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Sept. 28, 2018

DLA Troop Support provides food, generators, other materials for Hurricane Florence relief efforts

“When reports of the storm and its possible impact began surfacing, the DLA Troop Support team began working with our customers and vendors to ensure supplies needed for victims in the affected areas would be available,” Navy Capt. William Clarke, Troop Support Operations and Plans director, said.

Sept. 20, 2018

It’s never too late to prepare for extreme weather

The signs of autumn are more than turning leaves and crisp air: Virginians remain at risk for flooding related to tornadoes and tropical storms through November, and tornadoes are just as likely to wreak havoc in the fall as they are any other time of year. September is National Preparedness Month and there’s no time like the present to assess your ability to weather severe flooding and tornadoes.

Sept. 19, 2018

DLA sends critical supplies to recovery teams, victims after Florence

First responders assessing damage wrought by Hurricane Florence and military officials resuming operations after days of installation closures have access to fuel, generators and other critical supplies pre-positioned at federal staging bases by the Defense Logistics Agency.

Sept. 13, 2018

DLA pre-positions critical supplies for first responders following Hurricane Florence’s tracks

As Hurricane Florence threatens to devastate the Carolina coast, the Defense Logistics Agency is pre-positioning necessities like water and fuel for first responders who’ll assist those in the storm’s tracks.

Sept. 12, 2018

Hurricane Florence: How to plan for a quick and safe evacuation

The National Weather Service is forecasting that Hurricane Florence will bring a life-threatening storm surge and rainfall to portions of the Carolinas and mid-Atlantic states, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency has declared Wednesday, September 12 as the last “good” evacuation day prior to the storm’s landfall.

Sept. 1, 2018

David Kless, DLA executive director for operations, discusses the agency’s increasing global mission supporting the military services and other federal agencies

DLA’s executive director for operations discusses the agency’s increasing global mission supporting the military services and other federal agencies.

Aug. 30, 2018

Team San Joaquin provides support in response to Hurricane Lane

The dedicated men and women of Bulk and Transportation Division at DLA Distribution San Joaquin, California, stepped up to the plate and fulfilled the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s request for bottled water in support of Hurricane Lane affecting the Hawaiian Islands this past Saturday, Aug. 25.

Aug. 30, 2018

DLA Pacific preparation, team response critical as hurricane struck

The island chain of Hawaii is only rarely in the path of a hurricane — but personnel from Defense Logistics Agency Pacific were well prepared when the outer bands of Hurricane Lane began to dump torrential rains on the state in late August, according to managers from DLA Pacific and DLA Headquarters.

Aug. 13, 2018

DLA Troop Support employees strengthen partnership with FEMA reps in New York

DLA Troop Support employees visited the FEMA Region II office to strengthen the partnership between the agencies.

Aug. 9, 2018

DLA Director visits DLA Distribution San Joaquin

DLA Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell K. Williams visited the DLA Distribution San Joaquin Team Aug. 1 during his travel to the West Coast.