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Hurricane Maria

July 10, 2018

Puerto Rico power grid reenergizes with DLA-provided materials

DLA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers play a key role providing materials for the rebuilding of the power grid in Puerto Rico.

May 18, 2018

Puerto Rico power grid re-energizes with DLA-provided materials

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers led the restoration mission and the Defense Logistics Agency played a key supporting role providing materials required for the rebuilding efforts.

May 8, 2018

Laskodi presents Red River Expeditionary Team with Humanitarian Effort Awards

During a recent site visit to DLA Distribution Red River, Texas on April 18, Distribution commanding general Army Brig. Gen. John S. Laskodi presented Humanitarian Effort Awards to the Red River Expeditionary Team.

April 26, 2018

Luis Pena supports post-Maria Puerto Rico

Luis Pena serves as the Defense Logistics Agency's lone civil servant in Puerto Rico. And his job - helping warfighters get rid of used equipment and scrap - got a lot more challenging after the 2017 hurricane season.

March 8, 2018

Power Projection

Months after three hurricanes hit Puerto Rico, DLA Troop Support is still hard at work, helping Americans regain electrical power with the help of new generators.

Jan. 8, 2018

USACE Quality Assurance checks help keep temporary emergency generators running strong in Puerto Rico

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers website — Shelby Deal leans over a generator hooked up to a water pump station on the side of a twisting mountain road in central Puerto Rico. He notes the generator’s barcode and transponder number, inspects its oil and fuel filters, checks the fuel gauge, and records the number of hours the generator has operated.

Dec. 19, 2017

Providers in the Storms

DLA provided crucial support to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the Coast Guard, National Guard units, local law enforcement and the military services as they helped victims of the Fall 2017 hurricanes.

Nov. 6, 2017

Night Work: Mechanics Keep Helos Flying in the Sunlight

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — Army helicopter maintenance specialists have been working nonstop in Puerto Rico to maintain six CH-47 Chinook helicopters that deliver humanitarian supplies daily to some of the island's hardest-hit and most remote areas following Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

Nov. 1, 2017

Officials Detail DoD Support During Unprecedented Hurricane Season

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria put tremendous strain on all levels of government, and service members stepped up to save lives, restore critical services and help those affected transition to recovery, a Defense Department official said.

Oct. 27, 2017

Distribution commanding general visits Disposition Services headquarters

Army Brig. Gen. John S. Laskodi, commanding general, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution, met with his Battle Creek, Michigan, workforce and thanked them for their support to DLA Disposition Services during a site visit Oct. 25.