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Dec. 17, 2018

DLA experts deploy to support NORTHCOM border mission

A team of DLA experts deployed to South Texas has been providing logistics support to U.S. Northern Command in its mission to physically strengthen the United States’ southern border.

Nov. 7, 2018

DLA partnering with university students to tackle supply-chain information security

A team of five students from the University of Virginia is using a semester-long class to study and propose a solution for improving supply-chain security for DLA.

Sept. 24, 2018

Beware of phishing attempts in guise of disaster aid requests, officials urge

As the North and South Carolina coasts recover from damage caused by Hurricane Florence, local and national relief organizations will be soliciting donations from the public to help rebuild. Unfortunately, with an increase in legitimate solicitations come attempts by nefarious individuals and groups asking for money.

July 12, 2018

Secretary urges caution in sharing personal info online

Employees throughout the Department of Defense should be vigilant in protecting their personal information online, Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis urged the workforce in a recent memorandum.

June 29, 2018

Keep alertness high along with patriotic spirit this July 4

Each year many DLA employees and family members attend Fourth of July celebrations across this great country, as well as celebrations in overseas locations. While there are no credible or specific threats, staying aware of your surroundings can help you have a safe celebration.

Feb. 15, 2018

February is Security Awareness Month: Here’s what you need to know concerning reporting suspicious activities

You have been parking your vehicle in the same parking lot and walking to your office for the past year. You know the quickest route; how many steps it will take and your environment. You know this path like the back of your hand. Therefore, it’s safe to assume you would also know if something or someone is out of the ordinary.

Dec. 27, 2017

Investigative analyst is first Installation Support Security Specialist of the Year

An investigative analyst at Defense Logistics Agency Aviation in Richmond recently received the first-ever award recognizing the top civilian security specialist across all of DLA Installation Support.

Nov. 10, 2017

Exercise helps first responders at DLA HQC, Fort Belvoir hone response to potential shooters

Only weeks after mass shootings at a concert in Las Vegas and at a small-town church in South Texas, employees of the Defense Logistics Agency should know DLA and other local first responders are regularly honing their skills in responding to active shooters, as they in did in a Nov. 7 exercise at the McNamara Headquarters Complex and at the agency’s facility in nearby Lorton.

Sept. 8, 2017

DLA Intelligence: Be wary of personal info on people-search websites

DLA Intelligence cautions employees and their families to be aware of websites that collect, retain and make available a variety of personal information.

Sept. 6, 2017

Preparedness: more than just a month-long effort

Preparedness is a year-round activity, but September is designated as National Preparedness Month. Across the enterprise, the Defense Logistics Agency has several related activities planned.