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May 19, 2022

Former Marine, leader of national pandemic response becomes DLA operations director 

Anticipating warfighters’ needs as they counter evolving threats is among DLA's biggest challenges, says DLA's new executive director of operations and sustainment. 

May 17, 2022

Future leaders encouraged to 'aspire, engage, learn' during virtual forum

The Defense Logistics Agency’s Building Your Roadmap to Success leadership forum concluded May 13 with advice for the agency’s future leaders at the GS-14 level.

May 16, 2022

DLA police stayed on the beat during COVID-19 pandemic

May 15-21 is National Police Week, an annual observance created in 1962 by President John F. Kennedy to recognize law enforcement officers’ service and sacrifice. The Defense Logistics Agency Police Force remained on duty throughout the pandemic and remain prepared as employees reenter the workplace.

May 12, 2022

Leadership forum kicks off with inspiration for potential leaders

The Defense Logistics Agency held the 2022 Building Your Roadmap to Success leadership forum virtually May 11-13. More than 150 DLA employees at the GS-14 level received information on how harness their potential from DLA leaders and guest speakers.

May 11, 2022

DLA Installation Management fire captain wins DOD award

Capt. John Fogg III with DLA Installation Management Susquehanna Fire and Emergency Services is the 2021 DOD Fire and Emergency Services Fire Service Instructor of the Year.

May 9, 2022

Employees traveling to foreign countries must meet DOD security requirements

Employees going on temporary duty to foreign countries must do more than just complete travel orders in the Defense Travel System. 

May 5, 2022

R&D program yields new sources for obsolete parts, raw materials 

DLA research and development team matches America’s small businesses with research and development projects that address critical supply chain gaps and security threats.

May 3, 2022

Mental Health Awareness: It’s okay to answer Question 21 

May is Mental Health Awareness Month – a good time to bring up Question 21 on Standard Form 86, which federal employees complete for initial or renewed security clearances.

May 2, 2022

DLA celebrates small business partnerships, connects owners with new opportunities

DLA is marking National Small Business Week May 1-7 by celebrating the contributions of small businesses that make up 80% of the agency’s suppliers.

April 29, 2022

DLA shares Child Abuse Prevention Month efforts with DOD

April is designated as Child Abuse Prevention Month. Lisa Grenon and Michiel DeVito, family program managers with DLA Installation Management at Battle Creek, Michigan, and Columbus, Ohio, respectively, presented the DLA’s CAPM events to Patricia Barron, deputy assistant secretary of defense for military community and family policy during a virtual event on April 28, 2022.

April 22, 2022

Employees can support Ukraine relief efforts through special round of CFC 

Employees now have through June 30 to support charities serving and affected by the war in Ukraine and the resulting humanitarian and refugee crisis through a temporary reopening of the Combined Federal Campaign. 

April 21, 2022

Customer-facing representatives focus on improving support at annual summit

The third Global Customer-Facing Summit brought together over 200 DLA employees April 19-20 at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, for presentations and panel discussions geared toward enhancing customer support. 

April 18, 2022

A conversation with DLA’s director of human resources on sexual assault prevention 

DLA Public Affairs spoke with DLA Human Resources Director Sharyn Saunders about the success of the agency's Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program and employees’ roles in prevention. 

April 12, 2022

DLA leaders renew commitment to preventing sexual assault with 2022 proclamation

DLA leaders reaffirmed their commitment to preventing sexual assault by signing the 2022 Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month Proclamation April 12.

April 11, 2022

Employee wellness program offers free, confidential services

DLA employees have easy access to free, confidential resources that can help with everyday tasks like finding a pet sitter or dealing with complex issues like depression and grief.