DLA Troop Support News

Archive: 2021

March 31, 2021

DLA Troop Support works to get Passover, Easter items to warfighters around the world

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support is making sure warfighters all over the world have the special religious items and food they need to mark the Passover and Easter holidays.

March 24, 2021

DLA flu program - ahead of the curve for 2021

With the annual flu season coming to a successful close, the Defense Logistics Agency is prepared to safeguard the Department of Defense sooner than ever. In late February, DLA Troop Support Medical’s supply chain awarded a contract for 3.3 million doses of the flu vaccine, valued at $44.7 million in preparation for the 2021 flu season.

March 24, 2021

Sexual Assault Awareness & Prevention Month goes virtual this year

April is known as Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. While most of the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support workforce is working remotely, there will be a number of virtual events throughout the month for people to come together and support this cause.

March 22, 2021

Incoming DLA Europe and Africa Commander, Deputy Commander visit Troop Support

The inbound commander and deputy commander of Defense Logistics Agency Europe and Africa paid their first visit to Troop Support in Philadelphia on 18 March.

March 12, 2021

‘Incredible, dedicated’ employees honored at Women’s History Month event

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support employees celebrated the historical and organizational accomplishments of women during a virtual Women’s History Month event, March 10.

March 5, 2021

Clothing and Textiles team provides cloth face masks to Army recruits

DLA Troop Support Clothing and Textiles provided nearly 16,000 operational camouflage pattern face masks to Army recruit training centers across the country, in time for initial uniform issuance March 1.

March 5, 2021

Troop Support Commander reflects on 2020, year ahead at Town Hall event

During his Town Hall event March 4, Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Commander Army Brig. Gen. Gavin Lawrence shared his reflections on the past year, provided employees with an overview of recent events, and set a course for the organization’s way ahead in 2021.

March 2, 2021

Subsistence military food advisor promoted to chief warrant officer four

Army Chief Warrant Officer 3 Trevor J. Farrow Sr. was promoted to chief warrant officer four during a ceremony Feb. 26 at the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support in Philadelphia.

March 2, 2021

Award-winning support recognized by government procurement coalition

Defense Logistics Agency’s Troop Support's Medical Directorate’s Strategic Materiel Sourcing Group and Construction and Equipment employee Meghan Michalski earned the Coalition for Government Procurement’s Acquisition Excellence Awards for Government, according to the group’s announcement February 26.

March 2, 2021

DLA Troop Support bids farewell to retiring civilian employee

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support said goodbye to its most recent civilian retiree during a ceremony Feb. 25 in Philadelphia. Pama Hamlett of the Subsistence supply chain retired after 41 years of federal service.

Feb. 19, 2021

Troop Support celebrates family during Black History Month event

Members of the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support gathered virtually to celebrate African American families during its annual Black History Month event Feb. 17.

Feb. 18, 2021

DLA Team Ensures U.S. Troops in Africa Receive COVID-19 Vaccine

As COVID-19 continues to plague the planet, the Defense Logistics Agency fully supports the federal response by distributing vaccines across the world to austere Defense Department locations, including the Horn of Africa.

Feb. 17, 2021

Troop Support commander speaks at Anheuser Busch Logistics Professional Development Session

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support commander spoke at an Anheuser Busch Logistics Professional Development Session Feb. 11 to discuss his organization’s logistical capabilities and practices.

Feb. 12, 2021

Federal funding for fresh fruits, vegetables program reaches record high as schools’ demand increases

Allocations for the Department of Defense Fresh Program are at a record $470 million, as the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Subsistence supply chain works with its suppliers to distribute produce to U.S. Department of Agriculture customers.

Feb. 5, 2021

New food kiosk opens at Fort Campbell

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Jan. 28 for the brand new Army Outpost food kiosk at Fort Campbell in Kentucky.