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April 19, 2022

DLA Disposition Services helps Texas FD upgrade fleet via used equipment transfer

Texas’ Minerva Volunteer Fire Department recently increased its fleet capacity by adding an excess military truck received through the Defense Department’s Firefighter Property Program.

Dec. 21, 2021

Perseverance helped Mid-America deliver excellence

Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services’ Mid-America region operates 16 sites in 12 states with approximately 200 people. When region Deputy Director Marc Wilson looks back at 2021, he said the biggest lesson learned was perseverance.

Dec. 16, 2021

Excess military truck from DLA Disposition Services given new role at Raisin Volunteer Fire Department

Raisin Volunteer Fire Department converted an excess military truck from Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services into a firefighting machine.

Sept. 25, 2021

U.S. Space Force turns to DLA Disposition Services for equipment

The Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services has a long history serving the Army, Navy, Air Forces and Marines but now that service extends to the newly created Space Force.

Aug. 30, 2021

Equipment from DLA Disposition Services helps Kempner Volunteer Fire Department expands fire service

Under the Department of Defense Firefighter Program a five-ton truck from the military transferred to the Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services as excess is now fighting Texas fires with the Kempner Volunteer Fire Department.

Aug. 19, 2021

Excess military truck from DLA Disposition Services adds firefighting power to Volunteer Fire Department

The Glen Cove Volunteer Fire Department converted a 2.5-ton excess military Stewart Stevenson that had been turned into the Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services as excess into a firefighting machine.

July 20, 2021

DLA Disposition Services COREX team demonstrates “Semper Gumby” philosophy

A team of U.S. Navy Sailors and Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services civilians recently completed a two-week Contingency Overseas Readiness Exercise on the Pacific island of Guam. The team was able to deploy the Expeditionary Site Set equipment but challenges with some of the equipment began to present themselves.

July 15, 2021

COREX team in Guam assist Navy command with excess items

For most, summer means vacations, but for the Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services Contingency Overseas Readiness Exercise team it means training. The team deployed to Guam to demonstrate how they could support the warfighter with a prepositioned Expeditionary Site Set in a forward location.

June 22, 2021

Paris, Texas PD deploys surplus MRAP during SWAT response

The former military Mine-Resistant, Ambush-Protected armored vehicle protected police while taking about 30 rounds from a barricaded gunman in an all-night standoff.

May 8, 2021

DLA Disposition Services training helps improve care of veterans

Recently members of the Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services’ Equal Employment Opportunity team provided training to the local Veterans Affairs Medical Center for 25 staff members.