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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.

Nov. 17, 2020

The DLA Rap talk show to highlight agency 'heroes,’ unique missions

DLA employees and unique missions are the subject of a video talk show called The DLA Rap.

Nov. 16, 2020

DLA, USACE discuss joint objectives during partnership event

DLA and USACE leaders gathered virtually during the fourth USACE/DLA Annual Partnership Day Nov. 13 to talk about how the organizations can improve mutual support and collaboration.

Nov. 9, 2020

DLA closes out fiscal 2020 with strong small business partnership

The Defense Logistics Agency exceeded its small business contracting goal for the eighth consecutive year by awarding more than 40% of its annual contract dollars to small businesses. Fiscal 2020 also marked the third year in a row that DLA exceeded $15 billion in contract awards to small businesses.

Nov. 9, 2020

DLA historian chronicles agency’s early COVID-19 response

Contracting expertise, on-hand supplies and crisis-management strengths enabled DLA to quickly aid the nation’s pandemic response, according to a 41-page historical account titled “Combating the Coronavirus: DLA Efforts to Defeat COVID-19.”

Nov. 6, 2020

DLA to launch second supplier survey

DLA will release its second Supplier Survey Nov. 12 to collect data from more than 7,000 suppliers. Survey results will help the agency provide better customer satisfaction.