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July 20, 2021

DLA Disposition Services COREX team demonstrates “Semper Gumby” philosophy

A team of U.S. Navy Sailors and Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services civilians recently completed a two-week Contingency Overseas Readiness Exercise on the Pacific island of Guam. The team was able to deploy the Expeditionary Site Set equipment but challenges with some of the equipment began to present themselves.

July 19, 2021

DLA Disposition Services naval officer promoted to lieutenant commander

Navy Lt. Edward Arca was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Commander during a small ceremony at Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center on July 6.

July 15, 2021

COREX team in Guam assist Navy command with excess items

For most, summer means vacations, but for the Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services Contingency Overseas Readiness Exercise team it means training. The team deployed to Guam to demonstrate how they could support the warfighter with a prepositioned Expeditionary Site Set in a forward location.

July 14, 2021

Gimcheon site destroys 60+ Army ambulances

Demilitarization denies adversarial access to potentially valuable equipment in surplus market

July 11, 2021

MWR Fitness Center reopens all fitness rooms at HDIFC

MWR Fitness Center reopens all fitness rooms located in HDIFC and increases maximum occupancy number as they take a step closer to pre-pandemic business operations.

July 9, 2021

Search and rescue teams train on disposed helicopters

Search and rescue medics train using disposed helicopters.

July 7, 2021

Okinawa team helps restore joint range

The removal of 20,000 lbs. of inert munitions and range residue will help trainers provide a safer, more realistic place to prepare for combat.

July 1, 2021

Commentary: PTSD is real

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder affects millions of Americans each year.

July 1, 2021

Disposition Services employee's unique musical hobby

DLA Disposition Services employee, Wayne Hayward talks about how he got started designing and building string instruments.

July 1, 2021

Leadership Spotlight: Beth Ford

Beth Ford is DLA Disposition Services North East director and has been with federal government for 35 years.

June 25, 2021

DLA Disposition Services supports USNS Tippecanoe during COREX in Guam

The replenishment oiler brought turn-in items to a temporary field exercise site.

June 22, 2021

Paris, Texas PD deploys surplus MRAP during SWAT response

The former military Mine-Resistant, Ambush-Protected armored vehicle protected police while taking about 30 rounds from a barricaded gunman in an all-night standoff.

June 22, 2021

Guam exercise providing hands-on field training

This year’s COREX includes two weeks of instruction in the Indo-Pacific region for the first time.

June 21, 2021

Mission first, safety always

COREX participants and observers keep tight ties to safe practices during field ops.

June 21, 2021

Law Enforcement Support Office hosts state coordinators for in-person training

DLA Disposition Services’ LESO program invited state coordinators to the first face-to-face training since the pandemic.