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Dec. 28, 2017

DLA expands Middle East vendor pool with workshop for Omani businesses

To help local businesses in Oman learn how to work with the U.S. government, DLA joined U.S. Central Command and the State Department in hosting a workshop for potential vendors.

Dec. 22, 2017

Troop Support commander recognizes employee excellence at awards ceremony

The commander of DLA Troop Support recognized 137 employees during a quarterly awards ceremony Dec. 19.

Dec. 21, 2017

DLA Troop Support honors six centuries of service during retirement ceremony

Seventeen DLA Troop Support retirees with 638 years of combined service were recognized during a retirement ceremony Dec. 21.

Dec. 21, 2017

Assignment with DLA Troop Support broadens soldier’s perspective

When Army Chief Warrant Officer 4 Timothy Hagans arrived at DLA Troop Support in December 2013 for a career broadening assignment, he said he wasn’t sure what to expect. But he knew it wouldn’t be like the first 25 years of his military career.

Dec. 20, 2017

Industrial Hardware wins holiday decorating contest

Several DLA Troop Support directorates competed for the most festive and mission-themed decorations during the annual holiday card decoration contest Dec. 18.

Dec. 20, 2017

DLA Troop Support sends holiday meals to deployed service members

Deployed service members will be able to enjoy a traditional holiday meal this Christmas thanks to the efforts of Subsistence supply chain professionals at the DLA Troop Support.

Dec. 18, 2017

Troop Support earns acquisition, EEO awards at 50th DLA Employee Recognition awards

DLA Troop Support earned several awards at the 50th annual DLA Employee Recognition Awards ceremony Dec. 12, including awards for acquisition, EEO and IT.

Dec. 18, 2017

DLA Troop Support employees bring holiday cheer to local students

Employees with DLA Troop Support, known for providing critical supplies to warfighters, supplied gifts, games and cheer to local students during the annual Children’s Holiday Party Dec. 7.

Dec. 15, 2017

DLA Troop Support and Distribution connection highlighted in tour

Employees with DLA Troop Support saw a clearer picture of how they work with DLA Distribution during a tour of the Eastern Distribution Center in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, Dec. 12.

Dec. 8, 2017

Installation Operations employee, food drive volunteer is DLA Troop Support's Employee of the Month

Leonard Shannon is the DLA Troop Support Employee of the Month for October. He had an integral part in collecting more than 3,000 pounds of food that was donated to Philabundance, the Philadelphia area's largest hunger relief organization.

Dec. 7, 2017

New DLA Troop Support Joint Reserves Forces lead promoted to colonel

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s new Joint Reserves Forces team lead said he was humbled, honored and grateful for the support of family and friends during his promotion ceremony Dec. 1.

Dec. 7, 2017

New mentorship program aims to InSPIRE

A new road to professional and personal development will open for employees at the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support early next year. A supervisor in the Industrial Hardware supply chain is spearheading InSPIRE, a new mentorship program.

Dec. 6, 2017

Employee with family struck by hurricane sees DLA difference firsthand

A DLA employee with family in Puerto Rico saw firsthand how the agency helps provide the critical items Americans need when struck by disaster.

Dec. 5, 2017

Naval Supply Corps officer assumes command of DLA Troop Support Pacific

Navy Cmdr. Shani LeBlanc assumed command of DLA Troop Support Pacific during a ceremony Nov. 27 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam, Hawaii. A Rosepine, Louisiana native, LeBlanc was commissioned after graduating from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

Dec. 5, 2017

Commander introduces 2018 Troop Support Campaign Plan

The DLA mission will always put the warfighter first, Army Brig. Gen. Mark Simerly said while reviewing the agency’s new strategic plan during a town hall in Philadelphia Nov. 30. He also introduced the 2018 DLA Troop Support Campaign Plan.