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Sept. 20, 2017

Senator Vulakovich visits midstate military installation

Senator Randy Vulakovich, Republican member of the Pennsylvania State Senate for the 38th legislative district, visited the midstate on September 18 to sit down with military and civilian leaders of DLA Distribution in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania.

Sept. 18, 2017

DLA Distribution Susquehanna supports Hurricanes Harvey and Irma recovery

As the Defense Logistics Agency continues working with U.S. Northern Command and the Federal Emergency Management Agency in a supporting role in the overall whole of government disaster response to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, its distribution center in Susquehanna, Pennsylvania has been steadfastly shipping relief items to the affected areas while its deployed employees manage receipt and delivery of items.

Sept. 15, 2017

DLA director thanks employees for their hard work during relief efforts

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Maxwell Air Force Base website — Almost a week after Hurricane Irma hit the Florida coast, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the Defense Logistics Agency and Maxwell personnel are continuing to distribute relief supplies to those affected by the storm.

Sept. 15, 2017

Gainey 'distributes' credit to unsung heroes behind career achievements

The retired commander of what is now DLA Distribution is one of five honorees nominated in 2016 who will be inducted into the DLA Hall of Fame Sept. 21.

Sept. 15, 2017

DLA director visits Maxwell Air Force Base

The director of the Defense Logistics Agency recently visited Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, an incident staging base for relief efforts led by the Federal Emergency Management Agency of the Department of Homeland Security following Hurricane Irma.

Sept. 13, 2017

DLA Distribution San Joaquin assists FEMA in Hurricane Relief Efforts

As many of us marvel at the super heroes on the big screen, the real super heroes are the men and women of the DLA Distribution Expeditionary, or DDXX, team providing Hurricane Irma relief support.

Sept. 13, 2017

Relief supplies leave Maxwell for Sunshine State

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Maxwell Air Force Base website — Now that Hurricane Irma has moved out of the Sunshine State and the southeast, members of the Defense Logistics Agency are preparing to send much-needed relief supplies to Florida’s citizens.

Sept. 11, 2017

145th Logistics Readiness Squadron supports Hurricane Irma Relief

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 145th Airlift Wing website — In response to the state of emergency declaration by North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper on Sept. 7. 2017, the 145th Logistics Readiness Squadron was tasked to provide aide to the Logistics Support Center warehouse in partnership with the North Carolina Department of Public Safety, Division of Emergency Management, which provides supplies such as water, meals, blankets and tarps should Hurricane Irma cause significant damage.

Sept. 7, 2017

DLA Distribution Expeditionary lends support to FEMA Hurricane Harvey relief

A DLA Distribution Expeditionary team recently deployed to Texas to provide support to U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency’s wide range of services, supplies, and disaster relief following Hurricane Harvey, a Category-4 hurricane that formed in the Gulf of Mexico and made landfall in southeastern Texas with wind speeds of up to 130 miles per hour.

Sept. 6, 2017

Maxwell, federal agencies prepare for Hurricane Irma

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Maxwell Air Force Base website — As Hurricane Irma races across the ocean, hundreds of tractor trailers carrying relief supplies are racing to Maxwell to preposition for further disbursement.

Sept. 6, 2017

Current events make September 2017 particularly relevant as National Preparedness Month begins

This year’s National Preparedness Month theme is “Disasters Don’t Plan Ahead. You Can.”

Sept. 5, 2017

Susquehanna Cold Chain Packaging Team members earn awards for flu vaccine processing, ‘zero fail rate’ in CY16

Thirteen members of the Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania Cold Chain Packaging Team were presented Superior Civilian Service Awards during a ceremony held Aug. 23, 2017, in Bldg. 89 at the DDSP Center.

Sept. 4, 2017

DLA Distribution Commanding General's Labor Day Message

The upcoming Labor Day holiday weekend signals the end of the summer season for most of us and is a good opportunity to take one last summertime break from work before the start of the new fiscal year and the new school year for our children. Many of us welcome the long weekend as another occasion for a break from work, but we may forget that it is also a time of national recognition and celebration of the American workforce.

Sept. 1, 2017

Laskodi visits Distribution Puget Sound leadership, applauds center’s metrics

During a visit to the Northwest earlier this month, DLA Distribution commanding general Army Brig. Gen. John S. Laskodi sat down with DLA Distribution Puget Sound, Washington, leadership to discuss the facility’s improvements in customer support and employee resiliency.

Aug. 31, 2017

Cherry Point distribution center to welcome new deputy commander

Paul A. McMillan is scheduled to rejoin the Defense Logistics Agency Distribution team Sept. 3, to serve as Deputy Director, DLA Distribution Cherry Point, North Carolina.