April 7, 2020
San Joaquin employees rising to the occasion despite global pandemic
TRACY, Calif. —
The men and women of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Joaquin, California, are a resilient workforce and understand the importance of providing world-class support to the warfighters and first responders during this coronavirus pandemic. The team is working in unison with U.S. Northern Command, in support of the Federal Emergency Management Agency who is leading the federal government response to COVID-19 efforts in the continental United States.
School district uses excess Guard trucks to deliver meals
Battle Creek, Mich. —
Pennsylvania’s West Mifflin Area School District is dishing out 800 meals daily with trucks acquired for free through DLA.
April 6, 2020
DLA taking the pulse of industry during COVID-19
FORT BELVOIR, Va. —
DLA is reaching out to take the pulse of industry and offering support as defense companies respond to coronavirus disruptions.
DSCR East Gate temporarily closes effective April 8
RICHMOND, Va. —
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and decreased traffic on the installation, the East Gate, accessible from Jefferson Davis Highway on the Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, will close effective April 8 until further notice.
Op-Ed: My new normal
A Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Audit Readiness business process analyst writes about her experience with her “new normal” of teleworking from home, and presents recommendations to the workforce for ways they can improve morale and maintain team cohesion during the COVID-19 mandated telework.
April 3, 2020
DLA Troop Support provides Passover, Easter food, religious items and needed comfort to servicemen, women overseas
With the upcoming Easter and Passover holidays, the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support is providing special meals and religious items to give some much needed comfort to servicemen and women deployed overseas, during these unprecedented times. Nearly 90,000 pounds of food and 159 religious item orders were sent to locations including Europe and the Middle East for holiday ceremonies and celebrations.
DLA Rapid Deployment Team supports ARNORTH units mobilizing to combat COVID-19
FORT BELVOIR, Virginia —
A Defense Logistics Agency Rapid Deployment Team is supporting U.S. Army North as it determines requirements for medical and logistics support units mobilizing to assist in the Defense Department’s response to the nationwide spread of COVID-19.
N95 masks ship to healthcare providers
Battle Creek, Michigan —
DLA Disposition Services at Okinawa employees prepare nine pallets of excess military N95 respirators for priority shipment to U.S. healthcare providers battling the coronavirus pandemic outbreak.
April 2, 2020
Materiel enterprise supports DOD, civil authorities COVID-19 response
REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. —
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.
DLA Distribution Europe helps provide Red Cross comfort kits
GERMERSHEIM, Germany —
As leaders worldwide declare “war” against COVID-19, DLA Distribution Europe supports the EUCOM effort against the pandemic.