A virtual lunch and learn session on International Denim Day, April 28, will feature a speaker from the Women Organized Against Rape/Philadelphia Center Against Sexual Violence Center.
The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Training Academy, a pilot program for early career employees, kicked off with a virtual roll-out meeting with participants April 7. The goal is to provide an organizational standard of training for new employees, and complement existing training programs to result in more equitable learning opportunities for hands-on training.
The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support is making sure warfighters all over the world have the special religious items and food they need to mark the Passover and Easter holidays.
With the annual flu season coming to a successful close, the Defense Logistics Agency is prepared to safeguard the Department of Defense sooner than ever. In late February, DLA Troop Support Medical’s supply chain awarded a contract for 3.3 million doses of the flu vaccine, valued at $44.7 million in preparation for the 2021 flu season.
DLA Troop Support Clothing and Textiles provided nearly 16,000 operational camouflage pattern face masks to Army recruit training centers across the country, in time for initial uniform issuance March 1.

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Slogan by DLA Aviation mechanic to mark agency’s 60th anniversary 
Defense Logistics Agency Director Navy Vice Adm. Michelle Skubic, right, congratulates Kay Teagle, an automotive mechanic at DLA Aviation, on her winning entry for the agency’s 60th anniversary April 16 in Richmond, Virginia. The slogan is
April 22, 2021 - An automotive mechanic with a penchant for World War I and II history is the winner of the Defense Logistics Agency’s 60th anniversary slogan contest with “Forged by History, Focused on the Future.” 

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Holocaust observance highlights story of survival
(Left to Right) Daniel Goldsmith, his mother Ruchel and sister Lillian pose for a photo after immigrating to New York after World War II. Goldsmith told his family's Holocaust story during the DLA Troop Support's Holocaust Observance program April 14.
April 22, 2021 - The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support held a virtual Holocaust observance program April 14 in remembrance of the atrocities that took place during WWII.

International Denim Day to be observed with ‘lunch and learn,’ sexual assault awareness speaker
The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support will conclude Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month with a virtual lunch and learn session on April 28, International Denim Day. The speaker will be Teresa White-Walston, the Director of Education Services for the Women Organized Against Rape/Philadelphia Center Against Sexual Violence.
April 16, 2021 - A virtual lunch and learn session on International Denim Day, April 28, will feature a speaker from the Women Organized Against Rape/Philadelphia Center Against Sexual Violence Center.

Training Academy aims for equity, ‘well-rounded’ employees
DLA Troop Support Pathways to Career Excellence employees participate in “CON090 Boot Camp” in November 2019. The success of preparatory sessions like these were part of the proof of concept leading to the Troop Support Training Academy which kicked off with a virtual welcome on April 7, 2021.
April 15, 2021 - The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Training Academy, a pilot program for early career employees, kicked off with a virtual roll-out meeting with participants April 7. The goal is to provide an organizational standard of training for new employees, and complement existing training programs to result in more equitable learning opportunities for hands-on training.

DLA Distribution Commanding General Brig. Gen. Reventlow hosts DLA Troop Support Commanding General Brig. Gen. Lawrence
Defense Logistics Agency Commander, Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Keith Reventlow, right and Deputy Commander, Perry Knight, Senior Executive Service, left, greet Army Brig. Gen. Gavin Lawrence, DLA Troop Support commander, center,  as he arrives at DLA Distribution Headquarters in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, April 5, 2021. Photo by Brianne Bender, DLA Distribution .
April 9, 2021 - Army Brig. Gen. Gavin Lawrence, Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support commander, visited DLA Distribution April 5, meeting with leadership, touring the DLA Distribution headquarters building and recognizing DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, employees as stellar performers for their contributions to the COVID-19 federal response.

Indo-Pacific Command Surgeon visits, gains insight on DLA Troop Support
Navy Rear Adm. Pamela Miller, right, listens as Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Commander Army Brig. Gen. Gavin Lawrence highlights the history of Troop Support during a visit to the organization’s headquarters in Philadelphia April 6, 2021. Miller, the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command’s Command Surgeon, engaged leaders from each supply chain to gain a broader understanding of the warfighter support provided by DLA Troop Support.
April 8, 2021 - The Navy’s Command Surgeon for the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, Navy Rear Adm. Pamela Miller, visited Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support in Philadelphia April 6, to learn about the agency’s logistics processes and warfighter support. As the Command Surgeon for the military’s U.S. Indo-Pacific region, DLA is the primary logistics provider for Miller and warfighters in the region, from food and uniform items to repair parts. Though specifically in charge of the Indo-Pacific’s medical mission, she wanted to get a holistic view of support to the region.