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Sept. 18, 2020

Back to school means a return to fresh fruits and vegetables for students nationwide

With schools back in session for the new academic year, the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support is working with the U.S. Department of Agriculture to make sure students get healthy fruits and vegetables, whether they are back in the classroom or learning remotely.

Sept. 18, 2020

Holocaust observance highlights story of survival

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support held a virtual Holocaust observance program Sept. 16 in remembrance of the atrocities that took place during WWII, and to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the liberation of multiple concentration camps with the ending of the war.

Sept. 14, 2020

DLA helps federal partners replenish national stockpile of personal protective equipment

The Defense Logistics Agency is working with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Department of Health and Human Services to replenish the nearly depleted Strategic National Stockpile with personal protective equipment as the nation continues responding to COVID-19.

Sept. 9, 2020

DLA provides mobile hospitals to SOUTHCOM nations for COVID-19 response

: Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support is providing 24 mobile hospitals to the U.S. Southern Command for distribution to 11 countries in its region in support of the global COVID-19 pandemic.

Aug. 31, 2020

DLA Troop Support celebrates newest civilian retiree

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support bid farewell to its newest civilian employee during a retirement ceremony August 27 in Philadelphia. Lisa Vicoli of Information Operations (J6) retired after 42 years of federal service.

Aug. 28, 2020

Troop Support leaders focus on resiliency during a pandemic

DLA Troop Support senior leaders took a pause from the mission to focus on self-care and the care of their employees during a virtual resiliency training program held August 19 and 21.

Aug. 28, 2020

DLA Troop Support honors Women’s Equality Day with awards, guest speaker

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support marked Women’s Equality Day with an awards ceremony and guest speaker during a virtual event held 26 August in Philadelphia.

Aug. 27, 2020

DLA Troop Support buys antigen test kits for nation’s nursing homes

DLA Troop Support has purchased over 3 million antigen tests for distribution to nursing homes across the country to support the nation’s COVID-19 response.

Aug. 25, 2020

‘Walk a Mile’ in September to support sexual assault survivors

The Defense Logistics Agency Sexual Assault Prevention and Response program is asking members of the workforce to participate in the “Walk a Mile” month-long event to support survivors of sexual assault.

Aug. 25, 2020

Medical receives ‘best in class’ acquisition award

The Defense Logistics Agency’s Electronic Catalog Program received the Office of Management and Budget Best-In-Class designation August 19.

Aug. 13, 2020

Flag makers use technology, social distance to continue mission during pandemic

Nearly eight years ago at a print shop in Philadelphia, a graphic designer taught himself machine embroidery and went from designing custom shoes for Lebron James to helping create the first U.S. Space Force flag.

Aug. 11, 2020

New Army Culinary Outpost food kiosk opens in Alaska

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support worked with food managers from the Army Sustainment Command, the 402nd Army Field Support Brigade, the Army’s Joint Culinary Center of Excellence and prime vendors to establish a new Culinary Outpost kiosk at Fort Wainwright, Alaska. A grand opening was held for the kiosk on July 22.

Aug. 3, 2020

DLA Troop Support celebrates retiring civilians

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support came together in person and via telephone to celebrate the careers of nine retiring employees during a socially-distanced ceremony July 30.

July 31, 2020

DLA Troop Support helps 1st Stryker Brigade keep its chill

The 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, based at Fort Carson, Colorado, requested 365 coolers for training exercises at the Fort Irwin National Training Center in San Bernardino County, California. The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Subsistence supply chain made sure the coolers were delivered in preparation for the training exercise in the Mojave Desert.

July 30, 2020

Troop Support celebrates Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders during virtual presentation

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support employees celebrated Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month during a virtual presentation July 29. Keynote speaker Sandy Hoa Dang, a social entrepreneur, experienced executive, leadership trainer, and management consultant, shared experiences from her life to give the audience a small glimpse into a large and rich Asian American Pacific Islander story.