Analysis of the United States Marine Corps

Report Number: NPS-LM-11-182

Series: Logistics Management

Category: Disposal Management

Report Series: Sponsored Report

Authors: Nathanael E. Leon, Todd N. Paulson

Title: Analysis of the United States Marine Corps

Published: 2011-12-01

Sponsored By: Acquisition Research Program

Status: Published--Unlimited Distribution

Research Type: Graduate Student

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Keywords: Marine Corps, Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), disposal management, excess, surplus, military property


The mission of Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Disposition Services (DDS) is to provide centralized Department of Defense (DoD) disposal management of excess and surplus military property supporting U.S. military forces worldwide, federal agencies, state agencies, and foreign military sales. An important component of this mission is the reutilization of excess military equipment within the military services in order to prevent wasteful DoD purchases. DoD reutilization