After years of planning, the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support is now providing Army green service uniform items to recruits, and soon soldiers shopping at Army & Air Force Exchange Service stores.
Army Sustainment Command Commanding General Maj. Gen. Christopher Mohan and Command Sgt. Major Marco Torres visited the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support headquarters in Philadelphia Jan. 7.
As Southwest Philadelphians line up at the opening of a new federal COVID-19 surge testing site at the Cibotti Recreation Center on 77th Street this afternoon, employees of the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support can be proud that their hard work is supporting communities in the local area. DLA Troop Support fulfilled the request for 1,000 surgical masks, 2,000 KN95 masks and 80,000 nitrile gloves January 5, just one day after receiving the request for support.
Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Travis Air Force Base website —Travis Air Force Base’s Monarch dining facility is the first in the DOD to acquire “Alfred," an automated food preparation robot designed to improve production and quality of operations, reduce food waste and lower risks of viral and microbial transmissions.


Warfighter support through four supply chains

SUBSISTENCE
CLOTHING & TEXTILES
CONSTRUCTION & EQUIPMENT
MEDICAL


DLA Headquarters Recent News

Joint Reserve Force empowers agency staffs to meet missions
The Defense Logistics Agency Joint Reserve Force provided 39,000 workdays of mission support in areas like the Agency Synchronization and Operations Center during fiscal 2021.
Jan. 20, 2022 - Behind DLA's 26,000 employees are 667 reservists providing daily mission support that translates into warfighter readiness.

DLA Troop Support News

Troop Support takes over fielding of Army green service uniform for new recruits, soldiers
A drill sergeant from the Army’s 434th Field Artillery Brigade/Basic Combat Training tries on a garrison cap Sept. 3, 2020, at the Fort Sill Military Clothing Sales store during the Army’s initial fielding of Army green service uniforms. As AGSU support transitions from Army contracts to DLA-provided contract support, DLA Troop Support provided nearly 8,000 AGSU sets in total to recruit training centers at Forts Benning, Leonard Wood, Sill and Jackson this month, and will begin fielding to AAFES stores worldwide in April.
Jan. 26, 2022 - After years of planning, the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support is now providing Army green service uniform items to recruits, and soon soldiers shopping at Army & Air Force Exchange Service stores.

DLA Troop Support member, team recognized for excellence
In December 2021, Ryan Ferry, an acquisition specialist with Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Medical’s National Contracts team, was recognized as the Defense Logistics Agency's Employee of the Quarter for the period of July 1 through Sept. 31, 2021. DLA Troop Support's J3/5 Operations and Plans Weapon System Readiness Support Branch was also recognized for their contributions towards DLA Strategic Goals over the same period.
Jan. 21, 2022 - An acquisition specialist with Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Medical’s National Contracts team and the organization’s J3/5 Operations and Plans Weapon System Readiness Support Branch, were recognized for their accomplishments in fiscal year 2021 fourth quarter. Ryan Ferry was selected as DLA’s Employee of the Quarter and the J3/5 team was recognized for their contributions towards DLA Strategic Goals. The recognition period for the awards was July 1 through Sept. 31, 2021, and award selections were announced Dec. 2021.

Continuous Process Improvement project improves efficiencies, effectiveness of new employees and teams
Procurement Analyst Peg Hastings is a Defense Logistics Agency Pathways to Career Excellence Program instructor and a program analyst for DLA Aviation’s Procurement Process Support Directorate Training Branch. PaCE employees, other new employees and supervisors will soon benefit from the DLA Troop Support Continuous Process Improvement project identifying ways to streamline the onboarding process for new employees. (DOD photo illustration by John Dwyer) (This image was cropped and an icon added to highlight inputs of CPI)
Jan. 20, 2022 - What are the organizational impacts of new employee onboarding delays, and how can the processes improve? That is exactly the question the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Continuous Process Improvement team asked in 2018, and ultimately answered December 2021. Six projects and a little more than two years later, the impacts are an estimated $2.7 million in cost offsets over a three-year period, and several weeks of productivity per new employee, CPI Branch Chief Maximo Ayala-Ortiz said.

Recognition, COVID-19 updates take stage at DLA Troop Support Commander’s Town Hall
DLA Troop Support Commander Army Brig. Gen. Eric P. Shirley hosted a town hall event January 18 in Philadelphia. Shirley gave business and personnel updates to the workforce and recognized individual and team awards.
Jan. 19, 2022 - The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support held a town hall meeting January 18 in Philadelphia, where the commander, Army Brig. Gen. Eric P. Shirley, gave updates on DLA Troop Support’s COVID-19 support, vaccine mandates, reconstitution and organizational accomplishments during the first quarter of fiscal year 2022.

Army Sustainment Command leadership visits DLA Troop Support
Army Sustainment Command Commanding General Maj. Gen. Christopher Mohan learns about the history of the Presidential Flag from flag room supervisor Linda Farrell during a tour of the Defense Logistic Agency Troop Support’s flag room. He and ASC Command Sgt. Major Marco Torres visited the agency’s headquarters in Philadelphia on Jan. 7, and met with members of the Command team and the Subsistence supply chain.
Jan. 14, 2022 - Army Sustainment Command Commanding General Maj. Gen. Christopher Mohan and Command Sgt. Major Marco Torres visited the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support headquarters in Philadelphia Jan. 7.