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April 20, 2020

DLA helps Army donate 1,300 cots to the Philippines’ COVID-19 response

The cancellation of an annual field exercise allowed for the quick donation of the excess bedding units to the longtime treaty partner.

April 20, 2020

Coronavirus: Protecting yourself and DLA from cyber threats

The coronavirus pandemic has created stress and fear for many, and unfortunately, hackers are taking advantage of the situation in cyberspace. With an unprecedented number of Defense Logistics Agency employees – as many as 20 to 25 thousand – teleworking in response to the coronavirus, the agency faces increased security risks. 

April 20, 2020

DLA Distribution Susquehanna ships urgent COVID-19 supplies

The Defense Department’s largest distribution processing facility continues packing and shipping vital supplies to military services and federal agencies supporting the global COVID-19 response.

April 17, 2020

Employee Spotlight: DLA Troop Support employee answers call, joins military response to pandemic

As Defense Logistics Agency employees provide essential equipment to warfighters and whole-of-government partners responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, some are joining those on the front line.Michael

April 17, 2020

Amateur mask makers proliferate among property disposal workforce

Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services associates around the globe have jumped aboard the do-it-yourself mask-making craze to protect their families and meet new safety requirements for essential Defense Department workers.

April 17, 2020

DLA, DTRA offers excess protective suits for COVID-19 with help from Marine Corps

More than 40,000 protective suits earmarked for military response to chemical and biological hazards have been redirected to protect those battling COVID-19 after joint efforts by the Defense Logistics Agency, Defense Threat Reduction Agency and Marine Corps Logistics Command.

April 17, 2020

DLA Distribution San Diego providing mission essential support to national fight against COVID-19

Employees with the Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Diego are providing mission essential support to the ongoing national fight against COVID-19 by providing critical supplies to the USNS MERCY currently docked at the Port of Los Angeles. The ship and its medical crew were deployed to alleviate the load on the local healthcare system by taking onboard non-COVID-19 patients.

April 16, 2020

DLA Disposition Services makes excess military items available for COVID-19 response

Government organizations and nationwide hospitals are getting valuable assets to confront the coronavirus pandemic from a Defense Department asset that manages the military’s excess equipment.

April 16, 2020

DLA Troop Support supplies pre-made meals for sailors in quarantine

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Subsistence supply chain received a request from the U.S. Navy for individually wrapped, pre-made sandwiches, salads and breakfast sandwiches in March, said Patricia Scott, chief of DLA Troop Support’s Customer Operations Garrison Feeding Division. These items will go to ships, mostly aircraft carriers, docking in Seattle, Washington; San Diego, California; Norfolk, Virginia; and Mayport, Florida, she said, to feed soldiers in quarantine and limit exposure.

April 15, 2020

DLA Research & Development supporting COVID-19 response with face shields, advanced manufacturing 

The Defense Logistics Agency will deliver 11,000 face shields to New York City medical workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 response by coupling a novel acquisition approach and one of DLA’s Research & Development projects using advanced manufacturing technology.