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Oct. 16, 2018

Agency software consolidation, cloud migration save costs, boost warfighter support

The effort to update, consolidate and standardize software across the Defense Logistics Agency, known as “application rationalization,” is helping the agency improve cybersecurity, lower costs and streamline its operating environments.

Oct. 15, 2018

Navy birthday celebration unites leaders, shipmates

McNamara Headquarters Complex tenant organizations celebrated the Navy's 243rd birthday Oct. 11.

Oct. 12, 2018

Visit to site of key World War I victory prompts reflection, appreciation

Nov. 11, 2018, marks not only Veterans Day but also the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended World War I. Members of the DLA Europe and Africa Enterprise team recently visited the sites of the St. Mihiel Offensive — a key moment in the history of Europe and of the U.S. Army.

Oct. 11, 2018

DLA employee volunteers time to track, observe dangerous elements

Outside his work hours, a Defense Logistics Agency employee at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, volunteers in an activity that puts him in danger to provide valuable information to help his fellow Americans.

Oct. 10, 2018

DLA wins Fort Belvoir Commander’s Cup

After years of advancing in the rankings, this year the Defense Logistics Agency beat the competition to win the Fort Belvoir Commander’s Cup for the first time. DLA Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams congratulated the team from across the agency in an Oct. 4 ceremony at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

Oct. 9, 2018

DLA seeks defense industry’s support in research, development efforts

Defense industry representatives got a detailed review of innovation efforts underway at the Defense Logistics Agency during DLA’s Research and Development Industry Day Oct. 3 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

Oct. 9, 2018

Read latest on logistics R&D in The Innovator

The September-October issue of The Innovator is now available. The Innovator is electronically published bimonthly with articles and information for employees on DLA Research and Development projects, updates and upcoming events and activities.

Oct. 5, 2018

Prevent fire at home with three steps: look, listen, learn

The week of Oct. 7 is Fire Prevention Week, which aims to educate people on three basic but essential steps to reduce the likelihood of fire –– and how to escape safely in the event of one.

Oct. 4, 2018

Annual DoD award honors DLA’s commitment to individuals with disabilities

The Defense Logistics Agency is the Department of Defense’s best mid-sized component among employers of individuals with disabilities for 2018.

Oct. 3, 2018

DLA upgrades LMS, reaps cloud benefits

In a significant step forward, the Defense Logistics Agency recently upgraded its training delivery application and moved it into a commercial cloud environment.

Oct. 2, 2018

Workforce must follow rules set by Hatch Act

As local, state and federal elections approach, employees must be aware of the law restricting political expression in the federal workplace, during duty hours, or on federal property at any time. All civilian employees of DLA are required to abide by the Hatch Act of 1939.

Oct. 1, 2018

New DLA mapping process saves money, time while improving support

DLA Information Operations must provide a copy of each of its 165,000-plus maps, charts and other products to the Library of Congress. A DLA team, working with the LOC and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, developed a new way to do so that will save taxpayers about $800,000 in the next five years, while making these products more accessible.

Sept. 28, 2018

Speaker touts history of Hispanic contributions

Maryland Deputy Secretary of State Luis Borunda shared life and career experiences during a Sept. 26 Hispanic Heritage Month celebration hosted by the McNamara Headquarters Complex Equal Employment Opportunity offices.

Sept. 27, 2018

Analysis center experts share ‘insider’ information on threats

As part of National Preparedness Month, the Defense Logistics Agency hosted Department of Defense Insider Threat Management and Analysis Center Deputy Director Delice Bernhard and Senior Behavioral Advisor Robert Gallagher to speak to employees about the critical path to insider threat risk, Sept. 18 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

Sept. 27, 2018

Records overhaul helps agency comply with Archives standards

DLA Installation Operations personnel in San Joaquin, California, recently organized and preserved what had been 350 boxes of improperly stored records, to ensure compliance with requirements and continued availability of the information in the documents.