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Dec. 21, 2018

Troop Support brings cheer to workforce with 2018 holiday decorating contest

Employees of Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support supply chain and staff offices participated in a holiday decorating contest in Philadelphia Dec. 20. Employees created holiday “postage stamp” themed scenes depicting their piece of the agency’s Warfighter support mission, and entries were judged by Troop Support’s senior leadership team. Congratulations to 2018’s winners: 1st Place – Industrial Hardware; 2nd Place – Clothing and Textiles; 3rd Place – Command Support.

Dec. 21, 2018

Tapping into a prime hiring resource - Operation Warfighter intern hired at San Diego distribution center

Navy Petty Officer Heather Fournier served at DLA Distribution San Diego, California, while enrolled in the Department of Defense Operation Warfighter Internship Program from September 4, 2017 to March 3, 2018.

Dec. 20, 2018

DLA Distribution employee retires after 45+ years of service

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution General Supply Specialist, Orlando Duran, has a combined military and government service of over 45 years – seven with DLA – is retiring.

Dec. 19, 2018

Distribution J4 celebrates the season with ugly sweater contest

DLA Distribution J4 hosted an ugly sweater contest in honor of the holiday season. Featured donning their holiday creations are (left to right): Eric “king of the elves” Rhodes, Nancy “where’s my drink and cigs” Bates, Laura “I fell in the supply room” Bailey, Emily “ bleeding unicorn horn” Crusey, Brain “hobo” Fahnestock and Gregory “look at me, I’m in a picture” Pigg. The winners will be announced later this week.

Dec. 18, 2018

DLA Distribution participates in annual Toys for Tots campaign

The Marine Toys for Tots Toy Drive was an “overflowing success” at Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna.

Dec. 17, 2018

DLA Director talks Troop Support operations with leaders, hosts town hall for employees

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support senior leaders engaged in dialogue with DLA Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell K. Williams about the actions they are taking to support DLA’s Strategic Plan, after which Williams held a town hall, during his visit to Philadelphia Dec. 7. Williams reviewed Troop Support’s Dynamic Operating Plan to understand how the organization’s fiscal 2019 plans connect to agency strategy. Williams also praised Troop Support’s accomplishments and later shared the praise with the workforce. “It’s clear that you are doing some very positive things at Troop Support,” Williams said. “My compliments to you.”

Dec. 17, 2018

Susquehanna's EDC full of cheer this holiday season

Full of holiday cheer (and bowls of candy), one of a thousand material handling carts passes through the Eastern Distribution Center during the month of December.

Dec. 14, 2018

Yokosuka’s Cline named DLA Junior Enlisted NCO of the Quarter

DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan’s Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Carolina Cline has been selected as DLA Junior Non-Commissioned Officer of the Quarter for third quarter, fiscal year 2018.

Dec. 13, 2018

San Diego’s military liaison officer promoted to Lieutenant Commander

On Nov. 2, DLA Distribution San Diego, California’s, commander Navy Capt. Jerome R. White administered the oath that promoted Navy Lt. Araceli Galvan, San Diego’s military liaison officer to Lt. Cmdr. during a ceremony held at the Naval Base San Diego Chapel.

Dec. 12, 2018

DLA, services, clothing and textiles vendors ‘synchronize’ warfighter support

Synchronizing the Defense Logistics Agency’s warfighter support with industry and military service partners ensures readiness and lethality for future operations, DLA Troop Support’s commander said during a planning brief Nov. 28 in Cherry Hill, New Jersey.