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Jan. 24, 2021

Former military officer now molds future civilian leaders

Among the challenges of the pandemic is offering personnel development program for new trainees that goes beyond classrooms for on-the-job assignments, cross-training and rotational opportunities, but such is the job of the Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services’ new Pathways to Career Excellence Program Manager Steve Wilson.

Jan. 22, 2021

Former military vehicles shield police during Ohio shootout

Armored personnel carriers received through DLA’s Law Enforcement Support Office kept officers safe from a hail of bullets in Springfield Jan. 2.

Jan. 20, 2021

King remembered in virtual event

While the pandemic kept employees at the Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center apart they were still able to remember “one of America’s great heroes” through a virtual event sponsored by the Diversity & Equal Employment Opportunity Office staff.

Jan. 15, 2021

DLA Disposition Services site increases ability to support customers with new equipment and training

The Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services uses a wide variety of material handling equipment to load and off-load trucks every day in support of warfighters. Having people trained on the MHEs is vital not only to complete the mission but to ensure it is done in a safe manner. Without trained operators, equipment sits idle; tasks go undone.

Jan. 12, 2021

Senior enlisted leader honored by Defense Logistics Agency

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.

Jan. 10, 2021

Deputies rescue family from flood water with equipment from DLA Disposition Services

Law enforcement agencies use Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services to acquire excess military equipment they want on hand but also hope they may never need to use.

Jan. 8, 2021

Fitness Center expands virtual options; receives new equipment

The new year is welcomed around the world with people setting resolutions to improve their lives and at the top of the list for many is to exercise more or lose weight. This year is no different. In coming weeks, the center will kick off its annual eight-week Body Transformation Series. Additionally, those looking for further assistance on their fitness journey will be able to schedule virtual appointments with trainers to help them work on their personal goals.

Jan. 7, 2021

DLA employee at Fort Benning helps battle the pandemic

The Defense Logistics Agency has always focused on meeting warfighter needs, and property disposal specialists from DLA Disposition Services are playing a crucial role in supplying a new kind of warfighter in a new kind of warfare – the battle against COVID-19.

Jan. 4, 2021

Virtual conference sustains communication between DLA Disposition Services and small business

“Coffee and Contracting” is a monthly event hosted by the Southwest Michigan Procurement Technical Assistance Center bringing government buyers and small business leaders together to talk, learn from each other.

Jan. 4, 2021

North-East personnel overcome adversity, tackle diverse mission set in 2020

While operating in some of the areas hardest hit during early stages of the global pandemic, region staff personally and professionally supported COVID-19 response efforts while still helping meet major military property removal needs.