DLA Troop Support News

Aug. 26, 2022

Troop Support honors Women’s Equality Day with visit from historic rights advocate

The Defense logistics Agency Troop Support held its annual Women’s Equality Day event August 10, where guest speaker and historical reenactor Kim Hanley portrayed women’s rights and suffrage activist Elizabeth Cady Stanton and spoke about her life.

Aug. 11, 2022

2022 DLA Hall of Fame inductee: Keith Ford

Keith Ford is a member of the 2022 Defense Logistics Agency Hall of Fame.

Aug. 4, 2022

Two Troop Support employees honored at retirement ceremony

Two Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support employees, with a combined 61 years of federal service, were honored during a retirement ceremony July 28. 

July 29, 2022

Navy shares maternity uniform pilot program ‘best practices’ with DLA, services at roadshow

Representatives from Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Clothing and Textiles supply chain visited the Navy Exchange Service Command South East Distribution Center in Pensacola, Florida, July 13, to learn about the service’s best practices implementing the maternity pilot program.

July 29, 2022

Next generation pharmaceutical contract provides major benefits for military customers

A Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Medical team awarded a next generation pharmaceuticals prime vendor contract, on July 14, that will provide additional benefits to military customers and their dependents.

July 27, 2022

DLA Distribution Susquehanna bids farewell to retiring commander

Army Col. Trent Conner, who commanded DDSP from June 2020 to July 2022, retired from active service after serving over 30 years.

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 24, 2022

Army logistician officer takes charge of DLA Troop Support Europe & Africa

Army Lt. Col. Fermin Gonzales Jr. assumed command of the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Europe & Africa from Lt. Col. Tracy Yates during a change of command ceremony in Kaiserslautern, Germany.

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 23, 2022

Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander event focuses on “advancing leaders through collaboration”

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support and the NAVSUP Weapon Systems Support held an annual Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Month event May 12 with guest speaker, Randy Duque, deputy director of the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations Community Relations Division.

May 23, 2022

Recognition, reentry, employee accomplishments highlighted at DLA Troop Support town hall

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Commander Army Brig. Gen. Eric Shirley held a town hall meeting May 10, where he presented individual and team awards, recognized recent organizational accomplishments, and discussed employees’ reentry to the workplace after two years of mass telework.

May 17, 2022

Troop Support Deputy Commander retires after 38 years of federal service

Richard Ellis, Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support deputy commander, was recognized for his 38 years of federal service during a retirement ceremony May 6.

May 6, 2022

Troop Support wins big at federal awards ceremony

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support won five awards (one gold, one silver and three bronze) during the 2022 Philadelphia Federal Executive Board Excellence in Government Awards ceremony at the William J. Green Federal Building, Philadelphia, May 4.

May 3, 2022

DLA Troop Support celebrates civilian retirement after 35 years of service

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support held a retirement ceremony April 27, for a Clothing and Textile supply chain employee with 35 years of federal service.