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March 10, 2022

New application helps DLA track COVID-19 test kits for White House mission

The Defense Logistics Agency has developed a new dashboard application to provide real-time metrics as it packs and distributes millions of free COVID-19 at-home tests to American households as part of the White House test kit mission.

Feb. 22, 2022

DLA packs, ships COVID-19 tests for White House mission

The Defense Logistics Agency has been working with the U.S. Postal Service since mid-January to pack and distribute 500 million free COVID-19 at-home tests to American households.

Dec. 23, 2021

DLA Distribution distributes 1 million COVID-19 vaccines

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution shipped the 1 millionth dose of COVID-19 vaccines to Defense Department employees Dec. 17, less than a year after the initial shipment Dec. 22, 2020.

Nov. 19, 2021

DLA Distribution increases Veterans Affairs support

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution is expanding support to the Department of Veterans Affairs, increasing the original three-year $24.5 million VA agreement to a five-year $180 million agreement.

Nov. 5, 2021

As military COVID-19 vaccine mandate looms, DLA Distribution ships vaccines to overseas troops

To protect the force and defend the American people, Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Austin III issued a memorandum directing full COVID-19 vaccinations for all U.S. Armed Forces Aug. 23. Since this mandate, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution has been working tirelessly to ship vaccines for unvaccinated deployed troops.

June 14, 2021

DLA provides masks to St. Croix residents

The Defense Logistics Agency delivered over 42,000 face masks to the U.S. Virgin Islands April 23 through May 20 on behalf of the Department of Health and Human Services and in support of the U.S. government’s effort to support the global pandemic response.

June 1, 2021

South Korea military base receives Pfizer vaccines from DLA for DoD adolescents

The first shipment of minus 80-degrees Celsius Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines from Defense Logistics Agency Distribution arrived at U.S. Army Medical Materiel Center-Korea at Camp Carroll in Waegwan, South Korea, May 17 for Defense Department dependents on the peninsula.

May 28, 2021

DLA provides critical supplies to USAID for Nepal pandemic response

Gloves, face masks and other COVID-19 supplies from Defense Logistics Agency Distribution are being flown to Nepal as part of the U.S. government’s effort to support the international pandemic response.

April 15, 2021

DLA supports White House effort to supply masks for low-income communities

The Defense Logistics Agency is working with the Department of Health and Human Services and Department of Agriculture to provide more than 25 million cloth masks to low-income communities.

March 30, 2021

Mission essential employees at DLA Distribution receive COVID-19 vaccine

Over 1,000 mission essential employees who’ve remained on site at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna to provide pandemic support received the first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine by March 26.