DLA Headquarters News

Archive: 2016

Nov. 7, 2016

USMC commandant sees DLA support of Marines during Philly visit

The Marine Corps’ highest-ranking officer visited DLA Troop Support Nov. 2 to learn more about the organization and how it supports America’s Marines.

Nov. 1, 2016

CFC fundraising drive off to strong start for DLA Headquarters, DLA Energy

DLA organizations in the Washington, D.C., area are outpacing the rest of the Defense Department in the annual Combined Federal Campaign.

Nov. 1, 2016

Magnificent Seven

In September, the DLA Hall of Fame inducted seven new members based on their achievements on behalf of the agency.

Nov. 1, 2016

Afghan Disposition Mission

DLA personnel braved brutal heat, wild dogs and other dangers to help the Afghan National Army dispose of military vehicles in-country.

Nov. 1, 2016

A Lofty Vintage

The B-52, the B-1B and the MH-53 are decades old and kept aloft by DLA personnel.

Nov. 1, 2016

Ready for the Next Fight

DLA, DoD and industry leaders explored ways to maximize readiness in the DLA Land and Maritime Supplier Conference and Expo in Columbus, Ohio.

Nov. 1, 2016

Inherent Resourcefulness: Supporting the fight in Iraq and Syria

To meet unique support requirements in a war unlike any other, DLA personnel use creativity and hard work to support the fight to rid Iraq and Syria of terrorists.

Nov. 1, 2016

Mission: Possible — Mitigating Misfit Materials

To make sure critical parts are authentic and meet specifications, a team at DLA Logistics Operations does detailed testing.

Nov. 1, 2016

Shedding Light

As required by law, DLA makes certain excess equipment available to law enforcement on request.

Nov. 1, 2016

DLA NewsWire

Defense Logistics Agency Energy Aerospace Energy recently supported NASA’s first U.S. mission to sample an asteroid with a launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. The activity provided fuel and hydrazine required to launch the Atlas 5 rocket’s orbit of asteroid Bennu, where it retrieved 2 ounces of surface material before returning to Earth.

Nov. 1, 2016

A Conversation with ... Don Bruce

The deputy chief of the Joint Logistics Operations Center discusses its role in planning and coordinating contingency operations and other activities for the agency.

Oct. 31, 2016

DLA Aviation naval representative named NAE award winner

Naval Aviation Enterprise leadership named Navy Capt. Mark Harris a winner of the Outstanding Performance Award during a NAE Air Board video teleconference Oct. 17.

Oct. 31, 2016

Will your family’s ID cards still be G2G Jan. 30? Not if issued by certain states

On Jan. 30, 2017, any license or ID card from a state or territory that doesn’t comply with the Real ID Act (and hasn’t been given an extension) won’t be accepted for access to any federal facility. And on Jan. 22, 2018, any license used to board a U.S. flight must be from a jurisdiction that complies with the Act or has an extension from DHS.

Oct. 28, 2016

Profiles in Resiliency: Joe Lehman

The latest in this video series features Joe Lehman, a criminal investigator in DLA’s Office of the Inspector General, who was severely injured in a 2014 motorcycle crash. Ten months later, he was back at work, much to the amazement of his coworkers.

Oct. 27, 2016

Monsters, humans unite to dash, walk at Halloween 5K

Costumed characters, ghouls and other eccentric spirits made the McNamara Headquarters Complex a frightful scene as they ran and walked together Oct. 26 — along with plenty of regular humans.