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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. 

June 17, 2019

R&D program manager receives innovation award

Senthil Arul, who leads the Defense Logistics Information Research Program in R&D, was named one of AAGEN’s Innovative Leaders in Defense at its 2019 Leadership Workshop June 6 in Crystal City, Virginia. The award recognizes civilian and military leaders from throughout DoD who have embraced and promoted innovation during their careers. 

June 14, 2019

DLA, DoD IT professionals share business system practices, efficiencies

Defense Logistics Agency senior leaders hosted colleagues from the services and various Department of Defense agencies at the Cross Service Program Executive Officer Summit in Chantilly, Virginia, in May.

June 13, 2019

Safety officials share tips to avoid work-related mishaps

DLA employees experienced 694 mishaps in 2018 resulting in employees being away from work 1,321 days and having 5,241 days of restricted duty. Injuries affected employees’ personal lives and their co-workers, and hindered DLA’s ability to accomplish its mission.

June 13, 2019

Marines, DLA face challenges, strengthen partnership

Defense Logistics Agency Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams met with Marine Corps leaders and staff June 12 at DLA’s headquarters to discuss how they could grow their partnership and improve support during the annual Marine Corps-DLA Day.

June 12, 2019

HQC employees honor soldiers past, present at Army birthday celebration

McNamara Heaquarters Complex employees celebrated the Army's 244th birthday June 11 with veterans of the Armed Forces Retirement Home in Washington, D.C., and soldiers from the Warrior Transition Unit on Fort Belvoir, Virginia, present.

June 7, 2019

DLA provides the food that fuels Marines

Food is the fuel that helps Marine recruits and careerists stay healthy for the demands of rigorous training and combat operations throughout their career.

June 6, 2019

DLA supports Marine recruits with quality clothing

Marine Corps Recruit Depot at Parris Island, South Carolina, turns recruits into Marines. Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support understands service members’ pride in their image and takes pride of their own in providing high-quality uniforms to recruits journeying into military service.

June 5, 2019

D-Day 75: DLA supports troops commemorating anniversary

DLA delivered materials to three locations in France to sustain service members supporting the D-Day anniversary. But it was an engineering feat that helped sustain Allied troops following the Normandy invasion 75 years ago.