DLA CENTCOM & SOCOM integrates and synchronizes DLA enterprise operations in the USCENTCOM and USSOCOM areas of responsibility. The organization provides supported warfighters and the DLA enterprise with credible, reliable and timely information about DLA capabilities and warfighter requirements. DLA CENTCOM & SOCOM provides command and control over the DLA organizations, warfighter support representatives, and liaison officers in the USCENTCOM AOR and in support of USSOCOM missions.

 

CENTCOM & SOCOM News

New approach helps avoid backlogs
Contractor employees at DLA Disposition Services' Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, site work together as one manages the hoses supplying the cutting torch used by his colleague as they demilitarize a large mine-resistant, ambush protected vehicle.
March 16, 2021 - 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.

Afghan operations making milestones
Pieces of excess building materials arrive at the DLA Disposition Services site at Bagram, Afghanistan.
Feb. 22, 2021 - Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services employees have been serving in Afghanistan in support of U.S. forces deployed there and noted significant milestones for DLA in the past few weeks.

Battle Creek team helps equip Central operations
Teresa Cowell operates a rough terrain container handler to move a container that arrived Jan. 27 at the Battle Creek Michigan Air National Guard Base.
Feb. 15, 2021 - 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.

Leadership change at DLA Support Team Kuwait – Distribution’s Rozzell accomplishments lauded
U.S. Navy Cmdr. Mark Rozzell, pictured left, relinquished command of Defense Logistics Agency Support Team-Kuwait to Navy Cmdr. Chris Thompson in a virtual change of command ceremony Dec. 10, 2020.
Jan. 15, 2021 - Navy Cmdr. Mark Rozzell relinquished command of Defense Logistics Agency Support Team-Kuwait to Navy Cmdr. Chris Thompson in a virtual change of command ceremony Dec. 10.

Senior enlisted leader honored by Defense Logistics Agency
Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Samson McLester lead a Jan. 6 team meeting at DLA Disposition Services in Qatar to discuss an upcoming professional development seminar/morale & team building event.
Jan. 12, 2021 - A Defense Logistics Agency award has gone out to Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Samson McLester, a senior enlisted leader, for his service in 2020.

Kuwait-based disposal representative named employee of quarter
Property Disposal Specialist Honner Raul Carbajal-Sanchez was named Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services Employee of the Quarter for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2020.
Nov. 30, 2020 - Honner Raul Carbajal-Sanchez was recently honored for his contributions to the agency’s property disposal operations in the Middle East.