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Feb. 19, 2021

Black History Month Spotlight: Robin Nichols

Get to know Robin Nichols, DLA Logistics Information Services management/program analyst and president of American Federation of Government Employees - Local 1626.

Feb. 17, 2021

DLA lays historic Great Lakes watercraft to rest

The mighty “Paul Bunyan” helped Soo Locks operators hold back Lake Superior since the WWII era.

Feb. 15, 2021

Battle Creek team helps equip Central operations

Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services employees at global sites often count on colleagues in Battle Creek, Michigan, to ensure essential equipment they need like the team who helps keep the specialized equipment site staffs rely on getting to where it is needed.

Feb. 13, 2021

Black History Month Spotlight: Sabrina Young

Get to know Sabrina Young, DLA Disposition Services property disposal specialist with environmental duties.

Feb. 12, 2021

Prairie Hill – Rocky Hill Volunteer Fire Department gives military truck a new mission

Texas’ Prairie Hill – Rocky Hill Volunteer Fire Department recently acquired an excess Stewart Stevenson military truck through the Defense Department’s Firefighter Property Program.

Feb. 11, 2021

One-time sale benefits DLA, Portuguese

A thousand pieces of furniture were recently removed from remote Lajes Field facilities in the Azores, saving taxpayers from substantial disposal costs.

Feb. 8, 2021

Mid-America team honored with agency award

Defense Logistics Agency employees from DLA Disposition Services’ Mid-America region were among the personnel honored in the DLA Director's Strategic Goals Award for the 4th Quarter of fiscal 2020.

Feb. 7, 2021

HDI Fitness center reopens

Keeping things clean and sanitized is the name of the game for the Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center fitness facility as people are once again welcomed back to work out.

Feb. 5, 2021

Good idea nets big savings

While Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services employees usually market reusable materials to warfighters, the Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, staff recently became their own customers when a good idea helped solve a messy problem.

Feb. 2, 2021

DLA Disposition Services manager shares COVID-19 support story

Keeping employees safe, supporting warfighters, helping the nation fight COVID-19 – that’s what Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services Camp Pendleton Area Manager Luis Guzman did with his 2020.

Jan. 29, 2021

Online class encourages healthier choices in 2021

Making healthier choices is a common resolution to start a new year, and the Battle Creek Morale, Welfare and Recreation Program offered help Jan. 26 with a virtual class to encourage wiser choices in our diets.

Jan. 26, 2021

Anchorage property disposal site featured in recent local television segment

Television station KTUU’s “Inside the Gates” regularly focuses its camera on happenings at Alaska’s Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson. On Jan. 21, its focus fell on DLA Disposition Services.

Jan. 24, 2021

Former military officer now molds future civilian leaders

Among the challenges of the pandemic is offering personnel development program for new trainees that goes beyond classrooms for on-the-job assignments, cross-training and rotational opportunities, but such is the job of the Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services’ new Pathways to Career Excellence Program Manager Steve Wilson.

Jan. 22, 2021

Former military vehicles shield police during Ohio shootout

Armored personnel carriers received through DLA’s Law Enforcement Support Office kept officers safe from a hail of bullets in Springfield Jan. 2.

Jan. 20, 2021

King remembered in virtual event

While the pandemic kept employees at the Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center apart they were still able to remember “one of America’s great heroes” through a virtual event sponsored by the Diversity & Equal Employment Opportunity Office staff.