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Nov. 3, 2020

DLA provides four months of PPE for DOD ahead of second COVID-19 wave

DLA has replenished on-hand stock for military services and geographic combatant commands to give them four months of personal protective equipment to see troops and families through the second wave of COVID-19.

Nov. 2, 2020

DLA ensures textiles-based PPE is American-made per Berry Amendment

Despite worldwide shortages of medical supplies for COVID-19, DLA is helping the Department of Health and Human Services provide items like masks and gloves that are made here in America when possible.

Oct. 13, 2020

Pentagon’s logistics agency plays key role in procuring, distributing limited pandemic supplies

The Defense Department’s leading logistics agency is playing a key role in the national coronavirus response as it purchases and distributes desperately needed medical supplies for DOD and federal agencies.

July 29, 2020

DLA offers non-medical COVID-19 protective equipment to state, local government agencies

The Defense Logistics Agency is giving state and local government organizations a new option for purchasing non-medical personal protective equipment through the COVID-19 Contingency Corridor in FedMall, the government e-commerce platform for the military services and federal, state and local government agencies.

May 14, 2020

Air Force equipped to protect patients and providers

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force Medical Service website — Even as the U.S. health system faces a shortage of personal protective equipment during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Air Force Medical Service is equipped to protect patients and providers.

May 12, 2020

DLA R&D developing rapid disinfection systems for personal protective equipment 

Defense Logistics Agency Research and Development awarded a contract for disinfection systems that quickly sterilize personal protective equipment used by medical professionals who are in contact with COVID-19 patients.

April 20, 2020

COVID-19 Plant Closures Affect DOD's Industrial Base

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — The most serious impacts to the Defense Department from COVID-19 industrial closures domestically are in the aviation supply chain, shipbuilding and small space launch, the undersecretary of defense for acquisition and sustainment said.

April 15, 2020

DLA Research & Development supporting COVID-19 response with face shields, advanced manufacturing 

The Defense Logistics Agency will deliver 11,000 face shields to New York City medical workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 response by coupling a novel acquisition approach and one of DLA’s Research & Development projects using advanced manufacturing technology.

April 2, 2020

Materiel enterprise supports DOD, civil authorities COVID-19 response

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Europe website — The Army Materiel Command enterprise worldwide has mobilized to address head-on the challenges of the COVID-19 global pandemic, while simultaneously maintaining current operations and supporting warfighters engaged in conflicts around the world.

Sept. 13, 2016

Collaborative acquisition equips Soldiers and Marines to fight and win

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps System Command website — In a series of ongoing efforts, Marine Corps Systems Command and the Army’s Program Executive Office - Soldier are collaborating to develop, test and deliver ever-better capabilities for Marines and Soldiers.