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Jan. 8, 2021

Medical supply chain team achieves seemingly impossible pandemic support

DLA Troop Support’s Dan Keefe has worked with FEMA, HHS and DOD officials since March to outline requirements and support for everything from antigen test kits for schools and nursing homes to replenishment of the Strategic National Stockpile in response to COVID-19. 

Jan. 7, 2021

Former LNO guides DLA’s pandemic support to FEMA

Before becoming the Military Services Support Division deputy director in October, Phyllis Erkins supported the national pandemic response by working with DLA supply chain officials to relay information like prices, shipping options, and quantities and types of supplies the agency could provide to FEMA.

Jan. 6, 2021

DLA Headquarters employees, teams snag 11 annual recognition awards

Eleven employees and teams at Defense Logistics Agency Headquarters are recipients of the agency’s 53rd Annual Employee Recognition Awards. The awards recognize leadership and hard work in support of the agency’s mission and include 54 awards in 14 categories.

Jan. 6, 2021

DLA COVID-19 Task Force leader equips leaders with decision-making data

As the head of DLA’s COVID-19 Task Force, Lee Dvonch oversees the production of numerous information products that help leaders throughout the agency, Defense Department and White House Supply Chain Task Force make timely decisions on the agency's commodity support to the pandemic.

Jan. 5, 2021

Leadership forum helps supervisors, managers connect

The DLA Senior Leader Discussion Forum helps supervisors and managers communicate and share ideas in a climate of reduced face-to-face training and networking opportunities resulting from the coronavirus pandemic.

Dec. 22, 2020

DLA team solves mysteries to help identify Americans missing in action

DLA Logistics Operations employee Roger Klaren used drawings from old technical manuals to help identify a WWII plane.

Dec. 21, 2020

DLA, industry strengthen partnerships to support warfighters

DLA Director Navy Vice Adm. Michelle Skubic and other agency senior leaders hosted a Demand Forecast webinar Dec. 17 with private-sector leaders from 11 associations to help them best respond to DLA’s anticipated contract requirements and notify them of future business opportunities with DLA.

Dec. 18, 2020

Winter weather tips

December 21 is the first day of winter - make plans to stay safe in winter weather conditions.

Dec. 15, 2020

DLA ready to ship COVID-19 vaccine to overseas locations, Navy fleet

With the first FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccine in the arms of some healthcare workers, the Defense Logistics Agency is ready to ship doses for Defense Department employees outside the continental U.S. and the deployed U.S. Navy Fleet.

Dec. 14, 2020

DLA supports whole of government, military services during difficult year

Along with the rest of the world, the Defense Logistics Agency was affected by the coronavirus this year, but Headquarters and Major Subordinate Command employees overcame challenges to meet an unprecedented mission.

Dec. 10, 2020

DLA Indo-Pacific employees awarded for COVID-19 support

Two Defense Logistics Agency Indo-Pacific employees were recently awarded the the Joint Service Achievement Medal for their support to COVID-19 operations in South Korea.

Dec. 10, 2020

DLA Training makes the grade during pandemic

Like many agency officials, DLA Training Center employees in Columbus, Ohio, have had to adapt their operations and convert live training to virtual instruction during the pandemic.

Dec. 7, 2020

Risk management team working to automate agency data on risks, internal controls

A DLA Headquarters team established in July 2019 to integrate risk management and internal controls across the agency is working to automate management of data on the agency’s risks and associated controls.

Dec. 2, 2020

National capital region employees almost halfway to 2020 CFC goal

Defense Logistics Agency employees in the national capital region are almost halfway toward reaching their 2020 Combined Federal Campaign goal of $260,000.

Nov. 30, 2020

DLA R&D Industry Collider Day fuses industry, ingenuity

More than 500 government and industry partners participated in DLA's first virtual Industry Collider Day Nov. 18.