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Archive: December, 2020

Dec. 29, 2020

Illinois community rallies to save landmark from scrap heap

Public sentiment recently halted a DLA Disposition Services scrap support contract at the former Chanute Air Force Base.

Dec. 28, 2020

Central team “makes mission happen” in 2020

Serving alongside warfighters in forward areas can be challenging enough, but changes in military operations and safeguarding personnel during a pandemic added extra hurdles during 2020 for Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services personnel in the Central region.

Dec. 25, 2020

New Mid-America region director reflects on the year that was

As the world closes the book on 2020, the DLA Disposition Services Mid-America team can look back and know they not only provided support for the warfighter as they do every day, but extended that support to the fight against the pandemic, wildfires and hurricanes.

Dec. 21, 2020

AEDC Base Civil Engineering Branch vital to mission success at Arnold AFB

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Arnold Air Force Base website — From mowing grass to operating test utility systems, the Arnold Engineering Development Complex Civil Engineering Branch, or TSDC, ensures the readiness of the grounds, facilities and utility systems at Arnold Air Force Base, headquarters of AEDC.

Dec. 21, 2020

Operations stayed strong during 2020

While many businesses had to close or reduce their normal work this year, Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services operations continued to meet warfighter needs as sites around the world received and processed millions of excess items worth billions of dollars.

Dec. 18, 2020

HQ staff keeps the reverse logistics machine humming

To the world, it’s the Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center in Battle Creek, Michigan. To the staff of the Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services headquarters within, it’s their professional home, and it’s closing in on a centennial birthday.

Dec. 17, 2020

E&A team continues support in Norway in 2020

Despite pandemic restrictions and challenges, DLA Disposition Services Europe and Africa collected $8.5 million in retrograde equipment from Marine Corps NATO stores.

Dec. 14, 2020

HDIFC employees continue holiday tradition of helping neighbors

Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center employees once again played Santa to benefit families in Battle Creek, Michigan, area in December through the Salvation Army’s Adopt-a-Family program.

Dec. 14, 2020

Harnessing technology among 2020 Business Support highlights

Supporting the diverse business needs of the Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services sites is a challenge in a normal year, but dealing with a pandemic while also implementing new tools made 2020 anything but normal.

Dec. 11, 2020

Resource management director reflects on year

The pandemic’s trampling of well-laid plans meant lots of on-the-fly changes in 2020.

Dec. 10, 2020

Senior leader honored for meritorious service

Five years of exceptionally meritorious service was recognized Dec. 7 when a Defense Logistics Agency Meritorious Service Medal was presented to DLA Disposition Services Chief of Staff Pete Foreman during a meeting of the command’s senior leaders in Battle Creek, Michigan.

Dec. 9, 2020

Small business support remains strong in 2020

DLA Disposition Services met a variety of contract set-aside goals while increasing competition overall.

Dec. 7, 2020

South-East employees share “a unique and challenging” year

Employees in the South-East region welcomed a new director, helped warfighters in their area enhance their readiness through divestiture, enhanced their own capabilities with new equipment for demilitarization, and provided materials to battle COVID-19 during 2020 despite the challenges the pandemic placed on operations.

Dec. 4, 2020

A look back on DLA Disposition Services West support during 2020

The Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services West region team had a busy year, highlighted by its handling of various Navy and Army special divestiture projects conducted during a global pandemic.

Dec. 3, 2020

Fort Carson employee honored

Material Examiner and Identifier Michael Vasquez was recently named Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services Employee of the Quarter.