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July 15, 2021

DLA Troop Support provides fresh fruits, vegetables for record-breaking USDA summer program

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support continues working with the U.S. Department of Agriculture on the Summer Food Service Program. This year, a record $6.7 million is allocated for the program, up from $460,000 last year, and more states have joined than ever before.

Nov. 25, 2019

Subsistence, USDA partnership provides fresh produce to Native American tribes

For more than 20 years, the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Subsistence supply chain has provided fresh fruits and vegetables across the country to Indian Tribal Organizations participating in the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations.

Oct. 22, 2019

Subsistence, USDA partnership sets new high for schools receiving fresh produce

When the Department of Defense Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program started in 1995, school districts in only eight states signed on with the partnership effort. By the end of fiscal 2019, the DOD Fresh program has grown to include districts nationwide, reaching record numbers of participants at the start of this school year.

Sept. 29, 2017

DoD Fresh program highlighted in new video

Subsistence acquisition professionals in DLA Troop Support manage the DoD Fresh Program, and in coordination with the USDA’s National School Lunch Program, they provide fresh produce to 12,000 schools in 48 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and Guam.

Feb. 1, 2017

Shared Harvest

With DLA’s help, a USDA program helps residents of American Indian reservations get the produce they need.

Nov. 29, 2016

DLA Troop Support, USDA help Native American tribes provide fresh fruits, vegetables

For more than 20 years, DLA Troop Support has partnered with the U.S. Department of Agriculture to help Native American tribes provide fresh fruits and vegetables to people living on or near Indian reservations.