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April 24, 2020

Afghanistan disposal mission continues amid COVID-19 challenges

Dozens of reservists and civilian employees supporting Defense Logistics Agency operations in Afghanistan are maintaining critical defense missions during the coronavirus pandemic.

April 23, 2020

Excess property site at Camp Pendleton provides N95 masks to Navy hospital

Materials Examiner and Identifier Shawn Guy made a valuable find March 26 when he discovered 2,680 N95 masks at the Defense Logistics Agency property disposal site at Camp Pendleton, California.

April 23, 2020

50k surplus surgical masks shipped to 3 U.S. aircraft carriers

Columbus property disposal team expedites delivery of a critical backorder for warfighters in the Indo-Pacific.

April 20, 2020

DLA helps Army donate 1,300 cots to the Philippines’ COVID-19 response

The cancellation of an annual field exercise allowed for the quick donation of the excess bedding units to the longtime treaty partner.

April 18, 2020

Activities continue to raise awareness for sexual assault prevention

This year the activities are a bit different since most of the workforce is teleworking and those onsite are focused on mission essential taskings. All activities this year are focused on raising awareness without distracting from the mission.

April 17, 2020

Amateur mask makers proliferate among property disposal workforce

Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services associates around the globe have jumped aboard the do-it-yourself mask-making craze to protect their families and meet new safety requirements for essential Defense Department workers.

April 17, 2020

DLA, DTRA offers excess protective suits for COVID-19 with help from Marine Corps

More than 40,000 protective suits earmarked for military response to chemical and biological hazards have been redirected to protect those battling COVID-19 after joint efforts by the Defense Logistics Agency, Defense Threat Reduction Agency and Marine Corps Logistics Command.

April 16, 2020

DLA Disposition Services makes excess military items available for COVID-19 response

Government organizations and nationwide hospitals are getting valuable assets to confront the coronavirus pandemic from a Defense Department asset that manages the military’s excess equipment.

April 16, 2020

HDIFC promotes Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

Awareness is critical because knowing about this issue means that if it happened to someone, they would know where to go for help. Many survivors don’t know who they can talk to about their assault, where to turn or even identify that it was an assault. They may feel alone, confused, scared or embarrassed. For survivors and their support people, knowing where to turn to in a crisis is a step that can impact the rest of their journey.

April 13, 2020

Agency locates 47,000 excess N95 masks for Coast Guard responders

A respirator lot was retrieved by DLA Disposition Services personnel from an excess property contract sales warehouse where they had been sent prior to the coronavirus outbreak.

April 13, 2020

Teamwork provides protective masks quickly

Quick efforts by elements of the Defense Security Cooperation Agency, the Defense Logistics Agency and U.S. Transportation Command moved 154,000 N95 masks from storage at Albany, Georgia, to make them available to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services or the military in their response to COVID-19.

April 9, 2020

DLA Disposition Services keeps century of healing spirit moving forward

The Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center has a long history of service and with the outbreak of COVID-19, the echoes of that history are now coming to light.

April 7, 2020

Logistics data experts help fight against COVID-19

It takes a lot of supplies and many types of equipment to fight a pandemic. Recently, logistics data experts at the Defense Logistics Agency’s Logistics Information Services used their skills to help customers find materials they need to battle the COVID-19 virus.

April 7, 2020

School district uses excess Guard trucks to deliver meals

Pennsylvania’s West Mifflin Area School District is dishing out 800 meals daily with trucks acquired for free through DLA.

April 3, 2020

N95 masks ship to healthcare providers

DLA Disposition Services at Okinawa employees prepare nine pallets of excess military N95 respirators for priority shipment to U.S. healthcare providers battling the coronavirus pandemic outbreak.