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Nov. 13, 2018

Noah’s Arc

DLA's deputy division chief for military service support recalls how the stress of dealing with serious medical challenges facing his newborn son almost 25 years ago was made a little easier for him and his family, thanks to an organization supported by the Combined Federal Campaign, which continues through Jan. 11.

Aug. 23, 2018

Hospital Ship to Support Humanitarian Effort in Latin America

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Defense Department website — The Navy's Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort will deploy to Central America and South America in late September to begin a two-month humanitarian mission with stops in Colombia and elsewhere in the region.

Aug. 1, 2018

Air Force tests en route wound care device at 59th Medical Wing

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base San Antonio website — Air Force Medical Evaluation and Support Activity engineers and medics successfully tested a new multi-channel wound vacuum system, a device that would improve aeromedical evacuation crews’ capability to deliver life-saving en route wound care.

July 16, 2018

Army Quartermaster officer takes charge of DLA Troop Support Europe & Africa

The charge to deliver food, uniforms, medical items and more to ensure the combat readiness of America’s warfighters throughout Europe, Africa and the Middle East changed hands as Army Lt. Col. Sherdrick Rankin assumed command of DLA Troop Support Europe & Africa July 12.

June 27, 2018

633rd MDSS tests new Expeditionary Medical Systems equipment

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base Langley-Eustis website — The Air Combat Command Surgeon General Office partnered with representatives from the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center to conduct an exercise testing new joint expeditionary collective protection tent systems at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, June 20, 2018.

June 15, 2018

Medical director says farewell after three decades of service

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Medical director retires from the Army after 30 years of service.

Feb. 6, 2018

Moody stays sanitized

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Moody Air Force Base website — The 23d Medical Group is essential for providing health services to Airmen and their Families. One piece of equipment the clinics rely on daily is the sterilizer, which is critical to keeping the dental, family and women’s health clinics up and running.

Jan. 27, 2018

CJTH Airman keeps medical equipment tickin’

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Forces Central Command website — With today’s technology, providing top-notch healthcare at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan means having top-rate equipment to support medical missions around the operating theater.

Jan. 18, 2018

DLA Troop Support employee reaches 40 years of federal service

Rising through the Air Force and Navy ranks, 12 duty assignments around the world and then supporting the warfighter as a medical logistician equals 40 years of federal service for Randall Owens.

Dec. 19, 2017

Providers in the Storms

DLA provided crucial support to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the Coast Guard, National Guard units, local law enforcement and the military services as they helped victims of the Fall 2017 hurricanes.