The Defense Logistics Agency provided more than $42 million worth of food and nearly 448,000 doses of 15 different vaccines to Afghan nationals in support of Operation Allies Welcome over the past three months, while standing by to provide additional assistance to U.S. Northern Command and other mission partners.
A 3D scanner, delivered to the Defense Logistics Troop Support Product Test Center the week of October 11, is undergoing testing to explore how the technology can improve agency operations. The machine may also help the PTC coordinate with customers, vendors and DLA teammates to better visualize parts and potential defects.
The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s history in Philadelphia and around the world is one of evolution and adaptation. This growth has continued throughout the 21st century, as the organization forges ahead while remaining in sync with the nation’s demands, industry changes and digital transformation. Harnessing the power of technology to enhance warfighter readiness and supporting national disasters via federal partners are some of the ways DLA Troop Support has continued to improve...
The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support was honored with the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve’s “Above and Beyond Award,” presented by ESGR Chair Emeritus retired Army Maj. Gen. Wesley Craig Oct. 7, in Philadelphia, for their outstanding support of National Guard and reserve members employed by the organization.
Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Medical employees worked through the Labor Day onward without breaking to expedite six contracts with a combined maximum value of just over $2.78B for up to 150M over-the-counter 400M point-of-care COVID-19 test kits and in support of White House initiatives.


Warfighter support through four supply chains

SUBSISTENCE
CLOTHING & TEXTILES
CONSTRUCTION & EQUIPMENT
MEDICAL


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Celebrating 60 years: DLA proves itself in the 1960s
Defense General Supply Center employees learn how to run the SAMMS on IBM 360 computers in 1972 at DGSC Richmond, Virginia. DSA designed SAMMS from 1964 to 1971 to integrate supply chain management, which was a priority effort of Navy Vice Adm. Joseph M. Lyle, director of DSA from 1964 to 1967. DLA photo
Oct. 15, 2021 - This is the second in a “Celebrating 60 years” series of seven articles highlighting DLA’s support to America’s military since the agency was created Oct. 1, 1961.

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DLA lab tests 3D scanner to inform agency use, improve coordination with partners
Edward Dalton, an engineer with the Defense Logistics Agency Product Test Center Analytical, rotates the 3D image of a spring produced by a new 3D scanner Oct. 14, 2021 in Philadelphia. The scanner is capable of producing 3D images of parts and items and is being tested for use in creating models for 3D printing capability, image cataloging and enhanced communications to vendors and customers to visualize the lab’s test results.
Oct. 14, 2021 - A 3D scanner, delivered to the Defense Logistics Troop Support Product Test Center the week of October 11, is undergoing testing to explore how the technology can improve agency operations. The machine may also help the PTC coordinate with customers, vendors and DLA teammates to better visualize parts and potential defects.

DLA provides food, medicine to incoming Afghans in support of Operation Allies Welcome
Task Force Liberty personnel distribute face masks to Afghans at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, Aug. 24, 2021. The Defense Logistics Agency, as a member of the Department of Defense and through U.S. Northern Command in support of the Department of Homeland Security, has provided more than $42 million worth of food and nearly 448,000 doses of 15 different vaccines in line with America's commitment to Afghan citizens who have helped the United States, providing them essential support. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Matt Porter)
Oct. 14, 2021 - The Defense Logistics Agency provided more than $42 million worth of food and nearly 448,000 doses of 15 different vaccines to Afghan nationals in support of Operation Allies Welcome over the past three months, while standing by to provide additional assistance to U.S. Northern Command and other mission partners.

Clothing and Textiles helps Army get new female improved hot weather uniforms to recruits
DLA Troop Support helped the Army field approximately 1,600 sets of female improved hot weather uniforms to new recruits at training centers across the country. To meet the Army’s roll-out timeline, C&T’s contracting team expedited contracting actions and massive coordination was required internally with the planning, customer, and resolution teams, in addition to coordinating with vendors, third party logistics providers, and with the Army contracting team to ensure on-time deliveries.
Oct. 12, 2021 - Extensive coordination enabled the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support to help the Army field female improved hot weather uniforms to new recruits at training centers across the country. Approximately 1,600 sets of the female IHWCU coats and trousers have been issued at the RTCs, with Fort Benning and Fort Sill receiving sets in mid-August, Fort Leonard Wood in September, and Fort Jackson early October.

Evolution of DLA Troop Support: Forging a path through the 21st century
Infographic of DLA Troop Support evolution in the 21st century.
Oct. 12, 2021 - The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s history in Philadelphia and around the world is one of evolution and adaptation. This growth has continued throughout the 21st century, as the organization forges ahead while remaining in sync with the nation’s demands, industry changes and digital transformation. Harnessing the power of technology to enhance warfighter readiness and supporting national disasters via federal partners are some of the ways DLA Troop Support has continued to improve support to warfighters and continues to evolve as a leader in defense logistics.

DLA Troop Support earns award for supporting National Guard, Reserve employees
The Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve’s Pennsylvania Chair Emeritus retired Army Maj. Gen. Wesley Craig, left, presents the ESGR “Above and Beyond” award to Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Deputy Commander Richard Ellis Oct. 7, 2021, in Philadelphia. The award was presented for the organization’s positive command climate and support in excess of what is required by law to the guardsmen and reservists it employs.
Oct. 7, 2021 - The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support was honored with the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve’s “Above and Beyond Award,” presented by ESGR Chair Emeritus retired Army Maj. Gen. Wesley Craig Oct. 7, in Philadelphia, for their outstanding support of National Guard and reserve members employed by the organization.