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April 30, 2021

DLA provides critical supplies to USAID for India pandemic response

Rapid COVID-19 tests and N95 masks are among initial supplies from the Defense Logistics Agency being flown to India as part of the U.S. government’s effort to help meet urgent health needs there.

April 29, 2021

DLA Energy deputy commander named new DLA chief of staff

W. Eric Smith, DLA Energy deputy commander, has been selected as DLA's new chief of staff. 

April 29, 2021

Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month Spotlight: Rachel Nolan

DLA Distribution Sexual Assault Response Coordinator Rachel Nolan educates employees on sexual assault prevention, advocates for victims of sexual violence.

April 28, 2021

Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month Spotlight: Majeeda Gathers

DLA Distribution Sexual Assault Response Coordinator Majeeda Gathers engages with agency leaders and employees to promote the SAPR program and ensure victims of sexual violence are treated with dignity and respect.

April 28, 2021

DLA, Marine Corps proceed on BRAC 2005-directed industrial supply integration

The Defense Logistics Agency is working with the Marine Corps to complete the third leg of a 2005 Base Realignment and Closure directive requiring the military services to transfer supply, storage and distribution functions to DLA. 

April 23, 2021

Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month Spotlight: Nicholas Bennett

DLA Headquarters Sexual Assault Response Coordinator Nicholas Bennett wants employees to know that sexual assault is a crime that affects victims, their friends, families and the agency.

April 22, 2021

Slogan by DLA mechanic to mark agency’s 60th anniversary 

An automotive mechanic with a penchant for World War I and II history is the winner of the Defense Logistics Agency’s 60th anniversary slogan contest with “Forged by History, Focused on the Future.” 

April 20, 2021

DLA team supports DOD vaccination plan at DHA Headquarters

Employees from DLA Headquarters and DLA Distribution support DOD's COVID-19 vaccine rollout with daily help from teams at DLA major subordinate commands.

April 19, 2021

Our Acquisition Workforce

The Gulf War ended thirty years ago this February. Among the several ways DLA supported the conflict was the 40,000 contract actions our acquisition workforce conducted with 1,000 companies.

April 16, 2021

Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month Spotlight: Helen Myres

DLA Headquarters Sexual Assault Response Coordinator Helen Myres ensures employees are aware that advocacy services for sexual assault victims are available 24/7 through DLA’s SAPR program resources.

April 15, 2021

DLA prepared to increase overseas vaccine distribution as DOD allotment grows

DLA is helping military health officials prepare for a surge in COVID-19 vaccinations available to the Defense Department starting this month.

April 9, 2021

Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month Spotlight: Katrina Leverette

DLA Aviation Sexual Assault Response Coordinator Katrina Leverette takes pride in educating employees about sexual assault to help the agency become free from sexually inappropriate behavior.

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.