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DLA Distribution Europe helps provide Red Cross comfort kits
At the request of U.S. Army Europe and Installation Management Command Europe, in support of COVID-19, DLA Distribution Europe's Theater Consolidation and Shipping Point is shipping 19,200 bottles of hand sanitizer and 19,200 American Red Cross comfort kits for use by soldiers, civilian and family members assigned to U.S. Army Europe.
April 2, 2020 - As leaders worldwide declare “war” against COVID-19, DLA Distribution Europe supports the EUCOM effort against the pandemic.

DLA’s Warstopper Program makes medical supplies available for COVID-19 response 
Air Force Tech. Sgt. Mario Lopez-Casas, a heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration specialist with the 146th Civil Engineer Squadron in the California Air National Guard's 146th Airlift Wing, puts sheets on a hospital bed while setting up a Federal Medical Station March 29 inside the Los Angeles Convention Center as part of California's statewide COVID-19 response effort. Critical supplies from the Defense Logistics Agency’s Warstopper Progrom are being used by military members supporting the effort throughout the nation. Photo by Air National Guard Staff Sgt. Crystal Housman
April 1, 2020 - 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.

DLA Distribution Norfolk provides mission support to USNS Comfort bound for NYC
Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Norfolk, Virginia’s workers support the load-out mission of the USNS Comfort before it sets sail for New York City, New York, March 28. Photo by Navy Capt. Thomas Neville, commander, DDNV.
March 31, 2020 - Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Norfolk, Virginia’s support to USNS Comfort load out and support to the COVID-19 Medical Mission is DDNV’s No. 1 priority.

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The office expresses the value DLA adds to the Department of Defense, combatant commands, the military services and warfighters, and to the American people, using internal and external communication avenues. Read more on DLA's news page and DLA's Facebook page. The office supports the DLA mission through developing and administering proactive command information, as well as developing media relations and public outreach policies that communicate DLA’s critical role as a combat support agency.

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