DLA News Archive

Results:
Tag: DLA Troop Support

Aug. 22, 2017

Troop Support commander greets new class of PaCERs

Army Col. Mark Simerly asked the 137 new participants in the agency’s two-year training program to embrace DLA’s warfighter support mission. “The main reason we are here every day is to support the warfighter,” he said.

Aug. 18, 2017

Eliminating backorders keeps warfighter cooking

Thanks to the efforts of a group of DLA Troop Support’s Subsistence supply chain employees, the number of backorders for military food service equipment and food field equipment items has been hovering near zero for the past several months.

Aug. 2, 2017

Clothing & Textiles employees meet blind, visually impaired partners in warfighter support

Employees with the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Clothing and Textiles supply chain toured production lines at Vision Corps in Lancaster, Pennsylvania July 26, where blind or visually impaired individuals operate machinery or package item parts for military customers.

July 20, 2017

2016 Employee of the Year sustains critical Air Force weapons systems

A contracting officer with the Industrial Hardware supply chain was named 2016 DLA Troop Support Employee of the Year and received the DLA Superior Civilian Service Award June 6 for her contributions to acquiring hardware for critical systems across the Air Force.

July 12, 2017

‘Warfighter’s logistician’ takes charge of DLA Troop Support

Army Col. Mark Simerly assumed command of DLA Troop Support during a ceremony July 11 in Philadelphia. Outgoing Commander Army Brig. Gen. Charles Hamilton encouraged the Troop Support workforce to keep being innovative.

July 5, 2017

Troop Support helps Army food service go mobile

DLA Troop Support is partnering with the Army to help bring its food service into the 21st century with a pilot food truck program. The first food trucks began testing operations in February at Fort Lee, Virginia, and two more began at Fort Stewart, Georgia, in March.

July 5, 2017

Philly LGBTQ leader speaks at Pride Month event

Amber Hikes educated employees at NSA Philadelphia on the laws, issues and protections affecting Philadelphia’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender and queer community during a Pride Month program June 28.

June 28, 2017

Feds Feed Families underway at DLA Philadelphia

The local Feds Feed Families food drive opened June 20, and DLA employees in Philadelphia have already donated 962 pounds of food as of June 27.

June 27, 2017

Groundbreaking marks start of Troop Support HQs construction

The new construction reflects the evolution of the DLA Troop Support, from depot operations to procuring more than $14 billion worth of materiel for the military and other customers in 2016, said Army Brig. Gen. Charles Hamilton, commander.

June 14, 2017

Troop Support celebrates Army’s 242nd birthday

DLA Troop Support celebrated the Army's birthday with cake before the weekly senior leader staff meeting. And the Subsistence supply chain helped soldiers around the world enjoy their cake too.