DLA Disposition Services News

Archive: 2021

April 22, 2021

Take your child to work day – pandemic edition

For much of our workforce at some point during the past year, it has been “take your child to work day” as we shifted to continue operations with max telework and schools/childcare closing/going virtual. As such, our workforce has shared with their children information about what they do.

April 20, 2021

New command video highlights reverse logistics

A recently-produced 4-minute information film outlines the mission and priorities of DLA Disposition Services and its global workforce.

April 14, 2021

DLA Disposition Service new Culture Champion introduced

Contracting Officer Len Hatton was recently named the new Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services “Culture Champion.”

April 7, 2021

Europe and Africa haz waste specialists undeterred by pandemic

The DLA contracting officer representatives who oversee removal of millions of pounds of waste from dozens of countries annually have adapted their methods to overcome a global threat.

April 5, 2021

Leadership Spotlight: Kathy Atkins-Nuñez

Get to know Kathy Atkins-Nuñez, DLA Disposition Services mid-America region director.

April 1, 2021

Teal Ribbon Relay highlights Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Sexual Assault Prevention and Response offices throughout the agency are encouraging employees to rack up more than a thousand miles of running and walking in support of this year’s awareness campaign.

March 31, 2021

Local professor shares history of women’s suffrage

“Reflecting on the Centennial of the 19th Amendment” shines a light on efforts to win American women the right to vote in the early 20th century.

March 30, 2021

Excess watercraft to serve below the waves

While the Air Force is well known for its aircraft, people in the Destin-Fort Walton Beach area of Florida will soon know more about one of its watercraft as the excess vessel becomes a new addition to an artificial reef.

March 25, 2021

DLA Services and National Guard get computers to students

New Hampshire Army National Guard elements recently turned over 100 excess computers to a local school through DOD’s Computers for Learning, administrated by Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services.

March 23, 2021

New agency video highlights Pennsylvania property disposal

DLA Disposition Services Susquehanna demonstrates taxpayer savings and direct support to warfighters and other government agencies in a recent 4-minute online film.

March 22, 2021

40-year agency fixture calls it a day

A veritable walking encyclopedia of military property disposal experience and expertise will bid adieu when Carol Fix clocks out for the final time in late March.

March 21, 2021

Battle Creek traffic management specialist recognized

Brian Kemp was recently selected as a DLA Disposition Services Employee of the Quarter.

March 20, 2021

USAF master sergeant honored for Korea contributions

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Amanda Hall recently received the Defense Meritorious Service Medal for her agency service in South Korea.

March 19, 2021

National Reading Month: It’s Your Ship

I highly recommend reading this book if you are seasoned leader, a newly appointed leader or that someday you are striving to become one. Just remember It’s Your Ship, everyone is on it, so we all must take pride and ownership from the top to the bottom.

March 16, 2021

New approach helps avoid backlogs

The Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services site at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, cleared a hurdle Feb. 28 when the last two mine-resistant ambush protected vehicles from a large backlog were cut up for disposal.