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Oct. 7, 2019

Town Hall focuses on fiscal 2019 achievements and future changes

A milestone fiscal 2019 and upcoming changes were highlighted during the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Commander’s town hall meeting Oct. 2.Army Brig. Gen. Gavin Lawrence spoke about the many

Oct. 7, 2019

Subsistence supply chain director promoted to colonel

Eric McCoy is one of the Army’s newest colonels. McCoy, the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Subsistence supply chain director, was promoted in front of family and friends in Philadelphia Oct. 3.

Oct. 4, 2019

Army recruits receive American-made athletic footwear at basic training for first time

Approximately 134 Army recruits received American-made athletic footwear at Ft. Benning, Georgia Oct. 1, thanks to Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support. Recruits at Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri also received athletic footwear this week, with recruits at Ft. Jackson, South Carolina and Ft. Sill, Oklahoma to receive the new shoes starting Oct. 7.

Sept. 26, 2019

DLA Troop Support celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support and Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support employees celebrated the culture and traditions of Hispanic Americans during a National Hispanic Heritage Month program Sept. 25

Sept. 26, 2019

Counsel speaks to local law students about federal employment, builds partnerships

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Office of General Counsel participated in a Greater Philadelphia Area Law Schools consortium event Sept. 19 to engage and inform local law students about the agency’s mission and federal employment benefits. Panel member Jon Lightner, DLA Troop Support chief counsel and Villanova University School of Law graduate, spoke to students from nine local law schools about the specialized legal positions within Troop Support. As the first and only DLA legal team to pursue efforts like this according to Lightner, the engagement builds partnerships with the colleges and generates potential interest in federal service among future legal professionals.

Sept. 18, 2019

Employees set new high in fight against hunger

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support employees donated a record-high 4,279 pounds during the Feds Feed Families food drive to help fight hunger in Philadelphia.

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.