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Oct. 20, 2017

Product Test Center Analytical realigns with Troop Support

It was a "common sense" decision to realign the Product Test Center Analytical with DLA Troop Support, Navy Rear Adm. Michelle Skubic, DLA Land and Maritime commander, said. The center has been testing materials warfighters need since 1919.

Oct. 13, 2017

Pa. executive AG emphasizes education during Hispanic Heritage event

The executive attorney general for Pennsylvania spoke to the NSA Philadelphia workforce about the importance of education during the Hispanic Heritage Month program Oct. 10. Sara Manzano-Díaz spoke about how persevering through school led to a career in government and law.

Oct. 12, 2017

Troop Support launches revamped Combined Federal Campaign

Among the changes for the workplace charity campaign: a new online donation portal, but no more fundraisers. There are 10,000 charities that employees can choose to donate to.

Oct. 5, 2017

DLA stocks hospital ship with pharmaceuticals in support of Puerto Rico relief mission

When the USNS Comfort arrived in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Oct. 3 to assist in humanitarian relief efforts, it was stocked with pharmaceuticals provided by Medical supply chain professionals at DLA Troop Support.

Oct. 4, 2017

DLA delivers produce for sailors aboard USS Oak Hill on hurricane relief mission

When acquisition professionals at the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support received an emergency order to restock the galley of a Navy ship performing hurricane-relief operations, they raced against the clock to ensure the sailors had fresh produce to fuel their efforts.

Oct. 2, 2017

Subsistence helps send aid to Mexico earthquake victims

The Subsistence team at DLA Troop Support helped provide relief to those affected by the Sept. 19 earthquake near Mexico City.

Sept. 29, 2017

DoD Fresh program highlighted in new video

Subsistence acquisition professionals in DLA Troop Support manage the DoD Fresh Program, and in coordination with the USDA’s National School Lunch Program, they provide fresh produce to 12,000 schools in 48 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and Guam.

Sept. 29, 2017

Subsistence retiree honored for 30 years of service

An employee with the Subsistence supply chain was honored for his 30 years of service during a retirement ceremony Sept. 28.

Sept. 21, 2017

Norfolk distribution center supports troops at Guantanamo Bay with fresh foods delivery

Adding to DLA Distribution’s ongoing support to Hurricane Irma recovery efforts, last week its Norfolk, Virginia, distribution center shipped various food items to warfighters at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Sept. 20, 2017

National Preparedness Month: Sheltering on base

Natural and man-made disasters do not discriminate. And seeking refuge from a base emergency is a real possibility for Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support employees.