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Jan. 7, 2022

DLA supports local COVID-19 surge testing in southwest Philly

As Southwest Philadelphians line up at the opening of a new federal COVID-19 surge testing site at the Cibotti Recreation Center on 77th Street this afternoon, employees of the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support can be proud that their hard work is supporting communities in the local area. DLA Troop Support fulfilled the request for 1,000 surgical masks, 2,000 KN95 masks and 80,000 nitrile gloves January 5, just one day after receiving the request for support, according to the organization’s Whole of Government Division Chief Dorothy O’Connell.

Nov. 23, 2021

Safety tips to help ensure happy holidays for all

The holiday season is fast approaching, and Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond Fire and Emergency Services’ fire inspectors would like to remind everyone of the importance of safety during the holidays.

Nov. 2, 2021

Celebrating DLA's 60th Anniversary: DLA Energy Task Force Americas

DLA is celebrating 60 years of logistics support since it was created Oct. 1, 1961. The theme is “Forged by History, Focused on the Future.” In times of national disasters and hurricanes, DLA Energy and its Task Force Americas provides vital fuel support to the nation.

Sept. 29, 2021

DLA Distribution Expeditionary supports Hurricane Ida recovery efforts

With the news that Hurricane Ida, a Category 4 hurricane, was set to hit Louisiana, the Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Expeditionary team jumped into action by offering support to U.S. Northern Command and the Federal Emergency Management Agency with disaster relief efforts.

Sept. 27, 2021

DLA Energy supports Hurricane Ida relief efforts

Task Force Americas is a team of DLA Energy employees who respond to and support a variety of emergency situations under the Defense Support of Civil Authorities mission. Their latest mission was providing fuel support to the FEMA following Hurricane Ida’s landfall on the Gulf Coast. 

Sept. 27, 2021

National Preparedness Month includes emergency prepping for our pets

Being prepared for an emergency means thinking about the needs of all family members—including pets.

Sept. 20, 2021

DLA Installation Management Susquehanna’s Security & Emergency Services tip week #4: preparing for disasters at home

In recognition of National Preparedness Month, Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Susquehanna’s Security & Emergency Services will provide helpful tips and resources focusing on hazard preparedness during the month of September.

Sept. 14, 2021

DLA Installation Management Susquehanna, Pennsylvania’s Security & Emergency Services tip week #3: review emergency action plans

In recognition of National Preparedness Month, Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Susquehanna’s Security & Emergency Services will provide helpful tips and resources focusing on hazard preparedness during the month of September.

June 16, 2021

Agency representatives ready for 2021 hurricane season

DLA has provided hurricane response since Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and is ready to support organizations like FEMA and NORTHCOM during the 2021 season.

Feb. 25, 2021

DLA Energy responds to arctic weather in Texas

A week of frigid weather across Texas didn’t stop DLA Energy Americas East team from supplying fuel in response to the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s call for help.