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July 30, 2019

621st CRW teams up with joint partners in 'Southeast Asia' for exercise

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center website — Nearly 1.6 million people are still trying to get their bearing after a 7.2-magnitude earthquake ravaged Southeast Asia. After a request for assistance from South Torbia, U.S. Transportation Command calls upon its premier response forces: 621st Contingency Response Wing, 689th Rapid Port Opening Element and the Defense Logistics Agency’s Rapid Deployment Team-Blue. This was the exercise scenario for Turbo Distribution 19-03, held July 18-24, 2019, at Contingency Operating Base Panther in North Vernon, Indiana.

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 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 8, 2019

Subsistence supports Navy in first efforts to provide freeze-dried foods to submarine fleet

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Subsistence supply chain began providing support to U.S. Navy culinary specialists assigned to submarines in its first ever freeze-dried food pilot program.

March 11, 2019

Oklahoma City Conducts Mobile Logistics Demonstration with T-AKE

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Commander of the U.S. 7th Fleet website — USS Oklahoma City (SSN 723) conducted a mobile logistics demonstration with the Lewis and Clark-class dry cargo ship USNS Cesar Chavez (T-AKE-14) in Apra Harbor, Guam March 11 in the first of many evolutions designed to evaluate supply ships’ ability to sustain submarine operations in an expeditionary setting.

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.

Dec. 10, 2018

Blind snack bar proprietor retires

It’s 4 a.m. and the silver urn coffee pots are percolating with hot coffee. Christmas music plays in the background. The Defense Logistics Agency police force eagerly fill their coffee cups and hail the snack shop’s 80 year old proprietor Clellan Vandevander, affectionately known as “Mac.”

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.

Oct. 22, 2018

109th Airlift Wing commences annual support for National Science Foundation support in Antarctica

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Pacific Air Forces website — Five hundred Airmen and 6 LC-130 Hercules assigned to the New York Air National Guard's 109th Airlift Wing began their annual mission at McMurdo Station, Antarctica this week in support of the 31st season of Operation Deep Freeze.

Sept. 16, 2018

National Guard answered the call for Hurricane Florence

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the National Guard website — National Guard members flowed in from at least 28 states to help North and South Carolina units supporting civil authorities responding to Tropical Storm Florence.