Archive for November, 2009

Thanksgiving Logistics – Thanks To DLA

November 23, 2009

David Edwards . Operations Professionals

As we approach our Thanksgiving holiday here at home n the US, we should all be sure to give a special thanks to the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) for their tireless efforts to bring Thanksgiving to our troops stationed around the world. The DLA makes sure that our troops, wherever they may be, get a chance to celebrate and give thanks for the unique opportunity that is our country, while we give thanks for their incredible sacrifices to preserve it. So as you sit down to give thanks with your family, remember to give thanks for those who protect your right to do so.

Read the complete article here:  US Defense Logistics Agency cooks up Thanksgiving feast

The US Defense Logistics Agency has revealed it takes over seven months of meticulous planning to organise the delivery of Thanksgiving dinners to 180,000 personnel around the world.

“Providing superb meals to our US troops is a critical mission of the Defense Logistics Agency and one we put a great deal of effort into,” said U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Scott Chambers, who commands the DLA Philadelphia field activity which provides all the food for US military personnel worldwide.

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