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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.

Aug. 28, 2017

DoD Moves Troops, Search-Rescue Units, Aircraft, Vehicles to Texas

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Northern Command website — The Defense Department is prepositioning troops, search and rescue units, aircraft, vehicles, equipment and supplies to staging areas near the worst of the flooding in southeastern Texas in anticipation of a possible request for assistance, a Pentagon spokesman said here today.

May 8, 2017

Employees urged to get 'hurricane ready' this week

To help Americans prepare for dangerous flooding, destructive winds and tornadoes generated by hurricanes, the National Weather Service and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are sponsoring Hurricane Preparedness Week May 7-13.

March 17, 2017

DLA, FEMA sign agreement in support of disaster relief

The Defense Logistics Agency renewed its commitment to providing critical lifesaving supplies and services to the Federal Emergency Management Agency in a formal agreement leaders in both agencies signed March 10.

Oct. 12, 2016

DLA Energy provides fuel support to Hurricane Matthew relief

Defense Logistics Agency Energy is providing essential fuel support to the Federal Emergency Management Agency in response to ongoing Hurricane Matthew relief operations in the United States and Haiti.

Sept. 29, 2016

National Preparedness Month: Preparing for a Flood

September is recognized as National Preparedness Month which serves as a reminder that we all must take action to prepare, now and throughout the year, for the types of emergencies that could affect us where we live, work, and also where we visit. This year’s theme is once again “Don’t wait, Communicate. Make Your Emergency Plan Today.”

Sept. 29, 2016

Are you ready? Take part in America’s PrepareAthon!

In the spirit of resiliency, DLA Troop Support is encouraging employees to take part in America's PrepareAthon! The FEMA campaign is a grassroots movement for action to increase community preparedness and resilience.

Sept. 15, 2016

NPM event focuses on workplace preparedness

It is important to be prepared for an emergency because you never know when a disaster will strike, an emergency management officer said at DLA Troop Support’s annual National Preparedness Month event Sept. 8

Sept. 7, 2016

Distributions Expeditionary team provides support to Louisiana flood victims

In an effort to support humanitarian efforts in the wake of the overwhelming flooding in Louisiana, DLA Distribution’s Expeditionary team, Distributions 25th distribution center, has deployed to operate the Incident Support Base in support of FEMA Region IV Defense Support to Civil Authorities at Maxwell Air Force Base located in Montgomery, Ala.