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Sept. 14, 2020

DLA helps federal partners replenish national stockpile of personal protective equipment

The Defense Logistics Agency is working with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Department of Health and Human Services to replenish the nearly depleted Strategic National Stockpile with personal protective equipment as the nation continues responding to COVID-19.

Sept. 10, 2020

Partner agencies receive $18 million in supplies during pandemic response

As autumn approaches, DLA Disposition Services continues its support of pandemic response by supplying the armed forces and first responders with a variety of materials. “We’ve recently exceeded a total of $18 million in excess and surplus supplies and equipment provided to customers for COVID-19 relief efforts,” said DLA Disposition Services Director Mike Cannon.

Sept. 9, 2020

DLA provides mobile hospitals to SOUTHCOM nations for COVID-19 response

: Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support is providing 24 mobile hospitals to the U.S. Southern Command for distribution to 11 countries in its region in support of the global COVID-19 pandemic.

Sept. 8, 2020

DLA liaison officer earns NORTHCOM trust, kudos

Defense Logistics Agency Liaison Officer Ralph Laurie has spent most of his DLA career at the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command Headquarters in Colorado. During the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic, he helped NORTHCOM return thousands of passengers stranded on cruise ships arriving from overseas.

Sept. 2, 2020

DLA stores, distributes PPE for VA facilities ahead of potential virus spread in fall

A Defense Logistics Agency and Veterans Health Administration partnership is ensuring over 1,200 Department of Veterans Affairs’ health care facilities nationwide have 120 days of personal protective equipment to face a potential fall outbreak of COVID-19.

Aug. 27, 2020

DLA Troop Support buys antigen test kits for nation’s nursing homes

DLA Troop Support has purchased over 3 million antigen tests for distribution to nursing homes across the country to support the nation’s COVID-19 response.

Aug. 27, 2020

DOD logistics agency to ship 1.5M N95 respirator masks to nursing homes with dwindling supplies

The Defense Department’s lead agency for logistics is receiving, processing and shipping 1.5 million N95 respirator masks for the Department of Health and Human Services as it assists nationwide nursing homes facing mask shortages for healthcare staff.

Aug. 17, 2020

DLA Energy awards fiscal 2020 fuel contracts during COVID-19

New streamlined processes and strong partnerships with industry enabled DLA Energy to complete one of its two largest bulk fuel purchase programs on time in July despite COVID-19 challenges.

Aug. 13, 2020

Flag makers use technology, social distance to continue mission during pandemic

Nearly eight years ago at a print shop in Philadelphia, a graphic designer taught himself machine embroidery and went from designing custom shoes for Lebron James to helping create the first U.S. Space Force flag.

Aug. 13, 2020

DLA disposal team in Guam assists aircraft carrier during extended stay

Property disposal specialists worked with sailors to help get USS Theodore Roosevelt back to sea as soon as possible.