DLA Disposition Services News

Archive: 2019

April 9, 2019

Leaders share benefits of divestiture

Senior leaders for DLA Disposition Services joined Thomas W. Harker, assistant secretary of the Navy for financial management and comptroller, and Navy Vice Adm. Dixon Smith, deputy chief of naval operations, fleet readiness and logistics, for their audit roadshow March 27 and 28.

April 4, 2019

Small sites provide big support shipping excess property to new users

Like the popular 2001 Army recruiting slogan, Disposal Support Representative William Thompson must see himself as “an army of one” as he serves multiple locations from his one-person DLA Disposition Services site at Blue Grass Army Depot, Kentucky.

April 2, 2019

Agency assists with Navy property accounting

DLA disposal reps are helping the U.S. Navy create a property divestiture playbook for its upcoming "Materiel Clean Sweep."

April 1, 2019

Agency rallies to support Navy’s critical part need

Two major subordinate commands of the Defense Logistics Agency worked together quickly when the Navy called for help acquiring critical aviation parts

March 21, 2019

Excess equipment provides aid in Nebraska floods

As the flood waters rose in Nebraska, equipment provided by DLA Disposition Services was used to rescue people from the flood waters.

March 20, 2019

Having their pi and eating it too

Runners from the Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center and Battle Creek’s Michigan Air National Guard Base tracked the numbers in their time March 14 as they honored one of the world’s most famous numbers -- 3.14.

March 14, 2019

Former Air Force computers serve Alabama students

Computers that once supported airmen at Maxwell Air Force Base continue to help users soar as they help educate students in Prattville, Alabama.

March 7, 2019

Bringing back the bees

Active duty military members, veterans and spouses gathered at the Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center March 6 to learn how they could help battle a threat, not to national security, but to the nation’s bee population.

March 7, 2019

Agency provides Texas emergency response assets

A stranded motorist was recently rescued by volunteer firefighters in Texas using a five-ton truck once operated by the military.

March 1, 2019

Black history soars at Battle Creek event

Bessie Coleman became the first woman of African-American and Native American descent to earn an international pilot's license in 1921. Nearly a hundred years later, her great niece recounts her story for DLA and the public.

Feb. 13, 2019

Utah students benefit from Computers for Learning

A small K-12 academy recently updated one of its computer labs with 60 used military laptops for only $2,500

Feb. 8, 2019

Employees gather to remember King

Defense Logistics Agency employees gathered in the Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center Feb. 7 for a belated commemoration of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Jan. 31, 2019

A cold day in New York

A cold visitor from far north brought work to a halt at the DLA Disposition Services site in upstate New York.

Jan. 15, 2019

Hurricane recovery support ongoing at Tyndall AFB

Area disposition personnel are putting in extra work to help Florida's Tyndall Air Force Base make the speediest recovery possible from the devastation of Hurricane Michael.

Jan. 14, 2019

Soldiers train for new careers while helping agency

DLA Disposition Services interns have shown how workforce development and warfighter support can merge during transition assistance training.