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April 14, 2021

Volunteering at Bahrain’s animal shelter

Grooming the local donkey, walking dogs and playing with kittens brightens the lives of not only the sheltered animals but also the DLA Energy Middle East team who volunteer at the Bahrain Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.  

Oct. 6, 2020

Bilal Muhammad, work leader at DLA Distribution Norfolk, Virginia, has been awarded the David Ennis DLA Distribution Community Service award

Bilal Muhammad has been awarded the David Ennis Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Community Service Award for his efforts in addressing the needs of his local community and organizing a team of volunteers to address the problems.

Dec. 5, 2019

Mentor program continues philanthropy, expands workforce impact

Employees from a Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support mentoring program assembled care packages and wrote cards for deployed warfighters to support morale and resiliency at an event Dec. 3 in Philadelphia. The program began in the Industrial Hardware supply chain, but has become a cross-organizational collaborative program with mentors and mentees from all of Troop support’s supply chains.

Nov. 19, 2018

Deployments, community service, other accomplishments recognized at Quarterly Awards

Nearly 100 Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support employees were honored for their achievements during a quarterly awards ceremony Nov. 14. Army Brig. Gen. Mark Simerly, DLA Troop Support commander, hosted the ceremony and expressed his gratitude to the workforce for their contributions to the agency’s mission success.

Nov. 2, 2018

InSPIRE participants give back to local children’s hospitals

Participants in a DLA Troop Support mentoring program assembled 96 activity bags for patients of two local children’s hospitals after a mentoring session in Philadelphia Nov. 1.

May 21, 2018

InSPIRE’d mentor program participants provide 'blessings' for homeless

Twenty participants in the InSPIRE mentoring program at DLA Troop Support assembled 150 lunch bags to be distributed to the homeless in southern New Jersey.

Dec. 23, 2016

DLA volunteer bakers help USO bring cheer to staff working holidays; drivers wanted

Thanks to volunteers from the Defense Logistics Agency, installation support personnel working Dec. 24-25 at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, will have homemade cookies to let them know they’re appreciated.