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Oct. 21, 2020

CFC: What giving means to me

Employees of the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support have donated to the annual Combined Federal Campaign for decades. This CFC season, open from Sept. 21 to Jan. 15, 2021, will continue the tradition of helping those with a need. During this period, the 2,000-plus employee-strong workforce will have the opportunity to represent DLA’s theme, “Be the face of giving,” to any of thousands of causes represented by the CFC.

Oct. 7, 2020

DLA, HHS deliver rapid-result COVID-19 test kits across the nation

The Defense Logistics Agency supplied over 11 million rapid COVID-19 test kits that provide on-site results within 15 minutes to thousands of sites nationwide by Oct. 2. The deliveries are part of a contract awarded Aug. 28 for 150 million tests on behalf of the Department of Health and Human Services and are expected to continue through December.

July 24, 2020

DLA Troop Support welcomes new Aide de Camp

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Command welcomed Army 1st Lt. Brett Harris as the Aide de Camp on July 13. Harris replaces Navy Lt. Junior Grade Kevin Marvel in the role directly supporting to the commander.

July 20, 2020

DLA medical logistics team provides personal protective equipment to new COVID hotspots

The Defense Logistics Agency is providing much needed personal protective equipment and test supplies to state and local hotspots as COVID-19 cases continue rising in the U.S. The DLA Troop Support medical team worked with DLA Distribution during the July 4 holiday to fulfill multiple requests for items used at test sites in Texas, Florida and Louisiana.

July 16, 2020

C&T employees recognized for mission support during pandemic

As the Defense Logistics Agency continues supporting COVID-19 efforts across the globe, DLA Troop Support Commander Army Brig. Gen. Gavin Lawrence recognized employees maintaining the mission and meeting new requirements June 30 during a virtual performance review. “Our warfighters and other customers have continued to be recipients of your dynamic support and superior service,” Lawrence told employees who’ve spent the past four months teleworking.

July 16, 2020

DLA delivers personal protective equipment to nursing homes across the country

The Defense Logistics Agency is shipping a second 7-day supply of COVID-19 personal protective equipment to support staff and residents at over 15,000 nursing homes nationwide after completing delivery of $67 million worth of equipment June 12.

July 15, 2020

Subsistence director addresses Army Logistics University graduates

Army Col. Eric McCoy, Director of the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Subsistence supply chain, addressed the graduating class of the Army Logistics University’s Basic Officer Leader Course during a virtual ceremony July 10.

June 26, 2020

DLA, USACE partnership ensured 24-hour response to road collapse

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers ensured expedited material delivery to an emergency road collapse along the Tionesta Dam near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on June 19.

June 3, 2020

CFC reopens to allow federal workers to donate during pandemic

The Defense Department authorized the U.S. Office of Personnel Management to reopen the campaign outside its regular season, allowing employees to donate to those impacted by the coronavirus.

May 20, 2020

DLA Troop Support gets hurricane-ready amid COVID-19 response

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support stands ready to support federal partners as the 2020 hurricane season approaches amid COVID-19.