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May 18, 2020

Virtual cookbook exemplifies resiliency among Aviation employees

The cookbook concept is a perfect example of teamwork to improve morale and implements the social pillar of DLA’s resiliency model during COVID-19.

May 15, 2020

DLA reutilization program supports COVID-19 relief with 2.5 million medical items

Agency property reuse pros continue to get critical medical goods and equipment to the military units, state governments and first responders that need it.

May 14, 2020

DLA Distribution Bahrain supplies US Central Command troops despite border restrictions

The Defense Logistics Agency continues supplying U.S. forces in the Middle East despite COVID-19-related border restrictions by using sea routes instead of transporting via cargo trucks.

May 12, 2020

DLA R&D developing rapid disinfection systems for personal protective equipment 

Defense Logistics Agency Research and Development awarded a contract for disinfection systems that quickly sterilize personal protective equipment used by medical professionals who are in contact with COVID-19 patients.

May 8, 2020

San Joaquin’s Unitized Group Rations team provides 65,000 meals in support of COVID-19

Employees at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Joaquin, California, have supplied over 65,000 heat-and-serve meals to warfighters and first responders in the coronavirus pandemic.

May 7, 2020

Agency’s Pacific command provides enduring support

DLA Indo-Pacific is one of the agency’s three regional commands, coordinating operations and customer needs in Alaska, Guam, Hawaii, Japan, Okinawa, Singapore, Thailand, Australia, Philippines and South Korea.

May 7, 2020

Agency acquisition employees continue professional development virtually

DLA acquisition employees are continuing professional development during the COVID-19 pandemic with virtual instruction by Defense Acquisition University. More than 200 employees – over 50 from DLA Energy – have completed DAU training since the university converted some of its face-to-face courses to online instruction March 23. 

May 6, 2020

DLA helps Army keep aircraft sanitized during COVID-19

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation is providing disinfectants to keep the Army’s fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft sanitized during the COVID-19 outbreak.

May 6, 2020

Agency sends excess medical supplies to Florida

First responders fighting COVID-19 in Florida are receiving more than 400 types of excess items from the Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services’ site at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

May 6, 2020

DLA Distribution delivers Tyvek protective suits to Army units in Europe

Army units throughout Europe are receiving Tyvek protective suits to be worn by employees disinfecting facilities and equipment during the COVID-19 pandemic.