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Dec. 4, 2018

The bots are coming: Robotic process automation saves DLA time, money

DLA is using robotic process automation, also called bots, to eliminate repetitive, manual tasks and benefit the agency.

Dec. 3, 2018

Strategic Data Services Office to connect employees, mission through technology

A new video highlights the new DLA Strategic Data Services Office, established by DLA Information Operations to create a data-driven culture.

Nov. 27, 2018

DLA charges into world of artificial intelligence

Although "artificial intelligence" often conjures thoughts of Iron Man’s JARVIS or Star Trek’s Data, a new form of AI now in use at the Defense Logistics Agency is available to help employees solve IT problems.

Nov. 26, 2018

Recycling Used Oil in Hawaii

When Daniel Muranaka learned the Navy was spending a lot of money to dispose of its used fuel oil, he decided to do something about it – and found a way to not only save up to $1 million per year but actually generate a revenue.

Nov. 20, 2018

Giving can last a lifetime: A CFC thank-you

A DLA Energy employee shares a personal story of how organizations supported by the Combined Federal Campaign helped him, his father and his siblings rebuild their lives after a drunk driver took the lives of his mother and eldest brother in 1953.

Nov. 14, 2018

Strategic workforce planners discuss coming fiscal year initiatives

Effectively planning for the workforce of the future is one of the greatest challenges facing the Defense Logistics Agency, a senior human resources official said in greeting strategic workforce planners at DLA Headquarters Oct. 30.

Nov. 13, 2018

Noah’s Arc

DLA's deputy division chief for military service support recalls how the stress of dealing with serious medical challenges facing his newborn son almost 25 years ago was made a little easier for him and his family, thanks to an organization supported by the Combined Federal Campaign, which continues through Jan. 11.

Nov. 9, 2018

Marines herald 243 years of service, sacrifice, fidelity

The U.S. Marine Corps' 243rd birthday is Nov. 10; Marines and guests in the McNamara Headquarters Complex marked the occasion in a recent event honoring the service of Marines past and present.

Nov. 8, 2018

Commentary: A veteran reflects on service, pride in fellow service members

Veterans Day honors the men and women who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. The author shares why she joined the Army and continues to support fellow service members and veterans.

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.

Nov. 6, 2018

Demand planning, cost transparency key topics at 11th Cost Summit

Discussions on demand planning and cost transparency topped the agenda during the Defense Logistics Agency’s 11th Cost Summit at the McNamara Headquarters Complex Nov. 5.

Nov. 5, 2018

Second DLA ball promotes pomp, purpose, people

DLA Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams, who often uses the phrase "the secret sauce of warfighter support" as a description of DLA’s people, invited friends, family members, former DLA employees and dignitaries to enjoy an evening of entertainment, history, fanfare and military traditions during the second annual DLA Ball, Nov. 1. Special guests included guest speaker, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Sustainment Robert McMahon and his wife, Hope, along with Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment Ellen Lord, and her husband, Geoff.

Nov. 1, 2018

Former retail leader teaches lessons in supply chain management

During an Oct. 30 professional-development session on supply-chain management at the McNamara Headquarters Complex, Defense Logistics Agency Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams hosted Chris Sultemeier, former president and CEO of Walmart Transportation and later, executive vice president of logistics for Walmart Stores. Sultemeier relayed stories and advice from his 30-year career spanning military service and the private sector to leaders of DLA headquarters organizations and major subordinate commands.

Nov. 1, 2018

HQC employees break a sweat in Monster Dash

About 100 McNamara Headquarters Complex employees earned the right to dip into the trick-or-treat bowl by burning extra calories during a 5K walk/run Oct. 31.

Oct. 26, 2018

The Elk of Defense Supply Center Richmond

For almost 80 years, Defense Supply Center Richmond has cared for a unique part of America’s natural heritage.