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Dec. 4, 2017

Troop Support employee returns from deployment to support FEMA recovery efforts

In the aftermath of recent hurricanes and wildfires, a DLA Troop Support employee answered the FEMA call for federal employees to assist in recovery efforts. Bruce Donnelly, a tailored vendor logistics specialist with the Medical supply chain, volunteered to deploy with FEMA’s Surge Capacity Force.

Oct. 25, 2017

DLA Energy and FEMA's partnership continues

As it has in the past, Defense Logistics Agency Energy supports hurricane relief efforts for recovery across the nation. So far, this year has been a challenging hurricane season and although it’s a coordinated effort to get the job done, one of the most dedicated team members is Contracting Officer Georgia Dotson.

Oct. 24, 2017

Joint, interagency partners establish ISB for hurricane relief efforts

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base Charleston website — Joint Base Charleston has been established as the central hub for sustained efforts aiding the rebuilding of Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria.

Oct. 24, 2017

Subsistence employee's Hurricane Harvey efforts earn her Troop Support Employee of the Month

Tamala Jackson helped coordinate the delivery of bottled water to FEMA for their disaster response efforts.

Oct. 18, 2017

DLA Energy continues fueling Hurricane Maria relief efforts

Defense Logistics Agency Energy is continuing fuel support to the Federal Emergency Management Agency in response to ongoing Hurricane Maria relief efforts in Puerto Rico.

Oct. 17, 2017

Call for volunteers to deploy with FEMA taskforce attracts over 130 DLA employees

Over 130 employees volunteered for ten assignment opportunities to support hurricane relief efforts with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and will soon deploy to Texas, Florida, the U.S. Virgin Islands or Puerto Rico.

Oct. 16, 2017

Fuel for sustainment in Puerto Rico

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 24th Press Camp DVIDS page — Multiple government agencies came together at the Regional Staging Area in Canovanas, Puerto Rico, to provide diesel fuel for generators to provide power throughout the island of Puerto Rico.

Oct. 16, 2017

Information Operations provides support for hurricane relief

DLA Information Operations continues to play a big role in making DLA's support to hurricane relief this year, most notably printing maps and providing communications and IT support for emergency response.

Oct. 8, 2017

Distributing Food, Water Remains Top Priority, Puerto Rico Governor Says

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — The distribution of food and water remains the top priority in Puerto Rico following the devastation from Hurricane Maria, Gov. Ricardo Rossello said at a news conference in San Juan.

Oct. 5, 2017

DLA stocks hospital ship with pharmaceuticals in support of Puerto Rico relief mission

When the USNS Comfort arrived in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Oct. 3 to assist in humanitarian relief efforts, it was stocked with pharmaceuticals provided by Medical supply chain professionals at DLA Troop Support.