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The DLA Public Affairs Office provides world-class communications support to all aspects of the Defense Logistics Agency. The office helps communicate how the Defense Department’s only combat logistics support agency provides resources to our nation’s men and women serving in the Army, Navy Air Force and Marines, at home and abroad. Public Affairs keeps the public and other government departments and agencies like Interior, Coast Guard, the Army Corps of Engineers, Forestry and Homeland Security up to date on services DLA offers and provides to them. DLA strives to keep its employees and the general public informed on the most current information regarding logistic support worldwide.

The office expresses the value DLA adds to the Department of Defense, combatant commands, the military services and warfighters, and to the American people, using internal and external communication avenues. Read more on DLA's news page and DLA's Facebook page. The office supports the DLA mission through developing and administering proactive command information, as well as developing media relations and public outreach policies that communicate DLA’s critical role as a combat support agency.

DLA Public Affairs supports the DoD goal to provide timely and accurate information so that the public, congress and news media can understand the facts about national security and defense strategy. It also responds to requests for information from organizations and private citizens, as well as serves as the DLA director’s principal spokesperson.

Within DLA, the office serves as a senior public affairs adviser and a member of the personal staff to provide counsel to the organization’s leaders. Supporting the DLA director’s intent through communication integration and alignment is an area of expertise for the office.


DLA Headquarters News

DSA supports Cuban Missile Crisis 1 year after founding
A U.S. Navy P2V Neptune flies over a Soviet freighter Oct. 27, 1962, during the height of the blockade during the Cuban Missile Crisis. National Archives and Records Administration photo
Oct. 21, 2019 - By quickly responding during to the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Defense Supply Agency proved itself as the nation’s preeminent source of combat logistics.

National Disability Awareness Month Spotlight: Angie Shannon
Visual Information Specialist Angie Shannon uses a mat cutter to design promotional items for DLA.
Oct. 18, 2019 - Visual Information Specialist Angie Shannon promotes a diverse and inclusive workplace where she is able to thrive. She also participated in a new partnership between DLA and Gallaudet University that sustains Defense Department leadership support to hiring disabled employees.

Personnel management official touts need for diversity, inclusion
DLA leaders flank guest speaker Zina Sutch and Human Resources Director Brad Bunn (center) who presented Sutch with a plaque following the HQC Hispanic Heritage Month observance. Photo by Teodora Mocanu
Oct. 18, 2019 - Guest speaker Zina Sutch, deputy associate director of outreach, diversity and inclusion at the Office of Personnel Management educated McNamara Headquarters Complex employees on the importance of diversity and inclusion in personal and professional environments.

Double amputee veteran perseveres with faith, humor
Leaders from the HQC tenant organizations flank guest speaker Retired Army Col. Gregory Gadson. Photo by Teodora Mocanu
Oct. 17, 2019 - Retired Army Col. Gregory Gadson credits God and his military team members for the ability to forge a new path as an entrepreneur, speaker, actor and advocate for wounded warriors after an IED rendered him a double amputee.