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May 11, 2018

Troop Support Spotlight: Victoria Czaia

Victoria Czaia, DLA Troop Support Clothing and Textiles customer account specialist and culture improvement team member, was teaching English in China during the Sichuan earthquake of 2008, 10 years ago today. Czaia joined the Red Cross there to help those affected.

Jan. 25, 2018

Rapid deployment ‘Red Team’ completes training, ready for future missions

The Defense Logistics Agency Rapid Deployment Team that spent five weeks in Puerto Rico helping orchestrate critical support to victims of Hurricane Maria has completed mobilization training in preparation of supporting other military and humanitarian missions around the world.

Feb. 18, 2016

DLA personnel join counterparts to help save lives of civilians fleeing war, atrocities in Middle East

Defense Logistics Agency personnel recently helped save numerous civilian lives by delivering millions of critical non-food items to refugees and migrants in the Middle East before the arrival of winter, in collaboration with other federal agencies.

Oct. 20, 2015

DLA Distribution Albany assists in humanitarian relief to Hurricane Joaquin ravaged South Carolina

South Carolina is gradually moving into recovery mode following widespread flooding from an early October storm that dumped as much as 26 inches of rain across the state's midland and coastal areas.

Sept. 16, 2015

New contingency contracting officers readying for possible deployment

A new group of contingency contracting officers is preparing to be among the first to deploy and provide expeditionary contracting support during the initial stages of future disaster and contingency operations.

Aug. 31, 2015

Norfolk’s Little Creek detachment supports humanitarian mission in Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste

In a humanitarian aid mission to the island nation of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste in maritime Southeast Asia, Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 5's Construction Civic Action Detail built two bridges to enable safe river crossings that isolate villages in Leimea. Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Norfolk, Va., and its Little Creek, Va., detachment assisted the Seabees in the short-notice and cost-effective transportation of wire rope cable to the location.