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Sept. 15, 2016

NPM event focuses on workplace preparedness

It is important to be prepared for an emergency because you never know when a disaster will strike, an emergency management officer said at DLA Troop Support’s annual National Preparedness Month event Sept. 8

Sept. 8, 2016

As school year begins, Subsistence continues produce support for students

As another school year starts, DLA Troop Support is set to provide fresh produce for students at approximately 12,000 schools throughout the U.S. In a partnership with the USDA, Subsistence provides produce to schools in 48 states.

Sept. 2, 2016

‘Don’t wait, communicate’ during National Preparedness Month

National Preparedness Month serves as a reminder that we all must take action to prepare, now and throughout the year, for the types of emergencies that could affect us where we live, work and visit.

Aug. 30, 2016

Rosa Parks' heroics celebrated at Women's Equality Day event

An actress portraying Civil Rights heroine Rosa Parks described voting as an integral part of being an American citizen during a Women’s Equality Day event Aug. 24 at Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support.

Aug. 29, 2016

Chaplain talks life after combat during PTSD workshop

A Pennsylvania Army National Guard chaplain spoke to Troop Support employees to help them better understand PTSD during a workshop Aug. 25. “I think everyone who has been to combat comes back different,” said Lt. Col. Douglas Etter.

Aug. 22, 2016

Training helps ensure troops receive quality clothing items

Approximately 20 quality assurance representatives from the Defense Contract Management Agency visited DLA Philadelphia Aug. 5 as part of a required two-week training, C&T Technical Support Branch supervisor Elizabeth Roland said.

Aug. 17, 2016

Troop Support NCOs keep kids active at Philly Play Summer Challenge

Local children climbed walls and crawled under trucks with help from noncommissioned officers at Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support and other military personnel during an active play event Aug. 10 in Northeast Philadelphia.

Aug. 16, 2016

Army wellness manager on resilience: choice to live healthy is yours

The leading cause of death in the U.S. is heart disease and the population's behavior is the cause. An Army Wellness manager spoke to DLA Troop Support employees about resilience and three areas that people can improve to be healthier.

Aug. 12, 2016

USTRANSCOM leader visits Troop Support to strengthen DLA partnership

The senior enlisted leader of the U.S. Transportation Command made his first visit to Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Aug. 10 to strengthen the relationship between the two organizations.

Aug. 11, 2016

Troop Support pharmacist inducted into Order of Military Medical Merit

The chief pharmacist at DLATroop Support began his Army medical career as a Special Forces medic. Twenty-five years later, his distinguished service earned Maj. Randall Sweeney induction into the Order of Military Medical Merit.

Aug. 8, 2016

Subsistence supports Peshmerga forces fighting ISIL

The Subsistence supply chain is providing food to the Peshmerga forces. The Secretary of Defense said in April that up to $415 million would be allotted to support the Peshmerga, one of the most effective fighting forces against ISIL.

Aug. 5, 2016

C&T reconciles millions through new, audit ready resolution process

A new inventory resolution process is striking a balance between operational effectiveness and audit readiness, impacting millions of dollars for DLA Troop Support Clothing and Textiles’ operations.

Aug. 4, 2016

C&E provides cots for Alaska exercise, maintains stock for humanitarian relief

Unshouldering a heavy pack and stretching onto a military cot can be a small but welcome comfort for warfighters after traveling by air for hours. Hundreds of soldiers had that modest amenity available to them as they arrived for the Arctic Anvil exercise in Alaska this summer, thanks to Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support.

July 29, 2016

Food safety officer gets inside look at future military rations

A Subsistence chief food safety officer got an inside look into soldiers evaluating food rations during field trials at Fort Carson, Colorado. The field trials are conducted annually by the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research Development and Engineering Center.

July 28, 2016

Commander to summer hires: you directly impact warfighter

Students in the Workforce Recruitment Program make a direct impact on the troops they support, the DLA Troop Support commander told the summer hires when he met with them July 20. The WRP connects federal and private sector employers with college students and recent graduates with disabilities.