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Sept. 19, 2019

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Elsie Valdes

Protocol specialist Elsie Valdes values DLA's commitment to providing disaster support and humanitarian aid along with the friendships she's forged during the 14 years she's worked for the agency.

Sept. 18, 2019

Progress made on suspended stock reductions, $305 million worth remains 

Training and material assessments by DLA quality assurance and engineering specialists have reduced the amount of suspended stock in DLA warehouses to $305 million.

Sept. 17, 2019

16 years later: DLA Distribution forklift mechanic remembers Hurricane Isabel 

Ben Stoline, a forklift mechanic for DLA Distribution Norfolk, Virginia, remembers Hurricane Isabel’s blow to his home and community 16 years later.

Sept. 16, 2019

Employees encouraged to verify disability status in MyBiz by Sept. 30

Defense Logistics Agency employees are being asked to verify and update their disability status in MyBiz or by completing SF-256, “Self-Identification of Disability,” by Sept. 30 so the agency can accurately reflect its diverse workforce in fiscal 2019 reporting. 

Sept. 13, 2019

Air Force celebrates 72 years of air power

The McNamara Headquarters Complex celebrated the 72nd Air Force birthday celebration Sept. 12, featuring performances by the Air Force Brass Quintet and the Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team.

Sept. 11, 2019

Patriot Day honors memory of those killed, injured in Sept. 11 attacks

On Patriot Day, the Defense Logistics Agency and tenant agencies of the McNamara Headquarters Complex honor the memory of almost 3,000 people who died in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks in 2001. 

Sept. 10, 2019

Webinar teaches small-business owners how to contract with DLA

Small-business owners who are new to federal procurement can learn how to partner with DLA through a monthly webinar that outlines contracting opportunities with various supply chains.

Sept. 10, 2019

DLA, Marine Corps strengthen partnership for improved readiness

Increases in Marine Corps personnel at Defense Logistics Agency Aviation in the past four years have improved the service’s readiness and knowledge of DLA procurement processes at tactical and strategic levels.

Sept. 9, 2019

Commentary: Loglines magazine reflected employees’ desire to support America’s warfighters

Loglines writer and editor of September/October 2019 edition recounts 11 years of sharing DLA’s story as the magazine’s final issue hits newsstands.

Sept. 6, 2019

DLA Joint Reserve Force, Audit Task Force commander retires with 32 years

Navy Rear Adm. Deborah Haven will retire Sept. 6 with 32 years of service as a reservist. She joined the Navy after falling in love with logistics in college, wanting to be part of the military’s vast, global mission.