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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 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 15, 2020

DLA Aviation lends one of its own to national COVID-19 response

A Defense Logistics Agency contracting officer with firsthand experience responding to a crisis is helping the agency’s Rapid Deployment Blue Team support U.S. Army North medical and logistics units responding to COVID-19.

May 15, 2020

DLA reutilization program supports COVID-19 relief with 2.5 million medical items

Agency property reuse pros continue to get critical medical goods and equipment to the military units, state governments and first responders that need it.

May 14, 2020

DLA Distribution Bahrain supplies US Central Command troops despite border restrictions

The Defense Logistics Agency continues supplying U.S. forces in the Middle East despite COVID-19-related border restrictions by using sea routes instead of transporting via cargo trucks.

May 12, 2020

DLA R&D developing rapid disinfection systems for personal protective equipment 

Defense Logistics Agency Research and Development awarded a contract for disinfection systems that quickly sterilize personal protective equipment used by medical professionals who are in contact with COVID-19 patients.

May 8, 2020

Combined Federal Campaign reopens in response to coronavirus

Federal workers have another opportunity to donate to the Combined Federal Campaign beginning today – this time in support of charities working overtime in the coronavirus pandemic fight. The U.S. Office of Personnel Management approved a special COVID-19 solicitation period running through June 30.

May 8, 2020

San Joaquin’s Unitized Group Rations team provides 65,000 meals in support of COVID-19

Employees at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Joaquin, California, have supplied over 65,000 heat-and-serve meals to warfighters and first responders in the coronavirus pandemic.

May 7, 2020

Agency’s Pacific command provides enduring support

DLA Indo-Pacific is one of the agency’s three regional commands, coordinating operations and customer needs in Alaska, Guam, Hawaii, Japan, Okinawa, Singapore, Thailand, Australia, Philippines and South Korea.

May 7, 2020

Agency acquisition employees continue professional development virtually

DLA acquisition employees are continuing professional development during the COVID-19 pandemic with virtual instruction by Defense Acquisition University. More than 200 employees – over 50 from DLA Energy – have completed DAU training since the university converted some of its face-to-face courses to online instruction March 23.