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April 22, 2020

Pacific Seabees Demonstrate Expeditionary Expertise, Support COVID-19 Flight

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — A skilled and dedicated team of U.S. Navy Seabees are providing engineering and expeditionary logistics support to the Expeditionary Medical Facility (EMF) being constructed onboard Naval Base Guam as part of the Navy’s fight against COVID-19 in Guam.

April 13, 2020

DOD Transports Vital COVID-19 Medical Supplies to Points of Need

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Defense Department website — U.S. Transportation Command is moving people and supplies around the world in support of the whole-of-government effort to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.

April 13, 2020

Troop Support provides essential supplies to floating hospitals

As the USNS Comfort and Mercy medical staffs care for patients on the East and West coasts, they are using supplies and equipment procured by the various Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support supply chains to perform their mission. The two Navy hospital ships, docked in New York City and Los Angeles, were deployed in March to relieve land-based hospitals overwhelmed by the COVID-19 epidemic.

April 6, 2020

52nd MDG maintains equipment despite COVID-19

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Spangdahlem Air Base website — The 52nd Medical Group is supporting the base by continually providing critical services while combating the spread of COVID-19. The 52nd MDG provides medical and dental services to keep Airmen from the 52nd Fighter Wing ready to ‘fight tonight’, but also maintains medical tools essential to combat Coronavirus.

April 2, 2020

Materiel enterprise supports DOD, civil authorities COVID-19 response

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Europe website — The Army Materiel Command enterprise worldwide has mobilized to address head-on the challenges of the COVID-19 global pandemic, while simultaneously maintaining current operations and supporting warfighters engaged in conflicts around the world.

March 31, 2020

Army Medical Logistics Command shifts into overdrive to support worldwide fight against COVID-19

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army website — As the battle against COVID-19 across Europe continues to rage, Soldiers at the U.S. Army Medical Materiel Center-Europe (USAMMC-E) have been working in overdrive to achieve their medical support mission.

March 30, 2020

146th Airlift Wing assists in federal medical station setup for COVID-19 response in Los Angeles

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 146th Airlift Wing website — Airmen with the 146th Airlift Wing assisted in the setup of durable medical equipment and temporary hospital beds for a federal medical station at the Los Angeles Convention Center to aid in COVID-19 response on March 29, 2020 in Los Angeles.

March 9, 2020

Wintry Logistics | U.S. Marines and Sailors assigned to the LCE provide logistical capabilities for exercise Northern Viper 2020

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 3rd Marine Logistics Group website — “We’re here to support the entire operation. Without us, they would have really limited medical capabilities. The only option would be to go to the hospital out in town which could take over an hour to get to,” said U.S. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Tamar Farmer.

March 9, 2020

Medical logistics team behind IRT secures efficiency savings

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Reserve website — Innovative readiness training (IRT) events are Department of Defense military training opportunities, exclusive to the United States and its territories, that deliver joint training opportunities to increase deployment readiness.

Feb. 25, 2020

Army medical maintenance teams provide 'invaluable' support to National Guard

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army website — With the overall goal of ensuring readiness for National Guard units across 23 states and territories, teams from Tobyhanna Army Depot in northeast Pennsylvania spend roughly 17 weeks a year on the road to handle medical maintenance tasks. In total, they aim to service some 6,000 to 8,000 pieces of equipment twice annually.