DLA News Archive

Tag: emergency preparedness

Aug. 10, 2023

Installation exercise to test emergency response capabilities

The Defense Supply Center Columbus will conduct a full-scale active shooter exercise Aug. 17 to test emergency response procedures.

April 4, 2023

DLA Installation Management Susquehanna begins annual April PrepareAthon information campaign

Each week in April, DLA Installation Management Susquehanna’s Emergency Management will provide topics to assist employees in preparation for emergency incidents or disasters at work or at home.

April 25, 2022

DLA Installation Management Susquehanna’s April PrepareAthon Week #4: Active Shooter

All month we highlighted the critical pre-planning and associated mitigation actions to execute emergency action plans for many different hazards. This week we turn our attention to active shooters (active assailants).

Sept. 1, 2020

September is National Preparedness Month 

September is National Preparedness Month, an annual outreach program sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency that educates and empowers Americans to prepare for and respond to natural and man-made disasters like flooding, active shooter incidents and terrorist attacks. 

Sept. 12, 2018

Guard Soldiers and Airmen gearing up for Hurricane Florence

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — The governors of North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Maryland declared states of emergency Monday as Hurricane Florence approaches the East Coast. Additionally, the mayor of Washington, D.C., declared a state of emergency due to anticipated torrential rainfall.

May 9, 2018

Yokosuka’s Safety Office sponsors off-site Emergency Preparedness training

DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan’s Safety Office sponsored their first off-site training tour of the Yokosuka Municipal Disaster Prevention Center “ANSHINKAN” on April 4.

July 25, 2017

Emergency exercise keeps installation prepared, ready to support the warfighter during hurricanes, other disasters

A hurricane emergency tabletop exercise took place July 20 on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. Its purpose was to bring key installation personnel together.

May 24, 2016

“Great ShakeOut” at DLA Distribution Hill reinforces emergency preparedness

In late April, the Utah Division of Emergency Management conducted the Great Utah ShakeOut, an emergency drill to exercise the potential of a 7.5-magnitued earthquake anticipated for the Wasatch Front. In connection with the Great Utah ShakeOut, Hill Air Force Base and Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Hill conducted an “exercise week,” with drills practicing an increase to the Force Protection Conditions, shelter-in-place, active shooter scenarios, and additional natural and man-made disaster scenarios facing those who live and work within the area.

Sept. 18, 2015

HQC Active Shooter training teaches ‘Run, Hide, Fight’

If caught in an active shooter situation, knowing what to do before something happens is key to survival, the McNamara Headquarters Complex’s anti-terrorism officer said Sept. 15 during a National Preparedness Month seminar at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.