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March 15, 2021

DSCR mass warning system to be tested during Virginia annual tornado drill March 16

Virginia’s Severe Weather Awareness Week takes place March 15-19. On March 16, the annual tornado response drill will take place throughout many cities and counties within the commonwealth. During the drill, Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond employees on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, will test the mass warning notification system, Giant Voice, with a "seek shelter" message.

Oct. 11, 2018

DLA employee volunteers time to track, observe dangerous elements

Outside his work hours, a Defense Logistics Agency employee at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, volunteers in an activity that puts him in danger to provide valuable information to help his fellow Americans.

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.

Feb. 6, 2017

DLA Distribution teams help site five states away rebuild from tornado

After a severe tornado ravaged Albany, Georgia, teams from DLA Distribution arrived to provide services, supplies and expertise — helping the local DLA distribution center get up and running in less than two weeks.