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Oct. 23, 2019

National Disability Awareness Month Spotlight: John Slone

John Slone believes one’s disability is not an obstacle to working with other people and that individual differences provide an opportunity to explore alternative ideas.

Oct. 21, 2019

DSA supports Cuban Missile Crisis 1 year after founding

By quickly responding during to the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Defense Supply Agency proved itself as the nation’s preeminent source of combat logistics.

Oct. 18, 2019

National Disability Awareness Month Spotlight: Angie Shannon

Visual Information Specialist Angie Shannon promotes a diverse and inclusive workplace where she is able to thrive. She also participated in a new partnership between DLA and Gallaudet University that sustains Defense Department leadership support to hiring disabled employees.

Oct. 18, 2019

Personnel management official touts need for diversity, inclusion

Guest speaker Zina Sutch, deputy associate director of outreach, diversity and inclusion at the Office of Personnel Management educated McNamara Headquarters Complex employees on the importance of diversity and inclusion in personal and professional environments.

Oct. 17, 2019

Double amputee veteran perseveres with faith, humor

Retired Army Col. Gregory Gadson credits God and his military team members for the ability to forge a new path as an entrepreneur, speaker, actor and advocate for wounded warriors after an IED rendered him a double amputee.

Oct. 16, 2019

DLA kicks off 2019 CFC campaign with $274,000 goal

The Defense Logistics Agency's 2019 Combined Federal Campaign goal for National Capital Region employees is $274,000. This year's theme is "Grow Our Giving."

Oct. 15, 2019

New DLA team to integrate risk management, internal controls enterprise-wide

The Defense Logistics Agency is embracing mandates of the Office of Management and Budget Circular A-123 with a new DLA Headquarters team that will integrate enterprise risk management and internal controls efforts across the agency.

Oct. 11, 2019

DLA partners with small business for innovation

DLA is dedicated to engaging with industry and small businesses. Businesses that make, manufacture or produce something should consider DLA as a potential customer.

Oct. 11, 2019

HQC employees celebrate Navy’s 244th birthday

The U.S. Navy has come a long way since its humble, Defense Threat Reduction Agency official tells McNamara Headquarters Complex.

Oct. 10, 2019

DLA continues winning streak in DoD disability awards

Equal employment opportunity professionals throughout the Defense Logistics Agency proved their unwavering commitment to attracting the talent of people with disabilities by being named best mid-sized component for the third consecutive year during the 39th Annual Secretary of Defense Disability Awards ceremony at the Pentagon Oct. 3.

Oct. 9, 2019

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Douglas Perez Salgado

Team Lead and former Marine Douglas Perez Salgado takes pride in his work in DLA CENTCOM & SOCOM’s Business Management Office and in the values instilled in him by his parents, who immigrated to the United States in the 1980s.

Oct. 9, 2019

“Leading Change” document outlines fiscal 2020 focus areas

Defense reform and audit advancement are among focus areas outlined in the new “Leading Change” document emphasizing the Defense Logistics Agency’s fiscal 2020 goals.

Oct. 9, 2019

DLA, GSA partner to streamline supply chain logistics, advance acquisition

The Defense Logistics Agency and General Services Administration have several joint initiatives underway to address longstanding acquisition and logistic issues, including the first comprehensive Federal Supply Class review in almost 50 years.  

Oct. 9, 2019

DLA R&D to host Industry Day

Defense Logistics Agency Research and Development will host its 4th annual Industry Day for industry and academic partners Nov. 7 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the McNamara Headquarters Complex. 

Oct. 8, 2019

Portable electronic devices not allowed in areas approved for classified material

Portable electronic devices can pose a security threat by allowing sensitive or classified information to be compromised. DLA Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams recently signed a policy restricting use of PEDs in agency-owned or controlled spaces approved for classified information storage and processing.