DLA Headquarters News

Archive: 2023

Dec. 26, 2023

Commentary: DLA provides global support in 2023

In most years, events force DLA to focus on one region. Not so in 2023, when actual and potential conflict involved it in six of seven geographic commands.

Dec. 22, 2023

Prepare to return to the office in the new year

As the Defense Logistics Agency gets ready to return to the office more regularly in January, employees can start preparing now so they are set up for success in the new year.

Dec. 21, 2023

DLA Installation Management answers questions about parking, food, more

Coming back to the McNamara Headquarters Complex three days a week has employees asking many questions. One such question might be the first thing an employee does upon arriving to work: “Will I be able to find a parking space?”

Dec. 19, 2023

DLA’s Human Resources team is ready to support employees returning to the office

A willingness to help others is a common trait across the Defense Logistics Agency workforce. At one point or another, we have gone out of our way to assist a coworker, a neighbor, or someone we just met who needed momentary help or advice. Knowing we made a positive impact on another person, whether it was short-lived or long-lasting, provides us all with a sense of pride and satisfaction.

Dec. 15, 2023

DLA Vice Director has in-depth telework discussion in new video

Defense Logistics Agency Vice Director Brad Bunn discussed the agency’s adjusted telework posture and the reasoning behind the changes in a new video interview with DLA Public Affairs.

Dec. 14, 2023

McNamara Headquarters Complex celebrates the holiday season

Employees filled the halls and gathered along the rails at the McNamara Headquarters Complex for the annual tree lighting ceremony Dec. 12.

Dec. 13, 2023

EEO offers training, tips for returning to the office

Returning to the office more frequently is a change of pace for some, but there are resources available to make this change easier for the individual, as well as topics to keep in mind to make things more comfortable for everyone in the office.

Dec. 7, 2023

DLA Hall of Fame nominations due Jan. 16

Current and former DLA employees have until Jan. 16 to nominate former employees for the 2024 DLA Hall of Fame.

Dec. 7, 2023

Employees encouraged to revisit safety, security measures when returning to the office

Returning to the McNamara Headquarters Complex more regularly means employees have several office-environment issues to consider, including safety and security.

Dec. 6, 2023

Former DLA Troop Support commander named new DLA director

The U.S. Senate confirmed Army Maj. Gen. Mark Simerly for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and director of DLA Dec. 5 after a 10-month impasse of DOD nominations.

Dec. 4, 2023

Employees encouraged to assess workspaces before January

A little preparation may ease the transition to working more often in the office starting this January.

Dec. 4, 2023

Agency's customer service team working to standardize metrics, improve user experience

Over 50 customer-facing employees from across DLA met in person and online for a three-day Customer Service Management Summit in November.

Nov. 30, 2023

Commentary: The art of adapting

A DLA employee describes her approach to the agency’s shift from liberal telework to more on-site presence.

Nov. 13, 2023

Marine Corps celebrates 248th birthday

Can the birth of the Marine Corps be tied to the history of the Defense Logistics Agency? The Marine Corps was born at the Tun Tavern in Philadelphia Nov. 10, 1775. DLA Troop Support traces its roots to 1799, when it acquired land to build the Schuykill Arsenal, just down the street from the Tun Tavern.

Nov. 8, 2023

DLA mission, employees honor America’s veterans

Once a soldier, always a soldier. And for warfighters fed, clothed, fueled and equipped by DLA, the odds are increasingly good that while that support changes shape as a troop crosses into veteran status, it endures.