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Oct. 23, 2017

Airmen Work to Restore Radio Communications in Puerto Rico

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — Airmen of the 85th Engineering and Installation Squadron from Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, are working at Cerro de Punta Mountain near Ponce, Puerto Rico, to repair radio communications infrastructure damaged by Hurricane Maria.

Oct. 17, 2017

Call for volunteers to deploy with FEMA taskforce attracts over 130 DLA employees

Over 130 employees volunteered for ten assignment opportunities to support hurricane relief efforts with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and will soon deploy to Texas, Florida, the U.S. Virgin Islands or Puerto Rico.

Oct. 14, 2017

General Details Progress, What Remains to be Done in Puerto Rico

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — Military personnel helping the people of Puerto Rico have made great progress since Hurricane Maria hit, but much remains to be done, the commander of ground troops there said.

Oct. 10, 2017

Puerto Rico Response Continues With More Than 13,000 Personnel

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — The Defense Department continues to respond to deadly hurricane damage in Puerto Rico, with 13,229 personnel now on the island and medical support operations ongoing aboard the Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort.

Oct. 8, 2017

Distributing Food, Water Remains Top Priority, Puerto Rico Governor Says

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — The distribution of food and water remains the top priority in Puerto Rico following the devastation from Hurricane Maria, Gov. Ricardo Rossello said at a news conference in San Juan.

Oct. 6, 2017

Displaced Puerto Rico site manager keeps Warfighter First

DLA's help to the people of Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria is a big story. Here's a small slice of the effort: how DLA Disposition Services' Luis Pena, a Puerto Rican native, has continued his mission in the face of trying times.

Oct. 5, 2017

DLA stocks hospital ship with pharmaceuticals in support of Puerto Rico relief mission

When the USNS Comfort arrived in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Oct. 3 to assist in humanitarian relief efforts, it was stocked with pharmaceuticals provided by Medical supply chain professionals at DLA Troop Support.

Oct. 5, 2017

Over 11,000 DoD Personnel Aid Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief Efforts

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — Puerto Rico's governor said more than 11,000 Defense Department personnel now are in Puerto Rico, helping the U.S. territory recover from the wrath of Hurricane Maria in the areas of logistics, medical support and aviation.

Oct. 5, 2017

Texas C-5M delivers supplies to Puerto Rico

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base San Antonio website — In the aftermath of three devastating hurricanes that struck Texas, Florida and the Caribbean region of the U.S. Virgin Islands, Citizen Airmen of Air Force Reserve Command’s 433rd Airlift Wing flew their 17th mission in a C-5M Super Galaxy in less than a month to answer their nation’s call for help in the commonwealth of Puerto Rico in response to the destruction of Hurricane Maria.

Oct. 4, 2017

Hospital Ship Arrives in Puerto Rico, DoD Works on Commodity Distribution

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — The hospital ship USNS Comfort arrived in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and the Defense Department is working to build a comprehensive commodities distribution and medical support network, the governor of Puerto Rico said.