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Dec. 2, 2016

The last of the Army Hueys fly off to active retirement

After six decades of service, the Army is retiring what are thought to be the last of its flying UH-1 “Huey” Iroquois helicopters.

Oct. 27, 2016

Staffers in Qatar have been working hard to lay boneyard residents to rest

Operation “Big Wheel” has been adding big numbers to scrap operations in Qatar with the arrival of 55 vehicles from the installation “boneyard” were scrapped onsite along with three truckloads of washers, dryers, bed frames and other miscellaneous scrap from Al Udeid Air Base.

Oct. 26, 2016

Colorado scouts practice “reuse is recycling” mantra with used military goods

Boy Scout Troop 444 of Peyton, Colorado, takes the motto “be prepared” very seriously, and its scouts rely on DLA Disposition Services to acquire needed equipment.

Oct. 23, 2016

DLA Disposition Services support Department of Veteran’s Affairs veteran stand down

Veterans Day was celebrated on October 21 in a small Battle Creek, Michigan, gymnasium with no flags, no band, and no speeches.

Oct. 7, 2016

Service dogs show their skills at disabilities program

The Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center’s People With Disabilities Program Oct. 5 had four special guests — including two who literally work their tails as they train to help former military personnel with post-traumatic stress disorder.

Oct. 5, 2016

Furnishings ‘check out’ of old lodging facility

With the end of summer came the transition from the Marine Corps’ old Temporary Lodging Facility at Iwakuni, Japan, as furniture and other items not needed for the new building made their way to their temporary lodging at DLA Disposition Services.

Sept. 30, 2016

New disposal support representative always on duty

Customers may already know to contact a disposal support representative when needing advice about turning in property, but the newcomer can claim to work longer hours because this is a digital DSR.

Sept. 13, 2016

Property disposal specialist killed in Bagram to be inducted into DLA Hall of Fame

Krissie Davis, a civilian DLA employee killed while on her second volunteer deployment in June 2015, will be inducted into the DLA Hall of Fame Sept. 20.

Sept. 12, 2016

Workforce gathers to observe Patriot Day

Defense Logistics Agency employees and other members of the Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center workforce started their day today remembering the fifteenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept.11, 2001.

Aug. 18, 2016

Support goes on as Army divestiture continues

A recent visit by two senior Army logistics leaders allowed them to witness Defense Logistics Agency employees at Ft. Hood, Texas, demonstrate the agency’s ongoing support for Army divestiture.

July 28, 2016

Iwakuni personnel help clear the way for new commissary

Defense Logistics Agency personnel in Japan are helping the Defense Commissary Agency, or “DeCA,” to make way for a new facility by providing disposal support for the removal of an old commissary.

July 26, 2016

Videos augment support for Army divestiture program

A new series of videos on how to turn in property are designed to help the Army with its divestiture turn-ins to the Defense Logistics Agency. The videos are available multiple places, for various kinds of devices.

July 26, 2016

July events in Cereal City showcase All American themes

Defense Logistics Agency employees at the Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center in Battle Creek, Michigan, have gathered twice during July with a red, white and blue theme for each event.

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.