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April 29, 2022

DLA shares Child Abuse Prevention Month efforts with DOD

April is designated as Child Abuse Prevention Month. Lisa Grenon and Michiel DeVito, family program managers with DLA Installation Management at Battle Creek, Michigan, and Columbus, Ohio, respectively, presented the DLA’s CAPM events to Patricia Barron, deputy assistant secretary of defense for military community and family policy during a virtual event on April 28, 2022.

April 26, 2022

Medical team partners with federal agencies to provide COVID-19 support to island nations

In continued support of the U.S. and international partners’ fight against COVID-19, the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support provided over $800,000 in testing and treatment equipment to the Solomon Islands and American Samoa in April. DLA Troop Support Medical supply chain’s partnerships with the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command and Department of Health and Human Services aided in the acquisition and ongoing delivery of more than 39,000 at-home tests and ten oxygen concentrators to help control the spread and effects of COVID-19.

April 22, 2022

How to properly prepare for a hurricane

Hurricanes are a type of storm called a tropical cyclone, which forms over tropical or subtropical waters. These storms can cause catastrophic damage to communities and property, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

April 14, 2022

Troops around the world observe Passover, Easter thanks to DLA Troop Support

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support is making sure warfighters all over the world have the special religious items and food they need to mark the Passover and Easter holidays.

April 13, 2022

Continuous process improvement projects enhance PaCE curriculum

Over the years, the Defense Logistics Agency Pathways to Career Excellence program, formerly known as DLA Corporate Intern Program, has been a catalyst for bringing in and training the next generation workforce that DLA will depend on to continue providing outstanding support to the nations warfighters.

March 30, 2022

DLA Troop Support sets events to observe Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support will observe Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month in April with several virtual events for the workforce.

March 24, 2022

Newly minted CPI Green Belts save time, man-hours with improved Subsistence processes

Continuous process improvement isn’t just a heady concept thrown around by think tanks and executives. It’s a real, painstaking, value-added effort – and it pays off, said Rene King, Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support CPI division chief. Two recent CPI projects completed in the Subsistence supply chain are proof of its effectiveness, with a combined savings of $1.9 million in time and costs.

March 15, 2022

DLA flu vaccine program attributes success to battle rhythm, partnerships

Thanks to early action and teamwork between Defense Logistics Agency partners, three contracts totaling 3.4 million doses of the influenza vaccine were awarded Feb. 25, meaning DLA will start receiving shipments of the inoculations in August, well ahead of the 2022-2023 flu season. The awards went to three vendors with a total maximum value of $70.4 million and will satisfy the needs of warfighters and eligible dependents around the globe.

March 14, 2022

DLA Troop Support marks Women’s History Month, celebrates employees during ceremony

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support observed Women’s History Month and honored employees during a virtual observation March 10.

March 8, 2022

Customizable medical kits help modernize USAF deployable assets, provide tailored solutions for warfighters

Air Force health care providers responsible for life-saving operations will soon have access to customizable medical kits provided by the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Medical team as the agency awarded a $5.4 million contract for 27 kits March 7. The “made-to-order” medical kits includes items such as bandages, gauze, pharmaceuticals, and tracheal tubes as well as a variety of support equipment and cases to house it all. The MTO kits will provide warfighters across the globe support of their unique needs and situations.