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Oct. 27, 2017

DLA provides repair-part support for Army’s new security force assistance brigade

DLA customer support representatives and members of DLA Land and Maritime are working with Army officials to equip the first of what’s expected to be six security force assistance brigades that will conduct advise-and-assist missions throughout the world.

Oct. 20, 2017

Changes, opportunities touted during charitable campaign kickoff

The 2017 Combined Federal Campaign kicked off Oct. 19 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex, with remarks by DLA's director of Logistics Operations and a guest speaker, as well as an information fair where charities spoke with attendees about their work.

Oct. 18, 2017

McNamara Headquarters Complex employees celebrate Navy’s 242nd birthday

Sailors joining the Navy today have initiative and commitment that will make the service’s future as successful as its past, the Defense Logistics Agency’s senior enlisted leader said during a celebration of the Navy’s 242nd birthday at the McNamara Headquarters Complex Oct. 17.

Oct. 17, 2017

Call for volunteers to deploy with FEMA taskforce attracts over 130 DLA employees

Over 130 employees volunteered for ten assignment opportunities to support hurricane relief efforts with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and will soon deploy to Texas, Florida, the U.S. Virgin Islands or Puerto Rico.

Oct. 16, 2017

Information Operations provides support for hurricane relief

DLA Information Operations continues to play a big role in making DLA's support to hurricane relief this year, most notably printing maps and providing communications and IT support for emergency response.

Oct. 12, 2017

Agency regains winning edge at 37th Annual Disability Awards ceremony

The Pentagon Disability Awards Ceremony Oct. 5 honored the Defense Logistics Agency and Thomas Q. Comeans, a small business specialist at DLA Land and Maritime, for their achievements.

Oct. 11, 2017

Logistics Stock Exchange opens a world of possibilities for DLA order fulfillment

The Defense Logistics Agency has recently increased its support to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization by making DLA items available in a database where NATO member and partner countries buy and sell more than 6 million items.

Oct. 10, 2017

Agency’s first forum with Corps of Engineers proves successful

The director of the Defense Logistics Agency welcomed leaders from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers leaders to the inaugural USACE/DLA Day at the McNamara Headquarters Complex Sept. 28, to explore mutual goals and capabilities.

Oct. 6, 2017

Displaced Puerto Rico site manager keeps Warfighter First

DLA's help to the people of Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria is a big story. Here's a small slice of the effort: how DLA Disposition Services' Luis Pena, a Puerto Rican native, has continued his mission in the face of trying times.

Oct. 5, 2017

DLA looks to industry for innovative ideas that improve logistics support, boost readiness

The innovation of commercial industry and academia is a critical part of maintaining decades-old weapons systems like the B-52 bomber, the Defense Logistics Agency’s director of logistics operations said during the agency’s second annual Industry Day, Oct. 3 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

Oct. 3, 2017

DLA Energy-contracted fuel trucks headed to Puerto Rico

More than 100 Defense Logistics Agency Energy-contracted fuel trucks carrying 299,000 gallons of fuel arrived in San Juan, Puerto Rico via barge in support of Federal Emergency Management Agency Hurricane Maria relief operations, Oct. 3.

Oct. 3, 2017

DLA adds deployment team as role in disaster relief increases

Federal agencies have increasingly relied on DLA for critical support to disaster relief and humanitarian assistance in the past decade, and DLA’s commitment is now reflected in the addition of another full-time team of volunteers ready to deploy on short notice.