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May 23, 2024

DLA Troop Support host 2024 Joint Subsistence Policy Board & Global Summit

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Subsistence supply chain hosted the 2024 Joint Subsistence Policy Board and Subsistence Global Summit on May 14 and 15 in Philadelphia.

May 16, 2024

C&T employee receives local Federal Executive Board leadership award

An inventory management specialist in the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Clothing and Textiles supply chain, received the Leadership Category award from the Federal Executive Board on May 14 at DLA Troop Support Headquarters in Philadelphia.

May 10, 2024

Troop Support celebrates AANHPI Heritage Month

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Clothing and Textiles supply chain and Equal Opportunity Office sponsored an Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month event May 8.

April 29, 2024

Troop Support welcomes return of ‘Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day’

Nearly 500 children attended Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s “Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day” event April 25 in Philadelphia.

April 25, 2024

Former DLA Troop Support commander returns as agency director, emphasizes transformation

Mark Simerly was a colonel when he assumed command of Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support in June 2017. Two years later, he relinquished command as a brigadier general. Now Army Lt. Gen. Mark Simerly returned to Northeast Philadelphia as the director of DLA and its global workforce of 25,000 employees.

April 23, 2024

DLA Troop Support host awareness event for Sexual Assault and Awareness Prevention Month

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support hosted the Philadelphia Center Against Sexual Violence on April 10, continuing the observation of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month.

March 19, 2024

Women’s History Month panel addresses advocacy, equity, diversity, inclusion

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support commemorated Women’s History Month on March 13 with an event that included a diverse panel of nine female employees for a question-and-answer session and award ceremony honoring a few of the organization’s outstanding leaders.

March 11, 2024

DLA Troop Support DTS Team Attends GovTravels Symposium

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Defense Travel System team attended the GovTravels symposium February 26-28, 2024 in Alexandria, Virgina to gain knowledge on how to better support workforce travel needs.

March 6, 2024

Four Troop Support retirees celebrate 127 years of federal service

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support held a retirement ceremony to honor the federal service of four civilian employees Feb. 29.

Feb. 21, 2024

Defense Logistics Agency provides lower pharmaceutical pricing to DOD customers, realizes over $264 million in cost avoidance for fiscal year 2023

DLA Troop Support’s Medical supply chain realized $264 million in cost avoidance for fiscal year 2023 by negotiating contracts with vendors, providing lower pharmaceutical pricing to Department of Defense beneficiaries.

Feb. 20, 2024

Defense Logistics Agency flu program protects DOD beneficiaries worldwide, meets Defense Health Agency needs

DLA Troop Support’s medical supply chain flu team and DLA Distribution Center Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, successfully completed the 2023-2024 flu vaccine program Feb. 1 with a total shipment of over 3.2 million doses to military service customers.

Feb. 9, 2024

DLA Troop Support staff offices come together for cooking competition

 Four Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support offices jointly hosted a Chili Cookoff event on February 8 in Philadelphia.  

Feb. 8, 2024

Troop Support commander receives Army star

Humility, gratitude, and excellence were on full display as the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support commander was promoted to brigadier general during a ceremony held at the Lieutenant Andrew McNamara auditorium on January 26.

Jan. 18, 2024

Troop Support town hall highlights responsive leadership, workforce appreciation

DLA Troop Support Commander Army Col. Landis Maddox hosted his third town hall meeting and expressed workforce appreciation, highlighted major supply chain accomplishments, and discussed his style of responsive leadership

Jan. 9, 2024

Troop Support dress clothing supervisor, Medical team win DLA Director’s Strategic Goals Awards

Six members of the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Medical supply chain Customer Pharmacy Operations Center team and supervisor of the Clothing and Textiles dress clothing planning team received DLA Director’s Strategic Goals Awards for fiscal year 2023 fourth quarter, on behalf of DLA Director Navy Vice Adm. Michelle C. Skubic.