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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.

Nov. 15, 2017

Air Force pharmacists support deployed missions

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force Medical Service website — When most people think of pharmacists, they imagine a local drug store or the pharmacy counter at their military treatment facility. Those are common locations to encounter pharmacists, but many people might not know that Air Force pharmacists also provide critical deployed medical support, offering their medication expertise in deployed theaters around the world.

Sept. 8, 2017

86 MDSS keeps an eye on Ramstein medicine

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Ramstein Air Base website — When an Airman or dependent goes to the doctor, picks up a prescription at the pharmacy, or attends a self-aid buddy care course, they may not think about where the medication, supplies, and equipment come from to make all those things possible.

Sept. 3, 2017

Aeromedical team at Scott AFB joins response to Hurricane Harvey

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force Medical Service website — Scott Air Force Base joined humanitarian relief efforts by mobilizing the 375th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, Aug. 30, 2017, in the wake of catastrophic Hurricane Harvey, which has caused historical and life-threatening flooding in the states of Texas and Louisiana.

Sept. 1, 2017

Saving Lives: DLA ensures military gets meds in emergencies

Lorinda Ferraiolo isn't a doctor or a nurse. But when there was a life-or-death medical emergency at an Air Force base in Japan, she got the urgent message.

Sept. 1, 2017

Saving Lives

When military healthcare providers stationed overseas don’t have the medication they need in life-or-death emergencies, they turn to a small team of contracting officers with DLA Troop Support.

Aug. 22, 2017

Malmstrom pharmacy receives renovations

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Malmstrom Air Force Base website — The base pharmacy received updates to its technology and layout in January and July to increase its efficiency and capabilities in serving Airmen and their families.