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July 28, 2020

DLA Distribution Norfolk fulfills resupply mission for Operation Pacer Goose

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Norfolk, Virginia’s Pier 8 is a hotbed of activity every summer in preparation of Operation Pacer Goose, an annual resupply mission to Thule Air Base, a remote U.S. Air Force base in the Arctic region of Greenland.

July 28, 2020

DLA transfers portable shelters to Navy medical facilities for COVID-19 screening

The Defense Logistics Agency partnered with Air Force and Navy medical staffs in late June and early July to support COVID-19 screening at naval medical facilities in the Northeast.

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 16, 2020

DLA provides medical equipment to support coronavirus relief in Italy

Excess health care equipment like monitors, infusion pumps, aspirators and scopes were donated to Naples area hospitals in June.

June 24, 2020

ASOC enhances agency capabilities during COVID-19

Since DLA’s establishment in 1961, the agency has relied on the many iterations of its operations center as the single point for coordinating agencywide responses during disasters and emergencies.

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

States receive $4.5 million in excess medical supplies

From syringes to snowblowers, U.S. states have long relied on DLA’s excess military property for everything from rural firefighting vehicles and education technology to pandemic response equipment.

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.