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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 Maritime Norfolk and DLA Pearl Harbor sailors advanced through special Navy program

The Meritorious Advancement Program enables U.S. Navy commands to immediately reward their most talented sailors ahead of normal promotion cycles. MAP authorizes commanding officers to advance their exceptional sailors in paygrades E-5 and below to the next higher paygrade when they are ready for the next level of responsibility.

May 19, 2020

Medical maintainers play key role in Army’s response to COVID-19

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Army website — The COVID-19 pandemic has shined a bright light on health care professions around the world, including those in lifesaving care and support roles for the U.S. Army and Department of Defense.

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 19, 2020

Team DLA averages two hour delivery time for crucial Air Force parts

In early March, Robins Air Force Base began to send high risk personnel home to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. By the end of the month the base had emptied to critical personnel.

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

Asian American, Pacific Islander heritage celebrated in May

Each year, during the month of May, we celebrate and honor the contributions that Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have made and the part they have played in the history of this country. This year’s theme is “Honoring the Past, Securing the Future!” The theme pays tribute to the Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders and Native Hawaiians who answered the call of selfless service by participating in the defense of our nation. This year’s theme coincides with the 75th Anniversary of World War II.

May 18, 2020

DLA assists Texas fire department

Through the Defense Department’s Firefighter Property Program, Texas’ Ross Volunteer Fire Department recently received an excess military truck and converted it into a tanker for firefighting.

May 18, 2020

Team DLA averages two hour delivery time for crucial Air Force parts

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Robins Air Force Base website — In early March, Robins Air Force Base began to send high risk personnel home to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. By the end of the month the base had emptied to critical personnel. One critical team from Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Warner Robins is the Delivery Response Team that ensures timely delivery of crucial Air Force maintenance supplies.