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Oct. 11, 2019

Troop Support Leadership Academy: build trust and strive for excellence

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Leadership Academy, held Oct. 8-10, educated attendees on leadership topics ranging from Equal Employment Opportunity to human resources processes and ethics. The program also included information, resources and messages focused on building trust and striving for excellence.

Oct. 7, 2019

Town Hall focuses on fiscal 2019 achievements and future changes

A milestone fiscal 2019 and upcoming changes were highlighted during the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Commander’s town hall meeting Oct. 2.Army Brig. Gen. Gavin Lawrence spoke about the many

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. 26, 2019

Counsel speaks to local law students about federal employment, builds partnerships

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Office of General Counsel participated in a Greater Philadelphia Area Law Schools consortium event Sept. 19 to engage and inform local law students about the agency’s mission and federal employment benefits. Panel member Jon Lightner, DLA Troop Support chief counsel and Villanova University School of Law graduate, spoke to students from nine local law schools about the specialized legal positions within Troop Support. As the first and only DLA legal team to pursue efforts like this according to Lightner, the engagement builds partnerships with the colleges and generates potential interest in federal service among future legal professionals.

Sept. 18, 2019

Employees set new high in fight against hunger

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support employees donated a record-high 4,279 pounds during the Feds Feed Families food drive to help fight hunger in Philadelphia.

Sept. 11, 2019

Procurement Process Support team recognized for invaluable assistance to Europe and Africa

During a recent visit to DLA Troop Support in Philadelphia, Army Lt. Col. Sherdrick Rankin, DLA Troop Support Europe and Africa commander, recognized members of the Procurement Process Support team for their outstanding support.

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.

Sept. 4, 2019

DLA poised to support relief operations in wake of Hurricane Dorian 

The Defense Logistics Agency is prepositioning necessities like food and fuel along the east coast for first responders who’ll support relief operations in the wake of Hurricane Dorian.

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.