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March 15, 2021

RDT White sharpens skills while assisting ARNORTH’s support to federal vaccination efforts

A Defense Logistics Agency Rapid Deployment Team is ready to support the upcoming hurricane season and other emergencies or contingencies after a month of assisting U.S. Army North in its initial deployment of service members to state-run vaccination centers throughout the nation.

May 15, 2020

DLA Aviation lends one of its own to national COVID-19 response

A Defense Logistics Agency contracting officer with firsthand experience responding to a crisis is helping the agency’s Rapid Deployment Blue Team support U.S. Army North medical and logistics units responding to COVID-19.

May 4, 2020

DLA rapid deployment teams ready to provide emergency logistics support

Three Defense Logistics Agency Rapid Deployment Teams stand ready to help military and federal agencies supporting global emergencies like humanitarian assistance and pandemic response. Employees on the cross-functional, 13-member red, white and blue teams are trained to immediately deploy wherever they’re needed.

April 3, 2020

DLA Rapid Deployment Team supports ARNORTH units mobilizing to combat COVID-19

A Defense Logistics Agency Rapid Deployment Team is supporting U.S. Army North as it determines requirements for medical and logistics support units mobilizing to assist in the Defense Department’s response to the nationwide spread of COVID-19.

Feb. 25, 2020

Rapid deployment team participates in Turbo Distribution 20-1

Members of DLA's Rapid Deployment Blue Team applied their skills and expertise when they participated in TRANSCOM's Turbo Distribution 20-1 exercise at Fort Stewart, Georgia, Feb. 7-16.

Feb. 24, 2020

Airmen, Soldiers, DLA provide JTF-PO capabilities at Exercise Turbo Distribution

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center website — Airmen from the 621st Contingency Response Wing formed a Joint Task Force-Port Opening unit alongside Army and civilian partner agencies during Exercise Turbo Distribution 20-1 at Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia, Feb. 7-15.

Jan. 13, 2020

Rapid deployment team members ready to support operations in 2020

The Defense Logistics Agency’s Rapid Deployment Teams support federal agencies during exercises and real-world scenarios including humanitarian assistance and disaster relief. In November and December 2019, the teams of subject matter experts from across the enterprise trained for 2020 operations.

July 30, 2019

621st CRW teams up with joint partners in 'Southeast Asia' for exercise

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center website — Nearly 1.6 million people are still trying to get their bearing after a 7.2-magnitude earthquake ravaged Southeast Asia. After a request for assistance from South Torbia, U.S. Transportation Command calls upon its premier response forces: 621st Contingency Response Wing, 689th Rapid Port Opening Element and the Defense Logistics Agency’s Rapid Deployment Team-Blue. This was the exercise scenario for Turbo Distribution 19-03, held July 18-24, 2019, at Contingency Operating Base Panther in North Vernon, Indiana.

March 1, 2019

DLA experts deploy to support USNORTHCOM border mission

A team of experts from around the agency deployed to Texas to support military and federal agencies strengthening the United States’ southern border.

Dec. 17, 2018

DLA experts deploy to support NORTHCOM border mission

A team of DLA experts deployed to South Texas has been providing logistics support to U.S. Northern Command in its mission to physically strengthen the United States’ southern border.