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Archive: January, 2021

Jan. 8, 2021

Medical supply chain team achieves seemingly impossible pandemic support

DLA Troop Support’s Dan Keefe has worked with FEMA, HHS and DOD officials since March to outline requirements and support for everything from antigen test kits for schools and nursing homes to replenishment of the Strategic National Stockpile in response to COVID-19. 

Jan. 8, 2021

DDDK’s NCOIC promoted to Army Master Sergeant

Army Sgt. 1st Class Tommy Thompson III, was promoted to the rank of master sergeant during a virtual ceremony held at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Korea, Dec. 3.

Jan. 8, 2021

Fitness Center expands virtual options; receives new equipment

The new year is welcomed around the world with people setting resolutions to improve their lives and at the top of the list for many is to exercise more or lose weight. This year is no different. In coming weeks, the center will kick off its annual eight-week Body Transformation Series. Additionally, those looking for further assistance on their fitness journey will be able to schedule virtual appointments with trainers to help them work on their personal goals.

Jan. 7, 2021

DLA employee at Fort Benning helps battle the pandemic

The Defense Logistics Agency has always focused on meeting warfighter needs, and property disposal specialists from DLA Disposition Services are playing a crucial role in supplying a new kind of warfighter in a new kind of warfare – the battle against COVID-19.

Jan. 7, 2021

First COVID-19 Vaccinations Administered on board NSA Bahrain

Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Unit (NMRTU) Bahrain began administering the Moderna coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine on board Naval Support Activity (NSA) Bahrain, Jan. 4.

Jan. 7, 2021

Former LNO guides DLA’s pandemic support to FEMA

Before becoming the Military Services Support Division deputy director in October, Phyllis Erkins supported the national pandemic response by working with DLA supply chain officials to relay information like prices, shipping options, and quantities and types of supplies the agency could provide to FEMA.

Jan. 6, 2021

DLA Headquarters employees, teams snag 11 annual recognition awards

Eleven employees and teams at Defense Logistics Agency Headquarters are recipients of the agency’s 53rd Annual Employee Recognition Awards. The awards recognize leadership and hard work in support of the agency’s mission and include 54 awards in 14 categories.

Jan. 6, 2021

Old equipment finds new home with DLA Disposition Services

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Robins Air Force Base website — The Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, provides sustainment to multiple weapons systems in various stages of their lifecycle.

Jan. 6, 2021

DLA Distribution San Joaquin supports COVID-19 test kit mission

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Joaquin, California, continues to provide critical support for the Defense Department’s COVID-19 mission, supporting DLA’s partnership with the Department of Health and Human Services’ COVID-19 rapid test kit mission.

Jan. 6, 2021

DLA COVID-19 Task Force leader equips leaders with decision-making data

As the head of DLA’s COVID-19 Task Force, Lee Dvonch oversees the production of numerous information products that help leaders throughout the agency, Defense Department and White House Supply Chain Task Force make timely decisions on the agency's commodity support to the pandemic.