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June 8, 2020

Program manager advances sexual assault awareness, prevention during pandemic

Bethrece Cheek reported to DLA in December as the agency’s Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program manager. During the pandemic, she works from home to help raise employee awareness about the agency's SAPR Program.

June 3, 2020

CFC reopens to allow federal workers to donate during pandemic

The Defense Department authorized the U.S. Office of Personnel Management to reopen the campaign outside its regular season, allowing employees to donate to those impacted by the coronavirus.

May 22, 2020

DLA Director delivers Memorial Day message to near-virtual audience

The words may have reached their audience differently, but the sentiment behind Defense Logistics Agency Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell K. Williams’ keynote address at the Virtual Memorial Day Observance at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, came through May 21.

May 20, 2020

Automated data drives DLA, DOD decisions on COVID-19 medical supplies

Automated supply and demand data on personal protective equipment needed in the COVID-19 response is giving Defense Department officials a unified picture of stock levels and requirements across DOD and federal agencies, said the Defense Logistics Agency’s metrics integration chief.

May 19, 2020

DLA’s IT modernization paved way for mass telework 

When the COVID-19 pandemic made mass telework a necessity for many government agencies, the Defense Logistics Agency was prepared. Over 26,000 civilian employees, contractors and service members began working from home March 17, more than doubling the agency’s routine number of teleworkers. 

May 12, 2020

DLA R&D developing rapid disinfection systems for personal protective equipment 

Defense Logistics Agency Research and Development awarded a contract for disinfection systems that quickly sterilize personal protective equipment used by medical professionals who are in contact with COVID-19 patients.

May 7, 2020

Agency’s Pacific command provides enduring support

DLA Indo-Pacific is one of the agency’s three regional commands, coordinating operations and customer needs in Alaska, Guam, Hawaii, Japan, Okinawa, Singapore, Thailand, Australia, Philippines and South Korea.

April 30, 2020

Pentagon’s logistics agency pivots to support national COVID-19 response

The agency that traditionally contributes to America’s military readiness with items like fuel and food has so far ordered over $920 million in lifesaving supplies and equipment to support the nation’s COVID-19 response. 

April 28, 2020

DLA expands DOD additive manufacturing tool in fight against COVID-19

A Defense Logistics Agency tool that consolidates the Defense Department’s technical data packages for advance manufacturing could be a new weapon in the battle against COVID-19.

April 22, 2020

Agency employees encouraged to update ID credentials

Pass and ID offices throughout DOD have limited their hours or closed altogether due to the coronavirus pandemic, making it difficult for card-holders to update IDs. But employees should be mindful of renewal dates on Defense Department-issued identification cards like common access cards.