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Sept. 15, 2017

Anthropologist recounts ways to identify killed, missing warfighters during POW/MIA Recognition Day observance

A forensic anthropologist who works to provide the fullest possible accounting of warfighters captured, killed or missing in action spoke about her work to Naval Support Activity Philadelphia employees Sept. 14 during the POW/MIA Recognition Day observance.

Sept. 14, 2017

DLA Troop Support continues hurricane relief support

DLA Troop Support continues to manage the delivery of more than 30 million meals and 82 generators to support the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s hurricane relief efforts.

Sept. 6, 2017

Troop Support commander addresses workforce in Germany

The commander of DLA Troop Support was in familiar territory when he addressed the workforce in Kaiserslautern, Germany Aug. 28. Col. Mark Simerly graduated from high school in Frankfurt and had two assignments in Germany.

Sept. 1, 2017

Saving Lives: DLA ensures military gets meds in emergencies

Lorinda Ferraiolo isn't a doctor or a nurse. But when there was a life-or-death medical emergency at an Air Force base in Japan, she got the urgent message.

Aug. 30, 2017

DLA Troop Support leaders propose surge flexibility, cross-training during strategic planning session

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support senior leaders plotted a path to continue to deliver superior warfighter support during a planning session August 24.

Aug. 22, 2017

Troop Support commander greets new class of PaCERs

Army Col. Mark Simerly asked the 137 new participants in the agency’s two-year training program to embrace DLA’s warfighter support mission. “The main reason we are here every day is to support the warfighter,” he said.

Aug. 18, 2017

Eliminating backorders keeps warfighter cooking

Thanks to the efforts of a group of DLA Troop Support’s Subsistence supply chain employees, the number of backorders for military food service equipment and food field equipment items has been hovering near zero for the past several months.

Aug. 2, 2017

Clothing & Textiles employees meet blind, visually impaired partners in warfighter support

Employees with the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Clothing and Textiles supply chain toured production lines at Vision Corps in Lancaster, Pennsylvania July 26, where blind or visually impaired individuals operate machinery or package item parts for military customers.

July 20, 2017

2016 Employee of the Year sustains critical Air Force weapons systems

A contracting officer with the Industrial Hardware supply chain was named 2016 DLA Troop Support Employee of the Year and received the DLA Superior Civilian Service Award June 6 for her contributions to acquiring hardware for critical systems across the Air Force.

July 12, 2017

‘Warfighter’s logistician’ takes charge of DLA Troop Support

Army Col. Mark Simerly assumed command of DLA Troop Support during a ceremony July 11 in Philadelphia. Outgoing Commander Army Brig. Gen. Charles Hamilton encouraged the Troop Support workforce to keep being innovative.