DLA News Archive

Tag: Subsistence

May 4, 2023

Food Summit looks to future of 27+ DAF stateside dining operations

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Nellis Air Force Base website — More than 70 installation, Air Force Services Center and industry culinary experts gathered here April 11-13 to discuss current and future Food 2.0 dining operations with a goal of delivering better, faster menu options to patrons.

PHILADELPHIA Jan. 27, 2023

$2.85M meals airlifted to Germany in support of NATO allies

From February 2022 to October 2022, the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Subsistence supply chain faced unique challenges in response to thousands of warfighters deploying to Eastern Europe in support of NATO allies.

Dec. 23, 2022

Troop Support dishes out Christmas turkey, cakes and pies

As the Department of Defense’s premier logistics agency, the Defense Logistics Agency, specifically Troop Support, relies on early planning to meet warfighter needs across the globe. 

Nov. 22, 2022

Defense Logistics Agency delivers a taste of home to warfighters worldwide

Thanks to early forecasting and projections from the military services, the Defense Logistics Agency has helped ensure over 370,000 pounds of food have been delivered or are projected to arrive by Thanksgiving eve.

March 24, 2022

Newly minted CPI Green Belts save time, man-hours with improved Subsistence processes

Continuous process improvement isn’t just a heady concept thrown around by think tanks and executives. It’s a real, painstaking, value-added effort – and it pays off, said Rene King, Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support CPI division chief. Two recent CPI projects completed in the Subsistence supply chain are proof of its effectiveness, with a combined savings of $1.9 million in time and costs.

Feb. 14, 2022

Troop Support commander visits Air Force customers, recruit support vendors in Texas

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Commander Army Brig. Gen. Eric P. Shirley visited Air Force customers and clothing and textiles vendors in San Antonio and Austin, Texas, Feb. 3-4 to better understand challenges and strengthen partnerships with stakeholders in the region.

Dec. 26, 2021

Monarch DFAC leads the way in automating food preparation

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Travis Air Force Base website —Travis Air Force Base’s Monarch dining facility is the first in the DOD to acquire “Alfred," an automated food preparation robot designed to improve production and quality of operations, reduce food waste and lower risks of viral and microbial transmissions.

Nov. 19, 2021

DLA Troop Support Europe and Africa team demonstrates subsistence excellence in support of USS Hershel "Woody" Williams

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Europe and Africa provided operational subsistence support to the USS Hershel “Woody” Williams from August 10 to November 1 this year. Packages were delivered during four port calls in Accra, Ghana; Bradbury, Angola; Cape Town, South Africa; and Cotati, Seychelles.

Oct. 14, 2021

DLA provides food, medicine to incoming Afghans in support of Operation Allies Welcome

The Defense Logistics Agency provided more than $42 million worth of food and nearly 448,000 doses of 15 different vaccines to Afghan nationals in support of Operation Allies Welcome over the past three months, while standing by to provide additional assistance to U.S. Northern Command and other mission partners.

April 16, 2021

Food service program critical component to 405th AFSB’s warrior support

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 405th Army Field Support Brigade website — One good example of a finely tuned and well-run food service program belongs to the 405th AFSB’s LRC-Bavaria.