DLA News Archive

Tag: MREs

June 5, 2019

D-Day 75: DLA supports troops commemorating anniversary

DLA delivered materials to three locations in France to sustain service members supporting the D-Day anniversary. But it was an engineering feat that helped sustain Allied troops following the Normandy invasion 75 years ago.

April 19, 2019

DLA provides religious support items in time for celebrations across the globe

DLA provided ecclesiastical or religious items to service members around the globe in time to celebrate Ash Wednesday, Passover, Palm Sunday and Easter holidays this year.

Sept. 28, 2018

DLA Troop Support provides food, generators, other materials for Hurricane Florence relief efforts

“When reports of the storm and its possible impact began surfacing, the DLA Troop Support team began working with our customers and vendors to ensure supplies needed for victims in the affected areas would be available,” Navy Capt. William Clarke, Troop Support Operations and Plans director, said.

May 29, 2018

More nutrition to fuel Soldier lethality

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — The pizza MRE is finally coming to Soldiers in the field and the chocolate Performance Readiness Bar will now be available to all basic combat trainees.

May 1, 2018

Feeding the Spirit

DLA helps military chaplains meet service members’ spiritual needs with a religious supply program that includes over 500 items.

March 15, 2018

Healthy Scoops for Healthy Troops

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson website — In Fort Greely, Alaska, long before the sun rises over the mountains, Lance Cpl. Miguel Rojas, a food service specialist for Combat Logistics Regiment 25 has already begun his day accompanied by the other cooks participating in Arctic Edge 18.

Dec. 6, 2017

Employee with family struck by hurricane sees DLA difference firsthand

A DLA employee with family in Puerto Rico saw firsthand how the agency helps provide the critical items Americans need when struck by disaster.

Sept. 20, 2017

After Hurricane Irma, CRW Airmen deploy to help out

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S.Air Force Expeditionary Center website — The 821st Contingency Response Group from Travis Air Force Base, California, alerted a 64-person Contingency Response Element to Marathon Regional Airport, located in the Florida Keys, where they arrived in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, Sept. 11.

Sept. 14, 2017

DLA Troop Support continues hurricane relief support

DLA Troop Support continues to manage the delivery of more than 30 million meals and 82 generators to support the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s hurricane relief efforts.

Oct. 13, 2016

Troop Support provides food, helipad materials for Hurricane Matthew relief

As the Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort deployed to support Hurricane Matthew relief efforts, it did so with a timely re-supply of food by DLA. “DLA Troop Support is uniquely positioned to respond to crises like Hurricane Matthew at a moment’s notice with world class logistics,” said Victor Harmon, DLA Troop Support Customer Operations.