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Aug. 13, 2019

DLA, VA enter partnership to improve veteran care

Improving veteran care by centralizing the procurement of medical supplies is the goal of an interagency agreement between the Defense Logistics Agency and Department of Veterans Affairs signed at the VA Headquarters in Washington, D.C., Aug. 12.

May 23, 2019

Medical Logistics: Sustaining the Force

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 1st Theater Sustainment Command website — Go to the hospital for a gash, get bandaged, get medicine, and go home. Where do these bandages and medicine come from, though? Medical logistics makes the delivery of the equipment possible.

Dec. 6, 2018

Army Adds Medical Materiel to European Prepositioned Stocks

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 405th Army Field Support Brigade website — Army prepositioned stocks (APS) 2 in Europe -- the Army's newest APS site -- is now equipped with life-saving medical equipment and supplies in support of theater readiness.

Nov. 26, 2018

380th EMDG: Providing Care to the Fight

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force website — The 380th Air Expeditionary Wing consists of four groups executing the warfighting mission. One of these groups, the 380th Expeditionary Medical Group, provides various medical care and services supporting more than 3,500 deployed personnel at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates.

Sept. 15, 2018

Northern Command Actively Supporting FEMA Hurricane Efforts

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Defense Department website — U.S. Northern Command, the National Guard and military services are actively supporting the Federal Emergency Management Agency along with state and local responders in the wake of Hurricane Florence’s landfall.

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.

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.

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.

Sept. 24, 2017

Dobbins serves as important hub for hurricane relief efforts

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Dobbins Air Reserve Base website — The flightline resembled a truck stop gas station this week as 18 wheelers were lined up in several rows behind the Transportation Proficiency Center. Trucks carried cargo vital to the relief efforts currently underway in countries lying in the destructive path of Hurricane Maria.