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April 17, 2020

100th LRS flight service center: 'We’ve got what you need’

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Royal Air Force Mildenhall website — At RAF Mildenhall, those who call the flight line home do everything they can to put the pieces of an aircraft puzzle together and put jets in the air; but the job couldn’t be done without a little-known shop on base – the 100th Logistics Readiness Squadron flight service center.

April 16, 2020

DLA Disposition Services makes excess military items available for COVID-19 response

Government organizations and nationwide hospitals are getting valuable assets to confront the coronavirus pandemic from a Defense Department asset that manages the military’s excess equipment.

April 16, 2020

DLA Troop Support supplies pre-made meals for sailors in quarantine

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Subsistence supply chain received a request from the U.S. Navy for individually wrapped, pre-made sandwiches, salads and breakfast sandwiches in March, said Patricia Scott, chief of DLA Troop Support’s Customer Operations Garrison Feeding Division. These items will go to ships, mostly aircraft carriers, docking in Seattle, Washington; San Diego, California; Norfolk, Virginia; and Mayport, Florida, she said, to feed soldiers in quarantine and limit exposure.

April 16, 2020

HDIFC promotes Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

Awareness is critical because knowing about this issue means that if it happened to someone, they would know where to go for help. Many survivors don’t know who they can talk to about their assault, where to turn or even identify that it was an assault. They may feel alone, confused, scared or embarrassed. For survivors and their support people, knowing where to turn to in a crisis is a step that can impact the rest of their journey.

April 16, 2020

Base Child Development Center staff bring virtual story time to DOD families

The Child Development Center at the Defense Supply Center Columbus serves the children of hundreds of military service members and Department of Defense employees. With many families working from home and adhering to social distancing guidelines, the center's child care staff found a creative way to keep in touch with children by creating virtual story time videos.

April 16, 2020

Light Logistics | Combat Logistics Company 36

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps website — Almost 800 miles from their parent unit in Okinawa, Japan, U.S. Marines with Combat Logistics Company 36 extend 3rd Marine Logistics Group’s reach by attaching small, mobile support teams to units operating across the Indo-Pacific. Stationed out of Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, CLC-36 provides field-level maintenance support and intermediate supply support to III Marine Expeditionary Force.

April 15, 2020

Commentary: Managing change both personally and professionally in a virtual workplace

In a new commentary, Change Management Specialist Notasha Fant offers tips and resources to help employees navigate the virtual workplace.

April 15, 2020

DLA Research & Development supporting COVID-19 response with face shields, advanced manufacturing 

The Defense Logistics Agency will deliver 11,000 face shields to New York City medical workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 response by coupling a novel acquisition approach and one of DLA’s Research & Development projects using advanced manufacturing technology.

April 15, 2020

DLA Aviation makes remote operations memorable while supporting the global fight against COVID-19

The Defense Logistics Agency provides daily, behind-the-scenes support for U.S. military operations around the world and is also now providing supplies in the fight against COVID-19.

April 14, 2020

Defense Production Act Contract to Provide 39 Million Masks

A Defense Department contract under the Defense Production Act will provide more than 39 million N95 respirator masks over the next 90 days to help in the fight against the coronavirus, Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper said.