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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.

May 12, 2017

A promise to Mom: Researcher, physician talks about preventing, detecting, treating cancer

A renowned oncologist shared his personal experiences, cancer-prevention advice and an overview of the latest treatments May 10, in recognition of Asian/Pacific Heritage Month.

April 1, 2017

Sustain and Deter

DLA Aviation has become the agency’s lead activity for support of the Minuteman III, an intercontinental ballistic missile weapon system.

Oct. 27, 2016

Commentary: My first week with DLA

Shawn J. Jones is in his second week in DLA Troop Support's Corporate Communications office. While he's just beginning his DLA career, he's been with DLA for almost two decades.

Oct. 14, 2016

Pharmacist earns National Image award, promotes diversity at Troop Support

When the DLA Troop Support workforce was under represented by minorities 15 years ago, José Ramos was one of the first employees approached to help. His work to help increase the diversity of the workforce at Troop Support helped him earn a 2016 National Image Meritorious Service Award.