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Sept. 18, 2019

Excess uniforms help history class come alive

Donated used items from the U.S. Army’s Old Guard help teachers and youngsters reenact Revolutionary-era America in the Northeast.

Sept. 12, 2019

Agency helps community prepare for the storm

As Hurricane Dorian approached, police officers from South Carolina received excess military tents and other items to prepare for the worst with help from the Defense Logistics Agency.

Sept. 4, 2019

Agency and Marine Corps partner to move an “iron mountain”

Changing operational needs means keeping up with the latest equipment and getting rid of what’s obsolete and unserviceable, and Marines have been working hard with the Defense Logistics Agency to do so over the past 18 months.

Sept. 2, 2019

“Rosies” remembered for helping usher greater equality

Women laborers provided a key role in harnessing America’s full might during global conflict. DLA employees tell stories of the unsung who made critical contributions.

Aug. 25, 2019

Missouri sheriff stays prepared with surplus

Osage County is using a former Coast Guard boat for emergency patrols along three local rivers.

Aug. 12, 2019

Employees heed the call for blood donations

The call went out to employees – “Emergency Blood Shortage: Red Cross blood & platelet donors needed now” – and they responded by rolling up their sleeves for an Aug. 7 blood drive at the Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center.

Aug. 9, 2019

Reduced Operations at disposal sites Sept. 9-20

Customer support may be temporarily impacted as DLA Disposition Services sites conduct a two-week inventory of physical property.

Aug. 9, 2019

New commander tours Bagram site

Defense Logistics Agency employees at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, recently welcomed the new commander of the 1st Theater Sustainment Command for a visit.

Aug. 8, 2019

Pacer Goose unique among disposal missions

A yearly pilgrimage to the U.S. military’s northernmost installation offers consistent challenges to a Norfolk-based disposition pro.

July 23, 2019

Summer school in session for DSRs

Disposal Services Representatives work directly with warfighters on property turn in. They have congregated in Michigan to help refine their role and plot their future.

July 22, 2019

Train(ing) keeps a rollin'

Another year, another summer exercise successfully in the books as agency civilians and military reserve personnel train together for the potential call to duty in faraway places.

July 10, 2019

Excess military computers go to school in Texas

The technology director at the school district in Mart, Texas, has put military hardware into the hands of all his high schools students, thanks to DLA Disposition Services and its DOD Computers for learning program.

July 8, 2019

Tour showcases agency support for deployed forces

Two incoming commanders were shown how the Defense Logistics Agency supports their forces during a recent tour at Bagram, Afghanistan.

July 2, 2019

Excess tents offer new shelter for teens in youth program

Tents provided by DLA Disposition Services’ Reutilization, Transfer and Donation Program are now keeping a new educational program going in the Coronado National Forest in southern Arizona.

June 25, 2019

Excess equipment helps deputies battle the elements

Not far from Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune lies a county where the sheriff's deputies there also train to serve in "every clime" like their Marine neighbors with some help from the excess military vehicles and equipment they obtain with help from the Defense Logistics Agency.