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Dec. 2, 2019

DLA Troop Support commander serves Thanksgiving meal to airmen, family members

Turkey, ham and all the trimmings filled the serving lines inside the Halverson Hall Dining Facility, November 28 at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey. The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support commander, along with senior leaders and their spouses from across the installation, served the traditional Thanksgiving meal to airmen away from home for the holiday.

Nov. 27, 2019

Subsistence employees forgo shaving to raise cancer awareness

Beards of all sizes, filled with shades of red, brown, white, gray, black and even a few multi-colored, appeared on the faces of several men from the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Subsistence supply chain during “No-Shave November.”

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.

Nov. 25, 2019

Defense Logistics Agency delivers a “taste of home” to warfighters around the world

Warfighters around the world get to taste a home-cooked meal on Thanksgiving thanks to the efforts of Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Subsistence supply chain employees. The preparation for the troops’ holiday meal starts as early as April. Many ingredients for the meals are on hand at prime vendor locations by September, and the overseas locations start receiving high-volume items, like the turkeys and more than 131 tons of trimmings, in October.

Nov. 20, 2019

Air Force officer shares her story during local Women in Industry Day event

Air Force Reserve Lt. Col. Susan McMullen, DLA Troop Support Project Manager, and other women from various industries across Northeast Philadelphia gathered in an auditorium at Holy Family University to share their stories during the Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce annual Women in Industry Day event Nov. 20, 2019 in Philadelphia.

Nov. 7, 2019

Military working dogs have food options thanks to Subsistence efforts

Ensuring warfighters across the world have nutritious meals each day is the primary role of the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Subsistence supply chain. That role was expanded to include more variety for man’s best friend after recent updates to the military working dog catalogs that provide 27 new options starting in 2020.

Oct. 28, 2019

Subsistence supports USS Indianapolis ahead of commissioning ceremony

When the USS Indianapolis commissioned Oct. 26 in Indiana, it was a first for the United States Navy and posed a unique challenge for the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Subsistence supply chain.

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.

Oct. 9, 2019

DLA Construction and Equipment is always prepared to help fight against wildfires

This year, the annual wildfire season has been less active, with about 28 percent fewer acres of land burning during the season than the 10-year average, according to the National Interagency Fire Center. Despite this decrease in fire activity, the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Construction and Equipment supply chain remains ready in case disaster strikes.

Oct. 7, 2019

Subsistence supply chain director promoted to colonel

Eric McCoy is one of the Army’s newest colonels. McCoy, the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Subsistence supply chain director, was promoted in front of family and friends in Philadelphia Oct. 3.