DLA News Archive


Sept. 2, 2022

Montana firefighters save 20 homes with former DOD equipment

Polson Rural Fire District is one of countless around the U.S. that rely on used military vehicles and gear to help fight wildfires.

April 12, 2022

Disposal team expertise places surplus mission goods in Maryland food banks

Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services personnel recently assisted Marines to clear out excess material and steer surplus COVID and humanitarian relief property to needy families in Maryland.

April 6, 2022

DLA Disposition Services supports ROTC winter training in New Hampshire

Equipment acquired from the Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services was used to help educate and train the next generation of military officers at the University of New Hampshire.

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.

March 25, 2021

DLA Services and National Guard get computers to students

New Hampshire Army National Guard elements recently turned over 100 excess computers to a local school through DOD’s Computers for Learning, administrated by Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services.

March 3, 2021

Excess oil to support South Carolina forestry equipment

More than 800 gallons of excess hydraulic oil no longer needed at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, will now help sustain equipment used by the South Carolina Forestry Commission to fight fires.

Feb. 19, 2021

Puerto Rico school rebuilds with surplus property

A small K-12 academy in the island territory looked to the states and federal government for vehicles and equipment after Hurricane Maria losses.