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May 19, 2020

Medical maintainers play key role in Army’s response to COVID-19

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Army website — The COVID-19 pandemic has shined a bright light on health care professions around the world, including those in lifesaving care and support roles for the U.S. Army and Department of Defense.

April 22, 2020

Pacific Seabees Demonstrate Expeditionary Expertise, Support COVID-19 Flight

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — A skilled and dedicated team of U.S. Navy Seabees are providing engineering and expeditionary logistics support to the Expeditionary Medical Facility (EMF) being constructed onboard Naval Base Guam as part of the Navy’s fight against COVID-19 in Guam.

April 13, 2020

DOD Transports Vital COVID-19 Medical Supplies to Points of Need

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Defense Department website — U.S. Transportation Command is moving people and supplies around the world in support of the whole-of-government effort to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.

April 6, 2020

52nd MDG maintains equipment despite COVID-19

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Spangdahlem Air Base website — The 52nd Medical Group is supporting the base by continually providing critical services while combating the spread of COVID-19. The 52nd MDG provides medical and dental services to keep Airmen from the 52nd Fighter Wing ready to ‘fight tonight’, but also maintains medical tools essential to combat Coronavirus.

March 30, 2020

146th Airlift Wing assists in federal medical station setup for COVID-19 response in Los Angeles

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 146th Airlift Wing website — Airmen with the 146th Airlift Wing assisted in the setup of durable medical equipment and temporary hospital beds for a federal medical station at the Los Angeles Convention Center to aid in COVID-19 response on March 29, 2020 in Los Angeles.

March 9, 2020

Medical logistics team behind IRT secures efficiency savings

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Reserve website — Innovative readiness training (IRT) events are Department of Defense military training opportunities, exclusive to the United States and its territories, that deliver joint training opportunities to increase deployment readiness.

Feb. 25, 2020

Army medical maintenance teams provide 'invaluable' support to National Guard

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army website — With the overall goal of ensuring readiness for National Guard units across 23 states and territories, teams from Tobyhanna Army Depot in northeast Pennsylvania spend roughly 17 weeks a year on the road to handle medical maintenance tasks. In total, they aim to service some 6,000 to 8,000 pieces of equipment twice annually.

Jan. 6, 2020

Army Medical Logistics and FDA Discuss 3D Printing

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Army Medical Logistics Command website — AMLC hosted a workshop with U.S. Food and Drug Administration leaders Dec. 9, to foster discussions around current policies, concept regulations and potential stumbling blocks with advanced manufacturing (e.g., 3D-printing) of medical device repair parts.

Nov. 13, 2019

Behind the scenes in the hospital

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base Langley-Eustis website — When people think of hospitals many may think of doctors, nurses and beeping machines that take blood pressure and monitor vitals. However, what goes on behind the scenes is just as important.

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.