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July 1, 2021

Priorities, vision set at new Troop Support commander’s town hall

For his first address to the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support workforce, new Commander Army Brig. Gen. Eric P. Shirley emphasized starting with “why” during a town hall event June 25 in Philadelphia.

June 15, 2021

Filmmaker addresses visibility, helping LGBTQ community during DLA Troop Support Pride Month event

Award-winning filmmaker Lauren Lubin was the guest speaker at the annual LGBTQ Pride Month observation, held virtually June 9.

June 15, 2021

Former DLA Troop Support commander garners Hall of Fame induction

Army Lt. Gen. Raymond Mason's cost-saving accomplishments as former commander of the Defense Supply Center Philadelphia have earned him a place in the 2020 DLA Hall of Fame.

June 14, 2021

DLA Troop Support provides masks to Philadelphia community centers

As part of President Joe Biden’s strategy to stop the spread of COVID-19, Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support provided over 400,000 adult and youth face masks in May to 16 Philadelphia community centers.

June 7, 2021

DLA Troop Support welcomes new Indo-Pacific commander for a virtual visit

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support welcomed Navy Cmdr. Eric Decker, the new Troop Support Indo-Pacific commander, to the organization during a two-day virtual visit June 3-4.

June 1, 2021

DLA Troop Support celebrates civilian retirement in virtual ceremony

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support celebrated the retirement of a civilian employee William McGuire from the Construction and Equipment supply chain during a virtual ceremony May 27 in Philadelphia.

May 21, 2021

National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month ends with successful virtual event

In April, more than 450 DLA employees participated in a virtual Teal Ribbon Relay to support National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month.

May 18, 2021

A fond farewell: Commander celebrates time at DLA, says goodbye to Philly workforce

Army Brig. Gen. Gavin Lawrence said goodbye to the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support during a relinquishment of command ceremony in his honor May 14 in Philadelphia. The ceremony marked Lawrence’s transition from DLA Troop Support after serving nearly two years and guiding the organization through the challenges of a pandemic while providing more than $19 billion per year in support to the warfighter and nation while improving the culture of the team. “It was just awesome to see [the Troop Support workforce] in action, and humbling to be a part of it during this brief period that I’ve had the good fortune to command this organization,” Lawrence said.

May 13, 2021

AAPI presentation shares struggles, joys of cultural integration with DLA employees

Sarun Chan identifies as many things: an American, a south Philadelphian, and Cambodian, but not necessarily in that order. His experiences as an infant born in a refugee camp in Thailand, a child raised in poverty in Philadelphia and as the Executive Director of the Cambodian Association of Greater Philadelphia define who he is. During a virtual event honoring Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month May 12, Chan shared those identities and what they mean to him and his community with Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support employees.

May 13, 2021

Commander addresses questions, says goodbye during final town hall

Army Brig. Gen. Gavin Lawrence, the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support commander, addressed a number of topics ranging from COVID-19 vaccines to the new DLA Strategic Plan, and took time to say goodbye to the workforce during his final town hall, held virtually May 10.