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April 30, 2021

DLA, SOUTHCOM partnership provides humanitarian support for COVID-19 relief

The Defense Logistics Agency partnered with the U.S. Southern Command to deliver $1.3 million worth of life-saving pharmaceuticals to the Paraguay Ministry of Health for urgent treatment of intensive care patients with COVID-19. “This effort represents a whole-of-government approach [including] the Department of State, USSOUTHCOM, and DLA to strengthen partnerships and counter threats in our shared neighborhood,” SOUTHCOM Director of Logistics Marine Col. David Gibbs said.

Jan. 15, 2021

DLA supports SOUTHCOM pandemic response efforts

The Defense Logistics Agency is assisting U.S. Southern Command’s COVID-19 relief efforts in a number of countries in their area of responsibility through DoD’s Humanitarian Assistance Program, in addition to their ongoing support of national efforts. Since receiving the initial request on May 29, 2020, DLA Troop Support’s Construction and Equipment supply chain has provided 24 field hospitals to SOUTHCOM, who donated them to 11 countries within their AOR.

Sept. 9, 2020

DLA provides mobile hospitals to SOUTHCOM nations for COVID-19 response

: Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support is providing 24 mobile hospitals to the U.S. Southern Command for distribution to 11 countries in its region in support of the global COVID-19 pandemic.

May 8, 2019

Navy Hospital Ship Deploying to Help Venezuelan Refugees

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — The U.S. is sending a hospital ship to aid in the refugee crisis resulting from instability in Venezuela. At the annual Washington Conference on the Americas at the State Department, Vice President Mike Pence announced the Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort will deploy to the U.S. Southern Command area of operations next month.

Sept. 21, 2017

Southcom Commander: Military Hurricane Assistance Fast, Flexible

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S.Southern Command website — The U.S. military has unique capabilities that are needed in the early stages of disaster relief operations and U.S. Southern Command is working with those involved to get support where it is needed, the commander of Southcom said.

Sept. 14, 2017

DLA Troop Support continues hurricane relief support

DLA Troop Support continues to manage the delivery of more than 30 million meals and 82 generators to support the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s hurricane relief efforts.

Oct. 6, 2016

DoD Assistance Team Arrives in Haiti for Post-Hurricane Support

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — U.S. military assistance is on the ground in Haiti to assist and support the tiny island nation with the impact felt from Hurricane Matthew, Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook told reporters.