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Oct. 27, 2017

Power Restoration Remains Top Concern In Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — Power restoration remains the priority in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Defense Department is responding with about 11,400 active duty and National Guard service members, a DoD spokesman said.

Sept. 20, 2017

After Hurricane Irma, CRW Airmen deploy to help out

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S.Air Force Expeditionary Center website — The 821st Contingency Response Group from Travis Air Force Base, California, alerted a 64-person Contingency Response Element to Marathon Regional Airport, located in the Florida Keys, where they arrived in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, Sept. 11.

Sept. 20, 2017

National Guard assets plan relief efforts as Hurricane Maria slams Puerto Rico

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — With Hurricane Mariafollowing a similar path as Hurricane Irma, the Virgin Islands National Guard is once again preparing for another massive storm; this one, coming at St. Croix instead of St. Thomas and St. John.

Sept. 15, 2017

El Paso to Orange: Soldiers travel 1000 miles in wake of Harvey

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Army website — On Aug. 28th, Gov. Greg Abbott mobilized approximately 12,000 members of the Texas Military Department after Hurricane Harvey ravaged the Texas Coast with high winds and upwards to 50 inches of rain - leaving many areas devastated with the high, unprecedented floodwaters.

Sept. 11, 2017

Grissom Airmen supply Hurricane Irma relief

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Grissom Air Reserve Base website — As winds began to die down, and water began to recede from Hurricane Irma, members of the 434th Air Refueling wing, were ramping up to support the recovery efforts in Florida.

Sept. 8, 2017

Military Logisticians Prepare for Hurricane Irma

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — In anticipation of Hurricane Irma's arrival, and while communities began stocking up on food and water, Florida’s Army and Air National Guard were already activating military personnel.

Sept. 8, 2017

DoD Aids Preparation, Response Efforts for Hurricane Irma

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — The Defense Department is engaged with federal, state, territorial and international mission partners and is postured to respond to requests for assistance to territories and states affected by Hurricane Irma.

Sept. 7, 2017

Florida Guard officer explains nuts and bolts of recovery missions

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — Florida Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency on Labor Day in anticipation of Hurricane Irma's pending arrival, and while communities began stocking up on food and water, Florida’s Army and Air National Guard were already activating military personnel.

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.

Oct. 9, 2015

Subsistence provides food, water to Fort Jackson after historic South Carolina flooding

Following historic floods there during the last week, meals and water have arrived at Fort Jackson, South Carolina thanks in part to DLA Troop Support’s Subsistence supply chain.