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Oct. 27, 2021

DLA ready to ship vaccines for DOD children overseas

DLA is ready to receive, pack and ship Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for Defense Department children ages 5 to 11 upon final approval by the Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention expected early next week.

Oct. 8, 2021

Admiral visits Wright-Patt clinic to thank Airmen

Rear Adm. Kristen Fabry visited Wright-Patterson Medical Center on Oct. 1 to thank the 88th Medical Group Airmen who provided active duty and civilians at Defense Supply Center Columbus with the COVID-19 vaccine earlier this year.

Oct. 4, 2021

DLA Support Team Middle East welcomes new commander

During a Sept. 29 change of command ceremony, Army Lt. Col. Daniel Howser took on the role of DLA Support Team Middle East commander from Air Force Lt. Col. Brian Wilken, who served as the newly renamed team’s first commander in April.

Sept. 29, 2021

Defense Logistics Agency team supports White House initiative with up to $2.78B in testing supplies

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Medical employees worked through the Labor Day onward without breaking to expedite six contracts with a combined maximum value of just over $2.78 billion for up to 150 million over-the-counter and 400 million point-of-care COVID-19 test kits and in support of White House initiatives.

Aug. 24, 2021

Communication across DLA ensures mission success as COVID-19 surge test site support hits the one-year mark

On August 5, 2020, the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support delivered on its first request for personal protective equipment to supply Department of Health and Human Services COVID-19 surge testing sites. A little more than a year and over 13 million lifesaving items later, the mission is as important as ever.

July 12, 2021

DLA Troop Support legal staff plays key role in acquisitions for COVID-19 supplies

Legal experts have played a key part in DLA's efforts to provide COVID-19 supplies for military units, federal agencies and the Strategic National Stockpile since March 2020.

June 28, 2021

Commander returns after tour with White House COVID-19 Task Force, sets sights on future warfighter support

When the COVID-19 pandemic began sweeping through the United States in March 2020, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. David Sanford was called upon to help this nation get through one of the worst health crises in history.

June 14, 2021

DLA Troop Support provides masks to Philadelphia community centers

As part of President Joe Biden’s strategy to stop the spread of COVID-19, Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support provided over 400,000 adult and youth face masks in May to 16 Philadelphia community centers.

June 14, 2021

DLA provides masks to St. Croix residents

The Defense Logistics Agency delivered over 42,000 face masks to the U.S. Virgin Islands April 23 through May 20 on behalf of the Department of Health and Human Services and in support of the U.S. government’s effort to support the global pandemic response.

June 9, 2021

Joint Reserve Force leaders recount contributions to pandemic, DLA mission

Joint Reserve Force Director Navy Rear Adm. Grafton Chase hosted 100 reserve leaders from six major subordinate commands during a virtual and in-person Annual Leadership Review June 3-6 at Fort Belvoir.