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April 2, 2020

Materiel enterprise supports DOD, civil authorities COVID-19 response

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Europe website — The Army Materiel Command enterprise worldwide has mobilized to address head-on the challenges of the COVID-19 global pandemic, while simultaneously maintaining current operations and supporting warfighters engaged in conflicts around the world.

April 1, 2020

DLA’s Warstopper Program makes medical supplies available for COVID-19 response 

DLA is supporting the nation’s COVID-19 response with direly needed supplies like ventilators and face masks through medical readiness contracts that are part of its Warstopper Program.

March 31, 2020

Logisticians Make COVID-19 Fight Possible

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Defense Department website — Joint Staff logisticians are working around the clock to help civilian authorities deal with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

March 31, 2020

Army Medical Logistics Command shifts into overdrive to support worldwide fight against COVID-19

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army website — As the battle against COVID-19 across Europe continues to rage, Soldiers at the U.S. Army Medical Materiel Center-Europe (USAMMC-E) have been working in overdrive to achieve their medical support mission.

March 30, 2020

146th Airlift Wing assists in federal medical station setup for COVID-19 response in Los Angeles

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 146th Airlift Wing website — Airmen with the 146th Airlift Wing assisted in the setup of durable medical equipment and temporary hospital beds for a federal medical station at the Los Angeles Convention Center to aid in COVID-19 response on March 29, 2020 in Los Angeles.

March 25, 2020

DOD Establishes Task Force to Meet U.S. Medical Equipment Needs

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Defense Department website — The Defense Department has established a task force to deal with daily requests it is receiving for medical and personal protective equipment from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the departments of Health and Human Services and Homeland Security, and others.

March 25, 2020

Disposal specialist aids Italy’s pandemic fight

A longtime agency veteran is coordinating civil protection volunteers in Sicily.

March 25, 2020

Agency provides wellness resources during pandemic

As the coronavirus disease spreads, many DLA employees are anxious and uncertain about the future. DLA's EAP staff provides resources for employees and their families to help manage stress.

March 20, 2020

Agency answers call for medical equipment

The employees at the Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services locations have a long history of making excess military equipment available to help those dealing with emergencies and natural disasters, and the COVID-19 response is no exception.

March 17, 2020

DOD Poised to Provide Masks, Ventilators, Labs for Coronavirus Fight

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Defense Department website — The Defense Department has agreed to provide medical supplies and capabilities to the Department of Health and Human Services to help combat further coronavirus infections, Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper said.