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July 27, 2020

DLA Aviation leader shares experiences from COVID-19 Supply Chain Task Force assignment

On April 10, I traveled to Northern Virginia for a 60-day assignment serving on the COVID-19 Supply Chain Task Force with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, where I was able to see the pandemic’s global impact.

July 21, 2020

DLA helps small businesses support military, nation during pandemic

From gowns, gloves and pharmaceuticals for the USS Comfort and Mercy to decontamination systems for medical workers’ N95 masks, America’s small businesses are helping meet the nation’s demand for COVID-19 supplies.

July 20, 2020

DLA medical logistics team provides personal protective equipment to new COVID hotspots

The Defense Logistics Agency is providing much needed personal protective equipment and test supplies to state and local hotspots as COVID-19 cases continue rising in the U.S. The DLA Troop Support medical team worked with DLA Distribution during the July 4 holiday to fulfill multiple requests for items used at test sites in Texas, Florida and Louisiana.

July 16, 2020

DLA delivers personal protective equipment to nursing homes across the country

The Defense Logistics Agency is shipping a second 7-day supply of COVID-19 personal protective equipment to support staff and residents at over 15,000 nursing homes nationwide after completing delivery of $67 million worth of equipment June 12.

June 24, 2020

Fast, easy-to-prepare meals are vital part of DLA Troop Support’s COVID-19 response

Quickly providing easy-to-prepare meals has been a major part of Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s response to COVID-19.

June 22, 2020

DOD Acquisition Leader Briefs Reporters

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Defense Department website — Ellen M. Lord, undersecretary of defense for acquisition and sustainment, held a news conference on the DOD’s COVID-19 acquisition policy at the Pentagon.

June 18, 2020

JCASO helps ARNORTH contracting team provide commercial support to medical units assisting U.S. hospitals

Military medical teams that augmented U.S. hospital staffs providing COVID-19 care had commercial lodging, food, laundry support and more with help from the Defense Logistics Agency mid-March through May.

June 18, 2020

DLA Troop Support helps keep lunchtime going during COVID-19

At the height of schools closing around the country due to COVID-19 in mid-March, the Defense Logistics Agency’s Subsistence supply chain added 200 schools from Illinois to a program that would help them get fresh fruits and vegetables into lunches for students and eventually the community.

June 16, 2020

DLA director describes return-to-work plan in virtual town hall

Defense Logistics Agency leaders are finalizing a return-to-work plan that balances employee safety with the agency’s warfighter support mission, DLA Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell K. Williams said during a live Town Hall via Facebook.

June 16, 2020

Agency leaders host virtual DLA Indo-Pacific command ceremony via video

During DLA Indo-Pacific's June 12 change of command ceremony, Navy Capt. Kristin Acquavella used video to incorporate personal messages of appreciation for the DLA Indo-Pacific team from herself and other agency leaders.