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Bagram, Afghanistan Sept. 30, 2020

Bagram workers light up the night

Defense Logistics Agency employees recently defied the darkness of the Afghan night to keep important cargo moving.

Sept. 28, 2020

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Martha Kerns

Get to know Martha Kerns, the MWR's sports and fitness facility manager at the Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center in Battle Creek, Michigan.

Sept. 24, 2020

Teamwork makes short work out of long containers

Strong partnerships between two major subordinate commands of the Defense Logistics Agency helped ensure the safe and economical disposal of 150 helicopter blade containers that had become obsolete.

Sept. 23, 2020

Surplus DOD tanker truck used to haul ethanol for hand sanitizer for Nebraska emergency workers, schools

An excess military tanker truck repurposed by the Nebraska Forest Service for firefighting was recently pressed into service as an ethanol hauler for hand sanitizer being used by emergency managers and public schools.

Sept. 22, 2020

Employee praised for helping new agency operations center

A Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services employee was recognized Sept. 14 for his service as one of the early volunteers for temporary duty at the Agency Synchronization Operations Center at DLA Headquarters on Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

Sept. 21, 2020

It's business as usual for Fort Meade's property disposal experts

Property disposal staff at the DLA Disposition Services site at Fort Meade, Maryland, were recently featured in a "Logistics On Location" highlight video produced by the agency.

Sept. 17, 2020

Leadership Spotlight: Tracy Hart

Get to know Tracy Hart, DLA Disposition Services director of contracting.

Fort Bragg, North Carolina Sept. 16, 2020

New commander visits Bragg site

Warfighter first and strong partnership are two tenants of the Defense Logistics Agency strategic plan that were reinforced as the staff at the DLA Disposition Services’ site at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, hosted a new unit commander for a tour.

Sept. 15, 2020

Illinois school receives $55k in computers

More than $2 million in used and excess information technology has been donated through Computers For Learning in 2020.

Sept. 12, 2020

Excess military vehicle becomes a dual purpose firefighting truck

Selden Volunteer Fire Department members transformed a 2003 Stewart Stevenson truck from the Defense Logistics Agency into a firefighting machine to help protect their community and surrounding area.

Sept. 10, 2020

Partner agencies receive $18 million in supplies during pandemic response

As autumn approaches, DLA Disposition Services continues its support of pandemic response by supplying the armed forces and first responders with a variety of materials. “We’ve recently exceeded a total of $18 million in excess and surplus supplies and equipment provided to customers for COVID-19 relief efforts,” said DLA Disposition Services Director Mike Cannon.

Sept. 2, 2020

Reservists put their training to work

Reservists spent mid-July putting their training requirements to work meeting Defense Logistics Agency needs.

Aug. 31, 2020

Property reuse pros place 755 fridges in new homes

There’ll be no appliances left behind with DLA Disposition Services on the case.

Aug. 30, 2020

Commentary: Trolling With The Troops 2020

Each year, approximately 30 boat captains donate a morning and take veterans out for a day of fishing on Lake Michigan. This year, the Aug. 22 event had me reflecting more than usual.

Aug. 28, 2020

DLA Disposition Services Law Enforcement Support Office innovates to hold annual training conference

The Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services’ Law Enforcement Support Office conducted its annual training conference in August, and as with everything this year, it was a little different.