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April 22, 2020

DLA Energy tests command, control with COOP exercise

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, Defense Logistics Agency Energy activated a Continuity of Operations plan to test command and control operations April 15.

April 22, 2020

DLA leverages partnerships with FEMA, HHS to support pandemic

Through its strong partnership with FEMA and HHS, DLA is providing whole-of-government support to more than 40 federal agencies in the fight against a global pandemic.

April 22, 2020

DLA Aviation Employee Spotlight: Kimberly Styron

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 22, 2020

Mindfulness techniques help employees maintain resilience in stay-at-home environment

An event by DLA Troop Support’s Resiliency and Education for Achievable Careers and Health Program shared mindfulness and resilience practices to help employees manage stress and challenges while teleworking.

April 22, 2020

DLA Distribution Tobyhanna provides oxygen tanks for hard-hit COVID-19 cities

The oxygen tanks are being distributed to medical communities to support victims of the COVID-19 pandemic in New York City and Seattle, two hard-hit U.S. cities.  

April 21, 2020

DLA employees share COVID-19 resilience messages

Since the coronavirus has resulted in state-mandated stay-at-home orders and widespread telework, Defense Logistics Agency employees are connecting with colleagues through a new video series, “COVID-19 Messages of Resilience,” available on DLA’s Facebook page and the DLA resiliency website.

April 21, 2020

DLA Land and Maritime supports COVID-19 efforts

As the Department of Defense increases its support to the nation’s COVID-19 virus pandemic, organizations within DOD ranks are coordinating their efforts to press the fight against the virus’ spread. The Defense Logistics Agency’s logistics support capabilities are demonstrating a growing response capacity as the Agency provides an expanding range of assistance through its worldwide supply chain operations.

April 21, 2020

DSCC marks 50th anniversary of Earth Day

April 22 is the 50th anniversary of Earth Day! Nearly fifty years ago, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was created and it’s important to note Ohio’s major part in this turning point in United States history.

April 21, 2020

Procurement assistance program helps small businesses navigate pandemic

The Procurement Technical Assistance Program was authorized by Congress in 1985 to help expand the number of businesses participating in government contracts. The Defense Department recently designated the DLA-administered program as critical essential infrastructure.

April 21, 2020

DLA provides critical mapping support, enables USNS Comfort’s COVID-19 NYC support

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation answered an emergency request for nautical charts from the Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort in just three hours a little more than a week before it left Norfolk, Virginia, for New York City, where it’s providing critical COVID-19 support.