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Aug. 15, 2019

DLA, DHA agree on joint military health care support

The Defense Logistics Agency and Defense Health Agency directors signed a memorandum of agreement that established DLA as the acquisition enabler of choice for medical materiel Aug. 15 at the DHA headquarters in Falls Church, Virginia.

July 16, 2019

Medical Service Corps officer feels like ‘a lottery winner’ after ending 30 years of service

Army Lt. Col. Jimmy Baker, Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Medical supply chain’s Operational Customer Facing Division chief, retired after serving 30 years as both an enlisted soldier and a Medical Service Corps officer.

June 20, 2019

Medical helps strengthen U.S. partnerships through readiness

Two Defense Logistics Agency employees attended a U.S. Army’s Office of the Program Manager - Saudi Arabian National Guard summit last month to inform the host nation’s military about Medical’s services, demonstrate products and evaluate protocols as a way to help strengthen the medical readiness on the battlefield.

May 31, 2019

National Contracts success gives ‘a billion’ reasons to celebrate

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Medical supply chain’s Pharmaceutical National Contracts program helped Department of Defense customers avoid $1 billion on generic pharmaceutical drugs.

May 30, 2019

Medical’s ‘ECAT’ program helps government partners spend less

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Medical supply chain’s Electronic Catalogue is providing new opportunities for government customers to avoid costs on medical items.

May 10, 2019

Improvements in cold chain management reinforce Medical’s joint role, processes

The Defense Logistics Agency published an updated joint regulation reinforcing DLA Troop Support Medical’s role and introducing new protocols in cold chain management.

April 25, 2019

Biomedical engineers provide confidence, support to capital equipment customers

As part of the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Medical supply chain’s Capital Equipment Division, biomedical engineers make sure customers purchase the right equipment, for the right reason, at the right price.

Feb. 7, 2019

Medical helps prevent the flu amongst service members through ‘teamwork’

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Medical supply chain procured 3.4 million influenza vaccine doses for service members around the world during the 2018-2019 Influenza Season.

Jan. 29, 2019

Medical discusses pharmaceutical support with Defense Health Agency team

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Medical supply chain hosted a pharmacy operations team from the Defense Health Agency Jan. 24 to learn about pharmaceutical programs, capabilities and collaborative initiatives.

Jan. 24, 2019

Troop Support senior leaders discuss medical support as treatment facilities transition to DHA

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support hosted the Defense Health Agency’s Air Force Maj. Gen. Lee Payne, Combat Support Agency assistant director, to discuss current support operations and plans as DHA assumes management and administration of military treatment facilities.