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Sept. 7, 2017

DLA Distribution Expeditionary lends support to FEMA Hurricane Harvey relief

A DLA Distribution Expeditionary team recently deployed to Texas to provide support to U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency’s wide range of services, supplies, and disaster relief following Hurricane Harvey, a Category-4 hurricane that formed in the Gulf of Mexico and made landfall in southeastern Texas with wind speeds of up to 130 miles per hour.

Sept. 6, 2017

Maxwell, federal agencies prepare for Hurricane Irma

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Maxwell Air Force Base website — As Hurricane Irma races across the ocean, hundreds of tractor trailers carrying relief supplies are racing to Maxwell to preposition for further disbursement.

Sept. 5, 2017

JBSA-Seguin ISB supports Hurricane Harvey disaster relief efforts

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base San Antonio website — In support of Hurricane Harvey relief efforts, the 502nd Air Base Wing, Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Defense Logistics Agency stood up an Incident Support Base at Joint Base San Antonio-Seguin Auxiliary Airfield Aug. 24.

Sept. 1, 2017

DLA Energy team fuels Hurricane Harvey rescue, relief efforts

DLA Energy Americas and Task Force Americas are providing fuel and energy support to recovery efforts in southeast Texas following Hurricane Harvey and its aftermath.

Sept. 1, 2017

Troop Support provides food, generators for Hurricane Harvey relief

DLA Troop Support is providing food, water, generators and other materials to the Federal Emergency Management Agency and U.S. Northern Command to support state and local relief to victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Sept. 1, 2017

DLA Energy staged more than 600,000 gallons of fuel at Fort Hood to support FEMA emergency responders

(Originally published on the Fort Hood website) DLA Energy Americas East, based in Houston, staged 160 trucks filled with diesel and gasoline at Hood Army Airfield, here, to be used as a Federal Emergency Management Agency fuel staging area in support of disaster relief in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.

Sept. 1, 2017

FEMA stands up support base at JBSA-Randolph

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base San Antonio website — An Incident Support Base led by the Federal Emergency Management Agency stood up and began Hurricane Harvey disaster relief efforts at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Aug. 31, 2017.

Aug. 28, 2017

DoD Moves Troops, Search-Rescue Units, Aircraft, Vehicles to Texas

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Northern Command website — The Defense Department is prepositioning troops, search and rescue units, aircraft, vehicles, equipment and supplies to staging areas near the worst of the flooding in southeastern Texas in anticipation of a possible request for assistance, a Pentagon spokesman said here today.

May 8, 2017

Employees urged to get 'hurricane ready' this week

To help Americans prepare for dangerous flooding, destructive winds and tornadoes generated by hurricanes, the National Weather Service and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are sponsoring Hurricane Preparedness Week May 7-13.

March 17, 2017

DLA, FEMA sign agreement in support of disaster relief

The Defense Logistics Agency renewed its commitment to providing critical lifesaving supplies and services to the Federal Emergency Management Agency in a formal agreement leaders in both agencies signed March 10.