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May 29, 2020

U.S. Army’s food truck program expands to Germany

The latest food truck in the Army’s Culinary Outpost fleet was the first sent overseas, according to the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Subsistence supply chain. Getting the vehicle to Germany for its grand opening celebration at the U.S. Army Garrison Baumholder for the 21st Theater Sustainment Command required coordination between DLA Troop Support and other agencies.

May 19, 2020

DLA Troop Support rushes blankets to customers in Europe

Quick action and strong ties with a vendor by Defense Logistics Agency employees helped speed delivery of 200 wool blankets to U.S. Army Europe Mortuary Affairs in Stuttgart, Germany, in response to COVID-19 in late April.

March 27, 2020

Agency chief of staff reflects on career during Women’s History Month

When it comes to giving career advice, DLA Chief of Staff Kristin French can point to a diverse combination of military and civilian service. During Women's History Month, she reflects on life lessons and her greatest sources of pride.

Feb. 26, 2020

Distribution’s Johnson promoted to Army Lt. Col.

Johnson, joint logistics planner, DLA Distribution Future Plans, was recently promoted during a ceremony held at the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, Feb. 7.

Feb. 16, 2020

U.S. Army War College class gains insights into DLA Distribution logistics effort

Students from the U.S. Army War College recently took a tour of the DLA Distribution Susquehanna Pennsylvania to better understand the logistics support going on in support of the warfighter.

Jan. 15, 2020

USAMMA team tours Distribution Susquehanna – gains insight into medical shipment process

Tours and visits to Defense Logistics Agency Distribution are a great opportunity to build on the solid relationship between the Army and DLA.

Dec. 11, 2019

DLA Troop Support ribbon cutting celebrates opening of new, state-of-the-art headquarters building

It is the start of a new era at the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support in Philadelphia, as employees and leaders celebrated the opening of its new, state-of-the-art headquarters building. The 108,500-square-foot, four-story building was completed in October 2019, and is Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certified. A ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of construction was held on Dec. 10.

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. 23, 2019

Final Loglines available online

The final issue of DLA’s flagship magazine, Loglines, is available online.

July 25, 2019

Troop Support contracting officer makes impact through process improvement

An unexpected opportunity to take a Lean Six Sigma training class jumpstarted a Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support contracting officer’s process improvement acumen and organizational impact. Robert Fagan, a contracting officer with Clothing and Textiles’ heraldic team, led a continuous process improvement project with the potential to be replicated throughout the entire enterprise.