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Oct. 3, 2018

Distribution DAT assesses Hurricane Florence damage as clean-up is underway at Distribution Cherry Point, North Carolina

DLA Distribution Cherry Point, North Carolina was in the direct path of Hurricane Florence. Knowing this, a Distribution Disaster Assessment Team was pre-positioned and prepared to support its North Carolina center prior to, during, and after Florence passed.

Sept. 28, 2018

DLA Troop Support provides food, generators, other materials for Hurricane Florence relief efforts

“When reports of the storm and its possible impact began surfacing, the DLA Troop Support team began working with our customers and vendors to ensure supplies needed for victims in the affected areas would be available,” Navy Capt. William Clarke, Troop Support Operations and Plans director, said.

Sept. 26, 2018

Military Aids Disaster Response Effort in the Aftermath of Hurricane Florence

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Defense Department website — After two weeks of preparing and providing relief to communities devastated by Hurricane Florence in North Carolina, active-duty soldiers are winding down rescue efforts while remaining ready to meet federal and local needs.

Sept. 26, 2018

Evacuated DLA employee helps ensure food deliveries to North Carolina bases during Florence

Pama Hamlett, a customer support specialist with DLA Troop Support, was forced to leave her home to seek shelter with her daughter, but not without her work computer and phone in tow.

Sept. 19, 2018

U.S. Army North helping coordinate Hurricane Florence relief efforts

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base San Antonio website — Soldiers continue to help evacuate residents in flood-ravaged communities along North Carolina's coastal plains days after Hurricane Florence made landfall.

Sept. 19, 2018

DLA sends critical supplies to recovery teams, victims after Florence

First responders assessing damage wrought by Hurricane Florence and military officials resuming operations after days of installation closures have access to fuel, generators and other critical supplies pre-positioned at federal staging bases by the Defense Logistics Agency.

Sept. 18, 2018

DLA Distribution supports Hurricane Florence recovery efforts

With the news that Hurricane Florence, a predicted Category 4 hurricane, was fast approaching the United States eastern shore, notably North and South Carolina, DLA Distribution team members were prepositioned and fully prepared to assist FEMA and the U.S. Northern Command with recovery efforts.

Sept. 16, 2018

National Guard answered the call for Hurricane Florence

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — National Guard members flowed in from at least 28 states to help North and South Carolina units supporting civil authorities responding to Tropical Storm Florence.

Sept. 15, 2018

Northern Command Actively Supporting FEMA Hurricane Efforts

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Defense Department website — U.S. Northern Command, the National Guard and military services are actively supporting the Federal Emergency Management Agency along with state and local responders in the wake of Hurricane Florence’s landfall.

Sept. 13, 2018

Northern Command Provides Response Support for Hurricane Florence

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Defense Department website — In support of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Northern Command is leaning forward and actively posturing Defense Department forces in preparation for Hurricane Florence.