DLA News Archive

Tag: Whole of Government DS

July 15, 2024

Army and DLA Disposition Services find success with R2E

Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services continues find success with the U.S. Army on a partnership dubbed Rapid Removal of Excess, or R2E, meant to increase the Army’s surplus property disposal efficiency.

June 18, 2024

Navy command saves an additional 1.3 million with DLA Disposition Services

The Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services site at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, recently issued a mobile command center to the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland.

June 4, 2024

Retired soldier sources excess DOD property for Las Vegas JROTC program

Keith Archibald retired from the Army after 33 years of service. He began his military career as an enlisted legal specialist and retired as a lieutenant colonel in logistics. Today, he serves as the senior Army instructor for a Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps program and uses surplus military property from Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services to supplement student supplies.

Jan. 16, 2024

Montana nabs surplus snowcat for backcountry rescues

Used military equipment “a game changer” for states’ ability to protect residents and manage public lands.

Aug. 30, 2023

Two fire departments in Georgia use DLA Disposition Services to breathe easier

Georgia's volunteer fire departments in Taliaferro and Warren counties have expanded their operational capabilities, thanks to the DoD Firefighter Property Program and the Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services.

June 23, 2023

DLA helps with digital scanning of century-old glass pathology slides

The Joint Pathology Center possesses the nation’s oldest pathology tissue repository and one of the largest in the world with over 55 million glass slides and 30 million tissue blocks. For more than a century, its specialists have collected diseased tissue samples, preserving them for medical researchers of the future.

May 18, 2023

Ohio RTCH reuse saves over $1 million

The Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services team in Columbus, Ohio, knew they could put a Rough Terrain Container Handler to good use, but with a price tag of over $1 million for a new one, it was just out of reach.

April 24, 2023

Texas band director creates music and musicians with military excess

Used professional-level musical instruments are turned in to the Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services from all the Armed Forces musical bands each year. Most of them need some repair but are still a valuable asset to teach the next generation of musicians.

March 29, 2023

Wildfire fleet upgrades with surplus

Trucks used to fight wildfires by the Woodson Volunteer Fire Department in Texas averaged more than 40 years old. When it was time for an upgrade, the department looked to DOD’s Firefighter Property Program and Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services.

March 8, 2023

Idaho Lands receives $70 million in donated equipment from DLA since 2013

A savvy used property screener for the Idaho Department of Lands has brought tens of millions of dollars in used and surplus DOD equipment to his state to fight fires and protect rural communities in the past decade.