DLA News Archive

Tag: National Prepardness Month

Sept. 25, 2023

Meals, ready to eat, prepare warfighters for natural disasters

Meals, ready to eat, provide a critical feature during disasters and unforeseen events for warfighters and other Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support customers around the globe.

Sept. 26, 2022

Preparing for emergency situations takes center stage on DSCR

In recognition of September being National Preparedness Month, Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond, Virginia’s Security and Emergency Services hosted a preparedness fair in the lobby of the DLA Aviation Operations Center (Bldg. 46) on Defense Supply Center Richmond Sept. 22.

Sept. 29, 2020

National Preparedness Month: why it is important to report suspicious activity

September 11, 2001 marked a dramatic escalation of terrorist activity around the world and signified an alarming trend toward the targeting of civilians. In the last 19 years, violent incidents have occurred worldwide, leaving tens of thousands of innocent people dead or wounded. Terrorist attacks and intentional mass casualty incidents have occurred frequently, having entailed active shooter incidents, suicide bombings, vehicle ramming attacks and bombings, hostage events, and edged-weapon attacks.

Sept. 25, 2019

Disaster response: Emergency management chief shares experience, advice

The chief of security and emergency management for Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania, also serves on Pennsylvania Task Force One, one of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s 28 urban search and rescue teams.

Sept. 16, 2019

DLA Installation management Richmond’s emergency services hosts National Preparedness Month fair

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond’s Fire Prevention, Security and Emergency Services Division hosted a Preparedness Fair in support of National Preparedness Month Sept. 12, inside the Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Center Restaurant.

Sept. 4, 2019

September is Preparedness Month

Prepared, not scared; that’s the motto for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s preparedness campaign and September is preparedness month. According to the site, the purpose of preparedness month is to promote family and community disaster and emergency planning now and throughout the year.  “I don’t think you have to do anything to

Sept. 5, 2018

Local county emergency alert - Information on how to sign up

As part of National Preparedness Month, all personnel are encouraged to sign up for Local County Alerts for the county they reside and work. These systems are used to alert users of a terrorist situation, an emergency in a suburb, weather alerts or any emergency. Links to Franklin and surrounding counties to sign-up to receive alerts are listed below.

Aug. 29, 2018

National Preparedness Month: Prepare now before disaster strikes

National Preparedness Month provides an opportunity to remind us that we all must prepare ourselves and our families now and throughout the year. DLA Troop Support will host several preparedness events throughout September..

Aug. 27, 2018

September is National Preparedness Month

By Presidential Proclamation, September is designated as National Preparedness Month. The overarching theme for 2018 is “Disasters Happen. Prepare Now. Learn How.” Check out the various activities going on at DSCC in the article.

Oct. 2, 2017

National Preparedness Month comes to a close

The Defense Supply Center Columbus participated in National Preparedness Month activities throughout September 2017 in support of the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security and Federal Emergency Management Agency National Preparedness Month initiative.