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Feb. 28, 2022

Troop Support helps Coast Guard celebrate new Uniform Distribution Center at ribbon cutting ceremony

A ribbon cutting ceremony recognizing the partnership between the Defense Logistics Agency and U.S. Coast Guard took place at the Uniform Distribution Center, Training Center Cape May, N.J., Feb. 23, 2022.

Feb. 24, 2022

DLA Energy celebrates African Americans past and present

Honoring African Americans both past and present, DLA Energy celebrated their accomplishments in a virtual Black History Celebration Feb. 15. Nearly 300 employees from across the entire agency participated in the discussion and listened to keynote speaker and honored guest, Army Maj. Gen. Charles Hamilton. 

Feb. 14, 2022

Troop Support commander visits Air Force customers, recruit support vendors in Texas

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Commander Army Brig. Gen. Eric P. Shirley visited Air Force customers and clothing and textiles vendors in San Antonio and Austin, Texas, Feb. 3-4 to better understand challenges and strengthen partnerships with stakeholders in the region.

Feb. 14, 2022

Troop Support Black History Month event speaker calls for continuing change, resilience

The continued need to recognize Black History Month was a central theme of the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s annual event hosted virtually Feb. 10. Keynote speaker, Shirley A. Jones, 15th national president of the Blacks In Government organization and managing associate general counsel for the Government Accountability Office’s Office of General Counsel, expressed the need to continue highlighting diversity and equality in many aspects of life.

Feb. 10, 2022

Medical supply chain sweeps DLA Troop Support annual awards

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Medical team is walking a little taller after sweeping the organization’s three major annual award categories in recognition of their support to the nation in 2021. The awards recognized Thomas Heleniak, Medical Tailored Vendor Logistics Specialist, as Employee of the Year; the Operation Allies Welcome/Refuge group as Team of the Year; and Nora Steigerwalt, director of Customer Operations, as the Supervisor of the Year.

Feb. 2, 2022

Troop Support honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during virtual remembrance event

As the nation celebrated the federal holiday in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Jan. 17, the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support remembered his legacy with a virtual program Jan. 27.

Feb. 1, 2022

Troop Support partners to provide warmth to Indian Armed Forces

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support recently provided India’s military with 15,000 extreme cold weather sleep systems through the U.S. Foreign Military Sales program.