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Sept. 20, 2021

908th FSS Serves up Success During Exercise

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 908th Airlift Wing website — The 908th Force Support Squadron conducted an exercise during the unit’s July super Unit Training Assembly at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, that simulated them playing their part as if the wing were to deploy to deliver humanitarian aid to a fictional local populace.

Sept. 13, 2019

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Expeditionary teams pull out of Hurricane Dorian Incident Staging Bases

The Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Expeditionary team demobilizes at Maxwell Air Force Base Sept. 7. The 20-person DDXX teams have been at Maxwell and Fort Bragg ISBs supporting Hurricane Dorian recovery operations for the past week.

Sept. 3, 2019

Maxwell AFB opens for Hurricane Dorian support

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Air Force website — Personnel from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Defense Logistics Agency arrived Aug. 29 to begin preparations for receiving trailers of food, water and other necessary supplies FEMA may use after the hurricane passes.

Nov. 23, 2018

Distribution NCOs first from DLA to graduate from the U.S. Air Force Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy

Two DLA Distribution Army senior enlisted noncommissioned officers recently graduated from the Air Force Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy at Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base, Alabama. Their achievement marks the first time that Army NCO’s from DLA have graduated from that Service’s senior enlisted academy.

Sept. 25, 2017

Eye on the ground: A look inside Distribution’s Expeditionary Team’s hurricane support

Before the 2017 hurricane season, DLA Distribution had never had all three expeditionary teams deployed simultaneously in support of a natural disaster. They worked together on deployments in Afghanistan but never for a FEMA response.

Sept. 15, 2017

DLA director thanks employees for their hard work during relief efforts

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Maxwell Air Force Base website — Almost a week after Hurricane Irma hit the Florida coast, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the Defense Logistics Agency and Maxwell personnel are continuing to distribute relief supplies to those affected by the storm.

Sept. 6, 2017

Maxwell, federal agencies prepare for Hurricane Irma

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Maxwell Air Force Base website — As Hurricane Irma races across the ocean, hundreds of tractor trailers carrying relief supplies are racing to Maxwell to preposition for further disbursement.

March 24, 2017

Graduate school unveils new 3D metal printer

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Maxwell Air Force Base website — The Air Force Institute of Technology at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base has been utilizing additive manufacturing, also known as 3D printing, to build prototypes with polymers for more than 30 years. On March 16, its Graduate School of Engineering and Management unveiled a new state-of-the-art metal additive manufacturing system that enables AFIT to digitally fabricate aerospace metal parts.

Sept. 7, 2016

Distributions Expeditionary team provides support to Louisiana flood victims

In an effort to support humanitarian efforts in the wake of the overwhelming flooding in Louisiana, DLA Distribution’s Expeditionary team, Distributions 25th distribution center, has deployed to operate the Incident Support Base in support of FEMA Region IV Defense Support to Civil Authorities at Maxwell Air Force Base located in Montgomery, Ala.