DLA News Archive

Tag: Pharmaceutical Prime Vendor

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.

Sept. 1, 2017

Saving Lives: DLA ensures military gets meds in emergencies

Lorinda Ferraiolo isn't a doctor or a nurse. But when there was a life-or-death medical emergency at an Air Force base in Japan, she got the urgent message.

Sept. 1, 2017

Saving Lives

When military healthcare providers stationed overseas don’t have the medication they need in life-or-death emergencies, they turn to a small team of contracting officers with DLA Troop Support.

June 2, 2016

Medical supply chain works face-to-face with Pacific customers

Being able to meet with customers in person allows a better flow of communication, a Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Medical supply chain division chief said about a visit last month to customers in the Pacific region.