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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.

Nov. 27, 2020

Surplus military tents repurposed as coronavirus testing sites

New Jersey’s Union County is among DLA’s many excess-property recipients reusing former mobile shelters in their local fight against COVID-19.

Nov. 9, 2020

Excess property continues to aid fight against pandemic

Forces battling the pandemic have much to be thankful for this year as Defense Logistics Agency employees at DLA Disposition Services locations across the country have transferred almost $36.8 million worth of excess military items to service members and first responders working to stop the coronavirus spread and help those already afflicted.

Sept. 22, 2020

Employee praised for helping new agency operations center

A Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services employee was recognized Sept. 14 for his service as one of the early volunteers for temporary duty at the Agency Synchronization Operations Center at DLA Headquarters on Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

Sept. 10, 2020

Partner agencies receive $18 million in supplies during pandemic response

As autumn approaches, DLA Disposition Services continues its support of pandemic response by supplying the armed forces and first responders with a variety of materials. “We’ve recently exceeded a total of $18 million in excess and surplus supplies and equipment provided to customers for COVID-19 relief efforts,” said DLA Disposition Services Director Mike Cannon.

Aug. 14, 2020

DLA transfers excess Army property to support Honduran COVID-19 response

Defense Logistics Agency employees teamed with members of the Defense Security Cooperation Agency, U.S. Southern Command and Soto Cano Air Base mid-July to equip COVID-19 response centers and quarantine camps in Honduras with $2.2 million in donated property.

Aug. 13, 2020

DLA disposal team in Guam assists aircraft carrier during extended stay

Property disposal specialists worked with sailors to help get USS Theodore Roosevelt back to sea as soon as possible.

July 28, 2020

DLA transfers portable shelters to Navy medical facilities for COVID-19 screening

The Defense Logistics Agency partnered with Air Force and Navy medical staffs in late June and early July to support COVID-19 screening at naval medical facilities in the Northeast.

July 16, 2020

DLA provides medical equipment to support coronavirus relief in Italy

Excess health care equipment like monitors, infusion pumps, aspirators and scopes were donated to Naples area hospitals in June.

June 22, 2020

States receive $4.5 million in excess medical supplies

From syringes to snowblowers, U.S. states have long relied on DLA’s excess military property for everything from rural firefighting vehicles and education technology to pandemic response equipment.