DLA News Archive

Tag: coronavirus

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.

March 31, 2020

Army Medical Logistics Command shifts into overdrive to support worldwide fight against COVID-19

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army website — As the battle against COVID-19 across Europe continues to rage, Soldiers at the U.S. Army Medical Materiel Center-Europe (USAMMC-E) have been working in overdrive to achieve their medical support mission.

March 30, 2020

146th Airlift Wing assists in federal medical station setup for COVID-19 response in Los Angeles

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 146th Airlift Wing website — Airmen with the 146th Airlift Wing assisted in the setup of durable medical equipment and temporary hospital beds for a federal medical station at the Los Angeles Convention Center to aid in COVID-19 response on March 29, 2020 in Los Angeles.

March 25, 2020

DOD Establishes Task Force to Meet U.S. Medical Equipment Needs

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Defense Department website — The Defense Department has established a task force to deal with daily requests it is receiving for medical and personal protective equipment from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the departments of Health and Human Services and Homeland Security, and others.