DLA Troop Support News

Category: Troop Support

March 2, 2021

Subsistence military food advisor promoted to chief warrant officer four

Army Chief Warrant Officer 3 Trevor J. Farrow Sr. was promoted to chief warrant officer four during a ceremony Feb. 26 at the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support in Philadelphia.

March 2, 2021

Award-winning support recognized by government procurement coalition

Defense Logistics Agency’s Troop Support's Medical Directorate’s Strategic Materiel Sourcing Group and Construction and Equipment employee Meghan Michalski earned the Coalition for Government Procurement’s Acquisition Excellence Awards for Government, according to the group’s announcement February 26.

March 2, 2021

DLA Troop Support bids farewell to retiring civilian employee

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support said goodbye to its most recent civilian retiree during a ceremony Feb. 25 in Philadelphia. Pama Hamlett of the Subsistence supply chain retired after 41 years of federal service.

Feb. 19, 2021

Troop Support celebrates family during Black History Month event

Members of the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support gathered virtually to celebrate African American families during its annual Black History Month event Feb. 17.

Feb. 18, 2021

DLA Team Ensures U.S. Troops in Africa Receive COVID-19 Vaccine

As COVID-19 continues to plague the planet, the Defense Logistics Agency fully supports the federal response by distributing vaccines across the world to austere Defense Department locations, including the Horn of Africa.

Feb. 17, 2021

Troop Support commander speaks at Anheuser Busch Logistics Professional Development Session

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support commander spoke at an Anheuser Busch Logistics Professional Development Session Feb. 11 to discuss his organization’s logistical capabilities and practices.

Feb. 12, 2021

Federal funding for fresh fruits, vegetables program reaches record high as schools’ demand increases

Allocations for the Department of Defense Fresh Program are at a record $470 million, as the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Subsistence supply chain works with its suppliers to distribute produce to U.S. Department of Agriculture customers.

Feb. 5, 2021

New food kiosk opens at Fort Campbell

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Jan. 28 for the brand new Army Outpost food kiosk at Fort Campbell in Kentucky.

Feb. 5, 2021

Small team with big job recognized at DLA Annual Awards

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Construction and Equipment supply chain COVID-19 Strike Team was presented with the Small Team of the Year award during DLA’s virtual annual award ceremony January 28.

Jan. 29, 2021

DLA Troop Support says goodbye to longtime civilian employee

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support said goodbye to its latest civilian retiree during a ceremony Jan. 28 in Philadelphia. Beatrice Ross of the Operations and Plans Directorate retired after 40 years of federal service.

Jan. 26, 2021

Troop Support employees celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy during virtual observance event

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support employees celebrated the legacy of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during a virtual observance event Jan. 14.

Jan. 26, 2021

Leader Professional Development meeting enforces importance of reading

The importance of reading was the main focus of the latest Leader Professional Development meeting held virtually by the Subsistence supply chain on Jan. 14. Army Lt. Col. Joe Byerly, a strategic planner for the Joint Special Operations command, was the featured speaker.

Jan. 22, 2021

A conversation with DLA cold chain expert Dana Dallas

Dana Dallas, the Defense Logistics Agency’s cold chain management expert, has been recognized for her expertise many times over her nearly 20 years in the field. Dallas’ inputs and updates to Defense Department joint cold chain management policy were key points in how DLA managed its tasked distribution of COVID-19 vaccines to overseas military and Navy Fleet customers. DLA Troop Support Corporate Communications talked with Dallas to get more insight on cold chain management and how she became a DOD expert.

Jan. 22, 2021

Patient care a priority for customer operations team fulfilling DOD COVID-19 orders

Behind every order for COVID-19 supplies, every question about shipment status or query on stock availability, there’s a person. So believes Nora Steigerwalt and her customer operations staff in the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s medical supply chain.

Jan. 20, 2021

DLA provides food, uniforms, COVID tests for military during Inauguration support

As of January 20, DLA Troop Support has provided more than 50,000 cases of bottled water, 864 cases of meals-ready-to-eat, 864 cases of tailored operational training meals, 448 modules of unitized group rations, honor guard uniform items and 2,000 rapid COVID-19 tests in support of the 59th Presidential Inauguration. “As a joint partner in the Department of Defense, DLA Troop Support is proud to provide the items our nation’s military needs to enable their success,” DLA Troop Support Commander Army Brig. Gen. Gavin Lawrence said.