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Aug. 2, 2017

Talks pave way for future agency support

Defense Logistics Agency support in the Pacific may soon be expanding after promising meetings in “the land down under.”

July 28, 2017

Departing employee leaves his mark

After nearly 40 years of federal service, Lawrence "Mac" McNinch is ensuring he will leave his mark on DLA Disposition Services before he retires this August.

July 14, 2017

Military computers go to school

Computers once used by the U.S. military are now in the hands of Georgia middle and high school students thanks to a program administered by DLA Disposition Services.

June 27, 2017

OCORT encourages teamwork, readiness

Civilian employees and military reservists working for the Defense Logistics Agency practiced the skills needed to deploy to forward areas during an Overseas Contingency Operations Response Training exercise from June 12 to 23.

June 26, 2017

Scrap handler hits the road for Camp Kinser

The scrap operations personnel at the DLA Disposition Services site at Okinawa, Japan, have some new help thanks to a late night road trip from Naha.

June 7, 2017

Staff ‘files away’ old furniture while putting warfighters first

Receiving unserviceable office furniture in place helped Defense Logistics Agency employees in Korea support warfighters at the U.S. Army Garrison Humphrey while saving costs and enhancing safety.

June 7, 2017

Excess item gives a lift to Guam police officers

A piece of material handling equipment no longer needed by military forces on Guam is now giving a helping hand to police officers there.

June 7, 2017

Spring cleaning makes room for new items

Before summer takes over, the staff at DLA Disposition Services at Misawa, Japan, did some spring cleaning to clear out old property, make space for rolling stock and accommodate their turn-in customers.

May 30, 2017

Items still rolling in for Operation Clean Sweep

Defense Logistics Agency employees at the DLA Disposition Services site at Gimcheon, Korea, continue to support the Army’s 2nd Infantry Division as Operation Clean Sweep continues to roll along with the arrival of vehicles that are part of the Class II and VII turn-ins.

May 24, 2017

‘Ghost Brigade’s’ War on Excess

The 1­-2 Stryker Brigade Combat Team has been taking part in an installation wide material management program to synchronize and execute material management actions and increase on hand equipment readiness.

May 22, 2017

Agency helps put former military vehicle on the road again

Three sport utility vehicles that once supported American forces will be returning to the road overseas as part of a Foreign Military Sales case with Moldova.

May 17, 2017

Gimcheon staff helps retire aging warrior from the skies

Not all of the vehicles involved in the Army’s divestiture of excess items travel on wheels or tracks, some use rotors to fly through the air.

May 17, 2017

Event offers awareness on opioid abuse in the region

Defense Logistics Agency employees in Battle Creek, Michigan, gathered May 16 to hear about how abusing drugs meant to relieve one type of pain can bring on a new one

May 4, 2017

Customer outreach continues on future site changes

Senior leaders and staff from DLA Disposition Services headquarters continue to inform warfighters and other customers about Network Optimization with more details about how field sites in the continental United States will adapt to ensure customer requirements are supported in the most efficient and cost effective manner possible.

April 21, 2017

Program offers food for thought on sexual assaults

Defense Logistics Agency employees in Battle Creek, Michigan, shared some tea and information about sexual assault, the impact on victims, and how we can support those affected as part of April’s event for Sexual Assault Awareness Month.