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Dec. 22, 2015

DLA delivers Christmas cheer to deployed service members

Service members deployed this Christmas will still enjoy a traditional holiday meal with all the trimmings, thanks to Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support.

Dec. 17, 2015

DLA delivers food for historic USS George Washington voyage

The Navy contacted DLA to order food delivery like ordering pepperoni pies from your favorite pizza place. But it certainly took longer than 30 minutes to deliver more than a million pounds of food to three countries along the route of the GW's historic voyage around South America.

Dec. 14, 2015

Gifts, games highlight of annual children’s holiday party

DLA Troop Support employees brought Christmas to local elementary school students during the annual children's holiday party Dec. 10.

Dec. 9, 2015

Partnership affirmed with Army Corps of Engineers visit to Troop Support

Partnering to solve problems early was a key takeaway for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers logisticians who visited DLA Troop Support in Philadelphia Dec. 3.

Dec. 8, 2015

DLA regional commanders: We couldn’t function without Troop Support

DLA's regional commanders expressed their gratitude for the efforts of the DLA Troop Support workforce during a visit to Philadelphia Dec. 2.

Dec. 7, 2015

Guest speaker says American Indian tribes focused on developing leaders

The guest speaker at the annual American Indian Alaskan Native Month observance Dec. 1 talked about the importance of developing future Native American leaders.

Dec. 7, 2015

DLA Troop Support leaders recognized for work in diversity

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support executive director of acquisition and a supervisor in the Construction and Equipment supply chain were recognized during an annual diversity training event in Philadelphia Nov. 23.

Dec. 5, 2015

Employees surprise Troop Support leaders with award

Two leaders at DLA Troop Support were pleasantly caught off guard by the actions of their employees Nov. 19.

Nov. 30, 2015

Troop Support Pacific bolsters fresh fruits, vegetables support to Navy

The USS Theodore Roosevelt received a special delivery Nov. 15 when it stopped at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. The aircraft carrier was resupplied with fresh fruits and vegetables through Troop Support Pacific, the first delivery through a new, long-term contract that enables better support to Navy ships.

Nov. 23, 2015

Troop Support serves taste of home to military overseas for Thanksgiving

Service members around the world will have a taste of home this Thanksgiving, thanks to DLA Troop Support. More than 15,000 pounds of turkey and 1,854 pies have been provided in time for troops in Afghanistan to enjoy their holiday meals.

Nov. 18, 2015

Subsistence field rep’s passion for produce drives customer support

Ken Wilmoth has worked with produce since he was a kid helping pull his parents’ produce cart. Now as a Subsistence field representative, he works directly with customers at military bases and schools to ensure they receive quality fresh fruit and vegetables.

Nov. 3, 2015

Disabled employees' contributions recognized at DLA Troop Support annual expo

DLA Troop Support held their annual Expo and AbilityOne Day event Oct. 28. This event was observed in honor of National Disability Employment Awareness Month.

Oct. 29, 2015

Troop Support commander discusses future of military feeding, nutrition with industry partners

Warfighters can’t get the food they need to accomplish their mission without the support of the food industry, DLA Troop Support’s commander said during a meeting Oct. 20 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Oct. 23, 2015

CFC kickoff focuses on givers, not dollars

Every little bit counts. That was the theme during DLA Troop Support's annual Combined Federal Campaign kickoff. Employees donated more than $141,000 last year to CFC charities.

Oct. 14, 2015

Troop Support honors 240 years of America’s Navy

DLA Troop Support celebrated 240 years of the Navy Oct. 13. The Navy was established by the Continental Congress in 1775.