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April 7, 2020

San Joaquin employees rising to the occasion despite global pandemic

The men and women of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Joaquin, California, are a resilient workforce and understand the importance of providing world-class support to the warfighters and first responders during this coronavirus pandemic. The team is working in unison with U.S. Northern Command, in support of the Federal Emergency Management Agency who is leading the federal government response to COVID-19 efforts in the continental United States.

April 7, 2020

School district uses excess Guard trucks to deliver meals

Pennsylvania’s West Mifflin Area School District is dishing out 800 meals daily with trucks acquired for free through DLA.

April 6, 2020

DLA taking the pulse of industry during COVID-19 

DLA is reaching out to take the pulse of industry and offering support as defense companies respond to coronavirus disruptions.

April 6, 2020

Op-Ed: My new normal

A Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Audit Readiness business process analyst writes about her experience with her “new normal” of teleworking from home, and presents recommendations to the workforce for ways they can improve morale and maintain team cohesion during the COVID-19 mandated telework.

April 3, 2020

DLA Troop Support provides Passover, Easter food, religious items and needed comfort to servicemen, women overseas

With the upcoming Easter and Passover holidays, the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support is providing special meals and religious items to give some much needed comfort to servicemen and women deployed overseas, during these unprecedented times. Nearly 90,000 pounds of food and 159 religious item orders were sent to locations including Europe and the Middle East for holiday ceremonies and celebrations.

April 3, 2020

DLA Rapid Deployment Team supports ARNORTH units mobilizing to combat COVID-19

A Defense Logistics Agency Rapid Deployment Team is supporting U.S. Army North as it determines requirements for medical and logistics support units mobilizing to assist in the Defense Department’s response to the nationwide spread of COVID-19.

April 3, 2020

N95 masks ship to healthcare providers

DLA Disposition Services at Okinawa employees prepare nine pallets of excess military N95 respirators for priority shipment to U.S. healthcare providers battling the coronavirus pandemic outbreak.

April 2, 2020

Materiel enterprise supports DOD, civil authorities COVID-19 response

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Europe website — The Army Materiel Command enterprise worldwide has mobilized to address head-on the challenges of the COVID-19 global pandemic, while simultaneously maintaining current operations and supporting warfighters engaged in conflicts around the world.

April 1, 2020

DLA’s Warstopper Program makes medical supplies available for COVID-19 response 

DLA is supporting the nation’s COVID-19 response with direly needed supplies like ventilators and face masks through medical readiness contracts that are part of its Warstopper Program.

March 31, 2020

Logisticians Make COVID-19 Fight Possible

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Defense Department website — Joint Staff logisticians are working around the clock to help civilian authorities deal with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.