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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.

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.