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Sept. 29, 2021

DLA Troop Support celebrates retirement of two civilian employees

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support celebrated the retirement of two civilian employees during a ceremony Sept. 27 in Philadelphia.

Sept. 29, 2021

Defense Logistics Agency team supports White House initiative with up to $2.78B in testing supplies

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Medical employees worked through the Labor Day onward without breaking to expedite six contracts with a combined maximum value of just over $2.78 billion for up to 150 million over-the-counter and 400 million point-of-care COVID-19 test kits and in support of White House initiatives.

Sept. 23, 2021

DLA Troop Support Headquarters dedication ceremony honors local historical figure Israel Whelen

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support dedicated its headquarters building in Northeast Philadelphia in honor of local historical figure as a symbol of its workforce during a dedication ceremony Sept. 23, 2021 in Philadelphia. DLA Troop Support Commander Army Brig. Gen. Eric P. Shirley presided over the ceremony honoring Whelen, Purveyor of Public Supplies in Philadelphia from 1800-1806 and former proprietor of Nitre Hall in Haverford, relating his description of duties in preparations for the Lewis and Clark Expedition to the modern workforce and the 222 years of logistics excellence rooted in the city.

Sept. 14, 2021

Celebrating 74 years of airpower

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support celebrated 74 years of airpower with a cake cutting celebration in honor of the U.S. Air Force birthday Sept. 14 in Philadelphia.

Sept. 13, 2021

DLA Aviation and Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex deserve ‘Props’ for improved C-130 supportability

At Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Warner Robins, Georgia, parts supportability is the highest priority. The teams there are responsible for making sure warfighter needs at the Air Force’s Air Logistic Complex on Robins Air Force Base are met with high quality materials and maintenance to keep critical aircraft like the Air Force C-130 transport plane in the air.

Sept. 8, 2021

Tips for emergency management: Make a plan

As National Preparedness Month starts while many employees of the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support continue supporting the warfighter in a work-from-home environment, newly installed DLA Philadelphia Emergency Management Specialist Donnell Riley has one key takeaway for the workforce: Now more than ever, be prepared.

Sept. 7, 2021

A poetic journey: finding an outlet, pursuing a passion, creating connections

William Wordsworth said that poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings, taking its origin from emotion recollected in tranquility. Diane Guarnieri, a buyer for the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Medical supply chain and published poet, is living that truth as a buyer-by-day, poet-by-night, expressing her emotions – most recently about the COVID-19 pandemic – in the form of poetry.

Sept. 3, 2021

Exceptional leader leads by example

Jason Elliott, chief of the Contracting Division in the Strategic Acquisition Programs Directorate at Defense Logistics Agency Aviation in Richmond, Virginia, was awarded the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Leadership Award for the month of May.

Sept. 1, 2021

DLA Troop Support says goodbye to seven civilian retirees

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support celebrated the retirement of seven civilian employees during a ceremony August 27 in Philadelphia.

Aug. 25, 2021

Army logisticians gain insight on DLA Troop Support processes, warfighter support

Army logisticians supporting the 902nd Military Intelligence Group and National Security Agency gained insights on Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support services during a visit to the organization’s headquarters August 20, in Philadelphia.