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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.

Jan. 14, 2019

Wyoming Army National Guard Soldiers gear up for combat lifesaving

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command website — About 40 artillerymen assigned to the Wyoming Army National Guard's Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion 2/300 Field Artillery Battalion, Forward, spent 40 hours this week learning how to keep one another alive in the event of a combat casualty while deployed overseas later this year.

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.

Aug. 23, 2018

Hospital Ship to Support Humanitarian Effort in Latin America

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Defense Department website — The Navy's Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort will deploy to Central America and South America in late September to begin a two-month humanitarian mission with stops in Colombia and elsewhere in the region.

Sept. 8, 2017

86 MDSS keeps an eye on Ramstein medicine

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Ramstein Air Base website — When an Airman or dependent goes to the doctor, picks up a prescription at the pharmacy, or attends a self-aid buddy care course, they may not think about where the medication, supplies, and equipment come from to make all those things possible.