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DLA Troop Support News

Dec. 7, 2021

Troop Support hosts annual military clothing, textiles industry event

Nearly 700 representatives from the Defense Logistics Agency, military services and domestic clothing and textiles manufacturer firms attended DLA Troop Support’s Joint Advanced Planning Brief for Industry in Cherry Hill, New Jersey Nov. 17-18.

Dec. 1, 2021

Chaplain resources help military members practice their faith

Army Col. Christopher Archer has served in many challenging assignments in various locations during his more than 20-year career as a chaplain, but he chose his current assignment at DLA in December 2020. Working with his Religious Affairs NCO and DLA Troop Support counterparts, he ensures customers get the religious supplies they need in a timely manner.

Nov. 30, 2021

DLA Troop Support celebrates retirement of two civilian employees

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support celebrated over 63 years of combined service during a retirement ceremony held November 29.

Nov. 22, 2021

DLA Troop Support Europe and Africa employees and families build overseas morale with Turkey Trot

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Europe and Africa hosted a “Turkey Trot” 5K run and 3K walk November 19, 2021, for employees and families living in the local Kaiserslautern area. The event was held on nature trails near Kleber Kaserne to promote team building and increase morale prior to the Thanksgiving Holiday. Prizes were awarded for the fastest run time and the best costume.

Nov. 22, 2021

DLA Troop Support has key ingredients to get Thanksgiving meals to troops

For more than 50 years, the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support has provided traditional Thanksgiving dishes to field kitchens, dining facilities and galleys in the United States, Europe, Middle East, Africa, and other locations around the world.

Nov. 19, 2021

DLA Troop Support Europe and Africa team demonstrates subsistence excellence in support of USS Hershel "Woody" Williams

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Europe and Africa provided operational subsistence support to the USS Hershel “Woody” Williams from August 10 to November 1 this year. Packages were delivered during four port calls in Accra, Ghana; Bradbury, Angola; Cape Town, South Africa; and Cotati, Seychelles.

Nov. 18, 2021

DLA Troop Support hosts FEMA Region 3 partner visit

Representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency Region III visited the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Headquarters in Philadelphia on Nov. 15. The group met with the command office, each of the four supply chains, and toured the agency’s Flag Room and Product Test Center.

Nov. 18, 2021

Troop Support honors former employees, commanders at Hall of Fame ceremony

Family, friends, and former colleagues of Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Hall of Fame’s newest inductees gathered for a ceremony in their honor Nov. 5 in Philadelphia.

Nov. 16, 2021

Troop Support Indo-Pacific recognizes USFK soldiers for COVID-19 support

Soldiers working at the United States Forces Korea COVID-19 Reception Center on U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys, South Korea, were recognized by the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Indo-Pacific command for their hard work, selfless service and dedication to duty.

Nov. 15, 2021

National Native American Heritage Month event highlights theme: ‘Grounded in tradition, resilient in spirit’

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support celebrated National Native American Heritage Month with a virtual observance on Nov. 10 at its Philadelphia headquarters. James Metcalfe II, the director of the Western New York National Cemetery and a citizen of the Seneca Nation of the Iroquois Confederacy, was the event’s keynote speaker. He addressed this year’s theme of, “Grounded in tradition, resilient in spirit.”

Nov. 3, 2021

C&T helps modernize Coast Guard recruit training center in Cape May

More than 100 U.S. Coast Guard recruits received initial issue uniform items under the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s new item management process Nov. 2 at USCG Training Center Cape May, New Jersey.

Nov. 3, 2021

DLA Troop Support enhances training through technology, innovation

Leaders from the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Training Academy and DLA Information Operations, are delivering a more immersive educational experience to employees starting this week. Harnessing a combination of existing collaboration tools and a newly implemented open-source training software, instructors will provide “on-the-job,” on-demand training to meet the needs of geographically distributed employees in need of more localized training than other systems provide. “This will create a ‘ground level’ view of systems and tasks we do here at Troop Support,” Training Academy lead Joanne Anello said.

Nov. 2, 2021

Troop Support hosts NDEAM event with AbilityOne partners

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support hosted its annual National Disability Employment Awareness Month event October 27. The event, which was virtual, highlighted the contributions that people with disabilities have provided to help support the warfighter and other government partners through the AbilityOne program.

Nov. 2, 2021

DLA Troop Support, Distribution provides meals to Louisiana food banks

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support worked with DLA Distribution to get more than 800,000 commercial shelf-stable meals to six different food banks in Louisiana in support of those still left without a home or electricity after Hurricane Ida.

Oct. 29, 2021

Employee recognition, COVID-19 updates key topics at Troop Support commander’s town hall

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support employees tuned into a commander’s town hall event virtually and in-person Oct. 26 in Philadelphia. Army Brig. Gen. Eric P. Shirley provided business and personnel updates to the workforce in addition to presenting individual and team awards.