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Aug. 8, 2016

Subsistence supports Peshmerga forces fighting ISIL

The Subsistence supply chain is providing food to the Peshmerga forces. The Secretary of Defense said in April that up to $415 million would be allotted to support the Peshmerga, one of the most effective fighting forces against ISIL.

Aug. 5, 2016

C&T reconciles millions through new, audit ready resolution process

A new inventory resolution process is striking a balance between operational effectiveness and audit readiness, impacting millions of dollars for DLA Troop Support Clothing and Textiles’ operations.

Aug. 4, 2016

C&E provides cots for Alaska exercise, maintains stock for humanitarian relief

Unshouldering a heavy pack and stretching onto a military cot can be a small but welcome comfort for warfighters after traveling by air for hours. Hundreds of soldiers had that modest amenity available to them as they arrived for the Arctic Anvil exercise in Alaska this summer, thanks to Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support.

July 29, 2016

Food safety officer gets inside look at future military rations

A Subsistence chief food safety officer got an inside look into soldiers evaluating food rations during field trials at Fort Carson, Colorado. The field trials are conducted annually by the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research Development and Engineering Center.

July 28, 2016

Commander to summer hires: you directly impact warfighter

Students in the Workforce Recruitment Program make a direct impact on the troops they support, the DLA Troop Support commander told the summer hires when he met with them July 20. The WRP connects federal and private sector employers with college students and recent graduates with disabilities.

July 26, 2016

C&E delivers ultra-light combat vehicles to paratroopers

A select group of paratroopers at Fort Bragg, North Carolina will soon have a new vehicle provided by Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support to increase their mobility.

July 14, 2016

Interns among C&T employees to visit life-saving equipment manufacturer

A group of C&T employees gained some industry perspective during a visit an anti-gravity suit manufacturer in New Jersey.

July 12, 2016

Employees, family, friends storm beach for Troop Support’s Family Day

Thousands of employees, family and friends soaked up the sun on the beach and boardwalk of Wildwood, New Jersey July 7 for DLA Troop Support’s Family Day.

July 6, 2016

Oklahoma third graders appreciate produce provided by Troop Support

Plums, apples, carrots and lemon water are just a few produce items third graders at Eugene Field Elementary School were thankful for during their summer school program.

June 29, 2016

Medical employee performs Heimlich, saves choking co-worker

Kenneth Cummings was working at his desk June 22 when he heard some choking noises. Up until that point, Arthur Tehson had been enjoying what he thought was a creme doughnut.