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April 18, 2017

Australia and DLA Energy sign fuel exchange agreement

Australia and DLA Energy signed a new Fuel Exchange Agreement April 12 during the 2017 Worldwide Energy Conference at the Gaylord National Hotel & Convention Center, National Harbor, Maryland.

April 14, 2017

DLA Director describes agency transitions, accomplishments in final Town Hall

In his last Town Hall as the Defense Logistics Agency’s director, Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch spoke to the workforce in the McNamara Headquarters Complex April 13 about the agency’s resiliency, ongoing initiatives and future mission.

April 13, 2017

Winter warriors wow, win awards

More than a dozen employees of the Defense Logistics Agency received trophies and recognition from DLA’s senior military leaders for meeting their fitness goals this past winter, in an April 12 ceremony at the McNamara Headquarters Complex, Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

April 12, 2017

DLA expands support to Marine Corps supply, maintenance units

Less excess materiel, reduced inventory costs and decreased lead times are among the benefits of two new Defense Logistics Agency drives to improve support to Marine Corps customers at maintenance depots and supply management units.

April 10, 2017

Agency program advocates for victims of sexual assault

DLA offers full-time, trained personnel to help victims of sexual assault, along with other resources.

April 6, 2017

DLA’s document conversion services on the rise

Scanning and document conversion is an easy answer to preserving information and saving expensive storage space while becoming audit ready. DLA Information Operations provides scanning services for all types and sizes of documents, and converts paper archives into an easily retrievable digital format.

April 4, 2017

DLA division uses parachutes, partnership to support humanitarian aid

DLA expanded its humanitarian efforts by teaming with agencies such as NORTHCOM and the USAID to help non-government organizations provide aid to those in need. DLA’s Whole of Government Division recently helped supply the World Food Programme by providing containers and parachutes in order to deliver food and supplies to Syrian refugees.

April 1, 2017

More Than Just ‘Piles of Rocks’

A long-awaited change to the law means DLA can use certain materials to enhance its support to the warfighter.

April 1, 2017

Sustain and Deter

DLA Aviation has become the agency’s lead activity for support of the Minuteman III, an intercontinental ballistic missile weapon system.

April 1, 2017

I am DLA

Kyu Sok Kwak, a supply planner for DLA Energy Pacific at Korea, explains the role he plays in DLA's mission.

April 1, 2017

DLA NewsWire

News from across the agency is highlighted through DLA Newswire.

April 1, 2017

A Conversation with ... DLA’s Regional Commanders

Army Col. Derrin Williams, commander of DLA Central Command & Special Operations Command; Army Col. Lisa Keough, commander of DLA Europe & Africa; and Navy Capt. Timothy Daniels, commander of DLA Pacific discuss the recent command-and-control change to streamline how DLA supports customers in combatant commands — otherwise known as C2

April 1, 2017

Aloft and Alert

Tethered surveillance balloons, filled with helium from DLA Energy Aerospace Energy, are helping law enforcement defeat and deter the smuggling of people and narcotics into the United States.

April 1, 2017

Safety Squad

DLA leans on Army veterinarians to help ensure warfighters around the world eat safe, wholesome food.

April 1, 2017

History Commentary: Mementos of the Trenches

The author reflects on what the items his grandfather brought home from WWI can tell us about the life of the American doughboy, 100 years after America joined the war on the side of the Allies.