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Oct. 4, 2017

Florida National Guard Engineers clear Hurricane Irma debris from Monroe County homes

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — On Sept. 25, Gov. Rick Scott activated a 400-Soldier task force, led by the newly formed 753rd Brigade Engineer Battalion, to conduct debris clearance and residential de-mucking for the residents of Monroe County.

May 17, 2017

Gimcheon staff helps retire aging warrior from the skies

Not all of the vehicles involved in the Army’s divestiture of excess items travel on wheels or tracks, some use rotors to fly through the air.

April 14, 2017

DLA helps Army units save time, money in 'surge' disposition event

Defense Logistics Agency personnel helped Army units at Fort Hood, Texas, save 4,300 man hours in document preparation and screening in a recent two-week event, in which 859 vehicles turned in 400,000 pounds of scrap metal.

Feb. 17, 2017

From expeditionary to enduring: 386th ECES conducts base improvements

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing website — The 386th, in conjunction with U.S. Air Forces Central Command and its subordinate units, has set about executing a long-term strategy to upgrade its facilities and make them more enduring. These projects will improve the quality of life for Airmen and, more importantly, the wing’s ability to execute wars against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, as well as other adversaries.

Jan. 9, 2017

Far East District prepares for move to Humphreys with container removal

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Far East District website — In preparation for the Far East District's relocation to Camp Humphreys in Pyeongtaek, the Logistics Management Office turned in six 20-feet containers to the Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services on Dec. 22, 2016.

Jan. 6, 2017

You load 9k tons and what do you get?

It’s not “another day older and deeper in debt.” It’s actually more than $6 million in cost avoidance, thanks to the agency's disposal pros.

Dec. 2, 2016

The last of the Army Hueys fly off to active retirement

After six decades of service, the Army is retiring what are thought to be the last of its flying UH-1 “Huey” Iroquois helicopters.

May 3, 2016

DLA to help rid Army of excess equipment

Army officials are depending on the Defense Logistics Agency’s disposal and distribution experts to help remove more than 1.2 million pieces of excess equipment from unit inventories in the next two to three years.

March 10, 2016

FRCSE Wins CNO Environmental Award

Support from the local DLA Disposition Services site helped a Navy readiness center earn top marks for its environmental program.

Jan. 4, 2016

DLA Disposition Services scraps decommissioned ship

A chapter in Navy and DLA Disposition Services history is ending in a trench dug off New Orleans’ Industrial Canal, less than three miles from the French Quarter.