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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.

Aug. 28, 2019

DLA Troop Support gives first-hand lesson on supply chains to Air Force Air Mobility students

Students and academic leaders from the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Operations School visited the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support in Philadelphia Aug. 26 for an overview of the agency’s services and to learn about its mission. The students, who are part of the school’s Advanced Study of Air Mobility program, met with representatives from each of the agency’s five supply chains.

Aug. 22, 2019

Troop Support improves analysis, decision making through project management

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support recently emphasized a focus on project management to enable better data-driven decision making and analysis. The Continuous Process Improvement office is leading the charge in support of PM training with classroom sessions to improve the workforce's PM skills and provide tools intended to help employees and leaders.

July 31, 2019

DLA Troop Support recognizes civilian retirees

Susan Baker, Jeffrey Kochanowicz and Garth McBride marked their retirement from the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support during a ceremony July 29. DLA Troop Support Commander Army Brig. Gen. Gavin Lawrence presided over the ceremony and thanked the retirees for their 104 combined years of service to the federal government and warfighters.

July 26, 2019

Hardware employee innovates quality reporting process to improve efficiency

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Industrial Hardware employee Andrew Nemeth and his team used improved communications to innovate and streamline product deficiency reporting to increase efficiency and improve process actions for the government and its IH customers.

July 12, 2019

New Troop Support commander ‘delighted’ to be back in Philadelphia

With a dose of humor and a few nods to his hometown of Philadelphia, Army Brig. Gen. Gavin Lawrence introduced himself to DLA Troop Support workforce during his first town hall meeting as commander, on July 10. During the event, he discussed his personal and professional backgrounds, outlined his leadership philosophy and spoke about his vision for Troop Support’s future.

July 10, 2019

Subsistence employee ensures fresh produce for Comfort deployment

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Subsistence overcame the challenge of a lack of prime vendor support in the U.S. Southern Command region to support delivery of fresh produce to the USNS Comfort during a deployment from June thru November as it provides medical assistance in support of regional partners in the SOUTHCOM area.

June 26, 2019

DLA Troop Support welcomes “hometown” leader during change of command

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support honored its outgoing commander, Army Brig. Gen. Mark Simerly, and welcomed the incoming commander, Army Brig. Gen. Gavin Lawrence, native of Roslyn, Pennsylvania, at a change of command ceremony June 25 in Philadelphia.

June 25, 2019

Troop Support shares successes, receives feedback from DLA Director

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support hosted DLA Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams June 14 in Philadelphia to review progress, receive feedback and ensure operational plans were on track and synchronized with agency efforts.

June 24, 2019

Campaign of Learning event provides insight to industry future capabilities

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Campaign of Learning program held an event for employees to learn how industry partners' future operations and challenges they are facing affect supply chain current and future operations during an event June 17 in Philadelphia. “This event provided an open dialogue between several industry partners and senior leaders from each Troop Support supply chain,” Lauren Colabelli, DLA Troop Support J3/5 Marketing Analyst chief and event organizer, said. “Addressing challenges and discovering industry innovations as they apply to current and future battlefields was the main focus of this event.”