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June 24, 2020

Fast, easy-to-prepare meals are vital part of DLA Troop Support’s COVID-19 response

Quickly providing easy-to-prepare meals has been a major part of Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s response to COVID-19.

June 18, 2020

DLA Troop Support helps keep lunchtime going during COVID-19

At the height of schools closing around the country due to COVID-19 in mid-March, the Defense Logistics Agency’s Subsistence supply chain added 200 schools from Illinois to a program that would help them get fresh fruits and vegetables into lunches for students and eventually the community.

March 3, 2020

DLA, DOD partnership provides operational meal options

For 40 years, warfighters have feasted on the “famous” Meal, Ready-to-Eat. But thanks to a partnership between the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Subsistence supply chain and the Department of Defense Combat Feeding Directorate, that is not the only individual combat ration available.

Feb. 18, 2020

Naval Supply Systems Command Fleet Logistics Center Pearl Harbor Generates Warfighting Readiness for Joint Forces

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — Naval Supply Systems Command Fleet Logistics Center Pearl Harbor provided critical logistics support to joint forces during exercises, ocean terminal operations, port visits, and routine operations to generate warfighting readiness Jan. 8 – Feb. 11.

Feb. 13, 2020

Leaders empowered to promote wellness, proper nutrition

In an effort to empower leaders to combat those challenges, the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Command Support Office hosted a “Wellness in the Workplace” leadership forum Feb. 11 in Philadelphia to encourage supervisors to create a culture of wellness in their workplace.

Jan. 6, 2020

Sailors Utilize Every Inch of Space Aboard Key West

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Commander of the U.S. 7th Fleet website — Sailors from the Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Key West (SSN 722) prepared for their next mission by transferring supplies on the pier at Naval Base Guam, January 3.

Dec. 17, 2019

German national employees recognized for 35 years of service

Isolde Hart and Barbara Nagel, two host nation civilian employees who work for DLA in Kaiserslautern, Germany, were recognized for 35 years of service to the U.S. government.

Dec. 16, 2019

Subsistence industry partners, academia share ideas to improve warfighter support

Employees from across the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support gathered for a research and development ”show and tell” during a Subsistence University Campaign of Learning event Dec. 10 in Philadelphia.

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.