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July 13, 2017

Minor adjustment to order-tracking process yields major cost avoidance

Saplay Seke, a business process analyst in DLA Troop Support’s Process Compliance directorate, facilitated a series of discussions using continuous process improvement techniques to address an issue related to how DLA employees communicate the status of transactions in their business software.

July 12, 2017

‘Warfighter’s logistician’ takes charge of DLA Troop Support

Army Col. Mark Simerly assumed command of DLA Troop Support during a ceremony July 11 in Philadelphia. Outgoing Commander Army Brig. Gen. Charles Hamilton encouraged the Troop Support workforce to keep being innovative.

July 5, 2017

Troop Support helps Army food service go mobile

DLA Troop Support is partnering with the Army to help bring its food service into the 21st century with a pilot food truck program. The first food trucks began testing operations in February at Fort Lee, Virginia, and two more began at Fort Stewart, Georgia, in March.

July 5, 2017

Philly LGBTQ leader speaks at Pride Month event

Amber Hikes educated employees at NSA Philadelphia on the laws, issues and protections affecting Philadelphia’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender and queer community during a Pride Month program June 28.

June 28, 2017

Feds Feed Families underway at DLA Philadelphia

The local Feds Feed Families food drive opened June 20, and DLA employees in Philadelphia have already donated 962 pounds of food as of June 27.

June 27, 2017

Industrial Hardware director retires from Air Force

The director of Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Industrial Hardware supply chain retired from the Air Force in a ceremony here June 22. Col. Glenn Chadwick served more than 27 years and will retire to Dallas.

June 27, 2017

Groundbreaking marks start of Troop Support HQs construction

The new construction reflects the evolution of the DLA Troop Support, from depot operations to procuring more than $14 billion worth of materiel for the military and other customers in 2016, said Army Brig. Gen. Charles Hamilton, commander.

June 22, 2017

Troop Support commander delivers ‘thank you’ messages to employees during final town hall

Army Brig. Gen. Charles Hamilton made a grand entrance into his final town hall June 20 and showed a video in which customers from around the world thanked Troop Support employees for their support

June 21, 2017

Troop Support employee saves time with automated HAZMAT label process

Maria Dubatto developed an automated process to cut the time it took to complete forms required to transport hazardous materials by 89 percent. She earned her Green Belt certification with the Lean Six Sigma project.

June 16, 2017

IH employee singled out from 27,000 as strategic contributor

A DLA Troop Support employee earned a Director's Strategic Goal Award for designing databases to better track, categorize and manage workflow in the Industrial Hardware supply chain.

June 14, 2017

Troop Support celebrates Army’s 242nd birthday

DLA Troop Support celebrated the Army's birthday with cake before the weekly senior leader staff meeting. And the Subsistence supply chain helped soldiers around the world enjoy their cake too.

June 13, 2017

DLA Troop Support attorneys engage area law schools

A group of attorneys who serve as career counselors for Philadelphia area law schools visited DLA Troop Support June 5. DLA Troop Support attorneys provided an overview of the organization’s global warfighter support mission, legal areas of practice and attorney benefits to representatives from Villanova, Drexel, Temple, Widener and Rutgers universities.

June 12, 2017

Army Corps of Engineers takes LEAP with DLA’s MRO program

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District cut its procurement time 50 percent by using DLA Troop Support's Maintenance, Repair and Operations program.

June 9, 2017

Commander recognizes Troop Support employees at awards ceremony

The commander of DLA Troop Support recognized 67 employees during a quarterly awards ceremony June 6.

June 8, 2017

Reservist at Troop Support honored for 32 years of service

Friends, family and colleagues celebrated the 32-year career of an Army reservist at the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support during a retirement ceremony June 4.