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Feb. 2, 2017

DLA serves Super Bowl fare to service members overseas

As millions of Americans munch on game-day fare while watching the Super Bowl this Sunday, so will service members serving in Iraq and Afghanistan, thanks to DLA Troop Support.

Feb. 1, 2017

Troop Support celebrates MLK legacy

The national day of service on Jan. 16 is a day set aside to follow Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s message of the “Beloved Community” by serving others, a guest speaker told NSA Philadelphia employees during a program honoring the civil rights leader Jan. 26.

Jan. 18, 2017

DLA supports presidential inauguration’s military participants

Many of the more than 5,000 service members participating in the 58th Presidential Inauguration ceremonies Jan. 20 will wear clothing items provided by DLA Troop Support.

Jan. 12, 2017

DLA director praises Troop Support performance during annual review

“You have been capable in driving significant change in your business practice,” DLA Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch told Troop Support leaders Jan. 5. “But the changes that are required of us going forward are equally as significant.”

Dec. 29, 2016

Travel authorizations streamlined, DTS compliance rates improved

last minute, overseas mission was put into jeopardy earlier this year due to errors in employees’ Defense Travel System accounts. Scenarios like this caused two Troop Support employees to peak under the hood of DTS to find out why and fix it.

Dec. 28, 2016

DLA, DHA save millions on military medical materiel through ECAT

Anyone who has been in a big-box retailer knows two-gallon buckets of mayonnaise have lower per-unit prices than 20-ounce jars. It’s just basic bulk purchasing power at work. And as interagency collaboration within DOD is proving, it applies to more than just condiments.

Dec. 22, 2016

Subsistence field rep, who helped introduce DoD school produce program, retires

Russ Brooks noticed in the early 1990s that poor quality produce was being served in the Denver public schools. He later helped user in the DOD Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program to provide produce to schools.

Dec. 21, 2016

DLA delivers Christmas meals to deployed service members

Service members deployed this Christmas will still enjoy a traditional holiday meal, with all the trimmings, thanks to the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support.

Dec. 19, 2016

Troop Support earns several annual DLA employee awards

Teams and individuals at DLA Troop Support earned several awards at the 49th Annual DLA Employee Recognition Award Ceremony Dec. 15.

Dec. 15, 2016

Graduates on right pathway to career in warfighter support

More than 50 participants in DLA's Pathways to Career Excellence Program took the next step to a successful career during their graduation ceremony in Philadelphia Dec. 13.