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Sept. 16, 2020

National Preparedness Month reminds everyone of the importance to maintain readiness

September is National Preparedness Month, a time to highlight the actions we can all take to maintain a level of readiness in our home and personal lives for a wide variety of situations.

Oct. 7, 2019

Fire Prevention Week: Plan, practice your escape

Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 6-12, is a reminder to review fire safety plans at home and work. This year’s theme, “Not every hero wears a cape,” highlights the small but important actions everyone can take to remain safe.  

Oct. 3, 2019

DSCC Highlights National Preparedness Month Activities

The Security Operations Branch, Security & Emergency Services Division, DLA Installation Management Columbus planned and coordinated participation in numerous events and activities as part of National Preparedness Month during the month of September. The goal was to provide information to installation employees to make them better prepared for emergencies at home, at work and in the community.

Sept. 3, 2019

DLA employee recalls 2011 earthquake that rocked the McNamara Headquarters Complex

Linda Adams, a management analyst for Defense Logistics Agency Information Operations, recalls the rare 5.8-magnitude earthquake that shook the McNamara Headquarters Complex in 2011. 

Sept. 11, 2018

Exercise tests first responders, HQC workforce in reacting to shooter, bomber

A Sept. 6 exercise at the McNamara Headquarters Complex tested the readiness of first responders, along with the workforce of DLA and other HQC agencies, as they responded to a mock event involving about 100 volunteer actors, police officers and others.

Aug. 30, 2018

DLA Pacific preparation, team response critical as hurricane struck

The island chain of Hawaii is only rarely in the path of a hurricane — but personnel from Defense Logistics Agency Pacific were well prepared when the outer bands of Hurricane Lane began to dump torrential rains on the state in late August, according to managers from DLA Pacific and DLA Headquarters.

May 29, 2018

Info Ops employee saves a life on her way to work

Through quick thinking and quick action, a DLA employee recently helped save the life of a fellow commuter while on her way to work.

Sept. 20, 2017

National Preparedness Month: Sheltering on base

Natural and man-made disasters do not discriminate. And seeking refuge from a base emergency is a real possibility for Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support employees.

Sept. 6, 2017

Preparedness: more than just a month-long effort

Preparedness is a year-round activity, but September is designated as National Preparedness Month. Across the enterprise, the Defense Logistics Agency has several related activities planned.

May 8, 2017

Employees urged to get 'hurricane ready' this week

To help Americans prepare for dangerous flooding, destructive winds and tornadoes generated by hurricanes, the National Weather Service and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are sponsoring Hurricane Preparedness Week May 7-13.