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Nov. 24, 2017

DLA Energy receives Department of Energy contracting award

The Department of Energy recognized Defense Logistics Agency Energy Installation Energy with the 2017 Federal Energy and Water Management Contracting Award at an awards ceremony in Washington, D.C., Nov. 2. The ceremony honored 27 individuals and teams across 11 federal and Department of Defense organizations.

Nov. 24, 2017

Chief of Staff Roman retires with 36 years of remembrances

Surrounded by friends and colleagues, Defense Logistics Agency Chief of Staff Renee Roman retired after 36 years of civilian and military reserve service in a ceremony at the McNamara Headquarters Complex Nov. 21

Nov. 17, 2017

Director shares perspective, insights with JROTC cadets

The Defense Logistics Agency director shared wisdom and personal insights with more than 20 Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps members Nov. 14 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex, Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

Nov. 16, 2017

New DLA Strategic Plan lays out goals for 2018-2026

DLA is reaffirming its commitment to support warfighter readiness with its new 2018-2026 Strategic Plan, which supports DoD priorities to build a more lethal force, reinforce alliances with industry and government partners, and reform business practices.

Nov. 14, 2017

Air Force, DLA discuss mutual challenges, opportunities

Defense Logistics Agency and Air Force leaders met to discuss how they could grow their partnership and improve mutual support during Air Force/DLA Day, Nov. 9 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex, Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

Nov. 13, 2017

DLA, Navy discuss continuing efforts to adapt to evolving global threats

Improving timelines for maintenance of a multipurpose Navy fighter jet, enhancing support to the nuclear enterprise and maintaining superiority for Navy cyber security were among the topics senior leaders of the Defense Logistics Agency discussed with their Navy counterparts at the annual Navy/DLA Day Nov. 8 in the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

Nov. 10, 2017

Exercise helps first responders at DLA HQC, Fort Belvoir hone response to potential shooters

Only weeks after mass shootings at a concert in Las Vegas and at a small-town church in South Texas, employees of the Defense Logistics Agency should know DLA and other local first responders are regularly honing their skills in responding to active shooters, as they in did in a Nov. 7 exercise at the McNamara Headquarters Complex and at the agency’s facility in nearby Lorton.

Nov. 9, 2017

Legacy of financial transparency continues with ninth cost summit

Twice a year, the Defense Logistics Agency’s finance and logistics operations leaders gather to discuss financial issues with internal and external customers and partners. Gretchen Anderson co-hosted her first Cost Summit as DLA’s Finance director alongside DLA Logistics Operations Deputy Director, Mike Scott at the McNamara Headquarters Complex on Nov. 6.

Nov. 8, 2017

Agency photographer, veteran runs to honor squad leader’s memory

Most DLA employees know Teodora Mocanu as the agency’s dedicated photographer — but she is also a mother, a scholar and an Army veteran. In memory of her late squad leader, Sgt. Anthony Lopez, Mocanu ran in this year’s Army Ten-Miler in Washington, D.C., Oct. 8.

Nov. 7, 2017

HQC employees celebrate Marine Corps’ 242nd birthday

The men and women who’ve served in the Marine Corps since its birth have built a strong legacy, the service’s assistant deputy commandant for combat development and integration said during a celebration of the Marine Corps’ 242nd birthday at the McNamara Headquarters Complex Nov. 6.

Nov. 6, 2017

Federal survey highlights agency’s strengths, helps prioritize future efforts

DLA employees say they are willing to put in extra effort to accomplish their work and are very satisfied with the agency’s available telework options and alternative work schedules, according to the 2017 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey.

Nov. 2, 2017

Vice director: Audit disclaimer an opportunity to improve rather than a failure

Recent news that independent auditors Ernst & Young issued a disclaimer of opinion on the Defense Logistics Agency’s financial records isn’t good, but was not unexpected, DLA Vice Director Ted Case told members of the agency’s audit advancement team in an All Hands meeting Oct. 31.

Nov. 1, 2017

Annual Halloween event attracts enthusiasts from all ‘walks of life’

Chills and thrills were in the air as nearly 200 participants ran, walked and even wheeled their way along the path during the McNamara Headquarters Complex annual Halloween 5K event Oct. 31. This year’s theme was “Zombies,” but costumes were as varied as the participants themselves.

Nov. 1, 2017

Holding the Line

In a distant location where the U.S. military helps hold the line for freedom, DLA is there, helping them stay ready.

Nov. 1, 2017

Into the Fire

The Defense Logistics Agency continues its critical support to wildland firefighting, working with federal, state and local partners.