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Oct. 22, 2020

DLA COVID-19 support guided by strong alliances with whole-of-government partnerships

Strong alliances with other federal agencies and its role as the Defense Department’s lead agent for medical supplies made the Defense Logistics Agency an essential contributor to the nation’s coronavirus response.

Sept. 24, 2020

Contingency IT Team supports Hurricane Laura response

DLA's Contingency Information Technology Team provided tactical communications for DLA Energy during the hurricane response effort following Hurricane Laura in Louisiana.

Aug. 27, 2020

Call center agents, warehouse workers rush equipment orders for firefighters

Call center agents and warehouse workers at the Defense Logistics Agency are working 24/7 to connect firefighters with emergency supplies needed to put out wildfires sprawling across millions of acres in California, Arizona, Colorado, Montana and other states. 

Aug. 27, 2020

DOD logistics agency to ship 1.5M N95 respirator masks to nursing homes with dwindling supplies

The Defense Department’s lead agency for logistics is receiving, processing and shipping 1.5 million N95 respirator masks for the Department of Health and Human Services as it assists nationwide nursing homes facing mask shortages for healthcare staff.

July 29, 2020

DLA offers non-medical COVID-19 protective equipment to state, local government agencies

The Defense Logistics Agency is giving state and local government organizations a new option for purchasing non-medical personal protective equipment through the COVID-19 Contingency Corridor in FedMall, the government e-commerce platform for the military services and federal, state and local government agencies.

June 15, 2020

DLA operations leader describes supply chain resilience for COVID-19

Multiple customers rushing to buy finite supplies was one of the Defense Logistics Agency’s biggest challenges in its COVID-19 response, the agency’s executive director of operations said during a June 11 virtual panel discussion on supply chain resilience. 

May 20, 2020

Automated data drives DLA, DOD decisions on COVID-19 medical supplies

Automated supply and demand data on personal protective equipment needed in the COVID-19 response is giving Defense Department officials a unified picture of stock levels and requirements across DOD and federal agencies, said the Defense Logistics Agency’s metrics integration chief.

April 30, 2020

Pentagon’s logistics agency pivots to support national COVID-19 response

The agency that traditionally contributes to America’s military readiness with items like fuel and food has so far ordered over $920 million in lifesaving supplies and equipment to support the nation’s COVID-19 response. 

March 18, 2020

Whether in uniform or now a veteran – Troop Support Medical is there

A Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Medical supply chain team is providing face-to-face training to Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers, resulting in the facilities getting the most out of the supply chain’s programs.

Nov. 25, 2019

Subsistence, USDA partnership provides fresh produce to Native American tribes

For more than 20 years, the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Subsistence supply chain has provided fresh fruits and vegetables across the country to Indian Tribal Organizations participating in the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations.