DLA COVID-19 Support News

May 22, 2020

Agency helps workforce stay strong against pandemic

Defense Logistics Agency employees in Battle Creek, Michigan, have been helping their colleagues stay strong mentally and physically as the workforces supports the warfighter and others responding to a pandemic.

May 20, 2020

Automated data drives DLA, DOD decisions on COVID-19 medical supplies

Automated supply and demand data on personal protective equipment needed in the COVID-19 response is giving Defense Department officials a unified picture of stock levels and requirements across DOD and federal agencies, said the Defense Logistics Agency’s metrics integration chief.

May 20, 2020

DLA Troop Support gets hurricane-ready amid COVID-19 response

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support stands ready to support federal partners as the 2020 hurricane season approaches amid COVID-19.

May 19, 2020

DLA Troop Support rushes blankets to customers in Europe

Quick action and strong ties with a vendor by Defense Logistics Agency employees helped speed delivery of 200 wool blankets to U.S. Army Europe Mortuary Affairs in Stuttgart, Germany, in response to COVID-19 in late April.

May 19, 2020

DLA’s IT modernization paved way for mass telework 

When the COVID-19 pandemic made mass telework a necessity for many government agencies, the Defense Logistics Agency was prepared. Over 26,000 civilian employees, contractors and service members began working from home March 17, more than doubling the agency’s routine number of teleworkers. 

May 19, 2020

DLA Aviation leader uses virtual fist bump to connect with staff

Roy Drake knows greetings matter and can change the course of someone’s day and outlook. Communicating during the COVID-19 pandemic remains a priority for him in combating stress, uncertainty and social distancing among his staff.

May 18, 2020

Land and Maritime family battles, defeats COVID-19 virus

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime associates and brothers Kyle and Marc Danneberger know firsthand the effects of COVID-19. The brothers along with their mother Sallie have supported their father Karl through a recent coronavirus infection that saw him hospitalized and on a ventilator.

May 18, 2020

Virtual cookbook exemplifies resiliency among Aviation employees

The cookbook concept is a perfect example of teamwork to improve morale and implements the social pillar of DLA’s resiliency model during COVID-19.

May 15, 2020

DLA Aviation lends one of its own to national COVID-19 response

A Defense Logistics Agency contracting officer with firsthand experience responding to a crisis is helping the agency’s Rapid Deployment Blue Team support U.S. Army North medical and logistics units responding to COVID-19.

May 15, 2020

DLA reutilization program supports COVID-19 relief with 2.5 million medical items

Agency property reuse pros continue to get critical medical goods and equipment to the military units, state governments and first responders that need it.