Coronavirus Support News


DLA COVID-19 Support News

May 4, 2021

Philadelphia-based DoD agency delivers life-saving COVID-19 medical supplies to India

A Philadelphia-based government agency is enabling support to India through the acquisition of medical supplies as part of the Defense Logistics Agency’s effort to help meet urgent health needs there. DLA Troop Support, located in northeast Philadelphia, worked with interagency partners to coordinate two shipments of supplies from Travis Air Force Base, California, April 28 and 29 that included 702,400 test kits and 84,000 N95 masks so far. A third shipment third with oxygen concentrators, additional test kits and N95 masks left April 30, and a fourth shipment is scheduled to arrive in India today. Planning is ongoing for additional flights to send more supplies.

May 3, 2021

Clothing and Textiles works overtime to support White House masks mission

To provide more than 25 million cloth face masks to communities hard-hit by the pandemic, Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Clothing and Textiles team members expedited contracting processes and worked hundreds of overtime hours.

April 30, 2021

Vaccine clinic draws over 100 DSCR employees

Volunteers from the Virginia Army National Guard at Fort Pickett near Blackstone, Virginia, Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond and DLA Aviation’s Customer Operations Directorate managed a pop-up vaccine clinic at Defense Supply Center Richmond April 27. More than 100 DLA employees were given the first of two COVID-19 vaccine injections.

April 30, 2021

DLA provides critical supplies to USAID for India pandemic response

Rapid COVID-19 tests and N95 masks are among initial supplies from the Defense Logistics Agency being flown to India as part of the U.S. government’s effort to help meet urgent health needs there.

April 27, 2021

DLA supports White House effort to supply COVID-19 tests nationwide

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution is working with the Department of Health and Human Services and Defense Department to provide over 8 million over-the-counter, at-home COVID-19 tests nationwide.

April 21, 2021

DLA Aviation logistics ops center vital to warfighter support during pandemic

The Aviation Logistics Operations Center has been a hub for Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s warfighter support during the COVID-19 pandemic by overseeing over a dozen functions ranging from monitoring weapons system readiness to developing logistics plans that support every combatant command.

April 20, 2021

DLA team supports DOD vaccination plan at DHA Headquarters

Employees from DLA Headquarters and DLA Distribution support DOD's COVID-19 vaccine rollout with daily help from teams at DLA major subordinate commands.

April 15, 2021

DLA prepared to increase overseas vaccine distribution as DOD allotment grows

DLA is helping military health officials prepare for a surge in COVID-19 vaccinations available to the Defense Department starting this month.

April 15, 2021

DLA supports White House effort to supply masks for low-income communities

The Defense Logistics Agency is working with the Department of Health and Human Services and Department of Agriculture to provide more than 25 million cloth masks to low-income communities.

April 2, 2021

Defense Supply Center Columbus provides COVID-19 vaccine to workforce

After weeks of coordination, Defense Supply Center Columbus has begun COVID-19 vaccinations for DSCC personnel. First doses of the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines were administered March 30. Partnerships between the Defense Logistics Agency, Wright Patterson Air Force Base and Ohio Army National Guard resulted in the activation of the local vaccination site.