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Aug. 12, 2019

Subsistence STORES update improves customer service, cataloging process

After several years of working to improve the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Subsistence’s customer item request and cataloging process, a solution has been identified with potential for future capability development.

Aug. 2, 2019

DLA Troop Support, NJIT/NJII conduct drone research test flights in Cape May

A Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Subsistence team, in partnership with the New Jersey Institute of Technology, New Jersey Innovation Institutes Unmanned Aviation Systems Test Site and a contracted vendor, successfully conducted two unmanned aircraft systems research flights, July 24-25 at the Cape May-Lewes Ferry Terminal in Cape May, New Jersey.

July 19, 2019

New crop of Army food trucks to serve up healthy, fast meals for more soldiers

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support recently purchased six state-of-the-art food trucks for the Army’s Joint Culinary Center of Excellence. The first of these new vehicles rolled through the Troop Support headquarters in Philadelphia while on its way to Fort Drum, New York July 9, where it will be used for training before it goes into service.

July 10, 2019

Subsistence employee ensures fresh produce for Comfort deployment

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Subsistence overcame the challenge of a lack of prime vendor support in the U.S. Southern Command region to support delivery of fresh produce to the USNS Comfort during a deployment from June thru November as it provides medical assistance in support of regional partners in the SOUTHCOM area.

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.”