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Sept. 9, 2017

DoD Continues Caribbean, Florida Hurricane Response Operations

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — The Defense Department continues its response to destruction throughout the U.S. Virgin Islands and other Caribbean locales, while posturing forces to support the response to Hurricane Irma in Florida, a DoD spokesman said.

July 1, 2017

Ready ‘Round the Clock

Natural disasters, outbreaks of disease and large human migrations are all supported by DLA through teams of volunteers who stand ready to deploy around the world.

Dec. 26, 2016

America’s Helping Hand

When a hurricane left thousands in Haiti without food or water last year, DLA was a key part of America’s response.

Dec. 12, 2016

Operation Christmas Drop: Behind the Scenes

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Pacific Command website — The longest running humanitarian aid/disaster relief has kicked off on Andersen Air Force Base, Guam on Dec. 6. In order for the mission to come to fruition, months of hard work went into making it happen.

Feb. 10, 2016

DLA Distribution Europe supports Turkey humanitarian mission virtually

To facilitate the delivery of humanitarian supplies to millions of Syrian refugees in Turkey and surrounding areas, DLA Distribution Europe, located in Germersheim, Germany, had to verify and receipt materiel virtually- a first for DLA Distribution.

May 15, 2015

DLA Energy supports relief efforts in Nepal

The Defense Logistics Agency Energy is providing fuel-related support to Nepal following the April 25 and subsequent May 12 earthquakes.