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Sept. 30, 2017

DoD Accelerates Hurricane Relief, Response Efforts in Puerto Rico

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — The Defense Department is accelerating relief operations and additional response capacity to Puerto Rico to meet the Federal Emergency Management Agency's need for a commodities distribution network able to reach isolated communities and provide sustained medical support, a Pentagon spokesman said.

Sept. 30, 2017

Federal Emergency Response Working Smoothly, Puerto Rico’s Governor Says

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello said the commonwealth and federal team combating Hurricane Maria’s devastation is working smoothly and every resource he has asked for is either on the island or on the way.

Sept. 29, 2017

DoD Continues Support in Hurricane-Ravaged Areas

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — The Defense Department is continuing relief operations in areas of the Caribbean Sea, including Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and on the island of Dominica, which were stricken by hurricanes in recent weeks, a Pentagon spokesman said.

Sept. 28, 2017

DLA Aviation employees donate more than 80 thousand bottles of water for hurricane relief

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Supplier Operations Directorate employees working on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, donate thousand of bottles of water to victims of Hurricane Irma which hit Florida Sept. 10.

Sept. 11, 2017

Northcom Positions Military Assets to Support Irma Relief Missions

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — U.S. Northern Command is working through the Federal Emergency Management Agency to support authorities in Florida, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico to provide lifesaving and life-sustaining relief to those in affected areas.

Sept. 10, 2017

DoD Continues Hurricane Irma Response Operations

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — The Defense Department is well-postured for Hurricane Irma response operations in Florida and continues to assist in efforts throughout the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and other Caribbean locations, a DoD spokesman said.

Sept. 9, 2017

DoD Continues Caribbean, Florida Hurricane Response Operations

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — The Defense Department continues its response to destruction throughout the U.S. Virgin Islands and other Caribbean locales, while posturing forces to support the response to Hurricane Irma in Florida, a DoD spokesman said.

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.