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July 17, 2019

DLA maintains management of medical material despite 1998 DoDIG recommendations

In 1961, when the Defense Logistics Agency was established, three organizations managed medical material for the federal government. Today, DLA Troop Support's medical supply chain supports America’s military ensuring their basic and critical medical and pharmaceutical needs are met.

July 16, 2019

Supporting Apollo 11

Fifty years ago, Defense Supply Agency in Cameron Station – the predecessor agency of Defense Logistics Agency – supported the first manned mission to land on the Moon receiving written appreciation from NASA's director and an Apollo 11 astronaut.

July 10, 2019

Federal laws steer DLA mission, business practices

The Defense Logistics Agency has been affected by Congress as much as the executive branch during its 58-year history. While some of the influence has come through oversight, the majority resulted from legislation that determined how the agency is structured, operates and employs its workforce. 

July 3, 2019

Employees should remain vigilant during the 2019 Independence Day holiday

Employees in the Washington, D.C., area should be aware of heightened security due to this year’s "Salute to America" celebration on July 4th as President Donald Trump is set to honor the country's armed forces with military demonstrations and flyovers in addition to other festivities and the annual fireworks display.

June 28, 2019

DLA welcomes six new Hall of Fame members

The Defense Logistics Agency Director inducted six new members into the agency’s Hall of Fame in a June 26 ceremony. DLA Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams called the deserving employees "game changers."

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.

June 25, 2019

Shaper of non-petroleum energy programs inducted into DLA Hall of Fame

The sky wasn’t the limit for 2019 Defense Logistics Agency Hall of Fame inductee Sharon Murphy, who expanded DLA Energy’s non-petroleum energy programs and served as director of the Aerospace Energy Office.

June 24, 2019

Hall of Fame inductee helped expand mission, provide humanitarian support

A career that helped modernize the Defense Logistics Agency Distribution mission and provide years of support to humanitarian aid earned Patrick McCormick a position in the 2019 DLA Hall of Fame.

June 21, 2019

Annual event focuses on families and fun

More than 8,000 employees and guests participated in the McNamara Headquarters Complex's annual Family Day event June 20.

June 21, 2019

DLA Aviation ‘policy wizard’ becomes Hall of Fame member

Dorothy Jean Lohr, a DLA Aviation procurement analyst who began her career as a GS-4 secretary, became known to colleagues as the "Wizard of Policy," due to her integral role and expertise in automated acquisition. She will be inducted into the DLA Hall of Fame June 26.

June 20, 2019

Army veteran shares personal story, promotes diversity during LGBT Pride event

Mary Ann Murdock retired from the Army with 24 years of service and a secret that could’ve cost her everything. She shared her story with McNamara Headquarters Complex employees June 19.

June 20, 2019

DLA Distribution commander lauded for establishing forward-deployed teams

Former Defense Logistics Agency Distribution commander retired Army Maj. Gen. Michael J. Lally III will be inducted into the DLA Hall of Fame June 26 for his numerous accomplishments including establishing four DLA distribution centers.

June 19, 2019

DLA Hall of Fame welcomes progressive, efficiency-driven leader 

Retired Navy Vice Admiral Mark Harnitchek, a progressive leader known for telling employees “Define what success looks like and figure out how to get there,” will be inducted into the Defense Logistics Agency Hall of Fame June 25. 

June 18, 2019

Modernization efforts, innovative technology solutions earn Conrad spot in DLA Hall of Fame

Lora Conrad, a key leader in initiatives that modernized the Defense Logistics Agency’s processes and drove efficiencies through innovative technology is being inducted into the DLA Hall of Fame June 26.

June 17, 2019

Day takes charge of DLA Logistics Operations 

Air Force Maj. Gen. Allan E. Day assumed the role as director of Defense Logistics Agency Logistics Operations June 17. He replaced Air Force Maj. Gen. Mark Johnson.