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Oct. 5, 2018

National Preparedness activities conclude on DSCC

The Defense Supply Center Columbus completed a number of activities during National Preparedness Month. DSCC’s goal was to provide information to installation employees to make them better prepared for emergencies at home, at work and in the community.

Oct. 2, 2018

Parents receive preparedness information

Defense Supply Center Columbus’ Installation Emergency Manager Jayce Ashwill speaks with Stacy Son about National Preparedness Month while providing Isaiah and his sister Hannah a safety themed coloring book. The Sept. 26 Child Development Center informational booth was part of a series of informational booths held around the installation in September to raise awareness about being prepared for emergencies.

Sept. 28, 2018

COOP: Not just an annual training requirement

Defense Logistics Agency employees are required annually to complete the Continuity of Operations Employee Awareness Training to ensure mission essential functions will be performed in the event of a catastrophic event.

Sept. 27, 2018

Analysis center experts share ‘insider’ information on threats

As part of National Preparedness Month, the Defense Logistics Agency hosted Department of Defense Insider Threat Management and Analysis Center Deputy Director Delice Bernhard and Senior Behavioral Advisor Robert Gallagher to speak to employees about the critical path to insider threat risk, Sept. 18 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

Sept. 20, 2018

It’s never too late to prepare for extreme weather

The signs of autumn are more than turning leaves and crisp air: Virginians remain at risk for flooding related to tornadoes and tropical storms through November, and tornadoes are just as likely to wreak havoc in the fall as they are any other time of year. September is National Preparedness Month and there’s no time like the present to assess your ability to weather severe flooding and tornadoes.

Sept. 20, 2018

National Preparedness Month Weekly Tips

National Preparedness Month continues throughout the month of September. The theme for this year is "Disasters Happen. Prepare Now. Learn How." Personnel are encouraged to visit the websites in this message to better prepare themselves for an emergency.

Sept. 14, 2018

Shelter in place awareness could save lives during a CBRNE incident

September is National Preparedness Month. One of the warnings you may be given if chemical, biological, nuclear or high explosives (CBRNE) are released into the atmosphere is to shelter in place (SIP).

Sept. 12, 2018

Agency plans preparedness events

September is National Preparedness Month. Across the enterprise, the Defense Logistics Agency has several activities planned to raise employee awareness and encourage vigilance.

Sept. 12, 2018

Hurricane Florence: How to plan for a quick and safe evacuation

The National Weather Service is forecasting that Hurricane Florence will bring a life-threatening storm surge and rainfall to portions of the Carolinas and mid-Atlantic states, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency has declared Wednesday, September 12 as the last “good” evacuation day prior to the storm’s landfall.

Sept. 11, 2018

One Easy Step to better Prepare Yourself - Download the AtHoc Mobile App

September is National Preparedness Month, and it is a good time to sign-up to receive alerts via the AtHoc Mobile App (free)!