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Archive: September, 2017

Sept. 12, 2017

National Preparedness Month: Prevent identity theft

Recent headlines of data breaches of private companies and government agencies should prompt everyone to be vigilant with their personal information.

Sept. 12, 2017

Director, senior leaders offer personal guidance to leaders of tomorrow

Senior leaders from the Defense Logistics Agency shared their guidance and experiences with employees at the GS-14 level Aug. 29-31, in the “Building your Roadmap to Success” forum at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

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

Making the most of workplace mishaps: Mishap Investigation and Reenactment Training

Vonya Lofties, an occupational safety and health specialist for the Safety and Occupational Health Division at Defense Logistics Agency Installation Support at Richmond, conducted a two-day Mishap Investigation and Reenactment Training on Aug. 29 – 30 on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

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

National Preparedness Month: Disasters don’t plan ahead. You can.

According to a 2016 survey conducted by Columbia University’s National Center for Disaster Preparedness, 65 percent of American households do not have adequate plans and supplies for a disaster.

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.