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Nov. 15, 2022

Mid America: Year in review

“Mid-America had an outstanding year,” DLA Disposition Services Mid-America Deputy Director Marc Wilson said. “It’s what I would consider a raving success.”

Oct. 26, 2022

Disposition Services leaders meet for second day of Strategic Leadership Summit

Leaders from Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services met for the second day of the Strategic Leadership Summit Oct. 25 in Battle Creek, Michigan, where the day’s focus was safety lessons learned and a way forward, the importance of communication in the workplace, and suicide prevention training.

Oct. 13, 2022

Equipment pre-check lowers accident risk

A Richmond-based equipment specialist recently demonstrated the value of the organization’s new job role.

Sept. 7, 2022

DLA Disposition Services welcomes OSHA inspectors for VPP recertification

Voluntary Protection Program is an Occupational Safety and Health Administration program that recognizes employees and managers who have adopted effective safety and health management systems maintaining injury rates below the national average. Since 2013, DLA Disposition Services has been certified in the Star Program category. Other program categories include Merit and Demonstration.

April 27, 2022

Properly preparing Disposition Services for responding to an emergency

Throughout DLA, emergency managers work to ensure proper procedures are in place to mitigate the negative effects of events such as natural disasters and other emergency situations.

Dec. 7, 2021

Disposition Services director provides end of year message and safety brief to workforce

Disposition Services director provides year-end message and safety brief to workforce.

Nov. 2, 2021

DLA Disposition Services holds summit for new career series

Earlier this year the Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services added a new Career series, Equipment Specialist 1670 series. 24 positions were created around the globe.

June 21, 2021

Mission first, safety always

COREX participants and observers keep tight ties to safe practices during field ops.

Jan. 15, 2021

DLA Disposition Services site increases ability to support customers with new equipment and training

The Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services uses a wide variety of material handling equipment to load and off-load trucks every day in support of warfighters. Having people trained on the MHEs is vital not only to complete the mission but to ensure it is done in a safe manner. Without trained operators, equipment sits idle; tasks go undone.

Dec. 4, 2020

A look back on DLA Disposition Services West support during 2020

The Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services West region team had a busy year, highlighted by its handling of various Navy and Army special divestiture projects conducted during a global pandemic.