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Dec. 22, 2016

Subsistence field rep, who helped introduce DoD school produce program, retires

Russ Brooks noticed in the early 1990s that poor quality produce was being served in the Denver public schools. He later helped user in the DOD Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program to provide produce to schools.

Dec. 21, 2016

DLA delivers Christmas meals to deployed service members

Service members deployed this Christmas will still enjoy a traditional holiday meal, with all the trimmings, thanks to the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support.

Dec. 19, 2016

Troop Support earns several annual DLA employee awards

Teams and individuals at DLA Troop Support earned several awards at the 49th Annual DLA Employee Recognition Award Ceremony Dec. 15.

Dec. 15, 2016

Graduates on right pathway to career in warfighter support

More than 50 participants in DLA's Pathways to Career Excellence Program took the next step to a successful career during their graduation ceremony in Philadelphia Dec. 13.

Dec. 14, 2016

Employees bring holiday joy to local schoolchildren

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support employees, known for providing critical supplies to warfighters, supplied gifts, games and cheer to local students during the annual Children’s Holiday Party Dec. 8.

Dec. 7, 2016

Strength in numbers: acquisition professionals gather for interagency meeting

Local acquisition professionals from more than a dozen federal agencies, including Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, attended the Mid-Atlantic Acquisition Council Training Symposium in Philadelphia Nov. 30.

Dec. 6, 2016

Newest green belts chop reporting times, save money

Time and money will be saved thanks to process improvement projects that led two employees at Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support to earn their Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certifications.

Dec. 5, 2016

Operation Gratitude collects donations to deliver delight to deployed warfighters

Military personnel from the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support and other local organizations joined together to collect donations for deployed service members during an annual drive in November. Service members from all branches of the military set up areas in downtown Philadelphia office building lobbies to collect monetary donations, gift cards and small items in support of Operation Gratitude.

Dec. 5, 2016

Senior DOD leaders discuss clothing and textiles support

Senior logistics leaders from the Department of Defense, including Defense Logistics Agency and military services, discussed clothing and textiles management during an executive board meeting Nov. 17.

Dec. 5, 2016

Four new inductees honored at DLA Troop Support Hall of Fame ceremony

Four individuals were added to the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Hall of Fame and join the exclusive ranks of some of the organization’s finest former employees. The contributions of Mara Bailey, John McAndrews, Gary Shute and Army Col. John Smith to the agency and the workforce were honored during an induction ceremony Nov. 29.