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Feb. 2, 2016

What DLA Disposition Services Really Does

A cargo truck once used by the military finds new life as a firefighting vehicle for the Michigan Department of Natural Resources thanks to the mission of DLA Disposition Services.

Feb. 2, 2016

DLA equipment helps rescue hikers

The weather was real. The hikers were really lost. While it wasn’t a reality show there is a star in this story, a cat from DLA.

Jan. 4, 2016

DLA Disposition Services scraps decommissioned ship

A chapter in Navy and DLA Disposition Services history is ending in a trench dug off New Orleans’ Industrial Canal, less than three miles from the French Quarter.

Jan. 4, 2016

Stranded travelers, snowbound residents benefit from ex-military gear

DLA recently helped local communities deal with emergency snowfall by providing excess military equipment donated by DoD through the Law Enforcement Support Office program.

Dec. 22, 2015

Big trucks bring big boxes, big bucks saved

DLA Disposition Services has been a Santa facilitator, ensuring some big boxes got delivered to Marines in Virginia a week before Santa makes his normal rounds.

Dec. 22, 2015

Unit conducts valuable training while helping reduce backlog

Members of Disposition Services Unit Six of Jacksonville, Florida, used their December drill dates too not only complete the Defense Logistics Agency’s Joint Incremental Duty Training, or “JIDT Block II,” but also to help the local DLA Disposition Services site catch up on demilitarization and avoid shipping items to Alabama for the required work.

Dec. 16, 2015

Agency helps Connecticut towns realize a long-time dream

Two Connecticut cities will benefit from the help provided by the DLA Disposition Services staff in Groton who helped them fulfill their dreams of drawing visitors to their riverfront areas.

Dec. 14, 2015

Leaders meet to discuss expeditionary workforce

Senior leaders from DLA Disposition Services met with Disposition Services Unit leadership and other for the annual Expeditionary Workforce Leadership Huddle from Nov. 7 to 8.

Dec. 10, 2015

Community event delayed but not forgotten

Members of the Defense Logistics Agency in Battle Creek joined with the community and other Defense Department elements for a long delayed event to recognize America’s armed forces along with those serving in the Battle Creek, Michigan, who distinguished themselves through their extra efforts.

Nov. 3, 2015

Lending a hand to veterans

An early Veteran’s Day present was delivered to homeless vets in Battle Creek, Michigan, by DLA Disposition Services and the Department of Veterans Affairs in late October.