DLA COVID-19 Support News

June 1, 2021

South Korea military base receives Pfizer vaccines from DLA for DoD adolescents

The first shipment of minus 80-degrees Celsius Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines from Defense Logistics Agency Distribution arrived at U.S. Army Medical Materiel Center-Korea at Camp Carroll in Waegwan, South Korea, May 17 for Defense Department dependents on the peninsula.

May 28, 2021

DLA provides critical supplies to USAID for Nepal pandemic response

Gloves, face masks and other COVID-19 supplies from Defense Logistics Agency Distribution are being flown to Nepal as part of the U.S. government’s effort to support the international pandemic response.

May 19, 2021

Global pandemic support, future initiatives top Global Town Hall agenda

The Defense Logistics Agency’s role in operations like the Afghanistan drawdown and its ability to provide critical supplies for Americans and other nations during the pandemic show there is an increasing awareness and demand for the agency’s capabilities, the DLA director said during a prerecorded Global Town Hall May 18. 

May 19, 2021

DLA ships Pfizer vaccines OCONUS for DOD youth

DLA has shipped first and second doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for 12- to 17-year-olds in the U.S. European, Central and Indo-Pacific Commands. 

May 11, 2021

Troop Support team members earn Employee, Team, Supervisor of the Year Awards

The DLA Troop Support Medical personal protective equipment team earned Team of the Year Award for their 2020 COVID-19 support, and DLA Troop Support employees Linnette De La Cruz and John Trunzo also earned Employee and Supervisor of the Year Awards, respectively, for their 2020 mission support.

May 10, 2021

Mobile Battle Creek Veterans Affairs team vaccinates local community members

The HDIFC played host to Battle Creek Veterans Affairs as they administered COVID vaccinations to veterans, their spouses, and caregivers.

May 10, 2021

DLA vice director: Resilience critical to agency’s success during pandemic

DLA Vice Director Brad Bunn describes how organizational and employee resilience contributed to the agency's success during the pandemic.

May 7, 2021

DLA reservists support vaccine cold-chain management

Reservists at Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support are helping monitor COVID-19 vaccine temperatures as the agency ships thousands of doses to Defense Department employees outside the continental United States and the deployed U.S. Navy Fleet amid warmer weather.

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.