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June 7, 2019

DLA provides the food that fuels Marines

Food is the fuel that helps Marine recruits and careerists stay healthy for the demands of rigorous training and combat operations throughout their career.

May 16, 2019

Subsistence seeks candidates for liaison position in Kuwait

The need for food logistics experts in Arifjan, Kuwait now provides Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support civilian employees and military officers an opportunity to volunteer for future deployments.

May 13, 2019

Heating Up in The Kitchen

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Reserve website — U.S. Army Reserve units are here to partner with the Canadian Army for Maple Resolve 19-01. Maple Resolve is a multinational joint training exercise, with over seven countries and more than 6,000 troops, that is hosted by the Canadian Army. The cooks’ mission is to provide meals for the troops involved in the exercise to ensure they are nourished and ready for the task at hand. 

May 6, 2019

445th Airmen train during Agile Combat Support exercise

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 445th Airlift Wing website — Thunderous smoke bombs activated, simulated attacks commenced, and Airmen scrambled to action as more than 80 members of the 445th Airlift Wing participated in an annual Agile Combat Support exercise April 5-7, 2019 here.

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.

Feb. 25, 2019

DLA delivers produce to Egyptian port, expands support in Red Sea

“The delivery is more than a truck of fresh fruit and vegetables,” said Army Lt. Col. Sherdrick Rankin, DLA Troop Support Europe & Africa commander. “This effort brings a new capability to the Navy in the (U.S. Central Command) area of operations and expands support in the strategic waters of the Red Sea.”

Feb. 10, 2019

New culinary outpost kiosks tested at Fort Stewart

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command website — The Army is rolling out programs to modernize aspects of lethality, including shooting, moving, communicating, training and sustaining. Part of that sustainment piece focuses on food operations by implementing Culinary Outpost Kiosks in installations, starting with a pilot program at Ft. Stewart, Ga.

Feb. 7, 2019

DLA Troop Support partners with Army, industry to bring food kiosks to soldiers

Subsistence employees in Philadelphia spent the last year conducting market intelligence research, strategizing with vendors and building new catalogs to bring Army Culinary Outpost Kiosks to life.

Jan. 3, 2019

Process Improvement helps get food to troops overseas faster

Napoleon Bonaparte has been credited with saying that “an Army marches on its stomach.” As key players in making sure the military has the food they need to literally sustain America’s armed forces, employees from the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Subsistence supply chain understand the importance of that concept. And when they saw potential to improve their process to feed the warfighter faster, they called in the Continuous Process Improvement Office to assist.

Nov. 22, 2018

Troops receive 150 tons of good eats in advance of Thanksgiving

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command website — Troops protecting the United States' southern border and serving overseas will still get a "taste of home" on Thanksgiving thanks to 300,000 pounds of traditional holiday food transported to field kitchens, dining facilities and galleys around the globe.