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Oct. 21, 2015

Crime Prevention Month campaign focuses on fraud, theft in the workplace

October is Crime Prevention Month and security officials in Defense Logistics Agency Installation Support are encouraging employees to help the agency combat crime, including theft and fraud, in the workplace.

Oct. 19, 2015

DLA takes responsibility for Air Force’s Hazardous Material Management System

The Air Force’s system for tracking and managing hazardous materials and waste is now under the management of Defense Logistics Agency Information Operations and DLA Logistics Operations.

Oct. 16, 2015

Finish line in sight for agency’s first full audit; corrective actions, sustainment next steps

The Defense Logistics Agency is nearing the finish line toward its first full audit, two years ahead of the congressionally mandated 2017 target, with the signing of three audit readiness assertion letters. The signed letters will now be sent to the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) for review and approval.

Oct. 15, 2015

‘Story of Us’ video celebrates DLA’s dedicated employees, diverse missions

A new video released this week shows how each employee in the Defense Logistics Agency plays a vital role in the agency fulfilling its mission to warfighter support.

Oct. 15, 2015

DLA results on federal survey show favorable employee opinions of agency

Defense Logistics Agency employees view their organization more favorably than employees of many

Sept. 10, 2015

Customer support reps, liaison officers get renewed understanding of DLA mission, priorities

Defense Logistics Agency customer support representatives and liaison officers who work on-site with military customers throughout the United States and overseas gathered at the McNamara Headquarters Complex Sept. 1-2 for the annual CSR and LNO Summit.

Aug. 13, 2015

3D printing could help DLA cut costs, improve parts support

The Defense Logistics Agency is evaluating whether 3D printing, a process commercial manufacturers use to produce everything from prosthetics to airplane parts, could lower the cost and reduce lead times for hard-to-source, obsolete and back-ordered parts.

June 23, 2015

Army Reserve fuelers support DLA Energy during nationwide exercise

Army Reserve Soldiers from 18 states participated in the Quartermaster Liquid Logistics Exercise June 7-20 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. About 1,100 Soldiers came from as far away as Michigan and Puerto Rico and as near as North Carolina to haul fuel for the Defense Logistics Agency.

May 29, 2015

Better Buying Power in practice

As part of the Better Buying Power 3.0 initiative to drive down costs and provide faster service, the DLA Land and Maritime Strategic Acquisitions Program Directorate has long-term contracts covering 52,000 items representing more than $650 million in annual spending.

May 28, 2015

Muhammad retires, passes responsibility to Tobin

In a ceremony filled with laughter and memories, the Defense Logistics Agency’s senior enlisted leader marked the end of a 32-year U.S. Army career and passed responsibility to his replacement May 27 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

May 26, 2015

DLA Aviation meets with strategic suppliers to discuss common concerns

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation senior leaders met with their strategic suppliers May 6 at the 21st Senior Executive Partnership Roundtable in Richmond, Virginia. Topics focused on challenges faced in today’s budgetary environment, Better Buying Power and commercial pricing.

May 20, 2015

A hand up, not a handout

The program analysis master planning branch chief for Defense Logistics Agency Energy is leading the effort to implement a tablet- and desktop-based remote interpretive service for deaf employees across the agency.

May 19, 2015

President surprises DLA employee’s parents

Calvin and Donna Andrew, Utah residents and parents of DLA Document Services employee Nansi Malesic, got to meet the president thanks to some lighthearted banter between Malesic and members of the White House Office of the Staff Secretary.

May 19, 2015

Busch shares leadership principles, future outlook at Distribution town hall

Navigating the Defense Logistics Agency through an unknown future was the focus of DLA Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch’s first address to the DLA Distribution workforce during a May 11 town hall in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania.

May 19, 2015

Susquehanna employees honored for saving the life of a teammate

Following an act of selfless service and response to a coworker in distress, five employees at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, were honored for their actions on the day they saved the life of an employee in the Receiving Branch.