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April 27, 2020

DLA customer support liaison assists FEMA in national COVID-19 response

Jim Mead is used to coordinating with federal agencies as a customer support liaison with the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Operations and Plans Directorate in Philadelphia. But his

April 27, 2020

Excess military trucks support LAPD during COVID-19 pandemic

The department has received three flatbed trucks from the Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services team at Barstow, California, through the Law Enforcement Support Office Program, also known as the 1033 Program.

April 27, 2020

DLA Distribution Oklahoma City keeps F-35 parts moving during COVID-19 pandemic

Oklahomans have a long history of overcoming adversity, lending a helping hand to neighbors and always maintaining hope and resiliency, even in the most trying of times. It’s what they proudly refer to as “The Oklahoma Standard.”

April 27, 2020

DLA buys cloth face masks to protect DOD employees against coronavirus

The Defense Logistics Agency is proactively procuring cloth face masks to protect Defense Department employees against the coronavirus. The agency began working with American manufacturers to award contracts for reusable, non-surgical, cloth face masks in various styles soon after DOD released guidance requiring people to wear cloth masks on DOD property, installations and facilities in early April.

April 24, 2020

Afghanistan disposal mission continues amid COVID-19 challenges

Dozens of reservists and civilian employees supporting Defense Logistics Agency operations in Afghanistan are maintaining critical defense missions during the coronavirus pandemic.

April 23, 2020

Excess property site at Camp Pendleton provides N95 masks to Navy hospital

Materials Examiner and Identifier Shawn Guy made a valuable find March 26 when he discovered 2,680 N95 masks at the Defense Logistics Agency property disposal site at Camp Pendleton, California.

April 23, 2020

50k surplus surgical masks shipped to 3 U.S. aircraft carriers

Columbus property disposal team expedites delivery of a critical backorder for warfighters in the Indo-Pacific.

April 23, 2020

DLA Indo-Pacific Korea employees escalate warfighter support amid COVID-19 challenges

Defense Logistics Agency employees in South Korea are maintaining warfighter support while responding to the COVID-19 pandemic taking its toll across the peninsula and the globe.  

April 23, 2020

DLA Distribution RDT member expedites customers’ COVID-19 requirements

Charlie Hughley is helping the RDT determine supply needs for ARNORTH medical units mobilizing to assist hard-hit communities. He’s expediting and tracking delivery for items like respirators, protective gowns and gloves for the 337th Theater Sustainment Command and the 3rd, 4th and 13th expeditionary support commands. 

April 22, 2020

C&T continues mission, social distancing with virtual Dress Clothing Industry Day

Social distancing due to the coronavirus did not deter Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Clothing and Textiles supply chain from getting vital information to American manufacturers by hosting a virtual Dress Clothing Industry Day April 8.