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Oct. 12, 2016

DLA Energy provides fuel support to Hurricane Matthew relief

Defense Logistics Agency Energy is providing essential fuel support to the Federal Emergency Management Agency in response to ongoing Hurricane Matthew relief operations in the United States and Haiti.

Sept. 29, 2016

National Preparedness Month: Preparing for a Flood

September is recognized as National Preparedness Month which serves as a reminder that we all must take action to prepare, now and throughout the year, for the types of emergencies that could affect us where we live, work, and also where we visit. This year’s theme is once again “Don’t wait, Communicate. Make Your Emergency Plan Today.”

Sept. 29, 2016

Are you ready? Take part in America’s PrepareAthon!

In the spirit of resiliency, DLA Troop Support is encouraging employees to take part in America's PrepareAthon! The FEMA campaign is a grassroots movement for action to increase community preparedness and resilience.

Sept. 15, 2016

NPM event focuses on workplace preparedness

It is important to be prepared for an emergency because you never know when a disaster will strike, an emergency management officer said at DLA Troop Support’s annual National Preparedness Month event Sept. 8

Sept. 7, 2016

Distributions Expeditionary team provides support to Louisiana flood victims

In an effort to support humanitarian efforts in the wake of the overwhelming flooding in Louisiana, DLA Distribution’s Expeditionary team, Distributions 25th distribution center, has deployed to operate the Incident Support Base in support of FEMA Region IV Defense Support to Civil Authorities at Maxwell Air Force Base located in Montgomery, Ala.

Sept. 6, 2016

Busch hosts FEMA deputy chief to kick off National Preparedness Month

To kick off National Preparedness Month, Defense Logistics Agency Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch hosted Joseph Nimmich, deputy administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, at a Sept. 1 event in the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

Sept. 2, 2016

‘Don’t wait, communicate’ during National Preparedness Month

National Preparedness Month serves as a reminder that we all must take action to prepare, now and throughout the year, for the types of emergencies that could affect us where we live, work and visit.

Aug. 17, 2016

Louisiana Air National Guard provides security, aid and comfort

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — The Louisiana Air National Guard mobilized more than 100 Airmen to maintain order and provide assistance at the Celtic Media Centre movie studio facility shelter in Baton Rouge in response to rising floodwaters that forced thousands of residents to evacuate their homes, Aug. 14.

July 30, 2016

DLA Director shares culture survey results, progress toward strategic plan goals

Mission and involvement were the most improved areas of the Defense Logistics Agency’s 2016 Culture Survey, DLA Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch said during a town hall focusing on agency goals in areas such as people and culture at the McNamara Headquarters Complex July 27.

June 3, 2016

Troop Support helps power FEMA with new generators contract

An entire region can lose electricity when a disaster strikes. A new DLA Troop Support contract for power generators aims to reduce the time affected communities are left in the dark.