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June 12, 2020

From clerk typist to SES, Gonzales retires from DLA Distribution with 40 years of federal service

Over 40 years ago, while still in college, Twila Coleen Gonzales, Senior Executive Service, embarked on a remarkable journey. The journey began in her native state, California, with her first federal position as a GS-01 clerk typist at the former Sharpe Army Depot — now part of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Joaquin, California. Gonzales rose through the ranks from clerk typist, concluding her 40 year federal career at the SES level as deputy commander of DLA Distribution.

June 12, 2020

Agency employees make every day a Flag Day

Many Americans will continue a 104-year-old tradition June 14 when they celebrate Flag Day to show respect for the Star Spangled Banner, something Defense Logistics Agency employees do year round.

June 10, 2020

Then and Now: A 2020 look into LESO

Since its inception over 20 years ago, the Law Enforcement Support Office, more commonly referred to as the 1033 program, has provided various kinds of excess Department of Defense property to law enforcement agencies across the country. Throughout its history, numerous questions have been asked: where did the program originate, what is the purpose, who is eligible to participate and how does it work?

June 8, 2020

Bagram staff remembers fallen comrade

Defense Logistics Agency personnel in Afghanistan took time to remember a colleague lost in a rocket attack five years ago.

June 5, 2020

Excess property donation fills state needs

Used Defense Department equipment and excess goods flow to organizations of all sizes through DLA Disposition Services and the national network of state surplus property offices.

May 28, 2020

DLA Disposition Services help save retired Chief’s cabin from fire

When Chief Petty Officer Paul Kerr retired from the Navy he never thought he would receive Defense Logistics Agency support again until a West Texas wildfire threatened his hunting cabin.

May 27, 2020

Seasonal change also brings new regional leaders

As spring transitions into summer, senior leadership for three Defense Logistics Agency Disposition

May 22, 2020

Former military personnel carrier used in Michigan flood response

The Bay County Sheriff’s Department responded to recent regional dam breaks with a vehicle received through the Defense Logistics Agency’s Law Enforcement Support Office.

May 22, 2020

Agency helps workforce stay strong against pandemic

Defense Logistics Agency employees in Battle Creek, Michigan, have been helping their colleagues stay strong mentally and physically as the workforces supports the warfighter and others responding to a pandemic.

May 20, 2020

DLA Disposition Services continues equipping the COVID-19 fight

Many government and health care agencies continue receiving medical supplies needed to support the COVID-19 response from a Defense Department team that manages the military’s excess equipment.

May 20, 2020

Asian American Pacific Islander Month Spotlight: Annette Reggio

May is Asian American Pacific Islander Month. Meet Annette Reggio, DLA Disposition Services property disposal specialist.

May 18, 2020

DLA assists Texas fire department

Through the Defense Department’s Firefighter Property Program, Texas’ Ross Volunteer Fire Department recently received an excess military truck and converted it into a tanker for firefighting.

May 15, 2020

DLA reutilization program supports COVID-19 relief with 2.5 million medical items

Agency property reuse pros continue to get critical medical goods and equipment to the military units, state governments and first responders that need it.

May 11, 2020

New ‘Home Team’ video highlights DLA employees continuing agency mission amid COVID-19

This video is a shout out to thank all of our frontliners, our essential employees and all of Team DLA for their hard work and dedication in supporting the critical COVID-19 mission while also continuing to support the Warfighter and our Whole of Government partners.

May 6, 2020

Agency sends excess medical supplies to Florida

First responders fighting COVID-19 in Florida are receiving more than 400 types of excess items from the Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services’ site at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.