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March 25, 2019

Demand of textile items could rise, DLA director tells industry officials

In support of Department of Defense priorities to restore military readiness and strengthen partnerships, Defense Logistics Agency Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell K. Williams addressed about 100 textile industry executives at the 16th Annual Meeting of the National Council of Textile Organizations in Washington, D.C., March 19.

March 25, 2019

DLA raises donations, number of participants in 2018 CFC

The Defense Logistics Agency won the Summit Award for raising its 2018 Combined Federal Campaign donations in the National Capital Area by 3 percent and the Participation Achievement Award for increasing the number of participants by 2 percent.

March 21, 2019

Women gaining an edge on men in the workplace with some setbacks says Pew official

Women make up almost 47 percent of the American workforce and the gender-wage gap is narrowing, a Pew Research Center official told McNamara Headquarters Complex employees March 20 during a Women’s History Month observance.

March 20, 2019

DLA Director signs sexual assault awareness, prevention proclamation

Defense Logistics Agency Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams signed the 2019 Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month Proclamation in the presence of agency senior leaders during the March 20 executive board meeting.

March 19, 2019

Women’s History Month Spotlight: Kari Riskedahl

The Defense Logistics Agency recognizes March as Women’s History Month. In honor of women’s contributions to the agency’s global mission, DLA is highlighting female employees who work day in and day out to provide logistics support to America’s warfighters.

March 18, 2019

Butler embraces sea change in joint reserve force

Navy Master Chief Petty Officer James Butler will replace Navy Command Master Chief Bill Sherman as senior enlisted leader in the Defense Logistics Agency Joint Reserve Force April 1.

March 14, 2019

WRP gives agency 64 chances to hire college students, recent grads

The Defense Logistics Agency has 64 openings in this year’s Workforce Recruitment Program. For managers, that’s 64 opportunities to test a prospective employee before hiring them.

March 13, 2019

Employee wellness program offers support, guidance

Defense Logistics Agency employees often hear about work-life balance, but may not be aware of the Employee Assistance Program, an agency-paid, confidential resource available to all DLA civilian employees and their family members.

March 12, 2019

Women’s History Month Spotlight: Army Col. Isabel Geiger

The Defense Logistics Agency recognizes March as Women’s History Month. In honor of women’s contributions to the agency’s global mission, DLA is highlighting female employees who work day in and day out to provide logistics support to America’s warfighters.

March 11, 2019

March-April 2019 Loglines Magazine now available

This issue offers a look at the agency's Child Development Centers, an industry insights course, the Replenishment Parts Purchase or Borrow Program "parts library," bringing American-made athletic footwear to recruits, an overview of DLA’s growing portfolio of Whole of Government initiatives, DLA's support to United States Northern Command and U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and more.

March 8, 2019

DoD program helps DLA share knowledge, talent with industry

The Defense Logistics Agency continues to invest in innovative programs that allow acquisition professionals to engage with and learn from industry partners. Brian McGinley, a supervisor in DLA Troop Support’s Post Award Division for industrial hardware, is assigned to a six-month career-development program with Deloitte LLP in Rosslyn, Virginia.

March 8, 2019

Daylight saving time: Spring forward this Sunday

Daylight saving time returns this Sunday at 2 a.m.

March 7, 2019

DLA Troop Support’s Clothing and Textiles Division provides American-made athletic footwear to recruits.

DLA Troop Support’s Clothing and Textiles Division provides American-made athletic footwear to recruits.

March 6, 2019

A conversation with Air Force Brig. Gen. Albert Miller

The commander of Defense Logistics Agency Energy shares highlights and expectations for the coming year.

March 6, 2019

Women’s History Month Spotlight: Marian Unterman

The Defense Logistics Agency recognizes March as Women’s History Month. In honor of women’s contributions to the agency’s global mission, DLA is highlighting female employees who work day in and day out to provide logistics support to America’s warfighters.