DLA News Archive

Tag: hurricane relief

Dec. 4, 2017

Troop Support employee returns from deployment to support FEMA recovery efforts

In the aftermath of recent hurricanes and wildfires, a DLA Troop Support employee answered the FEMA call for federal employees to assist in recovery efforts. Bruce Donnelly, a tailored vendor logistics specialist with the Medical supply chain, volunteered to deploy with FEMA’s Surge Capacity Force.

Oct. 24, 2017

Joint, interagency partners establish ISB for hurricane relief efforts

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base Charleston website — Joint Base Charleston has been established as the central hub for sustained efforts aiding the rebuilding of Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria.

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. 3, 2017

DLA adds deployment team as role in disaster relief increases

Federal agencies have increasingly relied on DLA for critical support to disaster relief and humanitarian assistance in the past decade, and DLA’s commitment is now reflected in the addition of another full-time team of volunteers ready to deploy on short notice.

Oct. 2, 2017

Joint effort delivers relief cargo to Puerto Rico

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base Charleston website — Members of the 15th Airlift Squadron, 437th Airlift Wing, flew a C-17 Globemaster III to Fort Drum, N.Y., Sept. 28 to pick up aid supplies before flying to San Juan Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria, a category 4 hurricane, battered the U.S. territory.

Sept. 14, 2017

DLA Troop Support continues hurricane relief support

DLA Troop Support continues to manage the delivery of more than 30 million meals and 82 generators to support the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s hurricane relief efforts.