DLA Troop Support News

June 2, 2016

Medical supply chain works face-to-face with Pacific customers

Being able to meet with customers in person allows a better flow of communication, a Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Medical supply chain division chief said about a visit last month to customers in the Pacific region.

May 27, 2016

Philly councilman shares family legacy of forgiveness during Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month event

David Oh shared stories of his personal and family’s history, reflecting on this year’s national theme, “Walk Together, Embrace Differences, Build Legacies.”

May 27, 2016

Troop Support employees gets physical during FEW 5K

More than 75 DLA Troop Support employees participated in the second annual Federally Employed Women's 5K Walk/Run May 25.

May 27, 2016

Employees remember Pearl Harbor nurses during Memorial Day ceremony

Naval Support Activity Philadelphia employees heard stories about military nurses that survived the attack on Pearl Harbor as part of a Memorial Day observation May 26.

May 26, 2016

Washington National Guard learns language of DLA food support

When the Washington Army National Guard decided it needed a better way to provide food to guardsmen, it reached out to the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Subsistence team.

May 24, 2016

Division chief overcomes fire with faith, support from co-workers

Elias Dungca looked at his apartment on fire and knew that he was going to lose everything in it. His faith, family and friends helped Dungca’s family resiliently overcome the fire that destroyed their home in October 2014.

May 20, 2016


Ligia Perkins is in the DLA Pathways to Career Excellence Program and works as an inventory management specialist - materiel planner in the Clothing and Textiles supply chain. Perkins said her favorite thing about working for DLA Troop Support is 'paying it forward' to the warfighter by planning and fulfilling their needs as a small token of appreciation.

May 17, 2016

Spring Fling celebrates teamwork in Subsistence

The Subsistence sensing team hosted their first event of the year with a Spring Fling, offering employees an opportunity to “play hard because we work hard,” said event coordinator, Kelly Parker.

May 16, 2016

Troop Support employees honored for excellence at FEB awards

Several DLA Troop Support employees earned top honors for excellence in public service during an award ceremony in Philadelphia May 12.

May 13, 2016

Subsistence team sees Air Force food initiative at Dover AFB

Subsistence employees visited Dover Air Force Base, Delaware April 27 to learn more about the Air Force's Food Transformation Initiative.

May 12, 2016

Troop Support commander thanks clothing, textiles industry for keeping warfighters in uniform

The warfighter is always clothed and protected thanks to U.S. manufacturers of textiles, clothing and footwear, the DLA Troop Support commander told American Apparel and Footwear Association members May 10.

May 6, 2016

Troop Support supports EOD mission as national observance nears

National Explosive Ordnance Disposal Day is observed annually on the first Saturday of May to honor the professionals that put their lives on the line to defuse, disarm or contain bombs and other explosive devices. DLA Troop Support provides much of the equipment that military EOD units demand.

May 3, 2016

Clothing & Textiles director retires after 30-year Air Force career

Serving 30 years in the Air Force is a rare commitment, an Air Force senior leader said during a retirement ceremony April 22 in honor of Col. Patrick Owens, Clothing and Textiles director.

May 2, 2016

Employees’ children go to work to learn about Troop Support

Hundreds of children from DLA Troop Support families learned about their family member’s work during this year’s Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day April 28

April 27, 2016

DLA Troop Support employee featured in new video

A new acquisition professionals video focusing on a DLA Troop Support employee was released on the organization’s YouTube and Facebook sites April 27.