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Sept. 16, 2019

San Joaquin continues to provide world-class support to critical wildland fire mission

The men and women of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Joaquin, California’s Wildland Fire Mission Team are doing their part by supplying critical items to the wildland firefighters battling fires across the nation.

Feb. 20, 2019

Wash. National Guard makes wildfire preparedness a priority

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — It's quickly becoming a summer tradition for the Washington National Guard and not the right kind. Since 2014 more than 4,500 Guardsmen have been called from their homes and civilian jobs to respond to one of our state's biggest threats, blazing wildfires that threaten lives and property across our state.

Aug. 3, 2018

Washington National Guard musters for wildfire support

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — Nearly 150 Washington National Guard members have been activated to support wildland firefighting efforts in Eastern Washington.

Oct. 18, 2017

San Joaquin provides critical support to firefighters during devastating wildfire season

The year’s wildfire season is one of the worst in United States history. As of Oct. 13, nearly 8.6 million acres have burned, according to the National Interagency Fire Center.

Oct. 5, 2016

C&E boosts support to wildland firefighters

More than 10 million acres in the United States burned during last year’s record-setting wildfire season. And since the 2014 season, Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support has provided materiel to help wildland firefighters contain the infernos.

Feb. 26, 2015

DLA Troop Support delivers during its first wildland fire season

On the eve of the 2014 wildland fire season, warehouse shelves at the Northern California Interagency Support Cache were packed with goggles, hand tools and hoses. More than $7 million worth of materials were stocked as a buffer as DLA took over management of those items one month before the season started.