DLA News Archive

Tag: Medical

Feb. 21, 2024

Defense Logistics Agency provides lower pharmaceutical pricing to DOD customers, realizes over $264 million in cost avoidance for fiscal year 2023

DLA Troop Support’s Medical supply chain realized $264 million in cost avoidance for fiscal year 2023 by negotiating contracts with vendors, providing lower pharmaceutical pricing to Department of Defense beneficiaries.

Feb. 20, 2024

Defense Logistics Agency flu program protects DOD beneficiaries worldwide, meets Defense Health Agency needs

DLA Troop Support’s medical supply chain flu team and DLA Distribution Center Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, successfully completed the 2023-2024 flu vaccine program Feb. 1 with a total shipment of over 3.2 million doses to military service customers.

Dec. 13, 2023

DLA Troop Support facilitates DOD DNA identifications of the fallen

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support medical enables the Armed Forces Medical Examiner System’s Department of Defense DNA Operations to identify the fallen and provide closure for families of those listed as missing in action.

Oct. 10, 2023

DLA Medical ECAT turns 25

For the past 25 years, the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Medical supply chain’s Electronic Catalog system has been providing customers with a user-friendly capability to order approximately 1.3 million medical items.

Aug. 24, 2023

DOD-Supported Lifesaving Autoinjector to Combat Ultra-Potent Opioid Exposure Available through DLA

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defense website — Tasked with delivering a lifesaving pharmaceutical to service members who may be exposed to ultra-potent opioids, the Joint Project Manager for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Medical’s Rapid Opioid Countermeasure System program helped develop and deliver a high-dose naloxone autoinjector as a rescue treatment to counter opioid poisoning in less than three years.

July 28, 2023

USAMMDA logisticians, Army Reserve Soldiers, Army logistics support capstone hospital conversion effort in Northern California’s high desert

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Army Reserve website — The U.S. Army Medical Materiel Development Activity, partnering with the Army Reserve’s 807th Medical Command (Deployment Support), reached a milestone in its yearslong efforts to support U.S. Army Reserve medical commands last week, starting the final Hospital Conversion at Sierra Army Depot, California.

March 28, 2023

Robins Medical Logistics: Getting supplies here, there, everywhere

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Robins Air Force Base website — When Senior Airmen Sabrina Ocampo and Kyle Rogers walk into the 78th Medical Group clinic at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia clinic, the excitement of their customer’s is almost comparable to kids seeing Santa Claus.

Jan. 5, 2023

Army Medical Logistics Command focuses on medical readiness of National Guard, Army Reserve units

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base San Antonio website — Army Medical Logistics Command leaders are tackling the challenge of standardizing the processes and technology Army units, including the National Guard and Army Reserve, use to order medical equipment and supplies.

Dec. 9, 2022

Troop Support Army vets take warfighter support to the ‘track’

Supporting warfighters daily in their careers at Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support inspired two Army veterans to continue their military support “offline.”

Nov. 29, 2022

325th MDSS: Supply and Demand

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Tyndall Air Force Base website — Patient care within the 325th Medical Clinic may seem as simple as administering a vaccine or filling a cavity, but the 325th Medical Support Squadron works diligently behind the scenes to ensure that Team Tyndall’s Airmen can receive treatments long before a patient arrives.