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Aug. 30, 2021

Equipment from DLA Disposition Services helps Kempner Volunteer Fire Department expands fire service

Under the Department of Defense Firefighter Program a five-ton truck from the military transferred to the Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services as excess is now fighting Texas fires with the Kempner Volunteer Fire Department.

Aug. 19, 2021

Excess military truck from DLA Disposition Services adds firefighting power to Volunteer Fire Department

The Glen Cove Volunteer Fire Department converted a 2.5-ton excess military Stewart Stevenson that had been turned into the Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services as excess into a firefighting machine.

July 20, 2021

DLA Disposition Services COREX team demonstrates “Semper Gumby” philosophy

A team of U.S. Navy Sailors and Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services civilians recently completed a two-week Contingency Overseas Readiness Exercise on the Pacific island of Guam. The team was able to deploy the Expeditionary Site Set equipment but challenges with some of the equipment began to present themselves.

July 15, 2021

COREX team in Guam assist Navy command with excess items

For most, summer means vacations, but for the Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services Contingency Overseas Readiness Exercise team it means training. The team deployed to Guam to demonstrate how they could support the warfighter with a prepositioned Expeditionary Site Set in a forward location.

June 22, 2021

Paris, Texas PD deploys surplus MRAP during SWAT response

The former military Mine-Resistant, Ambush-Protected armored vehicle protected police while taking about 30 rounds from a barricaded gunman in an all-night standoff.

May 8, 2021

DLA Disposition Services training helps improve care of veterans

Recently members of the Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services’ Equal Employment Opportunity team provided training to the local Veterans Affairs Medical Center for 25 staff members.

March 25, 2021

DLA Services and National Guard get computers to students

New Hampshire Army National Guard elements recently turned over 100 excess computers to a local school through DOD’s Computers for Learning, administrated by Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services.

Feb. 12, 2021

Prairie Hill – Rocky Hill Volunteer Fire Department gives military truck a new mission

Texas’ Prairie Hill – Rocky Hill Volunteer Fire Department recently acquired an excess Stewart Stevenson military truck through the Defense Department’s Firefighter Property Program.

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. 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.