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April 27, 2020

DLA buys cloth face masks to protect DOD employees against coronavirus

The Defense Logistics Agency is proactively procuring cloth face masks to protect Defense Department employees against the coronavirus. The agency began working with American manufacturers to award contracts for reusable, non-surgical, cloth face masks in various styles soon after DOD released guidance requiring people to wear cloth masks on DOD property, installations and facilities in early April.

April 24, 2020

Afghanistan disposal mission continues amid COVID-19 challenges

Dozens of reservists and civilian employees supporting Defense Logistics Agency operations in Afghanistan are maintaining critical defense missions during the coronavirus pandemic.

April 23, 2020

Excess property site at Camp Pendleton provides N95 masks to Navy hospital

Materials Examiner and Identifier Shawn Guy made a valuable find March 26 when he discovered 2,680 N95 masks at the Defense Logistics Agency property disposal site at Camp Pendleton, California.

April 23, 2020

50k surplus surgical masks shipped to 3 U.S. aircraft carriers

Columbus property disposal team expedites delivery of a critical backorder for warfighters in the Indo-Pacific.

April 23, 2020

DLA Indo-Pacific Korea employees escalate warfighter support amid COVID-19 challenges

Defense Logistics Agency employees in South Korea are maintaining warfighter support while responding to the COVID-19 pandemic taking its toll across the peninsula and the globe.  

April 23, 2020

DLA Distribution RDT member expedites customers’ COVID-19 requirements

Charlie Hughley is helping the RDT determine supply needs for ARNORTH medical units mobilizing to assist hard-hit communities. He’s expediting and tracking delivery for items like respirators, protective gowns and gloves for the 337th Theater Sustainment Command and the 3rd, 4th and 13th expeditionary support commands. 

April 22, 2020

C&T continues mission, social distancing with virtual Dress Clothing Industry Day

Social distancing due to the coronavirus did not deter Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Clothing and Textiles supply chain from getting vital information to American manufacturers by hosting a virtual Dress Clothing Industry Day April 8.

April 22, 2020

DLA leverages partnerships with FEMA, HHS to support pandemic

Through its strong partnership with FEMA and HHS, DLA is providing whole-of-government support to more than 40 federal agencies in the fight against a global pandemic.

April 22, 2020

Mindfulness techniques help employees maintain resilience in stay-at-home environment

An event by DLA Troop Support’s Resiliency and Education for Achievable Careers and Health Program shared mindfulness and resilience practices to help employees manage stress and challenges while teleworking.

April 22, 2020

DLA Distribution Tobyhanna provides oxygen tanks for hard-hit COVID-19 cities

The oxygen tanks are being distributed to medical communities to support victims of the COVID-19 pandemic in New York City and Seattle, two hard-hit U.S. cities.