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Feb. 17, 2021

Troop Support commander speaks at Anheuser Busch Logistics Professional Development Session

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support commander spoke at an Anheuser Busch Logistics Professional Development Session Feb. 11 to discuss his organization’s logistical capabilities and practices.

Oct. 16, 2020

DLA Troop Support celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Members of the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support and Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support celebrated the rich cultures, traditions and contributions of the Hispanic community during a virtual National Hispanic Heritage Month program Oct. 14.

Aug. 27, 2020

DLA Troop Support buys antigen test kits for nation’s nursing homes

DLA Troop Support has purchased over 3 million antigen tests for distribution to nursing homes across the country to support the nation’s COVID-19 response.

July 30, 2020

Troop Support celebrates Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders during virtual presentation

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support employees celebrated Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month during a virtual presentation July 29. Keynote speaker Sandy Hoa Dang, a social entrepreneur, experienced executive, leadership trainer, and management consultant, shared experiences from her life to give the audience a small glimpse into a large and rich Asian American Pacific Islander story.

June 17, 2020

Medical provides support to veteran Warfighters

The Medical Customer Operations Collective (Whole of Government) division recently on boarded the Armed Forces Retirement Homes in response to a high-visibility request that came down from the Office of the Assistant of the Secretary of Defense Health Affairs.

May 13, 2020

DLA orders protective equipment for US nursing homes

The Defense Logistics Agency ordered about $134 million in personal protective equipment for U.S. nursing homes amid COVID-19. The White House Coronavirus Task Force requested the items, funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, to equip medical staffs at approximately 14,900 Medicaid- and Medicare-certified locations with 14 days of protective gear. Nursing homes will receive the gear in two shipments, each with seven days’ worth of PPE.

April 27, 2020

DLA customer support liaison assists FEMA in national COVID-19 response

Jim Mead is used to coordinating with federal agencies as a customer support liaison with the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Operations and Plans Directorate in Philadelphia. But his

April 17, 2020

Employee Spotlight: DLA Troop Support employee answers call, joins military response to pandemic

As Defense Logistics Agency employees provide essential equipment to warfighters and whole-of-government partners responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, some are joining those on the front line.Michael

April 13, 2020

Troop Support provides essential supplies to floating hospitals

As the USNS Comfort and Mercy medical staffs care for patients on the East and West coasts, they are using supplies and equipment procured by the various Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support supply chains to perform their mission. The two Navy hospital ships, docked in New York City and Los Angeles, were deployed in March to relieve land-based hospitals overwhelmed by the COVID-19 epidemic.

Jan. 24, 2020

Troop Support employees recognized during quarterly awards ceremony

Close to 100 employees were acknowledged for a variety of contributions during the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s quarterly awards ceremony Jan. 21 in Philadelphia.Army Brig. Gen. Gavin