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Oct. 29, 2019

Agency partners collaborate to clear building

Before soldiers at Fort Benning, Georgia, could demolish a building once used by one part of the Defense Logistics Agency, another of its components offered its help to clear the building.

Oct. 28, 2019

Senior Leader Summit concludes, recognizing excellence

The 2019 Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services Senior Leader Summit came to a close October 25 after a week of discussions focusing on how to improve the customer experience for the warfighter. The summit covered all aspects of the DLA Disposition Services business, with the goal of improving safety and agency culture while saving the taxpayers money.

Oct. 28, 2019

We are all safety officers

Summit brings safety officials together to share ideas for reducing material handling equipment mishaps in the workplace.

Oct. 25, 2019

Leaders focus on culture, safety during summit

DLA Disposition Services leaders from around the world gathered at the Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center in Battle Creek, Michigan, focusing on the way ahead for the agency.

Oct. 24, 2019

Challenge helps put employees in shoes of others

Battle Creek personnel recently experienced a tiny taste of life with a mental or physical disability.

Oct. 22, 2019

“It’s been a busy year”

Senior leaders from the director down to area managers gathered in Battle Creek, Michigan, Oct. 21-25 for the Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services Senior Leader Summit.

Oct. 22, 2019

Army computers serve on in local school district

Computers and accessories once used by soldiers at U.S. Army Forces Command continue to serve as they help North Carolina students learn

Oct. 18, 2019

DLA PaCE graduates on pathway to success

The DLA PaCE graduation marked the end of one path and the start of another for nine graduates in Battle Creek, Michigan. While most of the PaCE graduates fill various roles around the world for DLA upon graduation, Group 34 is unique. The entire class is graduating from and entering positions in Battle Creek.

Oct. 17, 2019

Health Fair draws hundreds

Apples, massages and flu shots help federal employees keep the doctor away in Battle Creek.

Oct. 13, 2019

Search and rescue success

A prepared police department and a former military Humvee from DLA Disposition Services saved the day for an elderly Oklahoma man.

Oct. 11, 2019

DLA Disposition Services contracting officer receives commission

In early 2019, Jacob Curtiss, a contracting officer who began his career with Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services last October, started his pursuit of the Navy Reserve Direct Commission Officer program for a chance to commission as a Supply Corps Officer.

Oct. 10, 2019

Illinois firefighters get mobile welding station

Portable USMC excess property can be borrowed for use by 1,200 participating fire stations statewide.

Oct. 1, 2019

Reps support USMC mission in Norway

DLA helps divest aging equipment in Scandinavian caves filled with supplies prepositioned for NATO defense.

Sept. 27, 2019

Lives saved with excess equipment in Keystone State

First aid kits and tourniquets help police respond to multiple incidents in Pennsylvania.

Sept. 23, 2019

DLA, GSA train together in Battle Creek

Contracting experts from both agencies provided how-to advice on soliciting and awarding federal sales contracts during a week of training in September.