Sept. 28, 2018
DLA Troop Support provides food, generators, other materials for Hurricane Florence relief efforts
“When reports of the storm and its possible impact began surfacing, the DLA Troop Support team began working with our customers and vendors to ensure supplies needed for victims in the affected areas would be available,” Navy Capt. William Clarke, Troop Support Operations and Plans director, said.
Troop Support retirees honored for 68 years of combined service
Two DLA Troop Support employees were recognized for their 68 years of combined service during a retirement ceremony Sept. 26 in Philadelphia. Anita Parker,Procurement Process Support, and Philip DiBabbo, Medical supply chain, both retired with 34 years of service.
Sept. 27, 2018
DLA provides maternity uniforms that help airmen ‘fit in’ while ‘sticking out’
While the changes in clothing sizes can be a challenge for service members during pregnancy, one Air Force officer said her maternity uniform didn’t compromise her professional appearance or comfort.
Sept. 26, 2018
Evacuated DLA employee helps ensure food deliveries to North Carolina bases during Florence
Pama Hamlett, a customer support specialist with DLA Troop Support, was forced to leave her home to seek shelter with her daughter, but not without her work computer and phone in tow.
Sept. 24, 2018
DLA Troop Support employees donate 4,000 meals to neighbors in need
In their tenth year of participating in the campaign, employees at DLA Troop Support donated more than 3,000 pounds of food to the Feds Feed Families food drive.
Sept. 12, 2018
Troop Support reps talk clothing, textiles at National Industries for the Blind conference
Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support representatives discussed key industry topics with military clothing and equipment manufacturers that employ blind and visually impaired Americans Sept. 6.
Troop Support commander leads celebration of champions, unveils 2019 campaign plan
With a nod to a proud the Super Bowl champs and his Philadelphia-based workforce, the DLA Troop Support commander introduced the fiscal 2019 Campaign Plan and provided updates on personnel, programs and projects during a town hall Sept. 6.
Sept. 7, 2018
Clothing and Textiles’ new director ‘excited to support warfighter’
An Air Force officer now leads the team responsible for outfitting military service members with uniforms, equipment and more, by taking the reigns as Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Clothing and Textiles’ director.
CON 090 “Boot Camp” boosts new acquisition pros’ knowledge, confidence
Employees entering the acquisition workforce at DLA Troop Support can now better prepare for the rigors of training required to become certified in their field through the “CON 090 Boot Camp.” With a focus on employee development, the boot camp helps new hires to overcome the pressures of the 30-day resident Defense Acquisition University “Federal Acquisition Regulation Fundamentals” course.
Aug. 29, 2018
National Preparedness Month: Prepare now before disaster strikes
National Preparedness Month provides an opportunity to remind us that we all must prepare ourselves and our families now and throughout the year. DLA Troop Support will host several preparedness events throughout September..