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May 31, 2022

DLA prepares for upcoming hurricane season

Members of the Defense Logistics Agency discussed preparations for what weather experts predict will be a busy hurricane season and the best ways to support whole-of-government partners during a virtual hurricane academics session May 25.

Nov. 3, 2021

Texas legislature recognizes DLA Energy employee

Recognizing his “remarkable dedication and skill,” the State of Texas House of Representatives adopted Resolution No. 140 to “commend Staff Sergeant Calvin Williams for his service during Hurricane Ida and extend to him sincere best wishes for continued success in his important work.” During a Nov. 2 ceremony in Sugar Land, Texas, District 26 State Representative Jacey Jetton personally presented Williams the resolution, thanking him for his service and support. 

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.

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.

Sept. 17, 2019

16 years later: DLA Distribution forklift mechanic remembers Hurricane Isabel 

Ben Stoline, a forklift mechanic for DLA Distribution Norfolk, Virginia, remembers Hurricane Isabel’s blow to his home and community 16 years later.

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.

Aug. 30, 2018

DLA Pacific preparation, team response critical as hurricane struck

The island chain of Hawaii is only rarely in the path of a hurricane — but personnel from Defense Logistics Agency Pacific were well prepared when the outer bands of Hurricane Lane began to dump torrential rains on the state in late August, according to managers from DLA Pacific and DLA Headquarters.

March 8, 2018

Power Projection

Months after three hurricanes hit Puerto Rico, DLA Troop Support is still hard at work, helping Americans regain electrical power with the help of new generators.

Dec. 6, 2017

Employee with family struck by hurricane sees DLA difference firsthand

A DLA employee with family in Puerto Rico saw firsthand how the agency helps provide the critical items Americans need when struck by disaster.

Nov. 1, 2017

Officials Detail DoD Support During Unprecedented Hurricane Season

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria put tremendous strain on all levels of government, and service members stepped up to save lives, restore critical services and help those affected transition to recovery, a Defense Department official said.