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February 12, 2020: African American History Month Observance Program

March 19, 2020: Women's History Month Program and Awards
 

DLA Headquarters Recent News

DLA Director delivers Memorial Day message to near-virtual audience
Defense Logistics Agency Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell K. Williams delivers the keynote address at the Virtual Memorial Day Observance at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, May 21, 2020. (Photo by Paul Lara, Fort Belvoir Eagle)
May 22, 2020 - The words may have reached their audience differently, but the sentiment behind Defense Logistics Agency Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell K. Williams’ keynote address at the Virtual Memorial Day Observance at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, came through May 21.

DLA Troop Support News

DLA flag makers create first Space Force flag
U.S. Space Command commander Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond and Senior Enlisted Advisor Chief Master Sgt. Roger Towberman present President Donald J. Trump with the Space Force flag in the Oval Office of the White House, May 15, 2020.
May 21, 2020 - Defense leaders presented the Space Force flag to President Donald J. Trump May 15 at the White House in Washington, D.C. The flag was created at the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support flag room in Philadelphia.

DLA Troop Support gets hurricane-ready amid COVID-19 response
Commodities at FEMA's Caribbean Distribution Center in San Juan, Puerto Rico, May, 30, 2018. Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support worked with FEMA to procure more than 69,000 humanitarian meals, which were delivered May 1, 2020, in advance of hurricane season. Photo credit: FEMA/Eduardo Martínez.
May 20, 2020 - Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support stands ready to support federal partners as the 2020 hurricane season approaches amid COVID-19.

DLA Troop Support rushes blankets to customers in Europe
New York Army National Guard Sgt. Maj. Nicholas Pardi, a member of the 104th Military Police Battalion, presents an American flag during a memorial service for a veteran who died of COVID-19. DLA Troop Support provided 200 blankets like the one pictured to U.S. Army Europe Mortuary Affairs in Stuttgart, Germany, in late April.
May 19, 2020 - Quick action and strong ties with a vendor by Defense Logistics Agency employees helped speed delivery of 200 wool blankets to U.S. Army Europe Mortuary Affairs in Stuttgart, Germany, in response to COVID-19 in late April.

DLA orders protective equipment for US nursing homes
: Congressman Andy Harris visits the Federal Resources warehouse while workers pack personal protective equipment to be delivered to nursing homes May 7, 2020 in Stevensville, Maryland. The Defense Logistics Agency ordered $134 million of personal protective equipment which will be shipped to approximately 15,000 nursing homes around the U.S. in May and June. The equipment will provide medical staff members with 14-days’ worth of protective eyewear, medical gowns, masks and nitrite gloves. Under the direction of the White House Coronavirus Task Force, FEMA partnered with Federal Resources to coordinate the first of two shipments totaling a 14-day supply of PPE to more than 15,000 nursing homes across the Nation. (FEMA photo by Lameen Witter)
May 13, 2020 - The Defense Logistics Agency ordered about $134 million in personal protective equipment for U.S. nursing homes amid COVID-19. The White House Coronavirus Task Force requested the items, funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, to equip medical staffs at approximately 14,900 Medicaid- and Medicare-certified locations with 14 days of protective gear. Nursing homes will receive the gear in two shipments, each with seven days’ worth of PPE.

DLA helps schools provide fresh produce to students, families during COVID-19
A child receives lunch from the Yadkin County School District in North Carolina in April. The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support has been working with the state’s Department of Agriculture for 10 years to bring locally-grown fresh fruits and vegetables into schools. Like most schools across the country, school lunches are being distributed to the community outside instead of in cafeterias. (Photo courtesy of the Yadkin County School District of North Carolina).
April 30, 2020 - Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support employees are working with school districts, produce vendors and officials from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National School Lunch Program to provide fresh produce for breakfasts and lunches that are normally served to students in school cafeterias.

 

 

 

 

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