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Nov. 13, 2020

DLA Disposition Services deputy director promoted to colonel

Franyate Taylor received a promotion to the rank of colonel during a social distanced and virtual frocking ceremony at the Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center Nov. 10.

Battle Creek, Michigan Nov. 12, 2020

Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services sets new standards with virtual safety summit

Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services held a virtual Material Handling Equipment Safety Summit in November. Due to travel restrictions put in place by the Defense Department to help combat the pandemic, the annual material handling event was held online for the first time.

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.

Nov. 3, 2020

Cannon shares intent for coming year

The DLA Disposition Services director’s remarks closed out a virtual leadership summit recently hosted in Battle Creek.

Nov. 3, 2020

A conversation with DLA Disposition Services Deputy Director Col. Franyate Taylor

Meet DLA Disposition Services Deputy Director Army Col. Franyate Taylor. Taylor shares her first impressions, her expectations and a little about herself.

Nov. 1, 2020

Native American Spotlight: Patricia Komondy

November is Native American Heritage Month. Meet Patricia Komondy, DLA Disposition Services Battle Creek headquarters training coordinator and lead training coordinator for Disposition Services field training coordinators.

Oct. 30, 2020

“Disability does not define me”

DLA Finance Business Analyst Brad Messenger shares part of his personal story to help observe National Disability Awareness Month in October.

Oct. 28, 2020

Disposition leaders tackle business questions at a distance

Annual summit continues with appraisals of 2020 successes and evaluations of oncoming operating challenges.

Oct. 27, 2020

Leadership sync perseveres through pandemic

Annual leaders meet up continues online in an upended 2020.

Oct. 26, 2020

Family Advocacy Program promotes awareness of domestic violence

October is Intimate Partner Violence or Domestic Violence Awareness month. Even though IPV/DV is recognized in October this is something that people should be aware of as it occurs all year.

Oct. 26, 2020

A moment in time: 100 years ago

Dr. John Harvey Kellogg gathered the Battle Creek Sanitarium staff for a photograph a century ago on October 26, 1920.

Oct. 23, 2020

DLA to help Army make excess historic artifacts available

A five-year project will make some of the 580,000 items in the Army Museum Enterprise available to qualifying organizations.

Oct. 21, 2020

Workforce responding to DLA Culture/Climate Survey

DLA Disposition Services has continually enjoyed higher response rates when compared among DLA’s major subordinate commands, and so far, this year’s 2020 DLA Culture/Climate Survey rate is no different. More than 20% of the workforce had completed the survey within the first few days of the survey period. The DLA Culture/Climate Survey continues through November 13.

Oct. 16, 2020

Returning customer reaches $5 million mark in reusable items

Defense Logistics Agency employees at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, recently resumed issuing usable excess property to transfer and donation customers as pandemic restrictions eased, allowing one customer to reach the $5 million mark in property acquired through the agency.

Oct. 13, 2020

New group shares benefits of bees

A small group of bee enthusiasts swarmed together online and by phone Oct. 7 to kick off the first session of the All in Bee Club Support Group.