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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.

Feb. 14, 2019

Troop Support volunteers visit patients at local veteran medical center

DLA Troop Support volunteers spent time with veteran patients to recognize them for their service at a local veteran medical center.

Feb. 8, 2019

DLA Director awards Troop Support Indo-Pacific team for humanitarian efforts

The Defense Logistics Agency director presented a DLA Troop Support Indo-Pacific humanitarian assistance and disaster relief team with the “Ya Done Good” award during a town hall at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Jan. 29.

Feb. 8, 2019

Troop Support Indo-Pacific hosts theater sustainment summit

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Indo-Pacific held the Theater Sustainment Plan Summit as an opportunity to build relationships, collaborate and plan for future operations, and featured a couple town halls at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Jan. 28 to Feb. 1.

Feb. 7, 2019

Medical helps prevent the flu amongst service members through ‘teamwork’

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Medical supply chain procured 3.4 million influenza vaccine doses for service members around the world during the 2018-2019 Influenza Season.