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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.

Sept. 6, 2016

Busch hosts FEMA deputy chief to kick off National Preparedness Month

To kick off National Preparedness Month, Defense Logistics Agency Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch hosted Joseph Nimmich, deputy administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, at a Sept. 1 event in the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

Sept. 2, 2016

‘Don’t wait, communicate’ during National Preparedness Month

National Preparedness Month 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 visit.

Aug. 17, 2016

Louisiana Air National Guard provides security, aid and comfort

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — The Louisiana Air National Guard mobilized more than 100 Airmen to maintain order and provide assistance at the Celtic Media Centre movie studio facility shelter in Baton Rouge in response to rising floodwaters that forced thousands of residents to evacuate their homes, Aug. 14.

July 30, 2016

DLA Director shares culture survey results, progress toward strategic plan goals

Mission and involvement were the most improved areas of the Defense Logistics Agency’s 2016 Culture Survey, DLA Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch said during a town hall focusing on agency goals in areas such as people and culture at the McNamara Headquarters Complex July 27.

June 3, 2016

Troop Support helps power FEMA with new generators contract

An entire region can lose electricity when a disaster strikes. A new DLA Troop Support contract for power generators aims to reduce the time affected communities are left in the dark.

Jan. 4, 2016

Stranded travelers, snowbound residents benefit from ex-military gear

DLA recently helped local communities deal with emergency snowfall by providing excess military equipment donated by DoD through the Law Enforcement Support Office program.

Dec. 28, 2015

New rapid deployment teams complete training, equipping requirements

The Defense Logistics Agency’s ability to quickly respond to national emergencies and global contingencies grew stronger as a group of rapid deployers completed pre-deployment training and equipping requirements with the Joint Logistics Operations Center’s Mission Support Team.

Sept. 25, 2015

National Preparedness Month: DLA Energy participates in FEMA readiness drills

September is National Preparedness Month, designed to raise awareness of being prepared for disasters. DLA Energy is doing just that as personnel participated in two FEMA drills this month, demonstrating their ability to support delivery of fuels.

Sept. 23, 2015

DLA Energy Americas prepares for natural disasters

DLA Energy Americas employees frequently deal with hurricanes and tropical storms in their area of operation. With the Atlantic hurricane season beginning in June every year, it is their policy to fill DFSPs along the East Coast and Gulf Coast to the maximum extent possible.