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Oct. 26, 2021

Leadership summit kicks off in Battle Creek

Annual get-together puts disposal leaders from around the world on the same page to navigate a new fiscal year.

Oct. 22, 2021

MWR Battle Creek hosts first family day since the pandemic

MWR Battle Creek hosted its first family day event since the pandemic.

Oct. 19, 2021

Repurposed military tech helps autistic students learn

A recent donation to the Anderson Center for Autism shows how military units can leverage DOD Computers For Learning to directly benefit local classrooms and communities.

Oct. 15, 2021

Logistician saves stranger from Kalamazoo River

DLA Disposition Services employee Ronald Hobbs rescued a stranger from the Kalamazoo River on Oct. 12.

Oct. 13, 2021

Texas firefighters use fleet addition from DLA to control wildfire

The Marlin Volunteer Fire Department was recently called out to what became the 96-acre Rice Road Fire. Its new military truck acquired from Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services was instrumental in helping the department fight a six-hour battle alongside other area fire departments and Texas A&M Forest Service.

Oct. 11, 2021

Japan property disposal saves Navy $

Strong connections to DLA recently helped warfighters unload aging watch towers and mobile small arms ranges that had rusted after years of exposure to salty sea air.

Oct. 9, 2021

DLA Disposition Services observes National Disability Employment Awareness Month

DLA Disposition Services Equal Employment Opportunity Special Emphasis Program hosted a virtual event Oct. 6.

Oct. 8, 2021

Commentary: Chief Petty Officer Stephen Mitchell on volunteering with Operation Allies Refuge

Chief Petty Officer Stephen Mitchell of Disposition Services at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar talks about his experience volunteering for Operation Allies Refuge.

Oct. 7, 2021

Advance coordination smooths regional DODEA furniture swaps

Disposition offices recently helped DOD schoolhouses in Europe and Asia prepare for fall with assistance on large furniture disposal projects.

Oct. 4, 2021

Agency head visits K-town property disposal crew

Two Germany-based DLA Disposition Services employees were commended for their mission contributions Sept. 28.

Oct. 1, 2021

Leadership Spotlight: William Jerome

William Jerome is the site director for DLA Installation Management in Battle Creek, Michigan.

Oct. 1, 2021

Digital DSR Celebrates 5 Years in Service

Digital DSR celebrates 5 years anniversary supporting DLA Disposition Services customers.

Sept. 30, 2021

Looking inside the Disposition Services warehouse in Columbus, Ohio

For the DLA Disposition Services site in Columbus, Ohio, the recent field office realignment now gives the location additional geographic areas and responsibilities to take care of.

Sept. 28, 2021

DEMIL at Letterkenny paves way for future Army systems

The Army has been parting out and then demilitarizing obsolete weapons systems in Pennsylvania with the help of DLA Disposition Services.

Sept. 25, 2021

U.S. Space Force turns to DLA Disposition Services for equipment

The Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services has a long history serving the Army, Navy, Air Forces and Marines but now that service extends to the newly created Space Force.