DLA News Archive

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Sept. 30, 2022

Hispanic Heritage Month Employee Spotlight: Carlos Torres

Each year from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, the nation observes Hispanic Heritage Month, and celebrates the contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. This year, DLA Disposition Services EEO Special Emphasis Program spotlights Public Sales Division Chief Carlos Torres.

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.

Sept. 1, 2022

DLA Disposition Services LESO hosts a successful in-person conference

DLA Disposition Services Law Enforcement Support Office hosted a successful in-person conference in Battle Creek, Michigan, a first since the pandemic.

Aug. 11, 2022

PaCE Spotlight: Hilary Casari

Hillary Casari is currently the operations inventory branch chief for Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services. She participated in the Intern program before it was renamed as the Pathways to Career Excellence Program between the years of 2007 and 2009. She also was the PaCE Program manager for two years.

July 27, 2022

Fraud: Trends to look for

Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services Office of Internal Review assists management with anti-fraud prevention and detection by conducting reviews and reporting suspected fraud to the DLA Office of Inspector General.

June 19, 2022

PaCE Spotlight: Sabrina Young

The Pathways to Career Excellence Program for DLA Disposition Services is a two-year program that takes PaCERs through all of Disposition Services and its processes to learn as much as possible about the directorate. The first year takes place at DLA Disposition Services Headquarters in Battle Creek, Michigan, and the second year either takes place in Battle Creek for Contracting PaCERs or at an assigned field site for Property Disposal PaCERs. PaCERs begin as general schedule 7s, move to GS-9s at the end of their first year, and graduate the program as GS-11s. There are multiple pathways to becoming a PaCER, including being hired internally, as a recent graduate, or from military service.

May 18, 2022

DLA employees receive Battle Creek Area Chamber of Commerce awards

Battle Creek Area Chamber of Commerce’s Military Affairs Committee hosted the 66th Annual Armed Forces Appreciation Luncheon at Firekeepers Casino and Hotel in Battle Creek, Michigan, May 13, after a two-year pandemic hiatus.

May 15, 2022

PaCE Spotlight: Tim Dauten

Tim Dauten is the Operations Receipt and Network Division chief working at DLA Disposition Services Headquarters in Battle Creek, Michigan. Dauten was a member of the PaCE Program when it was still known as the Intern Program, participating in Class 2A in 2011.

April 14, 2022

DLA Disposition Services spreads awareness through Healing Rocks event

Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office teamed up with the Battle Creek Morale, Welfare and Recreation Family Advocacy Program to host a “Healing Rocks” event at Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center.

March 25, 2022

Disposition Services celebrates Women's History Month 2022

March is Women's History Month – commemorating and encouraging the study, observance and celebration of the vital role of women in American history.