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Dec. 25, 2018

I am DLA

Highlighting the role a DLA employee plays in the agency.

Dec. 25, 2018

DLA employees support White House printing needs

DLA’s support to other parts of the government includes employees working at one of the most high-profile facilities of the Executive Branch.

Dec. 25, 2018

DLA athletes win Fort Belvoir Commander’s Cup

For the first time, athletes from multiple areas of DLA take home the Fort Belvoir Commander’s Cup with wins in swimming, golf, basketball and other events.

Dec. 20, 2018

University courses promote industry engagement

Defense Logistics Agency managers chose 35 employees to participate in the second iteration of the two-week Insights into Industry Management Course. Students in acquisition-coded positions learned current and cutting-edge business practices at the University of Virginia, Darden School of Business in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Dec. 18, 2018

Recognition ceremony lauds individual, team achievements

Defense Logistics Agency employees from across the enterprise packed the McNamara Headquarters Complex Auditorium to honor team and individual contributions at the 51st Annual Employee Recognition Awards Ceremony Dec. 13.

Dec. 17, 2018

DLA experts deploy to support NORTHCOM border mission

A team of DLA experts deployed to South Texas has been providing logistics support to U.S. Northern Command in its mission to physically strengthen the United States’ southern border.

Dec. 13, 2018

Information Operations uses variety of problem-solving tools

DLA Information Operations uses a variety of tools — human-centered design, agile development and continuous process improvement — to solve problems or tackle new projects. These tools share common features but differ in audience, methods, and outcomes.

Dec. 10, 2018

Blind snack bar proprietor retires

It’s 4 a.m. and the silver urn coffee pots are percolating with hot coffee. Christmas music plays in the background. The Defense Logistics Agency police force eagerly fill their coffee cups and hail the snack shop’s 80 year old proprietor Clellan Vandevander, affectionately known as “Mac.”

Dec. 7, 2018

Headquarters complex employees ring in the holidays

McNamara Headquarters Complex employees celebrated an annual tradition at the Dec. 6 Christmas tree lighting ceremony and holiday social. Before the tree lighting ceremony, DLA Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams hosted an agencywide open house event to encourage its employees to share talents, mingle and partake in refreshments.

Dec. 6, 2018

Adopt-a-Family Program lets employees spread goodwill, Christmas cheer to HQC families

All McNamara Headquarters Complex employees are invited to participate in the Annual Adopt-a-Family Program.

Dec. 4, 2018

The bots are coming: Robotic process automation saves DLA time, money

DLA is using robotic process automation, also called bots, to eliminate repetitive, manual tasks and benefit the agency.

Dec. 3, 2018

Strategic Data Services Office to connect employees, mission through technology

A new video highlights the new DLA Strategic Data Services Office, established by DLA Information Operations to create a data-driven culture.

Nov. 27, 2018

DLA charges into world of artificial intelligence

Although "artificial intelligence" often conjures thoughts of Iron Man’s JARVIS or Star Trek’s Data, a new form of AI now in use at the Defense Logistics Agency is available to help employees solve IT problems.

Nov. 26, 2018

Recycling Used Oil in Hawaii

When Daniel Muranaka learned the Navy was spending a lot of money to dispose of its used fuel oil, he decided to do something about it – and found a way to not only save up to $1 million per year but actually generate a revenue.

Nov. 20, 2018

Giving can last a lifetime: A CFC thank-you

A DLA Energy employee shares a personal story of how organizations supported by the Combined Federal Campaign helped him, his father and his siblings rebuild their lives after a drunk driver took the lives of his mother and eldest brother in 1953.