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Sept. 24, 2018

Beware of phishing attempts in guise of disaster aid requests, officials urge

As the North and South Carolina coasts recover from damage caused by Hurricane Florence, local and national relief organizations will be soliciting donations from the public to help rebuild. Unfortunately, with an increase in legitimate solicitations come attempts by nefarious individuals and groups asking for money.

Oct. 17, 2017

Call for volunteers to deploy with FEMA taskforce attracts over 130 DLA employees

Over 130 employees volunteered for ten assignment opportunities to support hurricane relief efforts with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and will soon deploy to Texas, Florida, the U.S. Virgin Islands or Puerto Rico.

Sept. 28, 2017

TSP rules for hardship withdrawal relaxed for employees affected by recent natural disasters

The Thrift Savings Plan has made a temporary change to allow participants affected by Hurricane Harvey or Hurricane Irma to make hardship withdrawals under certain circumstances.

Sept. 5, 2017

JBSA-Seguin ISB supports Hurricane Harvey disaster relief efforts

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base San Antonio website — In support of Hurricane Harvey relief efforts, the 502nd Air Base Wing, Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Defense Logistics Agency stood up an Incident Support Base at Joint Base San Antonio-Seguin Auxiliary Airfield Aug. 24.

Sept. 1, 2017

Troop Support provides food, generators for Hurricane Harvey relief

DLA Troop Support is providing food, water, generators and other materials to the Federal Emergency Management Agency and U.S. Northern Command to support state and local relief to victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Sept. 1, 2017

DLA Energy staged more than 600,000 gallons of fuel at Fort Hood to support FEMA emergency responders

(Originally published on the Fort Hood website) DLA Energy Americas East, based in Houston, staged 160 trucks filled with diesel and gasoline at Hood Army Airfield, here, to be used as a Federal Emergency Management Agency fuel staging area in support of disaster relief in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.

Sept. 1, 2017

FEMA stands up support base at JBSA-Randolph

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base San Antonio website — An Incident Support Base led by the Federal Emergency Management Agency stood up and began Hurricane Harvey disaster relief efforts at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Aug. 31, 2017.

Aug. 31, 2017

JB San Antonio joins Hurricane Harvey disaster relief efforts

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force website — At Joint Base San Antonio-Seguin, Texas, DLA, the Air Force 502nd Air Base Wing and FEMA set up an Incident Support Base operation Aug. 24, pre-positioning water, meals, blankets and other resources needed to assist victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Aug. 28, 2017

DoD Moves Troops, Search-Rescue Units, Aircraft, Vehicles to Texas

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Northern Command website — The Defense Department is prepositioning troops, search and rescue units, aircraft, vehicles, equipment and supplies to staging areas near the worst of the flooding in southeastern Texas in anticipation of a possible request for assistance, a Pentagon spokesman said here today.