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DynCorp International LOGCAP Team Supports Girl Scouts’ “Project Troop to Troops”

DynCorp International personnel working in support of the Logistics Civil Augmentation Program (LOGCAP) recently supported Girl Scouts of America’s “Project Troop to Troops,” helping send Girl Scout cookies to U.S. military personnel in Afghanistan.

“Project Troop to Troops is a great initiative that gives our soldiers a little taste of home. We were proud to participate in this program that benefitted our military personnel overseas as well the DI field team working in support of U.S. national security and foreign policy objectives in the LOGCAP program,” said Susan Kyzer, senior operations supervisor, LOGCAP, at DynCorp International.

350 boxes of cookies were purchased in support of the program.

Project Troop to Troops

Through the Project Troop to Troops 2012 initiative, more than 9,200 boxes of Girl Scout Cookies were sent to military personnel all over the world.

The “Troop to Troops” (T2T) program provides the opportunity to send the well-known cookies to servicemen and women through a partnership with Operation Troop Aid, a non-profit organization that provides care packages for U.S. Service members.

Supporting the Community

All Girl Scout cookie purchases were made through Shelby Lambert, daughter of DI program financial analyst, Bobbie Lambert, whose goal was to sell more than 2,000 boxes in support of the T2T program. With assistance from DI LOGCAP program management office in Fort Worth, Texas, Lambert not only exceeded her goal, but her Girl Scout troop was also able to send hundreds of boxes of cookies to military personnel overseas.

DynCorp International and the LOGCAP Program

DynCorp International serves as one of the three contractors that currently provides support to the U.S. and Coalition troops overseas under the LOGCAP IV contract. While support is not limited to military operations, the immediate focus is on troops deployed to the Middle East.

Under this task order, DI provides several services, including:

  • Supply operations: delivery of food, water, fuel, spare parts, and other items
  • Field operations: dining and laundry facilities, housing, sanitation, waste management, postal services, and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) activities
  • Engineering and construction
  • Support to communication networks
  • Transportation and cargo services
  • Facilities maintenance and repair

 

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  1. Hamilton Schattgen, Frederick R. Pinney III, Corey David Weakland, Noah R. Domikis and Daniel G. Monroe are members of Boy Scout Troop 835, and each will be recognized at his Court Of Honor for having earned Boy Scout’s highest rank, EAGLE. As the Eagle Scout Coordinator, I am compiling a book of congratulatory letters and/or certificates for our newest Eagle Scouts. Each would be honored to receive a letter and/or certificate, or any items of interest from you. They can be mailed to:

    Eagle Coordinator for BSA Troop 835
    11302 Wilderness Park Drive
    Spotsylvania, VA 22551

    I thank you for taking time from your busy schedule to help our troop recognize his personal achievements and for your continued support of the scouting movement.

    Keeping the outing in Scouting,
    Jimmy Weakland T835

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