DLA News Archive

Archive: August, 2021

Aug. 23, 2021

Celebrating DLA’s legacy as the agency closes in on 60 years

For nearly 60 years, the Defense Logistics Agency has played a critical role in supporting our servicemen and women around the globe. This week is a time to reflect on DLA Land and Maritime’s contributions to that incredible history of excellence and Warfighter support.

Aug. 20, 2021

Logistics On Location: DLA Disposition Services, Camp Lejeune, NC

The DLA team at Camp Lejeune will help you with all your reutilization, disposal, and hazmat needs.

Aug. 20, 2021

Local art contest showcases veteran creations

A local art show featuring the work of veterans paves the way for a national competition.

Aug. 20, 2021

Force Protection Conditions - A Tutorial

As you are driving onto Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, or walking to a building entrance, you may have noticed the installation is at Force Protection Condition Level B and wonder, “what does this mean to me?”

Aug. 19, 2021

Excess military truck from DLA Disposition Services adds firefighting power to Volunteer Fire Department

The Glen Cove Volunteer Fire Department converted a 2.5-ton excess military Stewart Stevenson that had been turned into the Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services as excess into a firefighting machine.

Aug. 19, 2021

Winds of change blow in Oklahoma City

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Oklahoma City has a new leader. Air Force Col. James Malec relinquished command to Air Force Col. Jason Kalin during a change of command ceremony held at the Tinker Event Center on Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Aug. 13.

Aug. 18, 2021

Representative Peter Meijer visits DLA Disposition Services

Congressman Peter Meijer, U.S. House of Representatives, Michigan 3rd District, visited Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services headquarters in Battle Creek, Michigan, for an overall introduction for the agency’s mission.

Aug. 18, 2021

Iwakuni Marines train on repurposed fuselage

A scrapped C2A Greyhound turned in to DLA Disposition Services gave military firefighters a valuable learning tool right to its end.

Aug. 18, 2021

DLA Installation Support Susquehanna chief of security and emergency services retires after 39 years

Following 39 years of federal service, Harold “George” Hokkanen, chief, security and emergency services, will retire from Defense Logistics Agency Installation Support Susquehanna in September.

Aug. 17, 2021

Perseverance, resiliency key themes of DLA Troop Support Women’s Equality Day event

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support employees attended a virtual visit with “Dora Lewis,” Philadelphia suffragist for the National Woman’s Party during a Women’s Equality Day event August 11.