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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.

Aug. 15, 2019

DLA Aviation leaders visit Troop Support

Senior leaders from the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Ogden and Richmond visited DLA Troop Support in Philadelphia, Aug. 14, to get a better understanding of the organization’s mission and to foster relationships with their corresponding supply chains.

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 30, 2019

Meet the commander: An interview with DLA Troop Support’s newest leader

Army Brig. Gen. Gavin Lawrence sits down for an interview with the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Public Affairs team to introduce himself to the workforce and local community.

July 19, 2019

New crop of Army food trucks to serve up healthy, fast meals for more soldiers

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support recently purchased six state-of-the-art food trucks for the Army’s Joint Culinary Center of Excellence. The first of these new vehicles rolled through the Troop Support headquarters in Philadelphia while on its way to Fort Drum, New York July 9, where it will be used for training before it goes into service.