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April 30, 2021

DLA, SOUTHCOM partnership provides humanitarian support for COVID-19 relief

The Defense Logistics Agency partnered with the U.S. Southern Command to deliver $1.3 million worth of life-saving pharmaceuticals to the Paraguay Ministry of Health for urgent treatment of intensive care patients with COVID-19. “This effort represents a whole-of-government approach [including] the Department of State, USSOUTHCOM, and DLA to strengthen partnerships and counter threats in our shared neighborhood,” SOUTHCOM Director of Logistics Marine Col. David Gibbs said.

Nov. 20, 2019

Troop Support improves international relief readiness through USAID course

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support hosted the Joint Humanitarian Operations Course led by the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance in Philadelphia Nov. 13-14.

Nov. 13, 2019

DLA: A lot going on below the surface

Most people know the Defense Logistics Agency supports the nation’s warfighters with almost everything they need to execute their missions. What they may not know is that DLA performs about 90 unique roles and missions that go beyond what most would expect of the agency.

Nov. 19, 2018

Guam National Guard Plays Role in Moving Supplies to Saipan

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — Amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) worked with 254th Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineers (RED HORSE), from the Guam Air National Guard, to transport vehicles and supplies from the Guam Army National Guard to Saipan by both sea and air Nov. 17.

Nov. 16, 2018

Service Members Build Tent Systems for Yutu Survivors

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — Local and federal government agencies, along with joint service members, collaborated to provide temporary shelters Nov. 9 to Saipan-based residents whose homes were heavily impacted by Super Typhoon Yutu.

Nov. 16, 2018

Guam National Guard, Navy join forces for relief efforts

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command website — Naval Beach Unit (NBU) 7 and the 1224th Engineering Support Company, Guam Army National Guard worked together to load heavy equipment vehicles onto the amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) for transport to Saipan in support of disaster relief efforts after Super Typhoon Yutu Nov. 6.

June 11, 2018

Hawaii National Guard engineers build shelters for evacuees

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — Since June 7, engineers of the Hawaii Army National Guard have been constructing a community of emergency "micro-shelter" housing units in Pahoa, Hawaii, for residents displaced by the ongoing Kilauea eruption.

Oct. 23, 2017

Airmen Work to Restore Radio Communications in Puerto Rico

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — Airmen of the 85th Engineering and Installation Squadron from Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, are working at Cerro de Punta Mountain near Ponce, Puerto Rico, to repair radio communications infrastructure damaged by Hurricane Maria.

Sept. 29, 2017

Red River’s Expeditionary team assists hurricane victims

The DLA Distribution Red River, Texas, Expeditionary team makes up one-third of the DLA Distribution Expeditionary team. The other two-thirds are located at DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania and DLA Distribution San Joaquin, California.

July 1, 2017

Ready ‘Round the Clock

Natural disasters, outbreaks of disease and large human migrations are all supported by DLA through teams of volunteers who stand ready to deploy around the world.