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Nov. 19, 2018

Guam National Guard Plays Role in Moving Supplies to Saipan

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — Amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) worked with 254th Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineers (RED HORSE), from the Guam Air National Guard, to transport vehicles and supplies from the Guam Army National Guard to Saipan by both sea and air Nov. 17.

Nov. 16, 2018

Service Members Build Tent Systems for Yutu Survivors

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — Local and federal government agencies, along with joint service members, collaborated to provide temporary shelters Nov. 9 to Saipan-based residents whose homes were heavily impacted by Super Typhoon Yutu.

Nov. 16, 2018

Guam National Guard, Navy join forces for relief efforts

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command website — Naval Beach Unit (NBU) 7 and the 1224th Engineering Support Company, Guam Army National Guard worked together to load heavy equipment vehicles onto the amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) for transport to Saipan in support of disaster relief efforts after Super Typhoon Yutu Nov. 6.

Sept. 19, 2018

DLA sends critical supplies to recovery teams, victims after Florence

First responders assessing damage wrought by Hurricane Florence and military officials resuming operations after days of installation closures have access to fuel, generators and other critical supplies pre-positioned at federal staging bases by the Defense Logistics Agency.

Sept. 16, 2018

National Guard answered the call for Hurricane Florence

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — National Guard members flowed in from at least 28 states to help North and South Carolina units supporting civil authorities responding to Tropical Storm Florence.

Sept. 15, 2018

Northern Command Actively Supporting FEMA Hurricane Efforts

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Defense Department website — U.S. Northern Command, the National Guard and military services are actively supporting the Federal Emergency Management Agency along with state and local responders in the wake of Hurricane Florence’s landfall.

Sept. 13, 2018

DLA pre-positions critical supplies for first responders following Hurricane Florence’s tracks

As Hurricane Florence threatens to devastate the Carolina coast, the Defense Logistics Agency is pre-positioning necessities like water and fuel for first responders who’ll assist those in the storm’s tracks.

July 25, 2018

Larry Glasco: Customer relationship pioneer

Understand the customer’s needs in advance, then make sure the agency is positioned to support them. This sentiment is at the core of Larry Glasco’s work and is the driving force behind his place in the Defense Logistics Agency Hall of Fame.

June 11, 2018

Hawaii National Guard engineers build shelters for evacuees

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — Since June 7, engineers of the Hawaii Army National Guard have been constructing a community of emergency "micro-shelter" housing units in Pahoa, Hawaii, for residents displaced by the ongoing Kilauea eruption.

Dec. 6, 2017

Employee with family struck by hurricane sees DLA difference firsthand

A DLA employee with family in Puerto Rico saw firsthand how the agency helps provide the critical items Americans need when struck by disaster.