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Jan. 12, 2021

DLA Distribution employees pack, ship pandemic supplies to worldwide customers

An 18-member team at DLA Distribution Susquehanna works through breaks, arrives early and stays late to ensure personal protective equipment for COVID-19 is shipped to military and federal customers.

Jan. 11, 2021

DLA reservist collects agency-wide data on agency’s COVID-19 response

Army Lt. Col. Mark Laskoski, a DLA Energy civilian and member of the DLA Joint Reserve Force, helped manage information and communications for the agency’s COVID-19 support March through October.

Jan. 8, 2021

Medical supply chain team achieves seemingly impossible pandemic support

DLA Troop Support’s Dan Keefe has worked with FEMA, HHS and DOD officials since March to outline requirements and support for everything from antigen test kits for schools and nursing homes to replenishment of the Strategic National Stockpile in response to COVID-19. 

Jan. 7, 2021

DLA employee at Fort Benning helps battle the pandemic

The Defense Logistics Agency has always focused on meeting warfighter needs, and property disposal specialists from DLA Disposition Services are playing a crucial role in supplying a new kind of warfighter in a new kind of warfare – the battle against COVID-19.

Jan. 7, 2021

First COVID-19 Vaccinations Administered on board NSA Bahrain

Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Unit (NMRTU) Bahrain began administering the Moderna coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine on board Naval Support Activity (NSA) Bahrain, Jan. 4.

Jan. 7, 2021

Former LNO guides DLA’s pandemic support to FEMA

Before becoming the Military Services Support Division deputy director in October, Phyllis Erkins supported the national pandemic response by working with DLA supply chain officials to relay information like prices, shipping options, and quantities and types of supplies the agency could provide to FEMA.

Jan. 6, 2021

DLA Distribution San Joaquin supports COVID-19 test kit mission

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Joaquin, California, continues to provide critical support for the Defense Department’s COVID-19 mission, supporting DLA’s partnership with the Department of Health and Human Services’ COVID-19 rapid test kit mission.

Jan. 6, 2021

DLA COVID-19 Task Force leader equips leaders with decision-making data

As the head of DLA’s COVID-19 Task Force, Lee Dvonch oversees the production of numerous information products that help leaders throughout the agency, Defense Department and White House Supply Chain Task Force make timely decisions on the agency's commodity support to the pandemic.

Jan. 4, 2021

North-East personnel overcome adversity, tackle diverse mission set in 2020

While operating in some of the areas hardest hit during early stages of the global pandemic, region staff personally and professionally supported COVID-19 response efforts while still helping meet major military property removal needs.

Dec. 23, 2020

DLA acquisition supports Operation Warp Speed COVID-19 vaccine distribution

In order to facilitate DLA’s role in the Operation Warp Speed COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan, the first 30,200 doses of the Moderna vaccine destined for OCONUS and deployed Navy Fleet requirements were ordered on Dec. 11 by the organization’s pharmaceutical support arm in anticipation of an Emergency Use Authorization from the Food and Drug Administration.