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Nov. 13, 2019

DLA: A lot going on below the surface

Most people know the Defense Logistics Agency supports the nation’s warfighters with almost everything they need to execute their missions. What they may not know is that DLA performs about 90 unique roles and missions that go beyond what most would expect of the agency.

Oct. 13, 2019

Search and rescue success

A prepared police department and a former military Humvee from DLA Disposition Services saved the day for an elderly Oklahoma man.

Sept. 27, 2019

Lives saved with excess equipment in Keystone State

First aid kits and tourniquets help police respond to multiple incidents in Pennsylvania.

Sept. 12, 2019

Agency helps community prepare for the storm

As Hurricane Dorian approached, police officers from South Carolina received excess military tents and other items to prepare for the worst with help from the Defense Logistics Agency.

June 25, 2019

Excess equipment helps deputies battle the elements

Not far from Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune lies a county where the sheriff's deputies there also train to serve in "every clime" like their Marine neighbors with some help from the excess military vehicles and equipment they obtain with help from the Defense Logistics Agency.

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.

March 24, 2016

DLA Disposition Services helps police raise autism awareness

A New Jersey police department is using a Humvee acquired through DoD's LESO program, which DLA Distribution Services administers, to raise awareness of autism among first responders and others.

Feb. 2, 2016

DLA equipment helps rescue hikers

The weather was real. The hikers were really lost. While it wasn’t a reality show there is a star in this story, a cat from DLA.

Jan. 4, 2016

Stranded travelers, snowbound residents benefit from ex-military gear

DLA recently helped local communities deal with emergency snowfall by providing excess military equipment donated by DoD through the Law Enforcement Support Office program.