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Sept. 13, 2017

DLA Distribution San Joaquin assists FEMA in Hurricane Relief Efforts

As many of us marvel at the super heroes on the big screen, the real super heroes are the men and women of the DLA Distribution Expeditionary, or DDXX, team providing Hurricane Irma relief support.

Sept. 13, 2017

Army Continues to Support Irma Response

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — More than 17,000 soldiers and Army civilians mobilized as part of the Total Army response to Hurricane Irma in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and the continental United States, an Army spokesman said.

Sept. 13, 2017

Relief supplies leave Maxwell for Sunshine State

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Maxwell Air Force Base website — Now that Hurricane Irma has moved out of the Sunshine State and the southeast, members of the Defense Logistics Agency are preparing to send much-needed relief supplies to Florida’s citizens.

Sept. 11, 2017

Northcom Positions Military Assets to Support Irma Relief Missions

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — U.S. Northern Command is working through the Federal Emergency Management Agency to support authorities in Florida, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico to provide lifesaving and life-sustaining relief to those in affected areas.

Sept. 11, 2017

Grissom Airmen supply Hurricane Irma relief

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Grissom Air Reserve Base website — As winds began to die down, and water began to recede from Hurricane Irma, members of the 434th Air Refueling wing, were ramping up to support the recovery efforts in Florida.

Sept. 11, 2017

DoD Provides Update on Hurricane Irma Response Efforts

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — Naval, air and ground assets from the Defense Department are ready to initiate response operations in Florida and will continue Hurricane Irma response operations throughout the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico region, a DoD spokesman said.

Sept. 11, 2017

145th Logistics Readiness Squadron supports Hurricane Irma Relief

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 145th Airlift Wing website — In response to the state of emergency declaration by North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper on Sept. 7. 2017, the 145th Logistics Readiness Squadron was tasked to provide aide to the Logistics Support Center warehouse in partnership with the North Carolina Department of Public Safety, Division of Emergency Management, which provides supplies such as water, meals, blankets and tarps should Hurricane Irma cause significant damage.

Sept. 10, 2017

DoD Continues Hurricane Irma Response Operations

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — The Defense Department is well-postured for Hurricane Irma response operations in Florida and continues to assist in efforts throughout the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and other Caribbean locations, a DoD spokesman said.

Sept. 9, 2017

DoD Continues Caribbean, Florida Hurricane Response Operations

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — The Defense Department continues its response to destruction throughout the U.S. Virgin Islands and other Caribbean locales, while posturing forces to support the response to Hurricane Irma in Florida, a DoD spokesman said.

Sept. 8, 2017

DLA Energy Americas transitions to Hurricane Irma

Preparing for Hurricane Irma, Defense Logistics Agency Energy Americas and Task Force Americas personnel deployed to Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, Sept. 7.