DRMO name changes to DLA Disposition
|The Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service and the
local Defense Reutilization and Marketing Office or DRMO have taken a
new name. This is much more than a name change. It’s about helping the
Department of Defense and customers see the full value of the Defense
Logistics Agency (DLA) as it enters a time of ever-shrinking resources.
The local site now is called DLA Disposition Services. DLA Disposition
Services will provide the same level of service and support to
warfighters and other customers in the disposition of excess property
and management of hazardous waste as before. No changes in local
operating hours or services will result. The same name will be used
worldwide to provide unity.
DLA Disposition Services is part of the DLA, as it was under its former
name. All other DLA field activities also took on new names to bring
additional unity to the efforts.
In addition to the local operation, DLA Disposition Services is part of
a global community that operates field sites in 41 states and 16
countries. Along with overseas operations in Europe, the Pacific and
Africa, it has field sites in Afghanistan, Iraq and Kuwait.
In Iraq small teams fan out from the field sites to forward operating
bases to work with combat units as they clear their bases as part of the
responsible drawdown and reflecting a long-term commitment to
The DLA Director, Navy Vice Admiral Alan Thompson, said he sought a
clearer identity for all DLA elements to make it easier for customers to
interact with the agency and help servicemembers take advantage of DLA’s
comprehensive missions, products and services.
For more information at Fort McCoy, contact DLA Disposition Services,
building 2184 South 8th Ave., by calling 608-388-3718/3719.
(Submitted by Defense Logistics Agency.)