DLA Troop Support News

Archive: 2023

May 30, 2023

DLA Troop Support Subsistence hosts town hall

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Subsistence supply chain hosted a town hall on 30 May in Philadelphia. The Subsistence supply chain provides food support for the military all over the world. From individually packaged meals in a soldier's ruck sack, to a ship's galley and to full-service dining facilities on military installations, Subsistence gets that food there. Subsistence also supports other non-Department of Defense activities, such as the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the State Department, Veterans’ Homes and more.

May 19, 2023

DLA celebrates Hall of Fame 2023 members

Six former Defense Logistics Agency employees became new members of DLA’s Hall of Fame during a ceremony at its headquarters May 18.

May 12, 2023

2023 DLA Hall of Fame inductee: Thomas Daley

Thomas Daley, former deputy director of the subsistence supply chain at Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, is a member of the 2023 DLA Hall of Fame.

May 11, 2023

Construction and Equipment’s cultural improvement team hosts a sweet kick-off event

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Construction and Equipment supply chain’s cultural improvement team hosted its first in-person event since the pandemic May 10.

May 11, 2023

DLA Troop Support wins inaugural Excellence in Government award

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support was honored with the inaugural Federal Executive Board Member Spotlight Award at the FEB Excellence in Government Awards ceremony held May 4 in Philadelphia.

May 11, 2023

Local city official shares family history during DLA Troop Support’s Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month observance

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Equal Employment Office held an event for Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2023 on May 10 in Philadelphia. 

May 4, 2023

DLA Troop Support creates Survivor Daily Rations for FEMA

Feeding disaster survivors is one of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s core response capabilities and is one of the first initiatives requested at the onset of most disasters.

May 3, 2023

Holocaust program focuses on Holocaust remembrance and empathy

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support held a Holocaust remembrance event on April 26 to honor the millions of people stripped of their human rights and killed during the events of World War II.

May 3, 2023

Employee Assistance Program provides mental health services for DLA Troop Support employees at no cost

Taking time to check in with your fellow colleagues is a major focus as National Mental Health Awareness Month begins.

April 26, 2023

Chili cook-off recipe for success: Medical CIT hosts morale-building event

For the past three months, Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support employees have been readjusting to being back in the office two to three days a week, offering more opportunities for collaboration as well as morale and relationship building. The Medical supply chain Cultural Improvement Team recently took advantage of such an opportunity by hosting  a chili cook-off on March 29.

April 19, 2023

DLA Troop Support commences Senior Leader Strategic Planning session

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support kicked off a two-day Senior Leader Strategic Planning Session today in Philadelphia. The event began with McKinsey & Company, a New York-based global management consulting firm, presenting about industry trends and market conditions followed by an interactive discussion on growing business. Breakout discussions were also held on the topics of: emotional intelligence; and understanding and managing conflict.

April 12, 2023

Pure Praxis Hosts Interactive Sexual Assault Awareness & Prevention Month Training with DLA Troop Support

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Sexual Assault Response Team hosted Pure Praxis, a Long Beach, California-based interactive training firm, on April 6, to kickoff Sexual Assault Awareness & Prevention Month 2023.

April 10, 2023

Troop Support provides ‘morale boost’ to servicemembers with religious support items

Manually tracking orders for religious items like wine and palm reflects the significance of Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Clothing and Textiles supply chain’s annual support to servicemembers across the globe for Easter, Passover, Ash Wednesday, and Palm Sunday.

April 6, 2023

DLA Distribution and Troop Support team up for palm distribution to overseas troops

Each March, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, and DLA Troop Support prepare for the arrival and shipment of palm leaves for worldwide distribution before Palm Sunday and Easter.

April 5, 2023

More food trucks for warfighters

Employees from Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, to include DLA Troop Support Deputy Commander Kishayra J. Lambert and Navy Capt. Tim Griffin, DLA Troop Support Subsistence branch director, visited Custom Mobile Food Equipment in Hammonton, N.J., on Mar. 31, 2023, to observe the vendor’s progress on producing food trucks that will be used to serve military installations. Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support partners with various military components to deliver food trucks to military bases across the country and continually works to deliver optimal, global supply chain solutions to enable ready, lethal Warfighters and other valued partners.