DLA Disposition Services News

Archive: 2017

April 14, 2017

DLA helps Army units save time, money in 'surge' disposition event

Defense Logistics Agency personnel helped Army units at Fort Hood, Texas, save 4,300 man hours in document preparation and screening in a recent two-week event, in which 859 vehicles turned in 400,000 pounds of scrap metal.

April 11, 2017

Used locomotives deliver economic benefits

Former Army locomotives are driving an effort to revitalize a 90-mile stretch of rail line to foster economic benefits for Louisiana and Arkansas.

April 10, 2017

Humvees rolling into Pacific sites

As the Army’s divestiture of excess vehicles continues, two DLA Disposition Services sites in the Pacific region are taking in large numbers of tactical vehicles.

March 31, 2017

Logistics vehicle gets new life fighting fires

A former military supply vehicle stands ready to help fight forest fires in a New England village.

March 23, 2017

Gimcheon staff uses airwaves to reach out to warfighters

Defense Logistics Agency personnel in Korea use the Armed Forces Network to reach out to warfighters.

March 16, 2017

Air national guardsman uses Defense Logistics Agency reutilization program to save millions of dollars

The reutilization offered through DLA Disposition Services has helped an Air National Guardsman in New Jersey save millions of dollars.

Feb. 24, 2017

Asset management: keeping mission accountable

Managers for Air Force information technology assets rely on DLA Disposition Services for support when hardware meets the end of its life cycle.

Feb. 23, 2017

A new year brings a new look

As 2017 unfolds, officials at DLA Disposition Services continue to reach out to customers about the Network Optimization initiative to ensure field sites in the continental United States support customer requirements in the most efficient and cost effective manner possible.

Feb. 14, 2017

Defense Logistics Agency three star visits MCLB Barstow

United States Air Force Lt. Gen. Andrew E. Busch, who heads the organization supplying every branch of America’s military, visited Defense Logistics Agency facilities aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, Calif., Jan. 26.

Jan. 27, 2017

ERDC named to Million Dollar Board

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center website — The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center has recently been named by the Department of the Army’s Defense Logistics Agency for Disposition Services to the Army’s Million Dollar Board.

Jan. 12, 2017

DLA debunks ‘mystery’ behind turning in excess government property

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Hill Air Force Base website — For some, the process of turning in old, unused or excess government property is as mysterious as the Bermuda Triangle or the Lost City of Atlantis, but it doesn't need to be.

Jan. 9, 2017

Far East District prepares for move to Humphreys with container removal

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Far East District website — In preparation for the Far East District's relocation to Camp Humphreys in Pyeongtaek, the Logistics Management Office turned in six 20-feet containers to the Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services on Dec. 22, 2016.

Jan. 6, 2017

You load 9k tons and what do you get?

It’s not “another day older and deeper in debt.” It’s actually more than $6 million in cost avoidance, thanks to the agency's disposal pros.