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Oct. 29, 2020

Daylight saving time: Fall back this Sunday

Daylight saving time ends this Sunday at 2 a.m. when most Americans rewind their clocks. It's also a good time to change batteries in smoke detectors and other home safety devices.

Oct. 29, 2020

DLA leaders brief DOD comptroller on financial successes, challenges during pandemic

DLA Director Navy Vice Adm. Michelle Skubic and other agency leaders provided a financial overview to Acting Under Secretary of Defense Comptroller Hon. Thomas Harker at DLA Headquarters Oct. 23.

Oct. 28, 2020

DLA advances federal government’s category management efforts

The federal government’s push to share contracts for common items to achieve widespread savings and efficiencies through an effort called category management is advancing as DLA expands supply and acquisition support outside the Defense Department.

Oct. 27, 2020

Cyber hygiene involves many people, tasks

DLA Information Operations’ Cybersecurity Vulnerability Management Team works with technical experts and partners throughout the agency to improve, track and maintain the cyber hygiene for DLA’s 19 mission critical systems.

Oct. 22, 2020

DLA COVID-19 support guided by strong alliances with whole-of-government partnerships

Strong alliances with other federal agencies and its role as the Defense Department’s lead agent for medical supplies made the Defense Logistics Agency an essential contributor to the nation’s coronavirus response.

Oct. 22, 2020

New video series highlights employee views of DLA Culture Survey

A new video series highlights employees’ views of changes resulting from the DLA Climate/Culture Survey.

Oct. 20, 2020

DLA kicks off 2020 CFC campaign with $260,000 goal

The DLA Headquarters Combined Federal Campaign kicked off Oct. 20 with a goal of $260,000. The themes are Show Some Love and Be the Face of Change.

Oct. 15, 2020

DOD award winner reflects on DLA support of employees with disabilities

Financial Systems Analyst John Slone was recognized this month as an outstanding Defense Department employee with a disability. Slone's financial expertise fuels his passion for the job and excellent customer support.

Oct. 13, 2020

Pentagon’s logistics agency plays key role in procuring, distributing limited pandemic supplies

The Defense Department’s leading logistics agency is playing a key role in the national coronavirus response as it purchases and distributes desperately needed medical supplies for DOD and federal agencies.

Oct. 9, 2020

DLA strengthens supplier alliances during pandemic

COVID-19 has made the Defense Logistics Agency more aware than ever of the challenges and flexibility of its 11,000-plus suppliers, said the agency’s chief of acquisition programs.

Oct. 7, 2020

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Army Master Sgt. Alfredo J. Otero

Army Master Sgt. Alfredo Otero enjoys sharing his transportation and logistical knowledge with his colleagues, as well as pride in his Puerto Rican heritage.

Oct. 6, 2020

Joint Reserve Force admiral receives second star

DLA Joint Reserve Force Director Navy Rear Adm. Grafton "Chip" Chase Jr. was promoted to rear admiral upper half at DLA Headquarters Oct. 2.

Oct. 6, 2020

DLA earns DOD awards for its commitment to employees with disabilities

DLA celebrated a fourth consecutive win in the best mid-sized component award category and a DLA Energy financial systems analyst was also recognized as an outstanding DOD employee with a disability during the 40th Annual Secretary of Defense Disability Awards Ceremony Oct. 1.

Oct. 1, 2020

DLA employees walk a mile to promote sexual assault prevention, response

The DLA Sexual Assault Prevention and Response team continued their “Not just April” theme by encouraging employees to snap pictures of themselves walking a mile in September to show support for survivors of sexual assault.

Oct. 1, 2020

Culture survey to measure employee satisfaction, drive change

Employees will have five weeks to share their uncensored opinions on life and work at the Defense Logistics Agency when the 2020 DLA Culture/Climate Survey launches Oct. 9.