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Jan. 15, 2021

DLA supports SOUTHCOM pandemic response efforts

The Defense Logistics Agency is assisting U.S. Southern Command’s COVID-19 relief efforts in a number of countries in their area of responsibility through DoD’s Humanitarian Assistance Program, in addition to their ongoing support of national efforts. Since receiving the initial request on May 29, 2020, DLA Troop Support’s Construction and Equipment supply chain has provided 24 field hospitals to SOUTHCOM, who donated them to 11 countries within their AOR.

Jan. 15, 2021

DLA Troop Support’s construction, equipment team ‘heroes’ of agency’s PPE support

Supplier operations director describes DLA Troop Support's construction and equipment team’s work providing almost half of the agency's pandemic support as miraculous and inspirational.

Jan. 14, 2021

DLA Distribution Norfolk sends first COVID-19 vaccine military air

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Norfolk, Virginia’s medical mission team is supporting Operation Warp Speed by delivering Moderna COVID-19 vaccines to overseas Defense Department locations, deployed Navy Fleet units and several locations within the continental U.S.

Jan. 14, 2021

Resilience, hard work keystones of clothing, textiles team’s support for COVID-19

Clothing, textiles team has worked overtime since March to procure textiles-based items ranging from nitrile gloves to face masks for DOD, HHS and FEMA.

Jan. 13, 2021

Disposal property specialists help meet needs for critical pandemic supplies

Property disposal specialists like Jennifer Lobello and Carol Fix have provided over $40 million worth of excess property to aid in military and federal agencies’ response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jan. 12, 2021

DLA Distribution sends COVID-19 support to military services, federal agencies

In support of the military services and other federal agencies during the COVID-19 pandemic, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution provides support as part of DLA’s long-standing agreements with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and Department of Health and Human Services.

Jan. 12, 2021

DLA Distribution employees pack, ship pandemic supplies to worldwide customers

An 18-member team at DLA Distribution Susquehanna works through breaks, arrives early and stays late to ensure personal protective equipment for COVID-19 is shipped to military and federal customers.

Jan. 11, 2021

DLA reservist collects agency-wide data on agency’s COVID-19 response

Army Lt. Col. Mark Laskoski, a DLA Energy civilian and member of the DLA Joint Reserve Force, helped manage information and communications for the agency’s COVID-19 support March through October.

Jan. 10, 2021

Largest multi-site distribution complex in Defense Department delivers for Operation Warp Speed

As part of the Operation Warp Speed COVID-19 vaccination mission, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution began shipping Moderna COVID-19 vaccines to Defense Department employees outside the continental U.S., the deployed U.S. Navy Fleet and a limited number of locations within the continental U.S. Dec. 22.

Jan. 8, 2021

Medical supply chain team achieves seemingly impossible pandemic support

DLA Troop Support’s Dan Keefe has worked with FEMA, HHS and DOD officials since March to outline requirements and support for everything from antigen test kits for schools and nursing homes to replenishment of the Strategic National Stockpile in response to COVID-19.