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Jan. 22, 2021

Patient care a priority for customer operations team fulfilling DOD COVID-19 orders

Behind every order for COVID-19 supplies, every question about shipment status or query on stock availability, there’s a person. So believes Nora Steigerwalt and her customer operations staff in the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s medical supply chain.

Jan. 21, 2021

RDT program manager consolidates DLA’s pandemic support data, assists vaccine distribution

As a COVID-19 Task Force member, Amy Stayer is assisting vaccine distribution and tracking commodity support to help agency leaders make supply and distribution decisions that affect DOD and federal partners.

Jan. 19, 2021

Culture survey results show positive trends in all categories

Employees rated the agency higher than ever in areas like mission goals, organizational learning and team orientation according to initial analysis of results from the 2020 Defense Logistics Agency Culture/Climate Survey.

Jan. 19, 2021

DLA contracting officers tap numerous sources to provide critical medical supplies 

DLA Troop Support’s Medical Readiness Division team develops new processes and taps new sources of supply to support the ever-increasing demands of the pandemic.

Jan. 15, 2021

DLA Troop Support’s construction, equipment team ‘heroes’ of agency’s PPE support

Supplier operations director describes DLA Troop Support's construction and equipment team’s work providing almost half of the agency's pandemic support as miraculous and inspirational.

Jan. 14, 2021

Resilience, hard work keystones of clothing, textiles team’s support for COVID-19

Clothing, textiles team has worked overtime since March to procure textiles-based items ranging from nitrile gloves to face masks for DOD, HHS and FEMA.

Jan. 13, 2021

Disposal property specialists help meet needs for critical pandemic supplies

Property disposal specialists like Jennifer Lobello and Carol Fix have provided over $40 million worth of excess property to aid in military and federal agencies’ response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jan. 12, 2021

Acquisition workforce members continue education during pandemic

Throughout the pandemic, thousands of DLA acquisition-coded employees continue to receive mandatory training for DAWIA certification thanks to DLA Training Center officials’ conversion of required training to virtual classes.

Jan. 12, 2021

DLA Distribution employees pack, ship pandemic supplies to worldwide customers

An 18-member team at DLA Distribution Susquehanna works through breaks, arrives early and stays late to ensure personal protective equipment for COVID-19 is shipped to military and federal customers.

Jan. 11, 2021

DLA reservist collects agency-wide data on agency’s COVID-19 response

Army Lt. Col. Mark Laskoski, a DLA Energy civilian and member of the DLA Joint Reserve Force, helped manage information and communications for the agency’s COVID-19 support March through October.

Jan. 11, 2021

National capital region employees exceed CFC goal, one week left to give

Employee generosity has enabled the Defense Logistics Agency to exceed its Combined Federal Campaign goal of $260,000 for the national capital region.

Jan. 8, 2021

Medical supply chain team achieves seemingly impossible pandemic support

DLA Troop Support’s Dan Keefe has worked with FEMA, HHS and DOD officials since March to outline requirements and support for everything from antigen test kits for schools and nursing homes to replenishment of the Strategic National Stockpile in response to COVID-19. 

Jan. 7, 2021

Former LNO guides DLA’s pandemic support to FEMA

Before becoming the Military Services Support Division deputy director in October, Phyllis Erkins supported the national pandemic response by working with DLA supply chain officials to relay information like prices, shipping options, and quantities and types of supplies the agency could provide to FEMA.

Jan. 6, 2021

DLA Headquarters employees, teams snag 11 annual recognition awards

Eleven employees and teams at Defense Logistics Agency Headquarters are recipients of the agency’s 53rd Annual Employee Recognition Awards. The awards recognize leadership and hard work in support of the agency’s mission and include 54 awards in 14 categories.

Jan. 6, 2021

DLA COVID-19 Task Force leader equips leaders with decision-making data

As the head of DLA’s COVID-19 Task Force, Lee Dvonch oversees the production of numerous information products that help leaders throughout the agency, Defense Department and White House Supply Chain Task Force make timely decisions on the agency's commodity support to the pandemic.