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Sept. 1, 2017

Troop Support provides food, generators for Hurricane Harvey relief

DLA Troop Support is providing food, water, generators and other materials to the Federal Emergency Management Agency and U.S. Northern Command to support state and local relief to victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Sept. 1, 2017

DLA Energy staged more than 600,000 gallons of fuel at Fort Hood to support FEMA emergency responders

(Originally published on the Fort Hood website) DLA Energy Americas East, based in Houston, staged 160 trucks filled with diesel and gasoline at Hood Army Airfield, here, to be used as a Federal Emergency Management Agency fuel staging area in support of disaster relief in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.

Sept. 1, 2017

FEMA stands up support base at JBSA-Randolph

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base San Antonio website — An Incident Support Base led by the Federal Emergency Management Agency stood up and began Hurricane Harvey disaster relief efforts at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Aug. 31, 2017.

Aug. 31, 2017

JB San Antonio joins Hurricane Harvey disaster relief efforts

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force website — At Joint Base San Antonio-Seguin, Texas, DLA, the Air Force 502nd Air Base Wing and FEMA set up an Incident Support Base operation Aug. 24, pre-positioning water, meals, blankets and other resources needed to assist victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Aug. 28, 2017

DoD Moves Troops, Search-Rescue Units, Aircraft, Vehicles to Texas

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Northern Command website — The Defense Department is prepositioning troops, search and rescue units, aircraft, vehicles, equipment and supplies to staging areas near the worst of the flooding in southeastern Texas in anticipation of a possible request for assistance, a Pentagon spokesman said here today.

May 8, 2017

Employees urged to get 'hurricane ready' this week

To help Americans prepare for dangerous flooding, destructive winds and tornadoes generated by hurricanes, the National Weather Service and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are sponsoring Hurricane Preparedness Week May 7-13.

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.

Dec. 2, 2016

Custodians of disaster relief

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District website — Thanks to a cadre of Corps custodians who prepare year-round, Deployable Tactical Operations System teams are ready to provide their expertise and mobile command centers to quickly respond following hurricanes and other disasters.

Sept. 6, 2016

Busch hosts FEMA deputy chief to kick off National Preparedness Month

To kick off National Preparedness Month, Defense Logistics Agency Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch hosted Joseph Nimmich, deputy administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, at a Sept. 1 event in the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

Oct. 1, 2015

‘Be Strong, Be Prepared, Be Ready’ takeaway of National Preparedness Month

Being prepared for a disaster involves making an emergency plan and knowing how to execute it when and if a disaster strikes, the emergency management coordinator for Fairfax County, Virginia, said Sept. 29 during the National Preparedness Month closing ceremony at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.