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Jan. 7, 2021

Former LNO guides DLA’s pandemic support to FEMA

Before becoming the Military Services Support Division deputy director in October, Phyllis Erkins supported the national pandemic response by working with DLA supply chain officials to relay information like prices, shipping options, and quantities and types of supplies the agency could provide to FEMA.

Oct. 13, 2020

Pentagon’s logistics agency plays key role in procuring, distributing limited pandemic supplies

The Defense Department’s leading logistics agency is playing a key role in the national coronavirus response as it purchases and distributes desperately needed medical supplies for DOD and federal agencies.

Aug. 6, 2020

Millions of personal protective equipment arriving at DLA Distribution Susquehanna for FEMA’s COVID-19 response efforts

The Defense Department’s lead agency for logistics is processing, storing and shipping personal protective equipment for the Federal Emergency Management Agency as it assists hospitals dealing with rising COVID-19 infections across the country.

Sept. 13, 2019

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Expeditionary teams pull out of Hurricane Dorian Incident Staging Bases

The Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Expeditionary team demobilizes at Maxwell Air Force Base Sept. 7. The 20-person DDXX teams have been at Maxwell and Fort Bragg ISBs supporting Hurricane Dorian recovery operations for the past week.

Sept. 11, 2019

DLA Distribution and Whole of Government – Support to the Nation and its Interagency Partners

The Defense Logistics Agency began focused support to non-Department of Defense customers in 2012 and later identified it as a line of effort under the whole of government portion of DLA’s Strategic

Sept. 3, 2019

Maxwell AFB opens for Hurricane Dorian support

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force website — Personnel from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Defense Logistics Agency arrived Aug. 29 to begin preparations for receiving trailers of food, water and other necessary supplies FEMA may use after the hurricane passes.

Dec. 4, 2018

Barstow distribution center supplies tents to victims of Super Typhoon Yutu

In the wake of Typhoon Yutu, DLA Distribution is once again demonstrating its unwavering commitment to Whole of Government entities such as the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

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.

Sept. 18, 2018

Emergency plans at home and work

Since its inception in 2004, National Preparedness Month is observed each September in the United States. Sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the month-long campaign encourages Americans to take steps to prepare for emergencies in their homes, businesses, schools and communities.

Sept. 1, 2018

David Kless, DLA executive director for operations, discusses the agency’s increasing global mission supporting the military services and other federal agencies

DLA’s executive director for operations discusses the agency’s increasing global mission supporting the military services and other federal agencies.