DLA Disposition Services News

Archive: 2017

Dec. 23, 2017

Staff helps heat up winter training for artillery unit

Timely customer engagement by Defense Logistics Agency employees has helped some 2nd Infantry Division soldiers cross heating equipment off their Christmas list.

Dec. 19, 2017

Crane employees help restore electricity to hurricane victims

Defense Logistics Agency employees helped return electricity to those affected by Hurricane Irma in the Leeward Islands in the northeastern Caribbean Sea.

Dec. 10, 2017

DLA Disposition Services hosts its annual Expeditionary Force Leadership Huddle in Battle Creek, Michigan

DLA Disposition Services hosted its annual Expeditionary Force Leadership Huddle at the Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center in Battle Creek, Michigan

Dec. 5, 2017

DLA helps Aviano manage resources

When focusing on the world’s greatest Airmen and the cutting-edge aircraft they maintain and support, many people often forget another vital aspect to the fighting force … stuff.

Nov. 27, 2017

Gimcheon looks ahead to large turn in from pre-positioning program

Defense Logistics Agency employees at Gimcheon, South Korea, won’t have to wait for Christmas to get lots of packages as 1,400 line items of turn-in from Army Pre-Positioned Stocks will soon arrive at their door.

Nov. 16, 2017

New DLA Strategic Plan lays out goals for 2018-2026

DLA is reaffirming its commitment to support warfighter readiness with its new 2018-2026 Strategic Plan, which supports DoD priorities to build a more lethal force, reinforce alliances with industry and government partners, and reform business practices.

Oct. 31, 2017

Old vehicles get last chance to serve training firefighters

When firefighters have to rescue someone trapped in a vehicle there is no time to lose, so training becomes very important to ensure the job can be done quickly and properly.

Oct. 27, 2017

Distribution commanding general visits Disposition Services headquarters

Army Brig. Gen. John S. Laskodi, commanding general, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution, met with his Battle Creek, Michigan, workforce and thanked them for their support to DLA Disposition Services during a site visit Oct. 25.

Oct. 6, 2017

Displaced Puerto Rico site manager keeps Warfighter First

DLA's help to the people of Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria is a big story. Here's a small slice of the effort: how DLA Disposition Services' Luis Pena, a Puerto Rican native, has continued his mission in the face of trying times.

Sept. 15, 2017

New small business contract yields multiple rewards

A new multi-year contract is helping the Defense Logistics Agency meet several of its small business goals.

Sept. 8, 2017

Former military equipment aids hurricane relief efforts

Boats and vehicles that once supported U.S. armed forces personnel are now giving aid to those responding to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

Sept. 8, 2017

DLA Disposition Services equipment to the rescue

Before Hurricane Irma began to move, before Harvey made landfall, equipment from DLA Disposition Services was already in action rescuing people from floodwaters in Southwest Florida.

Sept. 1, 2017

Misawa staff hosts special trainees for local unit

Offering training to customers is nothing new for DLA Disposition Services sites until the trainees are four-legged and wear a different kind of dog tags.

Aug. 29, 2017

Director on Disposition: “small but mighty”

DLA Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams made his first trip to Battle Creek, Michigan, Aug. 24 to receive a DLA Disposition Services organizational overview and facilities tour.

Aug. 9, 2017

Excess reduction effort presses on at Gimcheon

Staff members at DLA Disposition Services at Gimcheon, South Korea, continue to demonstrate their support for divestiture efforts by a variety of Army commands peninsula wide.