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April 3, 2020

DLA Rapid Deployment Team supports ARNORTH units mobilizing to combat COVID-19

A Defense Logistics Agency Rapid Deployment Team is supporting U.S. Army North as it determines requirements for medical and logistics support units mobilizing to assist in the Defense Department’s response to the nationwide spread of COVID-19.

April 3, 2020

N95 masks ship to healthcare providers

DLA Disposition Services at Okinawa employees prepare nine pallets of excess military N95 respirators for priority shipment to U.S. healthcare providers battling the coronavirus pandemic outbreak.

April 3, 2020

DLA Distribution San Diego’s Martinez retires after 42 years of service

DDDC commander hosts retirement ceremony for Martinez Feb. 28.

April 2, 2020

Materiel enterprise supports DOD, civil authorities COVID-19 response

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Europe website — The Army Materiel Command enterprise worldwide has mobilized to address head-on the challenges of the COVID-19 global pandemic, while simultaneously maintaining current operations and supporting warfighters engaged in conflicts around the world.

April 2, 2020

Positive practices emphasized during Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and serves as an annual observation to raise awareness of child abuse and prevention. The statistics about child abuse are stark – in 2018, approximately 678,000 children in the U.S. were found to be victims of child abuse or neglect.

April 2, 2020

DLA Distribution Europe helps provide Red Cross comfort kits

As leaders worldwide declare “war” against COVID-19, DLA Distribution Europe supports the EUCOM effort against the pandemic.

April 2, 2020

Spotlight: Sexual Assault Response Coordinator Robin Rogers

April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. Meet Robin Rogers, DLA Disposition Services Sexual Assault Response Coordinator.

April 1, 2020

Sustaining & maintaining

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Barksdale Air Force Base website — Barksdale Airmen take care of the mission, but who takes care of the base? The unit responsible for the sustainment and maintenance of $5.9 billion worth of infrastructure on the installation is the 2nd Civil Engineer Squadron operations flight.

April 1, 2020

DLA Aviation Employee Spotlight: Cherokee Frye

Employee spotlight regularly features outstanding non-supervisory personnel from throughout the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and other DLA employees on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. Organizational directors may submit names of employees they wish to feature in this column to DLA Aviation Public Affairs. For more information, call (804) 279-3139.

April 1, 2020

DLA’s Warstopper Program makes medical supplies available for COVID-19 response 

DLA is supporting the nation’s COVID-19 response with direly needed supplies like ventilators and face masks through medical readiness contracts that are part of its Warstopper Program.