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June 18, 2019

Mobile disposal site deploys for first time

An agency property disposal team has set up temporary shop at Kosovo’s Camp Bondsteel to help the 20-year-old base rid itself of defunct and decrepit equipment.

June 17, 2019

New system modernizes hazardous waste disposal

By the time Thanksgiving Day arrives, those who handle hazardous waste disposal will have much to be thankful for when it comes to easier processing for their materials.

June 13, 2019

Speaker teaches workforce about leadership and being “the first”

Being first comes with challenges that Defense Logistics Agency employees in the Cereal City learned about during a June 11 Pride Month program sponsored by the Office Equal Opportunity and Diversity.”

June 11, 2019

OCORT kicks off

The agency's annual expeditionary disposal skills exercise prepares deployment teams for the rigors of challenges of warfighter support downrange.

June 7, 2019

Sometimes you help the warfighter, sometimes they help you

U.S. Navy Mobile Construction Battalion personnel, known as “Seabees,” recently helped their local DLA disposal site save an estimated $11k in equipment transportation costs.

June 3, 2019

Teamwork clears the decks at Navy warehouses

The Navy and the Defense Logistics Agency are working together to make a "clean sweep" of material in warehouses that needs to go.

May 31, 2019

Guam teammate provides choking first aid

As a teenager, Richard Santos had to help his choking father expel a pork chop piece at dinner. As an adult, he rushed to provide assistance to a colleague suddenly struggling to breathe at their office in May.

May 23, 2019

Sun Tzu, woodwind quintets and a Texas high school band

The Texas State Agency for Surplus Property reached a big milestone recently thanks to excess items acquired through the Defense Logistics Agency.

May 9, 2019

Community shares cultural lessons at special event

The Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center echoed with the booming sounds of taiko drums and shouts in Japanese as members of the workforce embraced a 2,000 year-old culture during an Asian Pacific Heritage Month program event.

May 6, 2019

Excess items avoid landfill to help people in need

It took more than luck to complete a long and challenging donation process to provide excess items to Bahrain’s Red Crescent Society, but the charity’s local leaders recently wished good fortune on Defense Logistics Agency employees there for extra efforts from agency employees to provide support.

May 3, 2019

Agency supports East African relief efforts

Mozambique is back in the news as Cyclone Kenneth batters the Eastern African nation just six weeks after Cyclone Idai caused an estimated 600 deaths and left many at risk of cholera and without adequate drinking water.

April 29, 2019

Columbus handles equipment training

Five area employees are working toward advanced MHE certification.

April 25, 2019

Demil training a success in New Zealand

A pair of the agency’s Pacific region demilitarization experts traveled to Auckland in early April to help an ally’s navy ready for upcoming frigate refits.

April 17, 2019

Teamwork recharges disposal process

After more than a year, lead acid batteries used to support U.S. operations in Oman are being disposed of again thanks to new capabilities there and teamwork between two of the Defense Logistics Agency’s major subordinate commands.

April 12, 2019

Excess to the rescue

Equipment from DLA Disposition Services helped save lives as Nebraska recently faced its worst flooding of the past 50 years.