DLA Public Affairs

The DLA Public Affairs Office provides communications support to all aspects of the Defense Logistics Agency. The office helps communicate how the Defense Department’s only combat logistics support agency provides resources to our nation’s men and women serving in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Space Force, at home and abroad. Public Affairs keeps the public and other government departments and agencies like Interior, Coast Guard, the Army Corps of Engineers, Forestry and Homeland Security up to date on services DLA offers and provides to them. DLA strives to keep its employees and the general public informed on the most current information regarding logistic support worldwide.

See the Defense Information School's list of policy and doctrine documents for the documents that guide the overall Defense Department Public Affairs mission, as well as the department's Principles of Information for background on information made available to the public.

Contact Public Affairs

Questions? Story ideas? Social media request? Member of the media looking for information? Reach out to DLA Public Affairs or any of the major subordinate command field offices for assistance.

Headquarters DLA Public Affairs

Name Phone Number DSN Email
Office  571-767-6200 392-6200  DLAPublicAffairs@dla.mil
Director Joe Yoswa  571-767-6116 392-6116  Joseph.Yoswa@dla.mil
Deputy Director Kathy Rhem  571-767-6182 392-6182  Kathleen.Rhem@dla.mil

Major Subordinate Command Public Affairs

Office Phone Number DSN Email
Aviation  804-279-3139 695-2914  AVNPAO@dla.mil
Disposition Services  269-961-7015 312-661-7015  dana.thornbury@dla.mil
Distribution  717-770-3105 771-3105  ddc.pao@dla.mil
Energy  571-767-4108 392-4108  DLAEnergyPublicAffairs@dla.mil
Land and Maritime  614-692-2328 850-2328  dla.land.and.maritime.public.affairs@dla.mil
Troop Support  215-737-2311 444-2311  trpsptstratcomm@dla.mil


Social Media

DLA manages the following social media platforms and encourages you to join the conversation. 

  • DLA Facebook Link
  • DLA Twitter Link
  • DLA YouTube Link
  • DLA LinkedIn Link
  • DLA Flickr Link

See DLA's comment policy and privacy policy for guidance on commenting on DLA's social media.


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Video by Nutan Chada

DLA is...The Nation's Combat Logistics Support Agency

  • Defense Logistics Agency
  • April 9, 2018 | 4:43

The Defense Logistics Agency is a bold, forward-leaning, and innovative organization. At the Defense Logistics Agency logistics is our profession…our mission...our passion. DLA is…the Nation’s Combat Logistics Support Agency. For more information about DLA visit: www.dla.mil


Joe Yoswa
Director of DLA Public Affairs

Kathy Rhem
Deputy Director of DLA Public Affairs