DLA Europe And Africa News

Feb. 6, 2024

Excess equipment to help build special operations capability

A Kaiserslautern-based property disposal specialist recently went the extra mile to transfer a valuable fabricating system from Germany to a stateside customer with an important mission.

Jan. 23, 2024

Environmentalist saves agency customer’s life

Mike Lapine recently received the Superior Civilian Service Award for providing lifesaving response when a property turn-in customer’s heart stopped while dropping off excess material at a DLA facility in Germany in November.

Jan. 18, 2024

Euro team rallies to support colleague’s orchard loss

When a DLA employee-owned generational Sicilian farm was destroyed by wildfire, the DLA Disposition Services Europe and Africa region staff came together to help replace lost olive trees.

Dec. 19, 2023

Years of service ceremony honors local national employees

Local national employees from Defense Logistics Agency Europe & Africa, U.S. Air Forces Europe and Africa and the Defense Commissary Agency received recognition for their years in service in a ceremony hosted by the 86th Force Support Squadron at the Officers Club on Ramstein Air Base Dec. 7.

Dec. 14, 2023

Demil specialists best tough-to-destroy ballistic glass

DLA’s Kaiserslautern-based property disposal experts recently overcame some long-term hurdles to the disposal of ballistic glass in Europe.

Nov. 29, 2023

Germany-based excess property specialist honored for Q4 effort

Clint Sweeney nabbed fiscal 2023 Employee of the 4th Quarter honors for helping keep the Grafenwoehr site humming despite staffing shortfalls.

Nov. 29, 2023

DLA Energy employee earns Army honors for sustainment support to Afghans

Army Maj. Michael Andrew McCrory from DLA Energy Europe and Africa receives honors for helping feed and shelter Afghans during Operation Allies Refuge and Operation Allies Welcome in August 2021.

Nov. 21, 2023

DLA Joint Reserve Force officer completes third marathon, inspires with personal journey

In a display of commitment and physical endurance, U.S. Army Reserve Lt. Col. Chris Allen of the Defense Logistics Agency’s Joint Reserve Force has accomplished his third marathon since joining the DLA in July 2022.

Aug. 7, 2023

Hazardous Waste summit unites military disposal customers from across continents

A multi-day topical deep dive between DOD’s hazardous waste disposal professionals in DLA and major commands in Europe and Africa may be the start of a valuable and recurring sync up.

July 25, 2023

DLA Europe & Africa local national employees recognized for decades of service

Local national employees supporting Defense Logistics Agency Europe & Africa earned recognition for 80 years of cumulative service at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, July 12.