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Disposal specialists surge to support Army readiness in NY
North-East region staff surged to Fort Drum, New York, in June to help the U.S. Army 10th Mountain Division divest its unwanted property. A variety of items - including rolling stock shown here - goes onto the agency's property books for reutilization, transfer, donation, or eventual sale.
July 10, 2020 - Extra Defense Logistics Agency personnel reported to Fort Drum in June to help the 2nd Brigade Combat Team clear property books.

Williams says farewell in relinquishment of DLA command
Defense Logistics Agency Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams, DLA Senior Enlisted Leader Navy Command Master Chief Shaun Brahmsteadt, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Sustainment Jordon Gillis and DLA Vice Director Mike Scott prepare to pass the DLA flag in a military tradition that marks a formal transfer of authority and responsibility. Scott will serve as acting director until the agency’s next military leader is confirmed by Congress.
July 9, 2020 - The Defense Logistics Agency director known for operationalizing the agency’s support to combatant commanders and driving development of the DLA Service Readiness Dashboard relinquished command to DLA Vice Director Mike Scott June 8 during a ceremony at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

DLA Distribution bids farewell to EEO director, presents award
Navy Rear Adml. Kevin Jones, former commander, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution, presents the Meritorious Civilian Service Award to Yvette Harris, former DLA Distribution director, Equal Employment Opportunity, for her outstanding contributions to the organization June 19. Harris is moving on from the Agency, her next position will be as the EEO director with the NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio.
July 2, 2020 - Former DLA Distribution EEO director awarded the Meritorious Civilian Service Award.

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