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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.

April 22, 2020

DLA leverages partnerships with FEMA, HHS to support pandemic

Through its strong partnership with FEMA and HHS, DLA is providing whole-of-government support to more than 40 federal agencies in the fight against a global pandemic.

April 22, 2020

Mindfulness techniques help employees maintain resilience in stay-at-home environment

An event by DLA Troop Support’s Resiliency and Education for Achievable Careers and Health Program shared mindfulness and resilience practices to help employees manage stress and challenges while teleworking.

April 22, 2020

DLA Distribution Tobyhanna provides oxygen tanks for hard-hit COVID-19 cities

The oxygen tanks are being distributed to medical communities to support victims of the COVID-19 pandemic in New York City and Seattle, two hard-hit U.S. cities.  

April 21, 2020

DLA employees share COVID-19 resilience messages

Since the coronavirus has resulted in state-mandated stay-at-home orders and widespread telework, Defense Logistics Agency employees are connecting with colleagues through a new video series, “COVID-19 Messages of Resilience,” available on DLA’s Facebook page and the DLA resiliency website.

April 21, 2020

Procurement assistance program helps small businesses navigate pandemic

The Procurement Technical Assistance Program was authorized by Congress in 1985 to help expand the number of businesses participating in government contracts. The Defense Department recently designated the DLA-administered program as critical essential infrastructure.

April 21, 2020

DLA provides critical mapping support, enables USNS Comfort’s COVID-19 NYC support

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation answered an emergency request for nautical charts from the Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort in just three hours a little more than a week before it left Norfolk, Virginia, for New York City, where it’s providing critical COVID-19 support.

April 20, 2020

COVID-19 Plant Closures Affect DOD's Industrial Base

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — The most serious impacts to the Defense Department from COVID-19 industrial closures domestically are in the aviation supply chain, shipbuilding and small space launch, the undersecretary of defense for acquisition and sustainment said.

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.