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April 22, 2020

Mindfulness techniques help employees maintain resilience in stay-at-home environment

An event by DLA Troop Support’s Resiliency and Education for Achievable Careers and Health Program shared mindfulness and resilience practices to help employees manage stress and challenges while teleworking.

April 21, 2020

DLA employees share COVID-19 resilience messages

Since the coronavirus has resulted in state-mandated stay-at-home orders and widespread telework, Defense Logistics Agency employees are connecting with colleagues through a new video series, “COVID-19 Messages of Resilience,” available on DLA’s Facebook page and the DLA resiliency website.

April 21, 2020

Procurement assistance program helps small businesses navigate pandemic

The Procurement Technical Assistance Program was authorized by Congress in 1985 to help expand the number of businesses participating in government contracts. The Defense Department recently designated the DLA-administered program as critical essential infrastructure.

April 21, 2020

DLA provides critical mapping support, enables USNS Comfort’s COVID-19 NYC support

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation answered an emergency request for nautical charts from the Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort in just three hours a little more than a week before it left Norfolk, Virginia, for New York City, where it’s providing critical COVID-19 support.

April 20, 2020

COVID-19 Plant Closures Affect DOD's Industrial Base

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — The most serious impacts to the Defense Department from COVID-19 industrial closures domestically are in the aviation supply chain, shipbuilding and small space launch, the undersecretary of defense for acquisition and sustainment said.

April 20, 2020

DLA helps Army donate 1,300 cots to the Philippines’ COVID-19 response

The cancellation of an annual field exercise allowed for the quick donation of the excess bedding units to the longtime treaty partner.

April 20, 2020

Coronavirus: Protecting yourself and DLA from cyber threats

The coronavirus pandemic has created stress and fear for many, and unfortunately, hackers are taking advantage of the situation in cyberspace. With an unprecedented number of Defense Logistics Agency employees – as many as 20 to 25 thousand – teleworking in response to the coronavirus, the agency faces increased security risks. 

April 20, 2020

DLA Distribution Susquehanna ships urgent COVID-19 supplies

The Defense Department’s largest distribution processing facility continues packing and shipping vital supplies to military services and federal agencies supporting the global COVID-19 response.

April 17, 2020

Employee Spotlight: DLA Troop Support employee answers call, joins military response to pandemic

As Defense Logistics Agency employees provide essential equipment to warfighters and whole-of-government partners responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, some are joining those on the front line.Michael Moody, a packaging specialist with DLA Troop Support’s Construction and Equipment supply chain in Philadelphia, has found himself at the forefront of

April 17, 2020

Amateur mask makers proliferate among property disposal workforce

Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services associates around the globe have jumped aboard the do-it-yourself mask-making craze to protect their families and meet new safety requirements for essential Defense Department workers.