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Jan. 11, 2018

Aviation employee, Puerto Rico native volunteers with FEMA for hurricane relief support

Up until 1990 when he enlisted in the Army, Alberto Solano Rodriquez had lived his whole life in Puerto Rico and experienced firsthand the damage caused by hurricanes throughout the years.

Dec. 28, 2017

DLA expands Middle East vendor pool with workshop for Omani businesses

To help local businesses in Oman learn how to work with the U.S. government, DLA joined U.S. Central Command and the State Department in hosting a workshop for potential vendors.

Dec. 13, 2017

DLA, USTRANSCOM may soon benefit from fusion of commercial, gov transportation system

A major partner organization of the Defense Logistics Agency announced it has successfully completed a test run of a transportation system that could give DLA and its customers additional options for supplying the warfighter and other customers.

Dec. 11, 2017

Distribution commanding general introduces DLA Director’s strategic plan in annual town hall meeting

Introducing the DLA Director’s 2018-2026 Strategic Plan and discussing how the lines of effort outlined in the plan apply to DLA Distribution was the main focus of DLA Distribution commanding general Army Brig. Gen. John S. Laskodi’s November 28 town hall with headquarters staff.

Dec. 6, 2017

Employee with family struck by hurricane sees DLA difference firsthand

A DLA employee with family in Puerto Rico saw firsthand how the agency helps provide the critical items Americans need when struck by disaster.

Nov. 1, 2017

Into the Fire

The Defense Logistics Agency continues its critical support to wildland firefighting, working with federal, state and local partners.

Oct. 18, 2017

San Joaquin provides critical support to firefighters during devastating wildfire season

The year’s wildfire season is one of the worst in United States history. As of Oct. 13, nearly 8.6 million acres have burned, according to the National Interagency Fire Center.

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.

Oct. 16, 2017

Information Operations provides support for hurricane relief

DLA Information Operations continues to play a big role in making DLA's support to hurricane relief this year, most notably printing maps and providing communications and IT support for emergency response.

Oct. 10, 2017

Agency’s first forum with Corps of Engineers proves successful

The director of the Defense Logistics Agency welcomed leaders from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers leaders to the inaugural USACE/DLA Day at the McNamara Headquarters Complex Sept. 28, to explore mutual goals and capabilities.