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Sept. 13, 2017

Army Continues to Support Irma Response

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — More than 17,000 soldiers and Army civilians mobilized as part of the Total Army response to Hurricane Irma in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and the continental United States, an Army spokesman said.

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. 9, 2017

DoD Continues Caribbean, Florida Hurricane Response Operations

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — The Defense Department continues its response to destruction throughout the U.S. Virgin Islands and other Caribbean locales, while posturing forces to support the response to Hurricane Irma in Florida, a DoD spokesman said.

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. 7, 2017

Northcom Begins Support for Hurricane Irma

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — The first Navy ship arrived in the U.S. Virgin Islands, providing medium and heavy lift helicopters to transport people and supplies, as U.S. Northern Command began its support of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Hurricane Irma response.

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. 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 Energy team fuels Hurricane Harvey rescue, relief efforts

DLA Energy Americas and Task Force Americas are providing fuel and energy support to recovery efforts in southeast Texas following Hurricane Harvey and its aftermath.

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.