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Dec. 15, 2017

DLA Troop Support and Distribution connection highlighted in tour

Employees with DLA Troop Support saw a clearer picture of how they work with DLA Distribution during a tour of the Eastern Distribution Center in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, Dec. 12.

Dec. 8, 2017

Installation Operations employee, food drive volunteer is DLA Troop Support's Employee of the Month

Leonard Shannon is the DLA Troop Support Employee of the Month for October. He had an integral part in collecting more than 3,000 pounds of food that was donated to Philabundance, the Philadelphia area's largest hunger relief organization.

Dec. 7, 2017

New DLA Troop Support Joint Reserves Forces lead promoted to colonel

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s new Joint Reserves Forces team lead said he was humbled, honored and grateful for the support of family and friends during his promotion ceremony Dec. 1.

Dec. 7, 2017

New mentorship program aims to InSPIRE

A new road to professional and personal development will open for employees at the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support early next year. A supervisor in the Industrial Hardware supply chain is spearheading InSPIRE, a new mentorship program.

Dec. 5, 2017

Commander introduces 2018 Troop Support Campaign Plan

The DLA mission will always put the warfighter first, Army Brig. Gen. Mark Simerly said while reviewing the agency’s new strategic plan during a town hall in Philadelphia Nov. 30. He also introduced the 2018 DLA Troop Support Campaign Plan.

Dec. 4, 2017

C&T retiree recognized for more than three decades of service

A DLA Troop Support employee was honored for his 35 years of government service during a retirement ceremony Nov. 30.

Dec. 4, 2017

Troop Support employee returns from deployment to support FEMA recovery efforts

In the aftermath of recent hurricanes and wildfires, a DLA Troop Support employee answered the FEMA call for federal employees to assist in recovery efforts. Bruce Donnelly, a tailored vendor logistics specialist with the Medical supply chain, volunteered to deploy with FEMA’s Surge Capacity Force.

Nov. 30, 2017

Army’s 54th Quartermaster General visits DLA Troop Support

The Army’s 54th Quartermaster General Brig. Gen. Rodney Fogg gained insight into how DLA Troop Support's provides materials to soldiers through its five supply chains during a visit Nov. 27

Nov. 27, 2017

DLA Troop Support commander promoted to brigadier general

The commander of DLA Troop Support, Mark Simerly, was promoted to the Army rank of brigadier general during a ceremony Nov. 22 in Philadelphia. Simerly expressed gratitude for his family, the senior leaders who have mentored him, the soldiers he's served with in his career and for the Troop Support team.

Nov. 21, 2017

DLA delivers Thanksgiving meals to troops overseas

The Subsistence team sent more than 200,000 pounds of traditional Thanksgiving food to field kitchens, dining facilities and galleys throughout the Middle East and other parts of the U.S. Central Command.