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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. 25, 2020

Medical receives ‘best in class’ acquisition award

The Defense Logistics Agency’s Electronic Catalog Program received the Office of Management and Budget Best-In-Class designation August 19.

Aug. 17, 2020

1st Theater Sustainment Command responds to crisis in Beirut

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 1st Theater Sustainment Command website — In the aftermath of a catastrophic explosion at the Port of Beirut on Aug. 4, the 1st Theater Sustainment Command immediately jumped into action to support relief efforts – and underscored the U.S. Central Command’s commitment to help a regional partner in need.

July 21, 2020

DLA helps small businesses support military, nation during pandemic

From gowns, gloves and pharmaceuticals for the USS Comfort and Mercy to decontamination systems for medical workers’ N95 masks, America’s small businesses are helping meet the nation’s demand for COVID-19 supplies.

June 17, 2020

Medical provides support to veteran Warfighters

The Medical Customer Operations Collective (Whole of Government) division recently on boarded the Armed Forces Retirement Homes in response to a high-visibility request that came down from the Office of the Assistant of the Secretary of Defense Health Affairs.

May 19, 2020

Medical maintainers play key role in Army’s response to COVID-19

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Army website — The COVID-19 pandemic has shined a bright light on health care professions around the world, including those in lifesaving care and support roles for the U.S. Army and Department of Defense.

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.