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Sept. 12, 2019

DLA Troop Support provides 96,000 meals and 1,400 cases of bottled water to Hurricane Dorian relief efforts

As the threat of Hurricane Dorian became imminent, the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Subsistence supply chain ensured meals-ready-to-eat, bottled water and fresh fruits and vegetables were available to those directly impacted by the storm, starting August 29.

Sept. 11, 2019

DLA Subsistence project helps customers, improves internal processes

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Subsistence supply chain’s recall notifications under the All Food and Drug Act are critical to ensuring the warfighter and their family members do not buy or consume recalled subsistence products in any government owned facility. But what about the customers that need to be credited for products that were recalled?

Sept. 11, 2019

Procurement Process Support team recognized for invaluable assistance to Europe and Africa

During a recent visit to DLA Troop Support in Philadelphia, Army Lt. Col. Sherdrick Rankin, DLA Troop Support Europe and Africa commander, recognized members of the Procurement Process Support team for their outstanding support.

Sept. 6, 2019

Expanded operations and plans capability supports Dorian relief efforts of FEMA, government partners

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Operations and Plans Directorate’s expanded capabilities prove valuable in Hurricane Dorian response efforts to support whole of government customers such as the Federal Emergency Management Agency and U.S. Northern Command.

Aug. 30, 2019

DLA Troop Support celebrates two civilian retirees

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support said farewell to two civilian employees during a retirement ceremony August 29. Linda Gruber and Stanley Williams retired from the Construction and Equipment supply chain after 38 and 32 years of service.

Aug. 30, 2019

History lesson help NSA Philadelphia employees celebrate Women’s Equality Day

In observance of Women’s Equality Day, employees from across the Naval Support Activity Philadelphia gathered on August 28 in the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support auditorium to learn about the history of an African American woman who overcame many barriers to become a professional pilot.

Aug. 28, 2019

DLA Troop Support gives first-hand lesson on supply chains to Air Force Air Mobility students

Students and academic leaders from the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Operations School visited the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support in Philadelphia Aug. 26 for an overview of the agency’s services and to learn about its mission. The students, who are part of the school’s Advanced Study of Air Mobility program, met with representatives from each of the agency’s five supply chains.

Aug. 22, 2019

Troop Support improves analysis, decision making through project management

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support recently emphasized a focus on project management to enable better data-driven decision making and analysis. The Continuous Process Improvement office is leading the charge in support of PM training with classroom sessions to improve the workforce's PM skills and provide tools intended to help employees and leaders.

Aug. 20, 2019

Subsistence, DLA Distribution support Pacer Goose mission

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Subsistence supply chain, in partnership with DLA Distribution Norfolk, Virginia, provides support to the Air Force's annual re-supply mission, Pacer Goose Sustainment 2019, at Thule Air Base, Greenland.

Aug. 15, 2019

DLA Aviation leaders visit Troop Support

Senior leaders from the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Ogden and Richmond visited DLA Troop Support in Philadelphia, Aug. 14, to get a better understanding of the organization’s mission and to foster relationships with their corresponding supply chains.