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April 27, 2018

Troop Support employees ‘walk a mile in their shoes’ for sexual assault awareness

A river of teal moved across the NSA Philadelphia compound to show the unified support of tenant organizations for sexual assault awareness and prevention April 24.

April 25, 2018

Troop Support leaders, Pennsylvania Adjutant General of discuss warfighter focus

The 53rd Adjutant General of the Pennsylvania National Guard and his senior enlisted advisor visited the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support April 16. Air Force Maj. Gen. Anthony Carrelli and Army Command Sgt. Maj. Harry Buchanan III received an overview of Troop Support operations and shared thoughts on agency coordination for disaster response and veteran outreach.

April 24, 2018

Service members reflect on their DLA deployment

Deployments for military and civilian employees at the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support are opportunities to develop a greater appreciation of the role the agency has in supporting overseas operations. Two Troop Support service members deployed as members of the DLA Support Team in Kuwait from May to November last year.

April 23, 2018

Women’s History Month awardees speak on leadership

Two DLA Troop Support employees who were recognized for their contributions to the advancement of women offer their thoughts on leadership.

April 20, 2018

Troop Support employee gains perspective during year at DLA Acquisition

The DLA Enterprise Rotational Program provides employees with a professional development opportunity to expand their knowledge and skills for the DLA mission.

April 19, 2018

DLA Troop Support senior leader speaks to Philly-area defense industry leaders

Air Force Col. Adrian Crowley, Industrial Hardware director, spoke to local business leaders at a National Defense Industry Association conference April 13 in Philadelphia.

April 13, 2018

DLA Troop Support commander addresses performance management, climate survey

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Commander Army Brig. Gen. Mark Simerly discussed performance management, the ongoing DLA Culture and Climate Survey and the Voluntary Protection Program during a town hall April 5.

April 13, 2018

Army officer reflects on family during promotion ceremony

Lt. Col. Latrina Lee said family has always been a central part of her life, and that it was the accidental death of her brother when she was 19 years old that drove her to join the Army.

April 9, 2018

C&T aims to improve communication through ‘War Games’ exercise

DLA Troop Support Clothing and Textiles’ culture improvement team conducted a War Games exercise to enhance communication throughout the supply chain. The exercise was a result of employees identifying streamlined communication as an area for improvement in previous culture climate survey results. The 2018 DLA culture climate survey is open until April 17.

April 6, 2018

DAU fellows, Troop Support talk about acquisition processes during annual visit

DLA Troop Support hosted the Defense Acquisition University Senior Service College Fellowship Program participants so that they could learn about the agency’s warfighter support mission.

April 6, 2018

VPP campaign: Know your safety program, help earn your team’s star

An awareness campaign will launch April 9 so that the DLA Philadelphia workforce is ready when the time comes to earn star status for the Voluntary Protection Program.

April 5, 2018

Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month opens at NSA Philadelphia

NSA Philadelphia employees were reminded during two events in two days that sexual assault happens, it's devastating and their organizations are dedicated to a zero tolerance policy that supports education, prevention and response efforts.

April 3, 2018

Fabric worker, EEO specialist honored for years of federal service

Two Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support employees were recognized for their service during a retirement ceremony March 29. Dewey Smith, an equal employment specialist, and Nereida Rivera, a hand embroidery fabric worker, retired with 43 years of combined federal service.

April 2, 2018

Troop Support provides Easter, Passover support to service members across globe

DLA Troop Support provides annual religious support to service members across the globe for the Easter and Passover holidays. This year, Troop Support provided more than 170,000 pounds of food, 11,000 Meals, Ready-to-Eat and 115 orders of palm, wine, Jewish ceremonial Seder kits and ashes.