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May 7, 2021

DLA reservists support vaccine cold-chain management

Reservists at Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support are helping monitor COVID-19 vaccine temperatures as the agency ships thousands of doses to Defense Department employees outside the continental United States and the deployed U.S. Navy Fleet amid warmer weather.

April 19, 2021

Army works to modernize medical equipment for Soldiers on Korean Peninsula

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army website — U.S. Army medical logisticians are working to ensure Soldiers on the Korean Peninsula have the latest and most effective medical devices available.

March 2, 2021

Award-winning support recognized by government procurement coalition

Defense Logistics Agency’s Troop Support's Medical Directorate’s Strategic Materiel Sourcing Group and Construction and Equipment employee Meghan Michalski earned the Coalition for Government Procurement’s Acquisition Excellence Awards for Government, according to the group’s announcement February 26.

Feb. 18, 2021

Adaptive acquisition: Unifying the interagency

The Defense Acquisition University speaks with two Defense Logistics Agency leaders to discuss their efforts to unify the interagency with agreements with the Department of Health and Human Services and the Federal Emergency Management Agency, integrating procurement and industrial base expansion, and best practices for succeeding as a joint agency.

Feb. 3, 2021

Navy ships train with Army for medical resupply

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army website — As the theater lead agent for medical materiel, commonly known as the TLAMM, the U.S. Army Medical Materiel Center-Europe serves a variety of roles for land-based military forces overseas.

Jan. 19, 2021

DLA contracting officers tap numerous sources to provide critical medical supplies 

DLA Troop Support’s Medical Readiness Division team develops new processes and taps new sources of supply to support the ever-increasing demands of the pandemic.

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. 

Oct. 28, 2020

DLA Medical ECAT provides $1 billion in life saving material, savings to customers

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Medical supply chain’s Electronic Catalog sales hit $1 billion in life saving material sales and savings to customers for the first time in the “best in class” program’s history.

Oct. 13, 2020

Pentagon’s logistics agency plays key role in procuring, distributing limited pandemic supplies

The Defense Department’s leading logistics agency is playing a key role in the national coronavirus response as it purchases and distributes desperately needed medical supplies for DOD and federal agencies.

Sept. 7, 2020

Incirlik behind the scenes: Scalpel, forceps, gauze! Medical Logistics supplies medics

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force Medical Service website — The 39th Medical Group is a world all on its own, with a unique mission and specialties vital to the continuation of Incirlik Air Base’s mission of providing allied support to NATO’s Southern flank. Highly proficient specialists help keep Airmen fighting fit through routine care, injury recovery and mental support and recovery.