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Aug. 28, 2020

DLA Troop Support honors Women’s Equality Day with awards, guest speaker

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support marked Women’s Equality Day with an awards ceremony and guest speaker during a virtual event held 26 August in Philadelphia.

Aug. 27, 2020

DLA Troop Support buys antigen test kits for nation’s nursing homes

DLA Troop Support has purchased over 3 million antigen tests for distribution to nursing homes across the country to support the nation’s COVID-19 response.

Aug. 25, 2020

‘Walk a Mile’ in September to support sexual assault survivors

The Defense Logistics Agency Sexual Assault Prevention and Response program is asking members of the workforce to participate in the “Walk a Mile” month-long event to support survivors of sexual assault.

Aug. 25, 2020

Medical receives ‘best in class’ acquisition award

The Defense Logistics Agency’s Electronic Catalog Program received the Office of Management and Budget Best-In-Class designation August 19.

Aug. 13, 2020

Flag makers use technology, social distance to continue mission during pandemic

Nearly eight years ago at a print shop in Philadelphia, a graphic designer taught himself machine embroidery and went from designing custom shoes for Lebron James to helping create the first U.S. Space Force flag.

Aug. 11, 2020

New Army Culinary Outpost food kiosk opens in Alaska

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support worked with food managers from the Army Sustainment Command, the 402nd Army Field Support Brigade, the Army’s Joint Culinary Center of Excellence and prime vendors to establish a new Culinary Outpost kiosk at Fort Wainwright, Alaska. A grand opening was held for the kiosk on July 22.

Aug. 3, 2020

DLA Troop Support celebrates retiring civilians

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support came together in person and via telephone to celebrate the careers of nine retiring employees during a socially-distanced ceremony July 30.

July 31, 2020

DLA Troop Support helps 1st Stryker Brigade keep its chill

The 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, based at Fort Carson, Colorado, requested 365 coolers for training exercises at the Fort Irwin National Training Center in San Bernardino County, California. The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Subsistence supply chain made sure the coolers were delivered in preparation for the training exercise in the Mojave Desert.

July 30, 2020

Troop Support celebrates Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders during virtual presentation

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support employees celebrated Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month during a virtual presentation July 29. Keynote speaker Sandy Hoa Dang, a social entrepreneur, experienced executive, leadership trainer, and management consultant, shared experiences from her life to give the audience a small glimpse into a large and rich Asian American Pacific Islander story.

July 24, 2020

DLA Troop Support welcomes new Aide de Camp

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Command welcomed Army 1st Lt. Brett Harris as the Aide de Camp on July 13. Harris replaces Navy Lt. Junior Grade Kevin Marvel in the role directly supporting to the commander.

July 20, 2020

DLA medical logistics team provides personal protective equipment to new COVID hotspots

The Defense Logistics Agency is providing much needed personal protective equipment and test supplies to state and local hotspots as COVID-19 cases continue rising in the U.S. The DLA Troop Support medical team worked with DLA Distribution during the July 4 holiday to fulfill multiple requests for items used at test sites in Texas, Florida and Louisiana.

July 20, 2020

DLA expands food support to North Atlantic during NATO exercise

The USS Roosevelt's port visit in Iceland was an opportunity for the customer support team at DLA Troop Support Europe & Africa to coordinate food supply deliveries for the ship.

July 17, 2020

DLA, VA partnership grows into the Northwest

As a result of a growing partnership between the Defense Logistics Agency and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, VA facilities in Spokane and Seattle, Washington will now use DLA Troop Support Medical supply chain’s Medical/Surgical Prime Vendor program to acquire medical and surgical items through the program’s worldwide procurement system.

July 16, 2020

C&T employees recognized for mission support during pandemic

As the Defense Logistics Agency continues supporting COVID-19 efforts across the globe, DLA Troop Support Commander Army Brig. Gen. Gavin Lawrence recognized employees maintaining the mission and meeting new requirements June 30 during a virtual performance review. “Our warfighters and other customers have continued to be recipients of your dynamic support and superior service,” Lawrence told employees who’ve spent the past four months teleworking.

July 16, 2020

DLA delivers personal protective equipment to nursing homes across the country

The Defense Logistics Agency is shipping a second 7-day supply of COVID-19 personal protective equipment to support staff and residents at over 15,000 nursing homes nationwide after completing delivery of $67 million worth of equipment June 12.