Warfighter Support Initiative Engaging Customers

The DLA Warfighter Support Initiative is part of DLA’s effort to bring outreach and education directly to customers.