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Nov. 6, 2018

Full-scale exercise tests installation preparedness, emergency response

Throughout the week of October 15, the Defense Distribution Center, Susquehanna installation was a host to a flurry of unusual activity: protestors, structural collapses and even a dumpster fire.

Dec. 5, 2017

San Joaquin team recognized as Strategic Goal winners for tribute to Nation’s defenders

The DLA Distribution San Joaquin, California “Stand Behind Those Who Stand For Us” Tribute Wall Team was selected as the DLA Distribution Strategic Goals Award winner for fourth quarter, fiscal year 2017 for its work showcasing first responders and military.

Nov. 10, 2017

Exercise helps first responders at DLA HQC, Fort Belvoir hone response to potential shooters

Only weeks after mass shootings at a concert in Las Vegas and at a small-town church in South Texas, employees of the Defense Logistics Agency should know DLA and other local first responders are regularly honing their skills in responding to active shooters, as they in did in a Nov. 7 exercise at the McNamara Headquarters Complex and at the agency’s facility in nearby Lorton.

Sept. 19, 2016

MacDill uses Emergency Management exercise to maintain readiness

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the MacDill Air Force Base website — On Sept. 13, 2016, personnel from various 6th Air Mobility Wing agencies around MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, participated in an Emergency Management Exercise. The exercise simulated a fuel spill that resulted from a vehicle accident.

May 11, 2016

Understand 9-11 call processes, procedures helps emergencies

May is 9-1-1 Awareness Month at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. Defense Logistics Agency Installation Support at Richmond’s Fire and Emergency Services, as well as the alliance of police, emergency management, anti-terrorism, and other DLA public safety resources are reaching out to the DLA community on the installation to ensure employees and the public are ready to access their help during emergencies.

April 11, 2016

Emergency Communications Center, partners in protection

April 10-16 is National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week, when DLA Installation Support at Richmond recognizes the hard work and dedication of its emergency telecommunicators — more commonly known as 911 dispatchers.

Sept. 11, 2015

9-11 remembered at DSCR

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Support at Richmond, Virginia held a 9-11Remembrance Ceremony on the lawn of the DLA Aviation Headquarters Building on Defense Supply Center Richmond Sept. 11, 2015.