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Aug. 10, 2020

DLA’s occupational health manager helps employees navigate the pandemic

DLA's occupational health program manager helps agency leaders and employees adjust to workplace changes during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Aug. 6, 2020

DLA directors use management theory to write strategic plans, find efficiency

Management theories have helped the agency save money, improve readiness and accelerate supply transactions.

Aug. 5, 2020

Summer 2020 newsletter offers latest R&D news 

The summer 2020 edition of The Innovator is now available. The Innovator is electronically published quarterly with articles and information for employees on research and development projects, updates, and upcoming events and activities.

Aug. 3, 2020

ASOC, COVID-19 Task Force integrate DLA’s pandemic support

The Defense Department’s leading logistics agency had its eye on COVID-19 before the U.S. reported its first person-to-person transmission on Jan. 30.

July 29, 2020

DLA offers non-medical COVID-19 protective equipment to state, local government agencies

The Defense Logistics Agency is giving state and local government organizations a new option for purchasing non-medical personal protective equipment through the COVID-19 Contingency Corridor in FedMall, the government e-commerce platform for the military services and federal, state and local government agencies.

July 27, 2020

Skubic becomes DLA’s 20th director

The Defense Logistics Agency welcomed Navy Vice Adm. Michelle Skubic back as its 20th director during an assumption of responsibility ceremony at the McNamara Headquarters Complex July 24.

July 21, 2020

Former DLA Land and Maritime commander named new DLA director

The U.S. Senate confirmed July 20 Navy Rear Adm. Michelle Skubic for appointment to the rank of vice admiral and director of the Defense Logistics Agency.

July 21, 2020

DLA helps small businesses support military, nation during pandemic

From gowns, gloves and pharmaceuticals for the USS Comfort and Mercy to decontamination systems for medical workers’ N95 masks, America’s small businesses are helping meet the nation’s demand for COVID-19 supplies.

July 20, 2020

DLA expands food support to North Atlantic during NATO exercise

The USS Roosevelt's port visit in Iceland was an opportunity for the customer support team at DLA Troop Support Europe & Africa to coordinate food supply deliveries for the ship.

July 17, 2020

Deployable civilians needed for deputy commander, operations officer positions on DLA rapid deployment teams

Civilian volunteers are needed to fulfil deputy commander and operations officer roles for three Defense Logistics Agency Rapid Deployment Teams that will deploy on short notice to assist military and federal agencies during international emergencies and contingencies in 2021.

July 13, 2020

Employee helps pay Prince William County families’ school lunch debt

Defense Logistics Agency Information Operations employee Debbie Roulier also serves as a board member and social media coordinator for a nonprofit organization that pays off school lunch debt for families in Prince William County, Virginia.

July 13, 2020

2020 DLA Hall of Fame inductees announced

Former Defense Logistics Agency Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams has announced nine new inductees into the 2020 DLA Hall of Fame.

July 9, 2020

Williams says farewell in relinquishment of DLA command

The Defense Logistics Agency director known for operationalizing the agency’s support to combatant commanders and driving development of the DLA Service Readiness Dashboard relinquished command to DLA Vice Director Mike Scott July 8 during a ceremony at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

June 30, 2020

FedMall offers COVID-19 protective equipment to small businesses, state and local agencies to follow mid-July

As of June 22, FedMall's new COVID-19 Contingency Corridor allows small business contractors to choose from over 200 items through nine vendor catalogs.

June 24, 2020

ASOC enhances agency capabilities during COVID-19

Since DLA’s establishment in 1961, the agency has relied on the many iterations of its operations center as the single point for coordinating agencywide responses during disasters and emergencies.