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Aug. 8, 2016

Partnership is the goal at Marine Corps/DLA Day event

Senior logistics leaders in the Marine Corps and the Defense Logistics Agency met at the McNamara Headquarters Complex for the annual Marine Corps/DLA Day July 28.

Aug. 5, 2016

DLA, USTRANSCOM build joint plan to meet future challenges

Senior leaders from the Defense Logistics Agency and U.S. Transportation Command exchanged ideas on how to expand an already strong partnership at the McNamara Headquarters Complex Aug. 3.

Aug. 4, 2016

Hatch Act outlines restrictions on political activity by federal employees

With the 2016 election season in full swing, people are getting involved in political activities and supporting their favorite party or candidate. However, federal employees need to be aware of legal restrictions on their political activity set forth in the Hatch Act.

Aug. 3, 2016

Following tragedy, local TV personality shares message

“I have great memories of Maria. There’s a problem with memories. You can’t hug a memory, you can’t

Aug. 3, 2016

August is DLA Antiterrorism Awareness Month

The Defense Logistics Agency recognizes August as Antiterrorism Awareness Month, when the agency promotes and reemphasizes awareness and vigilance throughout the enterprise.

Aug. 3, 2016

DLA director stresses relationships during wide-ranging day of engagement

DLA Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch took advantage of extensive opportunities for engagement with service and industry partners, as well as with the DLA workforce, during a one-day trip to Richmond, Virginia, July 29. If one central theme emerged from all of the events, it was the importance of relationships.

Aug. 1, 2016

Aviation Leader Commentary: Customer support specialists relentless in B-52 sustainment

DLA Aviation's customer support specialists are tireless and creative in making sure long-serving aircraft, such as the B-52 Stratofortress, are supported without delays.

July 30, 2016

DLA Director shares culture survey results, progress toward strategic plan goals

Mission and involvement were the most improved areas of the Defense Logistics Agency’s 2016 Culture Survey, DLA Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch said during a town hall focusing on agency goals in areas such as people and culture at the McNamara Headquarters Complex July 27.

July 29, 2016

New quick guides help DLA team members respond to sexual assaults

Two quick guides can help DLA employees and supervisors know the steps to take after a report of sexual assault.

July 27, 2016

Defense Logistics Agency announces Superior Suppliers for 2015

Today the Defense Logistics Agency announced its top performing industry partners for fiscal year 2015 as part of the Department of Defense’s Superior Supplier Incentive Program.

July 27, 2016

DLA earns DoD recognition for hiring people with disabilities

DLA was recognized by the Department of Defense as a model employer of people with disabilities at a July 22 ceremony in Washington, D.C., honoring individuals and organizations that exhibit extraordinary support to the Workforce Recruitment Program.

July 25, 2016

DLA Energy command changes hands

A new commander took the helm of DLA Energy July 22, replacing Air Force Brig. Gen. Mark McLeod, who will retire after 30 years of military service.

July 22, 2016

Canadian officer departs agency with American allegiance in her heart

A Canadian Army major will soon complete her tour as the first officer from her nation to serve at DLA as part of a U.S./Canadian military exchange program.

July 20, 2016

Defense Distribution Center: Continually transforming to meet customer needs

There is no doubt that audit readiness and process excellence are top priorities for DLA Distribution. Continuous process improvement is the hub of process excellence. As a result, the Defense Distribution Susquehanna, Pa., installation has transformed over the years as the needs of the warfighters have changed.

July 19, 2016

Million-tire milestone

DLA Land and Maritime’s Tires Successor Initiative achieved a major milestone June 28 when a 16.00R20 radial tire sent to the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, California, in support of the HEMTT retrofit program became the millionth tire shipped since contract performance began.