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Nov. 23, 2016

DLA, DHA, services collaborate to improve military healthcare through standardization

Medical standardization across DOD improves clinical outcomes, enhances readiness and training, controls costs and improves DOD-wide interoperability, a DHA official said as more than 100 military medical professionals gathered in Philadelphia recently for a standardization workshop.

Nov. 15, 2016

Linguist encourages workforce to embrace indigenous cultures during annual Native American observance

America’s indigenous cultures should be embraced, the guest speaker at the annual National American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month observance told NSA Philadelphia employees Nov. 10.

Nov. 7, 2016

USMC commandant sees DLA support of Marines during Philly visit

The Marine Corps’ highest-ranking officer visited DLA Troop Support Nov. 2 to learn more about the organization and how it supports America’s Marines.

Nov. 3, 2016

Troop Support emphasizes inclusion during annual disability expo

About 500 DLA Troop Support employees took the opportunity to learn more about how people with disabilities support the warfighter during the annual National Disability Employment Awareness Month Expo and AbilityOne Day event Oct. 26.

Oct. 28, 2016

Food advisor adds nutritional value to Subsistence

Subsistence’s first nutritionist has helped DLA Troop Support offer healthier food items to military customers since arriving two years ago. Army Lt. Col. Debra Hernandez is a registered dietitian with more than 25 years of experience.

Oct. 27, 2016

Commentary: My first week with DLA

Shawn J. Jones is in his second week in DLA Troop Support's Corporate Communications office. While he's just beginning his DLA career, he's been with DLA for almost two decades.

Oct. 25, 2016

Employees ‘show some love’ during CFC kickoff event

A survivor of domestic violence shared how a local charity helped her during DLA Troop Support’s Combined Federal Campaign kickoff event Oct. 13. CFC is the world’s largest and most successful annual workplace charity campaign and DLA Troop Support employees donated more than $136,000 through CFC last year.

Oct. 14, 2016

Through college loans, multiple moves, Hispanic Heritage speaker shares how he ‘figured it out’

A child of Salvadoran immigrants said his success and resiliency is the product of his upbringing during the Hispanic Heritage Month program Oct. 6 in the Bldg. 6 auditorium.

Oct. 14, 2016

Pharmacist earns National Image award, promotes diversity at Troop Support

When the DLA Troop Support workforce was under represented by minorities 15 years ago, José Ramos was one of the first employees approached to help. His work to help increase the diversity of the workforce at Troop Support helped him earn a 2016 National Image Meritorious Service Award.

Oct. 13, 2016

Troop Support provides food, helipad materials for Hurricane Matthew relief

As the Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort deployed to support Hurricane Matthew relief efforts, it did so with a timely re-supply of food by DLA. “DLA Troop Support is uniquely positioned to respond to crises like Hurricane Matthew at a moment’s notice with world class logistics,” said Victor Harmon, DLA Troop Support Customer Operations.