DLA Troop Support News

Archive: May, 2017

May 30, 2017

Subsistence PaCER helps provide new performance bar to Army recruits

Army recruits in basic combat training will start eating nutritional snack bars this summer to help prevent injuries. And an employee in training at the DLA Troop Support is largely responsible for procuring the vitamin-packed treats for recruits.

May 25, 2017

Medical employee maintains cold chain, saves money, earns DOD award

When DLA sends vaccines and drugs to military medical facilities, Dana Dallas ensures there are no weak links in the cold chain. The Medical supply chain employee earned the Defense Department’s Packaging Excellence Award in a ceremony in Rockaway, N.J., May 10.

May 24, 2017

D-Day veteran reflects during Memorial Day observance

A World War II combat veteran offered a narrative of his military service in Europe to Naval Support Activity Philadelphia employees as part of a Memorial Day observance May 18.

May 23, 2017

Troop Support employees earn medals at Philly-area federal awards ceremony

Several Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support employees were recognized for their public service contributions during an award ceremony May 18.

May 18, 2017

Workforce celebrates Asian American, Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Asian American and Pacific Islanders represent a large group of people with incredible stories that add to the beautiful fabric of the United States, the guest speaker said at the annual Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month program May 16.

May 11, 2017

Navy's fleet ordnance and supply director visits DLA Troop Support

Troop Support plays a large role in Fleet Forces Command’s mission to equip Naval Forces for assignment to combatant commanders.

May 9, 2017

Subsistence employee to be inducted into R&DA Hall of Fame

Jim Lecollier, Subsistence, will be inducted into the Research & Development Associates for Military Food and Packaging Systems, Inc. Hall of Fame in Williamsburg, Virginia, May 24. He's being honored for his unwavering support to the warfighter, and bringing industry and government together.

May 3, 2017

DLA’s IT leader understands frustration, urges patience

DLA Chief Information Officer Kathy Cutler led a town hall at DLA Troop Support April 26 that focused on providing information about the agency’s IT overhaul.

May 3, 2017

Industrial Hardware closes 'March Madness' with surge of contract awards

The Industrial Hardware supply chain at DLA Troop Support held its own “March Madness” competition in which employees rallied to complete 2,716 purchase requests with backorders. They also put on a full court press to award 97 first-article test contracts.

May 2, 2017

Survivor’s daughter keeps Holocaust story alive

Helen Rieder promised her dying father that she would share their traumatic experiences from the Holocaust. Her daughter carried on that promise when she spoke to DLA Troop Support employees April 26 during the Holocaust Remembrance program.

May 1, 2017

Fun at work: employees’ children visit NSA Philadelphia

More than 440 children accompanied their parents for Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day April 27 at NSA Philadelphia. about how their parents contribute to the missions of DLA Troop Support and NAVSUP Weapon Systems Support.