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Culinary cross training event in Poland demonstrates importance of interoperability, readiness
May 21, 2024
A U.S. Army Soldier and a Polish culinary specialist work together on a recipe during a recent culinary cross training event in Skwierzyna, Poland. “The result was a seamless blend of flavors and cultures, fostering mutual understanding and appreciation,” said Morgan Ridgway, the chief of supply and services at Logistics Readiness Center Poland. (U.S. Army courtesy photo)

Former British air force, now APS-2 quality assurance supports DEFENDER 24
May 17, 2024
Shaun Jones is a logistics management specialist in quality assurance at the Dülmen Army Prepositioned Stocks-2 worksite with Army Field Support Battalion-Germany. He said he and his team were directly involved in supporting DEFENDER 24 with an APS-2 32-bed field hospital they pulled and issued to an Army Reserve hospital unit participating in the exercise. 

DEFENDER 24 is the largest Army exercise in Europe and includes more than 17,000 U.S. and 23,000 multinational service members from more than 20 Allied and partner nations, including Croatia, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Georgia, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. For more photos, videos and information on DEFENDER 24, go to (U.S. Army courtesy photo)

Food service leader who fondly recalls sampling C-rations in the ‘70s as a boy set to retire
May 15, 2024
Dietmar Schatz, a supervisory management specialist for Logistics Readiness Center Bavaria’s food service program, talks with a shift leader at the Rittershalle Warrior Restaurant in Grafenwöhr, Germany, May 15. Schatz, a German host nation employee with the U.S. Army for nearly 41 years, is set to retire in the next couple of weeks. (U.S. Army courtesy photo)

LRC Ansbach transportation specialist has two brothers who also serve in military logistics
May 13, 2024
Stephen Davis, a transportation specialist with Logistics Readiness Center Ansbach, has two brothers who also work in logistics with the military. Pictured here (top photo), Davis, who is retired Air Force, poses for a photo in 2007 with his brother, Jefferey Davis, who is retired Coast Guard, and (bottom photo), at his retirement ceremony in 2017, Davis talks to his brother, Jonathan Davis, who is an Army captain. (U.S. Army courtesy photo)

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