Nov. 5, 2021
As military COVID-19 vaccine mandate looms, DLA Distribution ships vaccines to overseas troops
NEW CUMBERLAND, Pa. —
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 9, 2021
Joint Reserve Force leaders recount contributions to pandemic, DLA mission
FORT BELVOIR, Va. —
Joint Reserve Force Director Navy Rear Adm. Grafton Chase hosted 100 reserve leaders from six major subordinate commands during a virtual and in-person Annual Leadership Review June 3-6 at Fort Belvoir.
May 7, 2021
DLA reservists support vaccine cold-chain management
Fort Belvoir, Va. —
Reservists at Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support are helping monitor COVID-19 vaccine temperatures as the agency ships thousands of doses to Defense Department employees outside the continental United States and the deployed U.S. Navy Fleet amid warmer weather.
Dec. 23, 2020
DLA acquisition supports Operation Warp Speed COVID-19 vaccine distribution
In order to facilitate DLA’s role in the Operation Warp Speed COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan, the first 30,200 doses of the Moderna vaccine destined for OCONUS and deployed Navy Fleet requirements were ordered on Dec. 11 by the organization’s pharmaceutical support arm in anticipation of an Emergency Use Authorization from the Food and Drug Administration.