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July 19, 2021

OMB: DLA Medical Surgical Prime Vendor program – ‘Best in Class’

“Best in Class,” a designation by the Office of Management and Budget, represents a preferred government-wide solution and provides a unique opportunity to leverage the government's buying power. And the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Medical team just earned it, again.

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.

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.

Aug. 17, 2020

1st Theater Sustainment Command responds to crisis in Beirut

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 1st Theater Sustainment Command website — In the aftermath of a catastrophic explosion at the Port of Beirut on Aug. 4, the 1st Theater Sustainment Command immediately jumped into action to support relief efforts – and underscored the U.S. Central Command’s commitment to help a regional partner in need.

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.

March 17, 2020

DOD Poised to Provide Masks, Ventilators, Labs for Coronavirus Fight

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Defense Department website — The Defense Department has agreed to provide medical supplies and capabilities to the Department of Health and Human Services to help combat further coronavirus infections, Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper said.

Dec. 25, 2019

Rescue Group medical technician stands up clinic, partners with 332 EMDG

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing website — When she arrived, she knew patient care was critical, but without a fully functioning clinic, the challenge became a matter of how and when.

Nov. 12, 2019

Army Emphasizes Speed, Reliability of Medical Logistics

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Army Medical Logistics Command website — Gen. Gus Perna, commanding general of the Army Materiel Command, provided guidance to Army Medical Logistics Command leaders during a quarterly update briefing Nov. 6, 2019, held at Army Communications-Electronics Command (CECOM) at Aberdeen Proving Ground in northeast Maryland.

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.

July 30, 2019

621st CRW teams up with joint partners in 'Southeast Asia' for exercise

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center website — Nearly 1.6 million people are still trying to get their bearing after a 7.2-magnitude earthquake ravaged Southeast Asia. After a request for assistance from South Torbia, U.S. Transportation Command calls upon its premier response forces: 621st Contingency Response Wing, 689th Rapid Port Opening Element and the Defense Logistics Agency’s Rapid Deployment Team-Blue. This was the exercise scenario for Turbo Distribution 19-03, held July 18-24, 2019, at Contingency Operating Base Panther in North Vernon, Indiana.