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Feb. 18, 2021

Adaptive acquisition: Unifying the interagency

The Defense Acquisition University speaks with two Defense Logistics Agency leaders to discuss their efforts to unify the interagency with agreements with the Department of Health and Human Services and the Federal Emergency Management Agency, integrating procurement and industrial base expansion, and best practices for succeeding as a joint agency.

Jan. 12, 2021

Acquisition workforce members continue education during pandemic

Throughout the pandemic, thousands of DLA acquisition-coded employees continue to receive mandatory training for DAWIA certification thanks to DLA Training Center officials’ conversion of required training to virtual classes.

Dec. 21, 2020

DLA, industry strengthen partnerships to support warfighters

DLA Director Navy Vice Adm. Michelle Skubic and other agency senior leaders hosted a Demand Forecast webinar Dec. 17 with private-sector leaders from 11 associations to help them best respond to DLA’s anticipated contract requirements and notify them of future business opportunities with DLA.

Nov. 6, 2020

DLA to launch second supplier survey

DLA will release its second Supplier Survey Nov. 12 to collect data from more than 7,000 suppliers. Survey results will help the agency provide better customer satisfaction.

Feb. 12, 2020

Successful charity campaign earns agency DOD kudos

No other DOD agency won in each category and no medium-sized agency won in as many categories as DLA did, according to DLA Combined Federal Campaign manager Watt Lough. Winners throughout DOD were announced in a Pentagon ceremony Feb. 11.

Jan. 9, 2020

Charity campaign manager ensures agency finishes strong

DLA colleagues gathered around the McNamara Headquarters Complex pond at the agency’s Fort Belvoir, Virginia, headquarters to show support for and celebrate successful Combined Federal Campaign efforts in 2019. The campaign ends Jan. 12, but it's not too late for DLA employees to donate to thousands of worthy charitable causes.

Oct. 3, 2019

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Carlos Vidro-Martinez

DLA Contract Specialist Carlos Vidro-Martinez strives to grow personally and professionally; not just for himself, but to help his colleagues.

June 26, 2019

Annual summit fosters acquisition excellence

Representatives from DLA Acquisition met with senior leaders during their annual Fifth Estate Chief Contracting Officer Summit and senior procurement executive visit in Lorton, Virginia, June 25-26 to discuss advancing acquisition oversight and support with continuous process improvements throughout the acquisition community.

March 5, 2019

University course promotes industry engagement

Insights into Industry Management Course trains students in current and cutting-edge business practices, recognizing business risks and anticipating potential changes in private businesses.