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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. 14, 2020

DLA transfers excess Army property to support Honduran COVID-19 response

Defense Logistics Agency employees teamed with members of the Defense Security Cooperation Agency, U.S. Southern Command and Soto Cano Air Base mid-July to equip COVID-19 response centers and quarantine camps in Honduras with $2.2 million in donated property.

Aug. 6, 2020

Millions of personal protective equipment arriving at DLA Distribution Susquehanna for FEMA’s COVID-19 response efforts

The Defense Department’s lead agency for logistics is processing, storing and shipping personal protective equipment for the Federal Emergency Management Agency as it assists hospitals dealing with rising COVID-19 infections across the country.

July 28, 2020

DLA Distribution Norfolk fulfills resupply mission for Operation Pacer Goose

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Norfolk, Virginia’s Pier 8 is a hotbed of activity every summer in preparation of Operation Pacer Goose, an annual resupply mission to Thule Air Base, a remote U.S. Air Force base in the Arctic region of Greenland.

June 22, 2020

States receive $4.5 million in excess medical supplies

From syringes to snowblowers, U.S. states have long relied on DLA’s excess military property for everything from rural firefighting vehicles and education technology to pandemic response equipment.

June 3, 2020

DLA Distribution Japan provides COVID-19 protective equipment to 21 ships in the Pacific area of responsibility

Invisible to the naked eye, COVID-19 has emerged a ruthless foe and personal protective equipment a means to defend the novel adversary. Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Yokosuka, Japan, has met the coronavirus challenge head-on, providing PPE to 21 ships in the Pacific.

May 20, 2020

DLA Troop Support gets hurricane-ready amid COVID-19 response

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support stands ready to support federal partners as the 2020 hurricane season approaches amid COVID-19.

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 13, 2020

DLA orders protective equipment for US nursing homes

The Defense Logistics Agency ordered about $134 million in personal protective equipment for U.S. nursing homes amid COVID-19. The White House Coronavirus Task Force requested the items, funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, to equip medical staffs at approximately 14,900 Medicaid- and Medicare-certified locations with 14 days of protective gear. Nursing homes will receive the gear in two shipments, each with seven days’ worth of PPE.

April 27, 2020

DLA customer support liaison assists FEMA in national COVID-19 response

Jim Mead is used to coordinating with federal agencies as a customer support liaison with the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Operations and Plans Directorate in Philadelphia. But his