DLA Disposition Services News

Archive: March, 2021

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.

March 15, 2021

Pi Day event continues despite pandemic

While there may be fewer people working in the Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center these days some still took time to observe a sweet tradition for Pi Day 2021.

March 15, 2021

Norfolk-based materials examiner honored

Longtime contractor Robert Montgomery earned his first Employee of the Quarter recognition after just a year as a DOD federal civilian employee.

March 14, 2021

Women's History Month Spotlight: Shontavia Ortega

Get to know Shontavia Ortega, property disposal specialist in the Pathway to Career Excellence Program.

March 11, 2021

Vaccination opportunities surging for DLA employees

Agency employees at sites around the world are finding ways to get inoculated and help limit the year-long pandemic’s reach.

March 11, 2021

National Reading Month: Start with Why

“Start with Why,” by Simon Sinek, was rated the “bestselling leadership book” in 2018 and can still be effective in motivating today.

March 10, 2021

New nationwide DOD surplus personal property sales contracts tentatively awarded

Commercial firm Iron Planet is set to become the sole resale source for all military surplus personal property in the U.S. and its territories, pending review and final contract award.