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April 6, 2017

New medical supplies contract will save warfighter, taxpayer millions

Stretching a dollar just got easier for U.S. military medical personnel across the globe. Acquisition professionals at DLA Troop Support are implementing a new medical and surgical prime vendor program, which is projected to save $168 million over 10 years.

April 1, 2017

Sustain and Deter

DLA Aviation has become the agency’s lead activity for support of the Minuteman III, an intercontinental ballistic missile weapon system.

April 1, 2017

Safety Squad

DLA leans on Army veterinarians to help ensure warfighters around the world eat safe, wholesome food.

March 23, 2017

Troop Support 'trailblazers' honored at Women's History Month program

Three Troop Support employees were honored for their contributions to the advancement of women during the Women's History Month program March 21. A local educator also spoke about American women who overcame challenges to advance in business and labor.

March 2, 2017

Troop Support launches dedicated nuclear enterprise support

A team has been formed at DLA Troop Support to focus on the sustainment of the Defense Department's nuclear capabilities. The Nuclear Enterprise Support Office will coordinate the support that Troop Support’s five supply chains provide to nuclear weapons systems platforms.

March 1, 2017

Pilot leadership course provides tools for effective supervision

More than 30 supervisors learned leadership lessons and tools for effective supervision during DLA Troop Support’s first Leadership Academy Feb. 21-23 in Philadelphia.

March 1, 2017

Troop Support commander discusses leadership with Rutgers cadets

The commander of DLA Troop Support emphasized the importance of military fundamentals to ROTC cadets at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey, Feb. 23.

Feb. 23, 2017

‘Flag ladies’ continue Betsy Ross legacy as museum-worthy Philadelphia flag-makers

Embroiderers at DLA Troop Support continue the flag-making legacy of Betsy Ross and the many needle workers who preceded them. The "flag ladies" are featured in the Betsy Ross House’s newest exhibit “Historic Threads: 250 Years of Flag Making in Philadelphia.”

Feb. 22, 2017

C&E sends heavy equipment to support Iraq, counter ISIL

Armored bulldozers and track loaders provided by Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support are playing a role in protecting Iraq from the threat posed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.

Feb. 21, 2017

DLA Troop Support service members salute veteran patients

Soldiers, sailors and airmen assigned to DLA Troop Support met with military veteran patients at the Michael J. Crescenz Veteran Medical Center in Philadelphia Feb. 17 as part of the U.S. Veterans Affairs National Salute to Veteran Patients Week.