DLA Troop Support News

Archive: August, 2017

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.

Aug. 18, 2017

Eliminating backorders keeps warfighter cooking

Thanks to the efforts of a group of DLA Troop Support’s Subsistence supply chain employees, the number of backorders for military food service equipment and food field equipment items has been hovering near zero for the past several months.

Aug. 16, 2017

Troop Support EEO rep named DOD Outstanding WRP recruiter

A Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support employee was recognized for recruiting college students and recent graduates with disabilities into the agency through the Workforce Recruitment Program.

Aug. 8, 2017

DLA director hosts first town hall at Troop Support

Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams , who took charge of DLA June 16, addressed the Troop Support workforce in Philadelphia during a town hall Aug. 2. He hosted the town hall after meeting with each of Troop Support’s five supply chains: Subsistence, Clothing and Textiles, Construction and Equipment, Medical and Industrial Hardware.

Aug. 2, 2017

Clothing & Textiles employees meet blind, visually impaired partners in warfighter support

Employees with the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Clothing and Textiles supply chain toured production lines at Vision Corps in Lancaster, Pennsylvania July 26, where blind or visually impaired individuals operate machinery or package item parts for military customers.