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Sept. 19, 2018

DLA sends critical supplies to recovery teams, victims after Florence

First responders assessing damage wrought by Hurricane Florence and military officials resuming operations after days of installation closures have access to fuel, generators and other critical supplies pre-positioned at federal staging bases by the Defense Logistics Agency.

Sept. 13, 2018

DLA pre-positions critical supplies for first responders following Hurricane Florence’s tracks

As Hurricane Florence threatens to devastate the Carolina coast, the Defense Logistics Agency is pre-positioning necessities like water and fuel for first responders who’ll assist those in the storm’s tracks.

Sept. 7, 2018

Spotlight On: DDNV support to 2018 Pacer Goose Sustainment

Pacer Goose Sustainment is the Air Force's annual re-supply mission for Thule Air Base in Greenland. This mission is the only time during the year where Thule Air Base can get their bulk items such as heavy machinery and most of their food and construction materials.

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.

Aug. 20, 2018

San Joaquin’s Hackney awarded Director’s Strategic Goals Award in Whole of Government Category

Theodore “Ted” Hackney, a distribution process manager with DLA Distribution San Joaquin, California has been named winner of the Director’s Strategic Goals Award in the Whole of Government Category.

May 15, 2018

DLA Aviation hosts DLA and CTMA partners meeting in Richmond, Virginia

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation hosted a DLA, Commercial Technology Maintenance Activities and CTMA’s partner, National Center Manufacturing Sciences supply chain and sustainment partners meeting on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, May 7-9.

March 8, 2018

Power Projection

Months after three hurricanes hit Puerto Rico, DLA Troop Support is still hard at work, helping Americans regain electrical power with the help of new generators.

Feb. 13, 2018

Transporting History Halfway Across the Globe: DLA Distribution repatriation project returns antique rifles from Philippines to U.S. despite obstacles

For over 25 years, DLA Distribution has prided itself as the leading provider of global distribution support to America's military and other federal agencies. With a focus on the execution of its core competency- the receipt, storage and issuance of materiel in support of America’s warfighter- the organization is regularly seeking ways to increase warfighter readiness.

Feb. 2, 2018

Distribution leadership hosts Gen. Darren McDew, USAF, USTRANSCOM Commander

Air Force Gen. Darren W. McDew, commander, U.S. Transportation Command and members of his team visited DLA Distribution Jan. 30 for a DLA Distribution update.

Jan. 25, 2018

Rapid deployment ‘Red Team’ completes training, ready for future missions

The Defense Logistics Agency Rapid Deployment Team that spent five weeks in Puerto Rico helping orchestrate critical support to victims of Hurricane Maria has completed mobilization training in preparation of supporting other military and humanitarian missions around the world.