DLA Troop Support News

Archive: 2017

Sept. 29, 2017

DoD Fresh program highlighted in new video

Subsistence acquisition professionals in DLA Troop Support manage the DoD Fresh Program, and in coordination with the USDA’s National School Lunch Program, they provide fresh produce to 12,000 schools in 48 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and Guam.

Sept. 29, 2017

Subsistence retiree honored for 30 years of service

An employee with the Subsistence supply chain was honored for his 30 years of service during a retirement ceremony Sept. 28.

Sept. 28, 2017

When disaster strikes, what’s in your home, hands and head?

When it comes to planning for disasters, the City of Philadelphia’s Office of Emergency Management encourages people to know what they should have in their homes, their hands and their heads.

Sept. 25, 2017

'Susan B. Anthony’ helps Troop Support celebrate women’s right to vote

An actress portraying Susan B. Anthony during a Women's Equality Day event explained that while the 13th, 14th and 15th Amendments would have collectively granted women the right to vote, Anthony and other American women were still denied this right.

Sept. 18, 2017

Troop Support celebrates 70 years of airpower and innovation

DLA Troop Support celebrated the Air Force’s 70th birthday Sept. 12 as Maj. Donald Steel and Master Sgt. Naka Turner, representing the oldest and youngest airmen, respectively, serving at Troop Support, cut a traditional birthday cake during the senior leaders weekly staff meeting.

Sept. 15, 2017

Anthropologist recounts ways to identify killed, missing warfighters during POW/MIA Recognition Day observance

A forensic anthropologist who works to provide the fullest possible accounting of warfighters captured, killed or missing in action spoke about her work to Naval Support Activity Philadelphia employees Sept. 14 during the POW/MIA Recognition Day observance.

Sept. 14, 2017

DLA Troop Support continues hurricane relief support

DLA Troop Support continues to manage the delivery of more than 30 million meals and 82 generators to support the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s hurricane relief efforts.

Sept. 13, 2017

National Preparedness Month event addresses base’s top five hazards

DLA Troop Support held a National Preparedness Month event Sept. 12.

Sept. 12, 2017

National Preparedness Month: Prevent identity theft

Recent headlines of data breaches of private companies and government agencies should prompt everyone to be vigilant with their personal information.

Sept. 6, 2017

Troop Support commander addresses workforce in Germany

The commander of DLA Troop Support was in familiar territory when he addressed the workforce in Kaiserslautern, Germany Aug. 28. Col. Mark Simerly graduated from high school in Frankfurt and had two assignments in Germany.

Sept. 1, 2017

Saving Lives: DLA ensures military gets meds in emergencies

Lorinda Ferraiolo isn't a doctor or a nurse. But when there was a life-or-death medical emergency at an Air Force base in Japan, she got the urgent message.

Sept. 1, 2017

Troop Support provides food, generators for Hurricane Harvey relief

DLA Troop Support is providing food, water, generators and other materials to the Federal Emergency Management Agency and U.S. Northern Command to support state and local relief to victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Aug. 30, 2017

DLA Troop Support leaders propose surge flexibility, cross-training during strategic planning session

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support senior leaders plotted a path to continue to deliver superior warfighter support during a planning session August 24.

Aug. 24, 2017

DLA gets running start providing new recruits athletic footwear

DLA Troop Support's Clothing and Textiles supply chain got a running start to provide athletic footwear to military recruits for the first time by educating potential vendors about doing business with DLA.

Aug. 22, 2017

Troop Support commander greets new class of PaCERs

Army Col. Mark Simerly asked the 137 new participants in the agency’s two-year training program to embrace DLA’s warfighter support mission. “The main reason we are here every day is to support the warfighter,” he said.