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July 11, 2017

DLA group learns use of tools to ensure blind, visually impaired users have equal access

Defense Logistics Agency participants in a recent workshop learned to use special software to ensure blind and visually impaired users can read and navigate web pages easily.

July 10, 2017

Latest DLA Hall of Fame inductees announced

Defense Logistics Agency Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams has announced the 2016 DLA Hall of Fame inductees.

July 7, 2017

Williams hosts first town hall as DLA director

In his first Town Hall as Defense Logistics Agency director, Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams took time to show DLA Headquarters employees a personal side of himself as well as share his strategic goals.

July 6, 2017

DLA director hosts DLA Aviation change of command

Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, employees filled the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center to capacity June 28 during the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Change of Command ceremony to bid farewell to Air Force Brig. Gen. Allan Day and welcome Air Force Brig. Gen. Linda Hurry as the next commander.

July 6, 2017

The role of a noncommissioned officer in a joint forces environment

DLA's senior enlisted leader discusses how he adapted to his unique role in a defense agency made up primarily of civilian employees, reflects on the rewards of serving in a joint environment and offers insights for current and future senior NCOs.

July 6, 2017

Deputy command chaplain broadens religious support to DLA reservists, HQC employees

DLA's deputy command chaplain says his work, whether with a group of service members on the firing range or a sole employee in the halls of the agency headquarters, boils down to one thing.

July 6, 2017

New consolidated DoD HAZMAT website saves time and money

Military and NASA customers looking for hazardous material information now have access to a new consolidated defense resource for environmental, occupational, safety and health missions.

July 5, 2017

July/August Loglines now available

Tornado relief, the use of ancient skills to make high-tech parts and much more: You can read about them all in the latest issue of Loglines.

July 5, 2017

Employee contest yields ideas, projects to improve IT service

DLA employees recently competed in a contest to develop and present ideas for improving information-technology services in the agency, resulting in nine ongoing pilot projects.

July 3, 2017

Commentary: Modern American Independence

The author reflects on what might be unspoken sources of greater meaning for Americans on Independence Day, beyond a fitting celebration of victory in the Revolutionary War.

July 1, 2017

Ready ‘Round the Clock

Natural disasters, outbreaks of disease and large human migrations are all supported by DLA through teams of volunteers who stand ready to deploy around the world.

July 1, 2017

Twister Assist

After a severe tornado, information technology teams helped to get Defense Logistics Agency Distribution colleagues up and running in less than two weeks.

July 1, 2017

Providing in Parallel

Two DLA Distribution centers helped move real-world materiel in support of an exercise in South Korea.

July 1, 2017

Anvils and Aircraft

DLA Aviation employees learned firsthand how two companies make aircraft parts for DLA through casting and forging.

July 1, 2017

A Conversation with ... Cathy Contreras

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s acquisition executive talks about her new role and items critical to acquisition success