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Sept. 14, 2017

Lessons in loyalty, patriotism mark Air Force’s 70th birthday

In a Sept. 12 celebration, McNamara Headquarters Complex tenant organizations commemorated the Air Force’s 70th birthday with a color guard, the Air Force Brass Quintet, a cake cutting and singing.

Sept. 14, 2017

Critical system's continuity in emergencies now assured thanks to joint DLA-DISA effort

The Defense Logistics Agency, in collaboration with the Defense Information Systems Agency, successfully completed the implementation of a full continuity of operations, or COOP, environment for the DLA Enterprise Business System environment August 21.

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. 13, 2017

Army, DLA discuss mutual goals, future partnership

Defense Logistics Agency Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams met with Army leaders at the Pentagon Sept. 7 to discuss shared goals and interests.

Sept. 12, 2017

Director, senior leaders offer personal guidance to leaders of tomorrow

Senior leaders from the Defense Logistics Agency shared their guidance and experiences with employees at the GS-14 level Aug. 29-31, in the “Building your Roadmap to Success” forum at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

Sept. 8, 2017

DLA Energy Americas transitions to Hurricane Irma

Preparing for Hurricane Irma, Defense Logistics Agency Energy Americas and Task Force Americas personnel deployed to Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, Sept. 7.

Sept. 8, 2017

DLA Intelligence: Be wary of personal info on people-search websites

DLA Intelligence cautions employees and their families to be aware of websites that collect, retain and make available a variety of personal information.

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

Preparedness: more than just a month-long effort

Preparedness is a year-round activity, but September is designated as National Preparedness Month. Across the enterprise, the Defense Logistics Agency has several related activities planned.

Sept. 5, 2017

JBSA-Seguin ISB supports Hurricane Harvey disaster relief efforts

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base San Antonio website — In support of Hurricane Harvey relief efforts, the 502nd Air Base Wing, Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Defense Logistics Agency stood up an Incident Support Base at Joint Base San Antonio-Seguin Auxiliary Airfield Aug. 24.

Sept. 1, 2017

DLA Aviation employee finds job satisfaction through deployment

A DLA Aviation employee has volunteered for deployments around the world, from Kosovo to Haiti to Djibouti and more.

Sept. 1, 2017

Troop Support provides food, generators for Hurricane Harvey relief

DLA Troop Support is providing food, water, generators and other materials to the Federal Emergency Management Agency and U.S. Northern Command to support state and local relief to victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Sept. 1, 2017

DLA Energy staged more than 600,000 gallons of fuel at Fort Hood to support FEMA emergency responders

(Originally published on the Fort Hood website) DLA Energy Americas East, based in Houston, staged 160 trucks filled with diesel and gasoline at Hood Army Airfield, here, to be used as a Federal Emergency Management Agency fuel staging area in support of disaster relief in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.

Sept. 1, 2017

FEMA stands up support base at JBSA-Randolph

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base San Antonio website — An Incident Support Base led by the Federal Emergency Management Agency stood up and began Hurricane Harvey disaster relief efforts at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Aug. 31, 2017.

Sept. 1, 2017

Djibouti First

DLA Europe & Africa uses local procurement programs such as Djibouti First to supply troops while also supporting local economies.