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Dec. 28, 2017

DLA expands Middle East vendor pool with workshop for Omani businesses

To help local businesses in Oman learn how to work with the U.S. government, DLA joined U.S. Central Command and the State Department in hosting a workshop for potential vendors.

Dec. 27, 2017

Investigative analyst is first Installation Support Security Specialist of the Year

An investigative analyst at Defense Logistics Agency Aviation in Richmond recently received the first-ever award recognizing the top civilian security specialist across all of DLA Installation Support.

Dec. 22, 2017

DLA personnel brave Belgian cold, honor WWII heroes in memorial walk

Members of the DLA Europe & Africa team braved winter weather Dec. 16 to participate in the 40th Annual Bastogne Memorial Walk in Belgium, commemorating the heroic stand made by U.S. and British forces during the Ardennes Offensive — also known as the Battle of the Bulge.

Dec. 20, 2017

DLA Troop Support sends holiday meals to deployed service members

Deployed service members will be able to enjoy a traditional holiday meal this Christmas thanks to the efforts of Subsistence supply chain professionals at the DLA Troop Support.

Dec. 20, 2017

Award-winning attorney lends talents to DLA as reservist

A Justice Department lawyer serving his Army Reserve duty at the Defense Logistics Agency was one of three people awarded Federal Employee of the Year for 2017 for their work in the government’s lawsuit against Volkswagen Group.

Dec. 19, 2017

Small Business, Big Impact

Buying warfighters’ supplies from smaller companies boosts DLA’s industrial base and the U.S. economy.

Dec. 19, 2017

Keyboards for Classrooms

DLA supports the DoD Computers for Learning program by providing computers to local schools.

Dec. 19, 2017

A Look at DLA's People and Culture Plan

The new DLA People and Culture Plan shows how people are the heart of the agency.

Dec. 19, 2017

Providers in the Storms

DLA provided crucial support to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the Coast Guard, National Guard units, local law enforcement and the military services as they helped victims of the Fall 2017 hurricanes.

Dec. 19, 2017

I am DLA

My name Is:Rhonda ChristieI am:An equal employment opportunity specialist at DLA Aviation – Cherry

Dec. 18, 2017

Idea contest paves way for IT innovation

DLA Information Operations’ first innovation-idea contest wrapped up in November with the final senior-leader review of the pilot projects, but the benefits of those projects and lessons learned will carry forward as the organization continues its innovation journey.

Dec. 15, 2017

Continuous improvement: the path to process excellence

Continuous improvement is how DLA improves business processes and delivers optimal outcomes while maintaining customer focus; to that end, a new manual describes how that effort now focuses on more than just process.

Dec. 13, 2017

People, teams celebrated for going extra mile in 50th annual Employee Recognition Awards

A total of 43 individuals and 13 teams received 56 awards at the 50th annual Defense Logistics Agency Employee Recognition Awards ceremony, Dec. 12 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex, Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

Dec. 13, 2017

DLA, USTRANSCOM may soon benefit from fusion of commercial, gov transportation system

A major partner organization of the Defense Logistics Agency announced it has successfully completed a test run of a transportation system that could give DLA and its customers additional options for supplying the warfighter and other customers.

Dec. 6, 2017

Employee with family struck by hurricane sees DLA difference firsthand

A DLA employee with family in Puerto Rico saw firsthand how the agency helps provide the critical items Americans need when struck by disaster.