DLA News Archive


June 24, 2022

Property disposal team to get new deputy

U.S. Army Col. Andre L. Toussaint has been selected as the next Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services deputy director.

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.

June 1, 2022

History of Defense Property Disposal Service: 1982-1992

Ten years after its inception, Defense Property Disposal Service continued to thrive within the Defense Logistics Agency.

May 6, 2022

Technological Reflection

Take a look back on the history of business technology used by DLA Disposition Services.

Dec. 30, 2021

Disposition Services Operations Directorate ends 2021 with notable achievements

Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services Operations Directorate ended 2021 with notable achievements to include closing the door on a 20-year divestiture with DLA.

Dec. 20, 2021

Unique turn-in items of 2021

Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services receives and processes the Defense Department’s surplus property, saving billions of taxpayer dollars since its inception in 1972. Throughout the years, unique items have found their way to DLA Disposition Services processing centers and 2021 did not disappoint.

Dec. 13, 2021

Disposition Services Business Support Directorate makes waves in 2021

DLA Disposition Services Business Support Directorate adapted to the pandemic-restricted environment with grounding breaking achievements at the end of 2021.

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.

Dec. 7, 2021

An Introduction to DLA Disposition Services Strategic Plan

DLA Disposition Services has recently revised its Strategic Plan to be in-line with DLA's 5 Lines of Effort. Learn more about the upcoming changes and how they will be implemented.

Nov. 9, 2021

From animals to equipment, DLA Disposition Services has processed it all

Since its inception, Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services  has received and processed millions of individual items of Department of Defense personal property. Most of these items are within the norms of end-of-lifecycle logistics, however, some examples of property turned-in stand out among the rest and serve to highlight the unique capabilities of disposal logisticians.