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July 12, 2016

Annual contingency training underway

Defense Logistics Agency personnel from around the country and globe converged on Battle Creek , Michigan, this week to kick off the 2016 edition of Overseas Contingency Operations Readiness Training, or "OCORT."

July 12, 2016

Old furniture gets new life helping less fortunate

Hundreds of pieces of used barracks furniture will be offered to those in need instead of lying in a landfill thanks to the teamwork between the Defense Logistics Agency, Marine Corps Base Hawaii and a local charity.

June 15, 2016

Agency successfully completes one-time tugboat sale in Kuwait

After a year of navigating tricky waters, DLA Disposition Services personnel gave an old Army tugboat its final sendoff for a post-retirement life back at sea.

June 9, 2016

Staff burns midnight oil to support “big” requirement

Just as the “dark of night” does not deter the U.S. Postal Service, Defense Logistics Agency personnel in Okinawa, Japan, recently showed that they will not let the lateness of the hour nor the size the property keep them from supporting the warfighter.

June 7, 2016

Old furniture gets new life as training aids for live fire training

Creative thinking by Marine instructors on Okinawa, Japan, allowed old government furniture to avoid the landfill and serve on in a live fire training area.

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.

April 15, 2016

Agency employees help sailors ship out their hazardous wastes

When used oils or fluids from Navy ships at Yokosuka, Japan, need to be disposed of, sailors turn to DLA Disposition Services for help.

April 8, 2016

Agency director observes Army divestiture efforts

DLA Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch observed the divestiture of Army property over to DLA Distribution and DLA Disposition Services during his April 5 visit to Fort Bliss, Texas, one of the first sites to start the process.

March 30, 2016

DLA Director visits, praises employees at DLA Disposition Services

Fresh from his March 12-21 tour of the Pacific, Defense Logistics Agency Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch traveled to Battle Creek, Michigan, to hear presentations on the DLA Disposition Services Annual Operating Plan and conduct a town hall session with DLA employees.

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.

March 11, 2016

Army, DLA officials plan way ahead for equipment reductions, sustained readiness

Defense Logistics Agency leaders outlined how the agency will continue assisting the Army as it removes more than 2 million pieces of equipment from its inventory, during an Army/DLA Day event at the Pentagon March 8.

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.

March 3, 2016

Agency senior leader visits Bahrain

Defense Logistics Agency Senior Enlisted Leader Army Command Sgt. Maj. Charles Tobin made a quick stop in Bahrain from Feb. 21 to Feb. 22 during his multi-country visit within the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility.

March 2, 2016

DLA acquisition professionals' support for earthquake relief featured in new video

Acquisition professionals' support for earthquake relief in Haiti is featured in a new video released on DLA's YouTube and Facebook sites.

Feb. 24, 2016

Acquisition professionals video series debuts

The first of nine videos profiling Defense Logistics Agency acquisition professionals debuted on the organization’s YouTube and Facebook sites Feb. 24.