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July 24, 2020

DLA Troop Support welcomes new Aide de Camp

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Command welcomed Army 1st Lt. Brett Harris as the Aide de Camp on July 13. Harris replaces Navy Lt. Junior Grade Kevin Marvel in the role directly supporting to the commander.

July 20, 2020

DLA medical logistics team provides personal protective equipment to new COVID hotspots

The Defense Logistics Agency is providing much needed personal protective equipment and test supplies to state and local hotspots as COVID-19 cases continue rising in the U.S. The DLA Troop Support medical team worked with DLA Distribution during the July 4 holiday to fulfill multiple requests for items used at test sites in Texas, Florida and Louisiana.

July 20, 2020

DLA expands food support to North Atlantic during NATO exercise

The USS Roosevelt's port visit in Iceland was an opportunity for the customer support team at DLA Troop Support Europe & Africa to coordinate food supply deliveries for the ship.

July 17, 2020

DLA, VA partnership grows into the Northwest

As a result of a growing partnership between the Defense Logistics Agency and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, VA facilities in Spokane and Seattle, Washington will now use DLA Troop Support Medical supply chain’s Medical/Surgical Prime Vendor program to acquire medical and surgical items through the program’s worldwide procurement system.

July 16, 2020

C&T employees recognized for mission support during pandemic

As the Defense Logistics Agency continues supporting COVID-19 efforts across the globe, DLA Troop Support Commander Army Brig. Gen. Gavin Lawrence recognized employees maintaining the mission and meeting new requirements June 30 during a virtual performance review. “Our warfighters and other customers have continued to be recipients of your dynamic support and superior service,” Lawrence told employees who’ve spent the past four months teleworking.

July 16, 2020

DLA delivers personal protective equipment to nursing homes across the country

The Defense Logistics Agency is shipping a second 7-day supply of COVID-19 personal protective equipment to support staff and residents at over 15,000 nursing homes nationwide after completing delivery of $67 million worth of equipment June 12.

July 15, 2020

Subsistence director addresses Army Logistics University graduates

Army Col. Eric McCoy, Director of the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Subsistence supply chain, addressed the graduating class of the Army Logistics University’s Basic Officer Leader Course during a virtual ceremony July 10.

July 2, 2020

Troop Support workforce encouraged to wear teal on Tuesdays in July

The DLA Sexual Assault Prevention and Response program is launching an awareness and prevention campaign featuring events that would have been held during SAAPM, with a theme and hashtag of “Not Just April.” The events, which employees can participate in whether they are in the office or teleworking, start this month with Teal Tuesdays.

June 29, 2020

DLA Troop Support holds first virtual event to mark LGBTQ Pride Month

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support welcomed the first lesbian to serve as mayor of a major American city for its first virtual observation of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transsexual and Queer Pride Month.

June 26, 2020

DLA, USACE partnership ensured 24-hour response to road collapse

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers ensured expedited material delivery to an emergency road collapse along the Tionesta Dam near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on June 19.

June 24, 2020

Fast, easy-to-prepare meals are vital part of DLA Troop Support’s COVID-19 response

Quickly providing easy-to-prepare meals has been a major part of Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s response to COVID-19.

June 18, 2020

DLA Troop Support helps keep lunchtime going during COVID-19

At the height of schools closing around the country due to COVID-19 in mid-March, the Defense Logistics Agency’s Subsistence supply chain added 200 schools from Illinois to a program that would help them get fresh fruits and vegetables into lunches for students and eventually the community.

June 17, 2020

Medical provides support to veteran Warfighters

The Medical Customer Operations Collective (Whole of Government) division recently on boarded the Armed Forces Retirement Homes in response to a high-visibility request that came down from the Office of the Assistant of the Secretary of Defense Health Affairs.

June 8, 2020

Army transportation officer takes charge of DLA Troop Support Europe & Africa

The charge to deliver food, uniforms, medical items and more to ensure the combat readiness of America’s warfighters throughout EUCOM, AFRICOM and CENTCOM changed hands June 5 as Army Lt. Col. Tracy Yates assumed command of DLA Troop Support Europe & Africa.

May 29, 2020

U.S. Army’s food truck program expands to Germany

The latest food truck in the Army’s Culinary Outpost fleet was the first sent overseas, according to the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Subsistence supply chain. Getting the vehicle to Germany for its grand opening celebration at the U.S. Army Garrison Baumholder for the 21st Theater Sustainment Command required coordination between DLA Troop Support and other agencies.