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May 17, 2019

2019 DLA Hall of Fame inductees announced

DLA Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell K. Williams has announced the 2019 inductees into the DLA Hall of Fame.

May 17, 2019

May 18 is Armed Forces Day

Nations around the world honor their military forces with an Armed Forces Day. In the United States, the celebration is held the third Saturday in May.

May 16, 2019

DLA director delivers keynote speeches at Hampton University

DLA Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell K. Williams delivered two keynote addresses at Hampton University, his alma mater, in Hampton, Virginia, May 11-12.

May 16, 2019

Army leader shares military perspective, Asian heritage

Guest speaker Army Maj. Gen. Garrett Yee shared stories of his Asian heritage and his family's military history at the McNamara Headquarters Complex Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month observance, May 15.

May 16, 2019

Leadership forum engages, inspires GS-14-level leaders

DLA hosted its biennial "Building Your Roadmap to Success” Leadership Forum for GS-14 at the agency’s headquarters May 7-9.

May 15, 2019

Expo helps employees build, maintain healthy habits

McNamara Headquarters Complex employees gleaned information about health- and safety-related products and services courtesy of 35 vendors and 12 sponsors during the HQC's 20th Health and Safety Expo, May 14.

May 14, 2019

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month: Howard G. DeMotta

The Defense Logistics Agency recognizes May as Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. In honor of their contributions to the agency’s global mission, DLA is highlighting Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders who work day in and day out to provide logistics support to America’s warfighters.

May 13, 2019

DLA emergency responders to honor fellow law enforcement officers, emergency medical technicians

Emergency responders throughout the Defense Logistics Agency will pay special recognition to police officers who lost their lives in the line of duty for the safety and protection of others during National Police Week May 12-18.

May 8, 2019

Consolidation of supply functions under DSA brought efficiencies, cost savings to DoD logistics

When Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara created the Defense Supply Agency in 1961, the military services understood there were efficiencies to be gained in commodity management.

May 7, 2019

Audit Task Force, SharePoint site guide the agency toward audit readiness

A new collaborative platform in SharePoint gives Defense Logistics Agency employees a single place to find audit-related information and tools as they drive the agency toward achieving clean financial statements.

May 6, 2019

Fight, Flight, or Freeze

The neurobiology of trauma, its emotional and physical manifestation and how it affects sexual assault survivors over their life-span, was the topic of a Defense Logistics Agency Energy lunch and learn session May 1. Heather Turner, the Pentagon’s Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Coordinator, led an interactive discussion on how the brain is impacted by trauma.

May 6, 2019

Free daily webinars available to DLA employees for Public Service Recognition Week

Public Service Recognition Week honors the men and women who serve the nation as federal, state, county and local government employees.

May 6, 2019

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month: Nathan Won

The Defense Logistics Agency recognizes May as Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. In honor of their contributions to the agency’s global mission, DLA is highlighting Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders who work day in and day out to provide logistics support to America’s warfighters.

May 2, 2019

DLA, service reps refine demand planning for buying power

The Defense Logistics Agency is working to increase the services’ buying power by 10% by refining demand projections in collaboration with military and industry planners, the DLA director said during its second Service Readiness Demand Planning Summit May 1.

May 1, 2019

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month: Christina Young

The Defense Logistics Agency recognizes May as Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. In honor of their contributions to the agency’s global mission, DLA is highlighting Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders who work day in and day out to provide logistics support to America’s warfighters.