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April 3, 2020

DLA Rapid Deployment Team supports ARNORTH units mobilizing to combat COVID-19

A Defense Logistics Agency Rapid Deployment Team is supporting U.S. Army North as it determines requirements for medical and logistics support units mobilizing to assist in the Defense Department’s response to the nationwide spread of COVID-19.

Feb. 25, 2020

Rapid deployment team participates in Turbo Distribution 20-1

Members of DLA's Rapid Deployment Blue Team applied their skills and expertise when they participated in TRANSCOM's Turbo Distribution 20-1 exercise at Fort Stewart, Georgia, Feb. 7-16.

Feb. 24, 2020

Airmen, Soldiers, DLA provide JTF-PO capabilities at Exercise Turbo Distribution

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center website — Airmen from the 621st Contingency Response Wing formed a Joint Task Force-Port Opening unit alongside Army and civilian partner agencies during Exercise Turbo Distribution 20-1 at Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia, Feb. 7-15.

Jan. 13, 2020

Rapid deployment team members ready to support operations in 2020

The Defense Logistics Agency’s Rapid Deployment Teams support federal agencies during exercises and real-world scenarios including humanitarian assistance and disaster relief. In November and December 2019, the teams of subject matter experts from across the enterprise trained for 2020 operations.

July 30, 2019

621st CRW teams up with joint partners in 'Southeast Asia' for exercise

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center website — Nearly 1.6 million people are still trying to get their bearing after a 7.2-magnitude earthquake ravaged Southeast Asia. After a request for assistance from South Torbia, U.S. Transportation Command calls upon its premier response forces: 621st Contingency Response Wing, 689th Rapid Port Opening Element and the Defense Logistics Agency’s Rapid Deployment Team-Blue. This was the exercise scenario for Turbo Distribution 19-03, held July 18-24, 2019, at Contingency Operating Base Panther in North Vernon, Indiana.

March 1, 2019

DLA experts deploy to support USNORTHCOM border mission

A team of experts from around the agency deployed to Texas to support military and federal agencies strengthening the United States’ southern border.

Dec. 17, 2018

DLA experts deploy to support NORTHCOM border mission

A team of DLA experts deployed to South Texas has been providing logistics support to U.S. Northern Command in its mission to physically strengthen the United States’ southern border.

May 1, 2018

A Conversation with ... Navy Rear Adm. Michelle Skubic

The commander of DLA's service provider for ground and maritime weapon systems reflects on a year at the helm

March 1, 2018

Civilians on the Front Line

DLA civilians volunteer for tough assignments around the world to give customers immediate help ordering and tracking supplies.

Oct. 3, 2017

DLA adds deployment team as role in disaster relief increases

Federal agencies have increasingly relied on DLA for critical support to disaster relief and humanitarian assistance in the past decade, and DLA’s commitment is now reflected in the addition of another full-time team of volunteers ready to deploy on short notice.