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May 6, 2019

Excess items avoid landfill to help people in need

It took more than luck to complete a long and challenging donation process to provide excess items to Bahrain’s Red Crescent Society, but the charity’s local leaders recently wished good fortune on Defense Logistics Agency employees there for extra efforts from agency employees to provide support.

May 3, 2019

Agency supports East African relief efforts

Mozambique is back in the news as Cyclone Kenneth batters the Eastern African nation just six weeks after Cyclone Idai caused an estimated 600 deaths and left many at risk of cholera and without adequate drinking water.

April 29, 2019

Columbus handles equipment training

Five area employees are working toward advanced MHE certification.

April 25, 2019

Demil training a success in New Zealand

A pair of the agency’s Pacific region demilitarization experts traveled to Auckland in early April to help an ally’s navy ready for upcoming frigate refits.

April 17, 2019

Teamwork recharges disposal process

After more than a year, lead acid batteries used to support U.S. operations in Oman are being disposed of again thanks to new capabilities there and teamwork between two of the Defense Logistics Agency’s major subordinate commands.

April 12, 2019

Excess to the rescue

Equipment from DLA Disposition Services helped save lives as Nebraska recently faced its worst flooding of the past 50 years.

April 9, 2019

Leaders share benefits of divestiture

Senior leaders for DLA Disposition Services joined Thomas W. Harker, assistant secretary of the Navy for financial management and comptroller, and Navy Vice Adm. Dixon Smith, deputy chief of naval operations, fleet readiness and logistics, for their audit roadshow March 27 and 28.

April 4, 2019

Small sites provide big support shipping excess property to new users

Like the popular 2001 Army recruiting slogan, Disposal Support Representative William Thompson must see himself as “an army of one” as he serves multiple locations from his one-person DLA Disposition Services site at Blue Grass Army Depot, Kentucky.

April 2, 2019

Agency assists with Navy property accounting

DLA disposal reps are helping the U.S. Navy create a property divestiture playbook for its upcoming "Materiel Clean Sweep."

April 1, 2019

Agency rallies to support Navy’s critical part need

Two major subordinate commands of the Defense Logistics Agency worked together quickly when the Navy called for help acquiring critical aviation parts