DLA Troop Support News

Archive: 2018

March 2, 2018

Troop Support hosts interactive program that highlights African-Americans in times of war

Vocalists performed renditions of several contemporary songs and older spiritual selections to accompany a video showcasing African-Americans’ service in every major conflict in U.S. history during a cultural observance presentation for employees at NSA Philadelphia.

Feb. 28, 2018

‘Rare’ promotion to CW5 achieved by DLA Troop Support military food advisor

DLA Troop Support Commander Army Brig. Gen. Mark Simerly officiated the promotion of Chief Warrant Officer Five Timothy Hagans from chief warrant officer four during a ceremony in Philadelphia.

Feb. 27, 2018

DLA Troop Support customer liaison takes charge of her heart health

February is American Heart Month. After seeing family members deal with heart related problems and other medical issues, DLA Troop Support employee Beatrice Ross made the choice to get heart healthy.

Feb. 27, 2018

American Heart Month: Know your numbers

February is American Heart Month, an ideal time to remind Americans to focus on their hearts and encourage them to get their families, friends and communities involved.

Feb. 27, 2018

Troop Support retirees honored for 69 years of combined service

Two Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support employees were recognized for their 69 years of combined service during a retirement ceremony Feb. 22.

Feb. 23, 2018

DLA Troop Support supervisor recognized for oversight of Navy uniforms transition

Anthony J. Ruzicka's team from the Clothing and Textiles supply chain oversaw the fielding of two Navy uniforms, earning him DLA Troop Support's Supervisor of the Quarter.

Feb. 21, 2018

Entry-level employees chat with DLA Troop Support commander

Entry-level employees at the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support assembled to exchange ideas and concerns with their commander Army Gen. Mark Simerly Feb. 13. The meeting’s purpose was to encourage two-way dialogue between the commander and the employees, who are six months into the 24-month Pathways to Career Excellence program.

Feb. 21, 2018

DLA Aviation commander visits Troop Support

DLA Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Linda Hurry visited Troop Support on Feb. 12 where she received an overview of Troop Support supply chain operations and engaged in specific dialogue with Industrial Hardware leadership.

Feb. 20, 2018

DLA team recognized for Corpus Christi Army Depot support

A DLA team that supports the Corpus Christi Army Depot was recognized for their part in helping keep military helicopters ready for flight. The CCAD Industrial Product-Support Vendor team manages an estimated $135 million contract that ensures 9,140 different parts are readily available to fill approximately 13,000 parts bins.

Feb. 16, 2018

Air Force pharmacy residents visit DLA Troop Support

A group of Air Force pharmacy residents visited DLA Troop Support in Philadelphia Feb. 7 as part of their National Capitol Region rotation.

Feb. 15, 2018

Troop Support service members visit local veteran patients

DLA Troop Support volunteers spent time with veteran patients to recognize them for their service at the Philadelphia VA Medical Center.

Feb. 13, 2018

C&T provides winter clothes to Syrians returning home

Nearly 15,000 internally displaced persons returning to a liberated Raqqah, Syria, received winter clothes and blankets provided by the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support.

Feb. 6, 2018

DLA chaplain offers insight on relationships, suicide, social media

The DLA chaplain told Troop Support employees in Philadelphia that diversity has helped make him a better person. Army Chaplain (Col.) Carleton Birch spoke to the workforce Jan. 25 about improving relationships and resiliency at work and at home.

Feb. 1, 2018

DLA provides Super Bowl fare for troops overseas

When deployed troops watch the Super Bowl this year, they can have wings, pizza and other typical game-day foods thanks to the efforts of Subsistence supply chain professionals at DLA Troop Support.

Jan. 31, 2018

Industrial Hardware contracting officer earns DLA Troop Support Employee of the Month

Thomas Smith, a contracting officer in the Industrial Hardware supply chain, is DLA Troop Support’s Employee of the Month for December.