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April 9, 2021

DLA leaders sign 2021 SAAPM proclamation

The DLA director, vice director and senior enlisted leader signed the 2021 SAAPM Proclamation at the McNamara Headquarters Complex April 6.

April 8, 2021

Support team deputy commander gains experience, kudos during deployment

DLA Support Team-Kuwait Deputy Commander Gee Hyun McNease supervises nine employees who monitor DLA’s supply chains across the U.S. Central Command area of operation proactively meeting customer needs during the pandemic. 

April 6, 2021

New DLA Strategic Plan outlines goals for 2021-2026

Building tailored logistics solutions that support military readiness and fostering a whole-of-government approach to national security are among top priorities in the Defense Logistics Agency’s new 2021-2026 Strategic Plan. 

April 1, 2021

New DLA chaplain to focus on community connections

DLA's new chaplain, Army Col. Christopher Archer, was called to preach when he was just 5 and has nurtured troops' souls through two simultaneous wars.

March 29, 2021

Former DLA officer selected to lead DLA Logistics Operations 

Navy Rear Adm. Joseph Noble Jr. has been selected as the next director of Defense Logistics Agency Logistics Operations. He will replace Air Force Maj. Gen. Day.

March 26, 2021

DLA receives DOD award for exceeding CFC goal in national capital area by 17%

The generosity of DLA employees in the National Capital Area earned the agency the 2020 Combined Federal Campaign Summit Award.

March 25, 2021

Latest edition of The Rap talk show features 17-year DLA employee

The newest edition of The Rap talk show features Emily Vogeler, deputy executive director of policy and strategic programs for DLA Logistics Operations.

March 24, 2021

Mandatory LMS training addresses extremism

DLA civilians and service members are being asked to rededicate themselves to the oath they took upon entering public service in new mandatory training that addresses extremist and dissident ideologies within the Defense Department.

March 23, 2021

DLA sees supplier favorability rise in 3 of 4 categories in 2020 survey

Early results of a 2020 survey that measures suppliers’ experience doing business with the Defense Logistics Agency during contract solicitation and post-award processes show positive improvements in attitudes in three of four overarching areas. 

March 22, 2021

Chief of staff announced as new DLA Logistics Operations deputy director

DLA Director Navy Vice Adm. Michelle Skubic announced that DLA Chief of Staff Kristin French will soon assume the deputy director position in DLA Logistics Operations.

March 17, 2021

Employee investments could be a conflict of interest

DLA General Counsel reminds employees that they may be limited on what stock they can own if their duties involve interacting with certain companies.

March 16, 2021

Nominations for DLA Hall of Fame due May 10

Current and former DLA employees may nominate any former agency civilians or military members, living or deceased to the DLA Hall of Fame. Nominations will be accepted until May 10.

March 15, 2021

RDT White sharpens skills while assisting ARNORTH’s support to federal vaccination efforts

A Defense Logistics Agency Rapid Deployment Team is ready to support the upcoming hurricane season and other emergencies or contingencies after a month of assisting U.S. Army North in its initial deployment of service members to state-run vaccination centers throughout the nation.

March 12, 2021

Daylight saving time: Spring forward this Sunday

Daylight saving time returns this Sunday at 2 a.m. when most Americans set their clocks forward at 3 a.m.

March 11, 2021

Accounting officer reflects on career, Women’s History Month

During Women's History Month, DLA Accounting Officer Karen Opie-Toler reflects on her role in once a male-dominated field and encourages those in her personal and professional life to recognize women's significant contributions throughout history.