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July 18, 2017

DLA-procured police-presence kits delivered to Iraqi security forces

On the verge of victory in Mosul, Iraqi security forces received police equipment that they’ll use to protect their citizens. The first Police Presence in a Box kits were transferred to Iraqi security forces July 3 during a ceremony in Baghdad.

July 13, 2017

Minor adjustment to order-tracking process yields major cost avoidance

Saplay Seke, a business process analyst in DLA Troop Support’s Process Compliance directorate, facilitated a series of discussions using continuous process improvement techniques to address an issue related to how DLA employees communicate the status of transactions in their business software.

July 12, 2017

‘Warfighter’s logistician’ takes charge of DLA Troop Support

Army Col. Mark Simerly assumed command of DLA Troop Support during a ceremony July 11 in Philadelphia. Outgoing Commander Army Brig. Gen. Charles Hamilton encouraged the Troop Support workforce to keep being innovative.

July 5, 2017

Troop Support helps Army food service go mobile

DLA Troop Support is partnering with the Army to help bring its food service into the 21st century with a pilot food truck program. The first food trucks began testing operations in February at Fort Lee, Virginia, and two more began at Fort Stewart, Georgia, in March.

July 5, 2017

Philly LGBTQ leader speaks at Pride Month event

Amber Hikes educated employees at NSA Philadelphia on the laws, issues and protections affecting Philadelphia’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender and queer community during a Pride Month program June 28.

June 28, 2017

Feds Feed Families underway at DLA Philadelphia

The local Feds Feed Families food drive opened June 20, and DLA employees in Philadelphia have already donated 962 pounds of food as of June 27.

June 27, 2017

Industrial Hardware director retires from Air Force

The director of Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Industrial Hardware supply chain retired from the Air Force in a ceremony here June 22. Col. Glenn Chadwick served more than 27 years and will retire to Dallas.

June 27, 2017

Groundbreaking marks start of Troop Support HQs construction

The new construction reflects the evolution of the DLA Troop Support, from depot operations to procuring more than $14 billion worth of materiel for the military and other customers in 2016, said Army Brig. Gen. Charles Hamilton, commander.

June 22, 2017

Troop Support commander delivers ‘thank you’ messages to employees during final town hall

Army Brig. Gen. Charles Hamilton made a grand entrance into his final town hall June 20 and showed a video in which customers from around the world thanked Troop Support employees for their support

June 21, 2017

Troop Support employee saves time with automated HAZMAT label process

Maria Dubatto developed an automated process to cut the time it took to complete forms required to transport hazardous materials by 89 percent. She earned her Green Belt certification with the Lean Six Sigma project.