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Dec. 5, 2016

Four new inductees honored at DLA Troop Support Hall of Fame ceremony

Four individuals were added to the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Hall of Fame and join the exclusive ranks of some of the organization’s finest former employees. The contributions of Mara Bailey, John McAndrews, Gary Shute and Army Col. John Smith to the agency and the workforce were honored during an induction ceremony Nov. 29.

Nov. 29, 2016

DLA Troop Support, USDA help Native American tribes provide fresh fruits, vegetables

For more than 20 years, DLA Troop Support has partnered with the U.S. Department of Agriculture to help Native American tribes provide fresh fruits and vegetables to people living on or near Indian reservations.

Oct. 13, 2016

Deputy commander conducts safety inspection as Troop Support reaches for star status

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support took a step towards achieving recognition for workplace safety with a senior leader inspection Sept. 29.

Oct. 5, 2016

C&E boosts support to wildland firefighters

More than 10 million acres in the United States burned during last year’s record-setting wildfire season. And since the 2014 season, Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support has provided materiel to help wildland firefighters contain the infernos.

Sept. 20, 2016

Former Clothing and Textiles, Acquisition leader inducted into DLA Hall of Fame

Who could the Defense Logistics Agency turn to help stand up a new office, modernize the way it does business or stabilize support for an entire supply chain after a scandal? In each case, Paul Zebrowski answered the call and will be recognized for his accomplishments with a place in the DLA Hall of Fame Sept. 20.

Sept. 19, 2016

Director who led DLA support for Iraq surge to join Hall of Fame

Retired Navy Vice Adm. Al Thompson, who led DLA as director at a time when a surge in deployed personnel demanded a surge in critical equipment from DLA — and then led the agency through declining defense budgets — will join the Hall of Fame Sept. 20.

Aug. 29, 2016

Chaplain talks life after combat during PTSD workshop

A Pennsylvania Army National Guard chaplain spoke to Troop Support employees to help them better understand PTSD during a workshop Aug. 25. “I think everyone who has been to combat comes back different,” said Lt. Col. Douglas Etter.

June 23, 2016

Philly news anchor helps Troop Support celebrate LGBT Pride Month

Jim Donovan, co-anchor on the CBS 3 news program, helped NSA Philadelphia employees celebrate LGBT Pride Month June 21 by sharing his journey rising through the broadcasting ranks while openly gay.

April 21, 2016

DLA director notes value of partnerships for clothing, textiles

The director of the Defense Logistics Agency delivered a keynote presentation to about 150 government and industry partners, including leaders from DLA Troop Support, at the National Council of Textile Organizations 13th Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., April 12.

April 20, 2016

On Spec

A new initiative consolidates data to help DLA better define technical standards for clothing and other textile items.