Soldier-PSID News Stories
Field Feeding Equipment Request from Afghanistan Unit
The Soldier PSID received a request for assistance from the 4th Infantry Division deployed in Afghanistan for field feeding equipment. The units are establishing several outpost locations with field feeding capabilities and are in need of additional equipment to meet their mission re-quirements. The 4th Infantry Division was unable to obtain the equipment through the supply system. Soldier PSID worked with Letterkenny Army Depot and PM Force Sustainment Sys-tems to meet the capability short-fall sending Modern Burner Units, MBU Tool Kits and other essential field feeding components. Equipment was received last week and is being utilized to serve hot meals.
Containerized Kitchen (CK) Winch Drum Assembly
A Soldier Equipment Support Team Equipment Specialist researched and resolved a part prob-lem with the CK Winch Drum Assembly. The CK Winch Drum Assembly is used for raising and lowering the side wall structures. The Winch Drum Assembly listed in the Containerized Kitchen technical manual has the wrong NSN. The Equipment Specialist worked with the manufacturer and Government Engineer to identify the correct Winch Assembly. The Equipment Specialist initiated an action to correct the TM and also requested that PS Magazine post a Hot Topic and article addressing the correction.