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Nov. 5, 2021

As military COVID-19 vaccine mandate looms, DLA Distribution ships vaccines to overseas troops

To protect the force and defend the American people, Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Austin III issued a memorandum directing full COVID-19 vaccinations for all U.S. Armed Forces Aug. 23. Since this mandate, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution has been working tirelessly to ship vaccines for unvaccinated deployed troops.

Oct. 27, 2021

DLA ready to ship vaccines for DOD children overseas

DLA is ready to receive, pack and ship Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for Defense Department children ages 5 to 11 upon final approval by the Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention expected early next week.

June 1, 2021

South Korea military base receives Pfizer vaccines from DLA for DoD adolescents

The first shipment of minus 80-degrees Celsius Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines from Defense Logistics Agency Distribution arrived at U.S. Army Medical Materiel Center-Korea at Camp Carroll in Waegwan, South Korea, May 17 for Defense Department dependents on the peninsula.

May 19, 2021

DLA ships Pfizer vaccines OCONUS for DOD youth

DLA has shipped first and second doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for 12- to 17-year-olds in the U.S. European, Central and Indo-Pacific Commands. 

May 7, 2021

DLA reservists support vaccine cold-chain management

Reservists at Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support are helping monitor COVID-19 vaccine temperatures as the agency ships thousands of doses to Defense Department employees outside the continental United States and the deployed U.S. Navy Fleet amid warmer weather.

April 15, 2021

DLA prepared to increase overseas vaccine distribution as DOD allotment grows

DLA is helping military health officials prepare for a surge in COVID-19 vaccinations available to the Defense Department starting this month.

March 30, 2021

Mission essential employees at DLA Distribution receive COVID-19 vaccine

Over 1,000 mission essential employees who’ve remained on site at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna to provide pandemic support received the first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine by March 26.

March 25, 2021

DLA Distribution San Joaquin employees receive first dose of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine

Mission essential workers at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Joaquin, California, continue to work on-site during the pandemic, providing mission and COVID-19 support to the warfighter and federal partners. In a move toward normalcy, over 480 of them received their first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine March 16-18.

March 18, 2021

DLA Distribution delivers Johnson & Johnson vaccines to overseas troops

The Defense Logistics Agency started receiving and shipping Johnson & Johnson’s one-dose COVID-19 vaccine to overseas troops just days after the U.S Food and Drug Administration announced the emergency-use authorization Feb. 27.

March 15, 2021

RDT White sharpens skills while assisting ARNORTH’s support to federal vaccination efforts

A Defense Logistics Agency Rapid Deployment Team is ready to support the upcoming hurricane season and other emergencies or contingencies after a month of assisting U.S. Army North in its initial deployment of service members to state-run vaccination centers throughout the nation.