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Jan. 12, 2021

Acquisition workforce members continue education during pandemic

Throughout the pandemic, thousands of DLA acquisition-coded employees continue to receive mandatory training for DAWIA certification thanks to DLA Training Center officials’ conversion of required training to virtual classes.

Jan. 12, 2021

DLA Distribution sends COVID-19 support to military services, federal agencies

In support of the military services and other federal agencies during the COVID-19 pandemic, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution provides support as part of DLA’s long-standing agreements with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and Department of Health and Human Services.

Jan. 12, 2021

DLA Distribution employees pack, ship pandemic supplies to worldwide customers

An 18-member team at DLA Distribution Susquehanna works through breaks, arrives early and stays late to ensure personal protective equipment for COVID-19 is shipped to military and federal customers.

Jan. 12, 2021

Senior enlisted leader honored by Defense Logistics Agency

A Defense Logistics Agency award has gone out to Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Samson McLester, a senior enlisted leader, for his service in 2020.

Jan. 11, 2021

DLA reservist collects agency-wide data on agency’s COVID-19 response

Army Lt. Col. Mark Laskoski, a DLA Energy civilian and member of the DLA Joint Reserve Force, helped manage information and communications for the agency’s COVID-19 support March through October.

Jan. 11, 2021

National capital region employees exceed CFC goal, one week left to give

Employee generosity has enabled the Defense Logistics Agency to exceed its Combined Federal Campaign goal of $260,000 for the national capital region.

Jan. 10, 2021

Largest multi-site distribution complex in Defense Department delivers for Operation Warp Speed

As part of the Operation Warp Speed COVID-19 vaccination mission, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution began shipping Moderna COVID-19 vaccines to Defense Department employees outside the continental U.S., the deployed U.S. Navy Fleet and a limited number of locations within the continental U.S. Dec. 22.

Jan. 10, 2021

Deputies rescue family from flood water with equipment from DLA Disposition Services

Law enforcement agencies use Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services to acquire excess military equipment they want on hand but also hope they may never need to use.

Jan. 9, 2021

NAS Sigonella Receives First Shipment of COVID-19 Vaccine

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa / U.S. 6th Fleet website — Naval Air Station (NAS) Sigonella received the first shipment of the COVID-19 vaccine Jan. 8 as part of the Department of Defense’s effort to protect its personnel against the virus.

Jan. 9, 2021

NAVSUP FLC Sigonella, industry partners overcome logistics challenges to support USS Mount Whitney

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa / U.S. 6th Fleet website — In mid-December, the U.S. military, civilian, and Italian national team members of Naval Supply Systems Command Fleet Logistics Center Sigonella (NAVSUP FLCSI) provided continuous logistics support and postal services during a month-long regular overhaul (ROH) to USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) while the U.S. Sixth Fleet flagship was berthed at the San Giorgio del Porto in Genoa, Italy.