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July 7, 2022

Troop Support honors civilian retirees with more than 150 years of combined federal service

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support celebrated more than 150 years of combined federal service during a retirement ceremony in Philadelphia June 30, honoring four civilian employees.

June 16, 2022

DLA Troop Support flag room staff celebrates Flag Day at Betsy Ross House

To celebrate Flag Day, June 14, The DLA Troop Support Flag Room team demonstrated the making of the presidential flag to visitors at the Betsy Ross House in Philadelphia. The Flag Room is the sole producer of the presidential and vice presidential flags, and its staff are considered the “Betsy Ross of the 21st century,” for their patriotic flag making.

June 8, 2022

Troop Support honors careers of two civilian employees at retirement ceremony

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support celebrated the careers of two civilian employees during a retirement ceremony in their honor May 26.

May 2, 2022

Lessons in logistics, leadership, life: reflections of DLA Troop Support’s aide de camp

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support aide de camp to the commander, Army Captain Martin Hunt, was honored during a promotion ceremony May 2 in Philadelphia. The promotion of an ADC lieutenant to captain also signals a change in assignment. While preparing for his upcoming departure from the ADC role, Hunt shared his reflections and experiences at DLA Troop Support, as captured here by the DLA Troop Support Public Affairs team.

April 26, 2022

Medical team partners with federal agencies to provide COVID-19 support to island nations

In continued support of the U.S. and international partners’ fight against COVID-19, the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support provided over $800,000 in testing and treatment equipment to the Solomon Islands and American Samoa in April. DLA Troop Support Medical supply chain’s partnerships with the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command and Department of Health and Human Services aided in the acquisition and ongoing delivery of more than 39,000 at-home tests and ten oxygen concentrators to help control the spread and effects of COVID-19.

April 25, 2022

DLA Troop Support spearheads military maternity uniform pilot program

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support is spearheading a new military maternity uniform pilot program, along with the military services, to provide pregnant members uniforms at no cost.

April 14, 2022

Troops around the world observe Passover, Easter thanks to DLA Troop Support

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.

April 1, 2022

Troop Support, local partners ‘welcome home’ Vietnam veterans at commemorative event

Local veterans were thanked and honored for their service at a Vietnam War Commemoration Program at the Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial Mar. 29, hosted by commemorative partners, including the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support.

March 30, 2022

DLA Troop Support sets events to observe Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support will observe Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month in April with several virtual events for the workforce.

March 24, 2022

Newly minted CPI Green Belts save time, man-hours with improved Subsistence processes

Continuous process improvement isn’t just a heady concept thrown around by think tanks and executives. It’s a real, painstaking, value-added effort – and it pays off, said Rene King, Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support CPI division chief. Two recent CPI projects completed in the Subsistence supply chain are proof of its effectiveness, with a combined savings of $1.9 million in time and costs.