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April 8, 2021

Indo-Pacific Command Surgeon visits, gains insight on DLA Troop Support

The Navy’s Command Surgeon for the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, Navy Rear Adm. Pamela Miller, visited Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support in Philadelphia April 6, to learn about the agency’s logistics processes and warfighter support. As the Command Surgeon for the military’s U.S. Indo-Pacific region, DLA is the primary logistics provider for Miller and warfighters in the region, from food and uniform items to repair parts. Though specifically in charge of the Indo-Pacific’s medical mission, she wanted to get a holistic view of support to the region.

March 31, 2021

DLA Troop Support works to get Passover, Easter items to warfighters around the world

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support is making sure warfighters all over the world have the special religious items and food they need to mark the Passover and Easter holidays.

March 24, 2021

DLA flu program - ahead of the curve for 2021

With the annual flu season coming to a successful close, the Defense Logistics Agency is prepared to safeguard the Department of Defense sooner than ever. In late February, DLA Troop Support Medical’s supply chain awarded a contract for 3.3 million doses of the flu vaccine, valued at $44.7 million in preparation for the 2021 flu season.

March 24, 2021

Sexual Assault Awareness & Prevention Month goes virtual this year

April is known as Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. While most of the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support workforce is working remotely, there will be a number of virtual events throughout the month for people to come together and support this cause.

March 12, 2021

‘Incredible, dedicated’ employees honored at Women’s History Month event

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support employees celebrated the historical and organizational accomplishments of women during a virtual Women’s History Month event, March 10.

March 5, 2021

Clothing and Textiles team provides cloth face masks to Army recruits

DLA Troop Support Clothing and Textiles provided nearly 16,000 operational camouflage pattern face masks to Army recruit training centers across the country, in time for initial uniform issuance March 1.

March 5, 2021

Troop Support Commander reflects on 2020, year ahead at Town Hall event

During his Town Hall event March 4, Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Commander Army Brig. Gen. Gavin Lawrence shared his reflections on the past year, provided employees with an overview of recent events, and set a course for the organization’s way ahead in 2021.

March 2, 2021

Subsistence military food advisor promoted to chief warrant officer four

Army Chief Warrant Officer 3 Trevor J. Farrow Sr. was promoted to chief warrant officer four during a ceremony Feb. 26 at the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support in Philadelphia.

March 2, 2021

Award-winning support recognized by government procurement coalition

Defense Logistics Agency’s Troop Support's Medical Directorate’s Strategic Materiel Sourcing Group and Construction and Equipment employee Meghan Michalski earned the Coalition for Government Procurement’s Acquisition Excellence Awards for Government, according to the group’s announcement February 26.

March 2, 2021

DLA Troop Support bids farewell to retiring civilian employee

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support said goodbye to its most recent civilian retiree during a ceremony Feb. 25 in Philadelphia. Pama Hamlett of the Subsistence supply chain retired after 41 years of federal service.