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Feb. 19, 2020

Tuskegee Airman, 94, honored at HQC Black History Month observance

Major Anderson is one of the last remaining Tuskegee Airmen, a group of about 19,000 black Americans who served as pilots, navigators, crew chiefs, nurses, mechanics and other support staff for the B-17 and B-25 bombers during World War II.

Feb. 18, 2020

Black History Month Spotlight: Angela Curtis

EEO Deputy Director Angela Curtis has 35 years of service at DLA and values the opportunity to honor those whose sacrifices made black history American history.

Feb. 12, 2020

Successful charity campaign earns agency DOD kudos

No other DOD agency won in each category and no medium-sized agency won in as many categories as DLA did, according to DLA Combined Federal Campaign manager Watt Lough. Winners throughout DOD were announced in a Pentagon ceremony Feb. 11.

Feb. 10, 2020

Black History Month Spotlight: Army Col. Carl Eric Mason Sr.

The Defense Logistics Agency recognizes February as Black History Month. To honor the contributions of African-American employees, DLA is highlighting those who work daily to support the agency’s global mission.

Feb. 4, 2020

Logistics on Location: Operation Deep Freeze

DLA receives, stores, packs and ships crucial supplies to customers in Antarctica and the South Pole during Operation Deep Freeze.

Feb. 3, 2020

Black History Month Spotlight: Larry McCauley

As Chief of Security and Emergency Services, Larry McCauley values his long history with DLA and reflects on his legacy as an African-American leader and mentor.

Jan. 31, 2020

Transparency, cost-saving approaches discussed at 13th Cost Summit

Twice a year DLA hosts the Cost Summit, a forum that allows senior logisticians and budget officials to maintain transparency by sharing information on cost-related topics.

Jan. 30, 2020

Reasonable accommodations help agency workers thrive

Agencywide use of reasonable accommodations is one reason DLA continually leads the way as an employer of choice regarding equal employment opportunities. Not everyone who has a disability requires an RA and some who do require one have invisible disabilities.

Jan. 28, 2020

DLA puts F-35 parts close to source of repair at military industrial facilities

Time-tested warehousing processes and customer relationships are enabling the Defense Logistics Agency to improve readiness and sustainment of the F-35 joint strike fighter. 

Jan. 27, 2020

IT program manager sharpens skills at FedEx

Information Technology Project Manager Anthony Buto discovered his leadership, project management, IT and problem-solving skills transferred easily into his six-month Training with Industry assignment with FedEx.

Jan. 21, 2020

New policy to increase unreserved parking at HQC

More than two decades after the Defense Logistics Agency and other tenant organizations occupied the McNamara Headquarters Complex at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, the parking policy has been revised. DLA will now manage the policy for the entire complex.

Jan. 17, 2020

He had a dream

In observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and legacy, DLA employees gathered for a two-day viewing of the documentary “King in the Wilderness” at the McNamara Headquarters Complex, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, Jan. 15 and 16.

Jan. 16, 2020

DLA to modernize warehouse operations 

The Defense Logistics Agency is keeping up with innovation and technology changes in warehouse operations by leveraging commercial, off-the-shelf software by SAP.

Jan. 14, 2020

January is National Slavery, Human Trafficking Prevention Month 

January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. Nearly 25 million women, men and children around the world are exploited through forced labor or commercial sex while traffickers profit from victims’ suffering.

Jan. 13, 2020

Rapid deployment team members ready to support operations in 2020

The Defense Logistics Agency’s Rapid Deployment Teams support federal agencies during exercises and real-world scenarios including humanitarian assistance and disaster relief. In November and December 2019, the teams of subject matter experts from across the enterprise trained for 2020 operations.