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June 8, 2020

DLA Aviation adjusts to COVID-19 changes, ensures military readiness

The Defense Department’s aviation supply chain manager prepared to support coronavirus relief efforts as news of the virus became known early this year.

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 19, 2020

DLA Aviation leader uses virtual fist bump to connect with staff

Roy Drake knows greetings matter and can change the course of someone’s day and outlook. Communicating during the COVID-19 pandemic remains a priority for him in combating stress, uncertainty and social distancing among his staff.

April 15, 2020

DLA Aviation makes remote operations memorable while supporting the global fight against COVID-19

The Defense Logistics Agency provides daily, behind-the-scenes support for U.S. military operations around the world and is also now providing supplies in the fight against COVID-19.

April 6, 2020

Op-Ed: My new normal

A Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Audit Readiness business process analyst writes about her experience with her “new normal” of teleworking from home, and presents recommendations to the workforce for ways they can improve morale and maintain team cohesion during the COVID-19 mandated telework.

March 25, 2020

Agency provides wellness resources during pandemic

As the coronavirus disease spreads, many DLA employees are anxious and uncertain about the future. DLA's EAP staff provides resources for employees and their families to help manage stress.

Jan. 30, 2020

Reasonable accommodations help agency workers thrive

Agencywide use of reasonable accommodations is one reason DLA continually leads the way as an employer of choice regarding equal employment opportunities. Not everyone who has a disability requires an RA and some who do require one have invisible disabilities.

Feb. 28, 2018

HR director talks changes, touts ‘Dynamite’ workforce

Brad Bunn, director of Human Resources for the Defense Logistics Agency, clarified aspects of the new performance management system, highlighted workforce changes and urged employees to participate in the forthcoming DLA Culture/Climate Survey, in a town hall at the McNamara Headquarters Complex Feb. 27.