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Sept. 14, 2021

DLA Installation Management Susquehanna, Pennsylvania’s Security & Emergency Services tip week #3: review emergency action plans

In recognition of National Preparedness Month, Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Susquehanna’s Security & Emergency Services will provide helpful tips and resources focusing on hazard preparedness during the month of September.

June 16, 2021

Agency representatives ready for 2021 hurricane season

DLA has provided hurricane response since Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and is ready to support organizations like FEMA and NORTHCOM during the 2021 season.

Feb. 25, 2021

DLA Energy responds to arctic weather in Texas

A week of frigid weather across Texas didn’t stop DLA Energy Americas East team from supplying fuel in response to the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s call for help.

Jan. 7, 2021

Former LNO guides DLA’s pandemic support to FEMA

Before becoming the Military Services Support Division deputy director in October, Phyllis Erkins supported the national pandemic response by working with DLA supply chain officials to relay information like prices, shipping options, and quantities and types of supplies the agency could provide to FEMA.

Dec. 14, 2020

DLA supports whole of government, military services during difficult year

Along with the rest of the world, the Defense Logistics Agency was affected by the coronavirus this year, but Headquarters and Major Subordinate Command employees overcame challenges to meet an unprecedented mission.

Nov. 16, 2020

DLA, USACE discuss joint objectives during partnership event

DLA and USACE leaders gathered virtually during the fourth USACE/DLA Annual Partnership Day Nov. 13 to talk about how the organizations can improve mutual support and collaboration.

Oct. 13, 2020

Pentagon’s logistics agency plays key role in procuring, distributing limited pandemic supplies

The Defense Department’s leading logistics agency is playing a key role in the national coronavirus response as it purchases and distributes desperately needed medical supplies for DOD and federal agencies.

Aug. 6, 2020

Millions of personal protective equipment arriving at DLA Distribution Susquehanna for FEMA’s COVID-19 response efforts

The Defense Department’s lead agency for logistics is processing, storing and shipping personal protective equipment for the Federal Emergency Management Agency as it assists hospitals dealing with rising COVID-19 infections across the country.

July 27, 2020

DLA Aviation leader shares experiences from COVID-19 Supply Chain Task Force assignment

On April 10, I traveled to Northern Virginia for a 60-day assignment serving on the COVID-19 Supply Chain Task Force with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, where I was able to see the pandemic’s global impact.

June 10, 2020

DLA ready to support new hurricane season

DLA’s Whole of Government Division supports federal and state agencies during natural disasters and provides items like medical supplies, firefighting equipment, construction materials and fuel during crisis situations.