DLA COVID-19 Support News

March 18, 2021

DLA Distribution delivers Johnson & Johnson vaccines to overseas troops

The Defense Logistics Agency started receiving and shipping Johnson & Johnson’s one-dose COVID-19 vaccine to overseas troops just days after the U.S Food and Drug Administration announced the emergency-use authorization Feb. 27.

March 15, 2021

RDT White sharpens skills while assisting ARNORTH’s support to federal vaccination efforts

A Defense Logistics Agency Rapid Deployment Team is ready to support the upcoming hurricane season and other emergencies or contingencies after a month of assisting U.S. Army North in its initial deployment of service members to state-run vaccination centers throughout the nation.

March 10, 2021

DLA Distribution Yokosuka ships COVID-19 vaccines to troops on Diego Garcia

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Yokosuka, Japan, is supporting the federal response to COVID-19 by distributing vaccines and ancillary kits to troops at U.S. Naval Support Facility Diego Garcia in an on-going mission that began Feb. 8.

March 5, 2021

Clothing and Textiles team provides cloth face masks to Army recruits

DLA Troop Support Clothing and Textiles provided nearly 16,000 operational camouflage pattern face masks to Army recruit training centers across the country, in time for initial uniform issuance March 1.

March 4, 2021

DLA, Navy project increases sustainable aircraft disinfectants

Working with Naval Air Systems Command’s Materials Engineering Division, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation invested in a sustainable aircraft disinfectant project in May 2019 that resulted in DLA offering seven new products to meet Navy needs.

Feb. 25, 2021

DLA Distribution Norfolk delivers COVID-19 vaccines to USS Eisenhower during winter storm

The Defense Logistics Agency and federal partners ensured delivery of COVID-19 vaccines to Navy ships despite a historic mid-February deep freeze that delivered snow and ice throughout the southern United States.

Feb. 23, 2021

Fort Meade disposal specialist recalls protective suit transfer to FEMA

Angela Sakryd helped transfer 40,000 excess protective suits from DTRA to FEMA.

Feb. 18, 2021

Adaptive acquisition: Unifying the interagency

The Defense Acquisition University speaks with two Defense Logistics Agency leaders to discuss their efforts to unify the interagency with agreements with the Department of Health and Human Services and the Federal Emergency Management Agency, integrating procurement and industrial base expansion, and best practices for succeeding as a joint agency.

Feb. 18, 2021

DLA Team Ensures U.S. Troops in Africa Receive COVID-19 Vaccine

As COVID-19 continues to plague the planet, the Defense Logistics Agency fully supports the federal response by distributing vaccines across the world to austere Defense Department locations, including the Horn of Africa.

Feb. 17, 2021

Winter storm no match for COVID-19 federal response team at DLA Distribution Susquehanna 

Despite hazardous conditions, the COVID-19 federal response mission of receiving and shipping Moderna COVID-19 vaccines and ancillary supply kits to 21 DOD overseas locations continued during a recent multi day storm Feb. 1 – 2, 2021. The entire installation contributed a tremendous amount of effort to ensure mission success.