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March 13, 2019

Troop Support leaders host Army Quartermaster General to discuss future battlefield requirements

Leaders from the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support hosted the Army Quartermaster General and employees from the Joint Culinary School of Excellence March 4 in Philadelphia to discuss future battlefield requirements.

March 7, 2019

Medical helps new Navy ships join the fleet

As the U.S. Navy continues to build new ships, the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Medical supply chain helps the ships meet their medical requirements.

March 7, 2019

‘IH Troopers’ give added meaning to warfighter support

Supporting the warfighter may be the first of the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s main efforts, but one group of employees gave it new meaning, culminating a month-long donation drive with

March 5, 2019

Troop Support Indo-Pacific employee thrives in career despite disability

As a college student with a learning disability, visits to the university’s Learning Assistance Center were a part of the routine for Allison Higashi, a contracting specialist with the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Indo-Pacific. It was a spring day in 2009 at the University of Hawaii when an unexpected visitor, presented a unique opportunity that would change her life.

March 1, 2019

Troop Support commander encourages open, candid dialogue with American clothing, textiles manufacturers

Warfighter support, strong partnerships and performance were key objectives of the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s fiscal 2019 campaign plan, the commander discussed with American clothing and textiles manufacturers Feb. 27.

Feb. 28, 2019

Troop Support celebrates “Black Migrations” through music

The sound of music filled the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support auditorium during a celebration of African American History Month Feb. 27 in Philadelphia. Entertainers from Key Arts productions sang and provided a narrative on this year’s theme, “Black Migrations,” to the backdrop of a multi-media presentation that highlighted African-Americans’ movement both geographically and socially through the 20th century.

Feb. 26, 2019

DLA Troop Support expedites urgent order for armored bulldozers

Contract specialists at Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support are meeting a Foreign Military Sales customers’ urgent need for 16 armored bulldozers in four months rather than the year it would normally take.

Feb. 25, 2019

DLA delivers produce to Egyptian port, expands support in Red Sea

“The delivery is more than a truck of fresh fruit and vegetables,” said Army Lt. Col. Sherdrick Rankin, DLA Troop Support Europe & Africa commander. “This effort brings a new capability to the Navy in the (U.S. Central Command) area of operations and expands support in the strategic waters of the Red Sea.”

Feb. 20, 2019

Shooting Star award recognizes the individual accomplishments of Subsistence employees

The Shooting Star Award allows employees to nominate fellow team members for going above and beyond the call of duty to support the warfighter and be recognized during Subsistence’s quarterly town hall meeting.

Feb. 14, 2019

Troop Support staff office ‘steps into the breach,’ thanked by commander

Four acquisition professionals from the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support were recognized for their teamwork and accomplishments Feb. 6 in Philadelphia. Joan Estelly, Raeshon Falkowski, Eileen Friel and Nate Prattico, all from DLA Troop Support’s Procurement Directorate, received certificates of appreciation and a command coin from DLA Troop Support Commander Army Brig. Gen. Mark Simerly as thanks for their contributions to the Construction and Equipment supply chain during a period of high demand and employee turn-over.