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June 30, 2017

McNamara HQC Family Day provides time for fun and family

Sunshine, cooler-than-average temperatures and a plethora of activities and games provided a picture perfect backdrop for thousands of employees to connect with family members and each other during the 2017 McNamara Headquarters Complex Family Day.

June 27, 2017

Stand up for those with PTSD, yourself included

At least half of all Americans will experience a trauma at some point in their lives, which can lead to PTSD. But treatment and counseling are widely available and often free of charge.

June 22, 2017

DLA Modern Desktop effort wins AFCEA distinguished award

DLA Information Operations was recently honored by the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association for its implementation of the Modern Desktop.

June 21, 2017

Employees, contractors must now report all foreign travel, other activities

A newly updated directive requires Executive Branch employees and contractors with access to any classified information or who hold sensitive positions to report more types of activities and foreign contact than before.

June 16, 2017

Williams assumes responsibility as DLA director

Army Maj. Gen. (Promotable) Darrell Williams was promoted to lieutenant general and became the 19th director of the Defense Logistics Agency June 16 in a ceremony at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

June 15, 2017

New DLA video series touts benefits of diversity, inclusion

A new series of videos available on the DLA home page promotes the benefits of diversity and inclusion at the Defense Logistics Agency.

June 14, 2017

Employees gather for joint celebration of Army birthday

McNamara Headquarters Complex tenant agencies celebrated the Army’s 242nd birthday June 13 in the HQC auditorium. This year’s theme, “Over There,” harks back to another commemoration – the 100th anniversary of the United States’ entry into World War I.

June 12, 2017

Army Corps of Engineers takes LEAP with DLA’s MRO program

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District cut its procurement time 50 percent by using DLA Troop Support's Maintenance, Repair and Operations program.

June 9, 2017

DLA helps educate Omani vendors on DoD contracting processes, opportunities

The Defense Logistics Agency joined the U.S. Embassy in Oman, U.S. Central Command and 40 Omani company representatives in the sultanate’s first ever defense-contracting workshop May 14-15 in the capital city of Muscat.

June 8, 2017

DLA finance director, CFO to retire after dedicating 36 years to agency

Defense Logistics Agency Finance Director and Chief Financial Officer Tony Poleo retires June 8 after 36 years of federal service, all with DLA.

June 7, 2017

DLA HQ Child Development Center reopens as government-run facility

Parents, Defense Logistics Agency officials and stuffed animals assembled to celebrate the grand reopening of the DLA Headquarters Child Development Center at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, June 5.

June 6, 2017

DLA honors D-Day anniversary, sacrifices

June 6, 2017, marks the 73rd anniversary of D-Day, when the Allies stormed the beaches at Normandy, France, to spark the beginning of victory in Europe.