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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.

Nov. 20, 2018

DLA Troop Support provides a taste of home for service members away for the holiday

Service members deployed overseas, as well as those serving at the United States’ southern border, get to experience a taste of home on Thanksgiving Day due to the efforts of Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support employees. “America’s military men and women continually make sacrifices to secure our freedom,” said Army Brig. Gen. Mark Simerly, DLA Troop Support commander. “It is our duty to show our gratitude by providing them the very best Thanksgiving meal our country has to offer.”

Sept. 26, 2018

Evacuated DLA employee helps ensure food deliveries to North Carolina bases during Florence

Pama Hamlett, a customer support specialist with DLA Troop Support, was forced to leave her home to seek shelter with her daughter, but not without her work computer and phone in tow.

Sept. 4, 2018

Fueling the Fight | Food service specialists keep Marines ready for action

The food service specialists at Camp Kinser, Okinawa, Japan, provide Marines there with some of the key ingredients needed to allow their bodies to function at a high level and stay ready for anything.

Aug. 28, 2018

Warfighters deployed for Saber Strike 2018 get easier access to supplies with DLA’s forward presence

Warfighters deployed for Saber Strike 2018 get easier access to supplies with DLA’s forward presence.

Aug. 24, 2018

Fueling the Fight | Food service specialists keep Marines ready for action

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 3rd Marine Logistics Group website — As service members step into the Camp Kinser mess hall, the smell of hot food, the sight of people eating and the sound of kitchen utensils clanging against hot metal greet them. To the patrons, this is dinnertime, to Marines assigned to Food Service Company, Headquarters Regiment, 3rd MLG, this is the busiest part of their workday.