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May 24, 2021

DLA Logistics Operations director retires with 32 years 

Air Force Maj. Gen. Allan Day, DLA's director of logistics operations, reflects on the challenges and joys of his military career.

May 21, 2021

National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month ends with successful virtual event

In April, more than 450 DLA employees participated in a virtual Teal Ribbon Relay to support National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month.

May 21, 2021

DLA senior enlisted leader encourages military members to ‘spring into fitness’ with new video

In a new video, DLA Senior Enlisted Leader Army Command Sgt. Maj. Tomeka O’Neal encourages military members to "spring into fitness" and complete annual physical fitness tests.

May 19, 2021

Global pandemic support, future initiatives top Global Town Hall agenda

The Defense Logistics Agency’s role in operations like the Afghanistan drawdown and its ability to provide critical supplies for Americans and other nations during the pandemic show there is an increasing awareness and demand for the agency’s capabilities, the DLA director said during a prerecorded Global Town Hall May 18. 

May 19, 2021

DLA ships Pfizer vaccines OCONUS for DOD youth

DLA has shipped first and second doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for 12- to 17-year-olds in the U.S. European, Central and Indo-Pacific Commands. 

May 10, 2021

DLA vice director: Resilience critical to agency’s success during pandemic

DLA Vice Director Brad Bunn describes how organizational and employee resilience contributed to the agency's success during the pandemic.

May 7, 2021

DLA reservists support vaccine cold-chain management

Reservists at Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support are helping monitor COVID-19 vaccine temperatures as the agency ships thousands of doses to Defense Department employees outside the continental United States and the deployed U.S. Navy Fleet amid warmer weather.

May 7, 2021

Industry association leaders get 2020 Supplier Survey results, new DLA Strategic Plan details

The Defense Logistics Agency is upping its game in how it understands industry and leverages data to improve processes, the DLA vice director told leaders of 13 industry associations in a May 5 webinar that also focused on 2020 Supplier Survey results and demand projections.  

May 5, 2021

DLA CENTCOM & SOCOM employee champions women’s causes through pageantry

Andrea Forester from DLA CENTCOM & SOCOM will compete for the Mrs. U.S. Continental title in June with the goal of helping women gain economic independence and personal growth through nonprofits like Dress for Success and EmpowHERment.

April 30, 2021

DLA provides critical supplies to USAID for India pandemic response

Rapid COVID-19 tests and N95 masks are among initial supplies from the Defense Logistics Agency being flown to India as part of the U.S. government’s effort to help meet urgent health needs there.

April 29, 2021

DLA Energy deputy commander named new DLA chief of staff

W. Eric Smith, DLA Energy deputy commander, has been selected as DLA's new chief of staff. 

April 29, 2021

Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month Spotlight: Rachel Nolan

DLA Distribution Sexual Assault Response Coordinator Rachel Nolan educates employees on sexual assault prevention, advocates for victims of sexual violence.

April 28, 2021

Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month Spotlight: Majeeda Gathers

DLA Distribution Sexual Assault Response Coordinator Majeeda Gathers engages with agency leaders and employees to promote the SAPR program and ensure victims of sexual violence are treated with dignity and respect.

April 28, 2021

DLA, Marine Corps proceed on BRAC 2005-directed industrial supply integration

The Defense Logistics Agency is working with the Marine Corps to complete the third leg of a 2005 Base Realignment and Closure directive requiring the military services to transfer supply, storage and distribution functions to DLA. 

April 23, 2021

Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month Spotlight: Nicholas Bennett

DLA Headquarters Sexual Assault Response Coordinator Nicholas Bennett wants employees to know that sexual assault is a crime that affects victims, their friends, families and the agency.