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Feb. 28, 2018

‘Rare’ promotion to CW5 achieved by DLA Troop Support military food advisor

DLA Troop Support Commander Army Brig. Gen. Mark Simerly officiated the promotion of Chief Warrant Officer Five Timothy Hagans from chief warrant officer four during a ceremony in Philadelphia.

Dec. 26, 2017

Replenishment at sea aboard USS San Diego

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marines website — The line that Marines and Sailors of the USS San Diego and embarked 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit had formed to begin resupplying the ship during a replenishment at sea, Dec. 22, 2017.

Dec. 19, 2017

Providers in the Storms

DLA provided crucial support to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the Coast Guard, National Guard units, local law enforcement and the military services as they helped victims of the Fall 2017 hurricanes.

Dec. 15, 2017

In-flight kitchen: A peek behind the service line

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Whiteman Air Force Base website — Their day begins long before the rise of the sun – The modest-sized staff, consisting of six active-duty Airmen and three civilian contractors, must prepare for the 200-plus guests who walk through the doors of the “Touch n’ Go” flight kitchen, also known as the in-flight kitchen.

Nov. 23, 2017

Gobble it up: 386 EFSS prepares for Thanksgiving

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing website — Months of planning and weeks of preparation come down to the next 8 hours. The 386th Air Expeditionary Wing, Expeditionary Force Support Squadron is preparing to cook the Thanksgiving Day Lunch for approximately 7,000 Airmen, soldiers, civilians and coalition forces stationed at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia.

Nov. 16, 2017

In the Life of Marines: Food Service Specialist

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps Installations Pacific website — Military occupational specialties are the foundation of the Marine Corps. Each MOS is a cog, working with and relying on each other to keep the fighting machine that is the United States Marine Corps running. Food service specialists are one of these cogs.

Oct. 30, 2017

Cal Guard’s 49th Military Police Brigade brings 1,900-plus into California inferno

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — Even with the 49th Military Police Brigade's storied career – one of multiple successful overseas deployments and a current homeland security mission – this California Army National Guard unit has never witnessed a natural disaster so destructive as October's fire inferno in Northern California.

Oct. 27, 2017

Power Restoration Remains Top Concern In Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — Power restoration remains the priority in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Defense Department is responding with about 11,400 active duty and National Guard service members, a DoD spokesman said.

Oct. 23, 2017

193rd Special Operations Wing provides non-stop hurricane relief support

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — The 193rd SOLRS and other 193rd Special Operations Wing personnel have been working around the clock since late August to provide air transport, troops, equipment and supplies in support of hurricane relief efforts.

Oct. 21, 2017

Services deploys with field kitchen for Hurricane Maria recovery

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 123rd Airlift Wing website — Seven Airmen from the Kentucky Air Guard’s 123rd Services Flight arrived in Puerto Rico Oct. 11 to assist with hurricane relief efforts by cooking meals for Soldiers from the Puerto Rico National Guard.