DLA News Archive


Nov. 21, 2022

Unique Turn-in Items of 2022

A look back at some of the most unique and intriguing items received by Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services personnel during 2022.

Nov. 2, 2022

Battle Creek MWR hosts Harvest Fest 2022

Battle Creek Morale, Welfare, and Recreation hosted the annual family-friendly Harvest Fest at Station 66 Oct. 26. Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center employees, retirees, and their family members enjoyed hayrides, Trunk-or-Treating, a costume contest, yard games, apple cider press demonstration and more.

Oct. 28, 2022

Culture innovations a main focus at leadership summit

Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services leaders and culture representatives discussed culture innovations at the annual Strategic Leadership Summit Oct. 24-28. This is the first time culture representatives attended the summit in person at the Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center.

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. 15, 2022

DLA Disposition Service director applauds workforce for outstanding support to warfighter

Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services Director Mike Cannon addressed the global workforce during the first town hall of the new fiscal year Oct. 12 at the Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center, Battle Creek, Michigan.

Oct. 11, 2022

PaCE Spotlight: Dan Schuemann

DLA Disposition Services Operational Contracting Division Chief Daniel Schuemann participated in the Pathways to Career Excellence Program when it was still called the DLA Corporate Intern Program in 2004. Today, he works in the Contracting Directorate at DLA Disposition Services Headquarters in Battle Creek, Michigan.

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.