DLA Troop Support News

Archive: 2020

March 18, 2020

Whether in uniform or now a veteran – Troop Support Medical is there

A Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Medical supply chain team is providing face-to-face training to Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers, resulting in the facilities getting the most out of the supply chain’s programs.

March 4, 2020

Professional development session improves support to special operations missions

The DLA Troop Support Medical supply chain hosted three members from the Joint Special Operations Command to open dialogue on issues, programs and future requirements as part of a monthly supply chain Leader Professional Development engagement.

March 4, 2020

Troop Support military visit local elementary school for Read Across America Day

Eleven active duty military members from the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support went to Gilbert Spruance Elementary School in Philadelphia to read to students in kindergarten through third grade for National Read Across America Day on Mar. 2, which coincides with Dr. Seuss’ birthday.

March 3, 2020

DLA, DOD partnership provides operational meal options

For 40 years, warfighters have feasted on the “famous” Meal, Ready-to-Eat. But thanks to a partnership between the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Subsistence supply chain and the Department of Defense Combat Feeding Directorate, that is not the only individual combat ration available.

March 3, 2020

DLA Troop Support supervisor recognized for innovation

Miriam Tannenbaum earned the DLA Troop Support Innovation Award for her efforts to improve warfighter support and encouraging innovation among her team.

Feb. 28, 2020

DLA Troop Support celebrates latest group of civilian retirees

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support bid farewell to three civilian employees during a retirement ceremony February 27 in Philadelphia. Jayne Branigan, from Procurement, retired after 42 years of service to the federal government. Emma Green, from the Construction and Equipment supply chain, retired after 31 years of federal service. Diana Gordon, also from the Construction and Equipment supply chain, retired after 16 years of federal work

Feb. 27, 2020

International roadshow educates Philadelphia employees about regional counterparts

DLA Troop Support regional commanders hosted a roadshow forum Feb. 25 to educate their Philadelphia counterparts on their respective missions, unique roles and opportunities that exist within DLA Troop Support Indo-Pacific and Europe and Africa regions.

Feb. 27, 2020

Troop Support reviews previous year, talks future with DLA Director

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support hosted DLA Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams Feb. 26 in Philadelphia to review progress, receive feedback and ensure operational plans were on track and synchronized with Agency efforts.

Feb. 25, 2020

Real-life ‘Rosie the Riveter’ talks to Troop Support Military personnel

A real-life “Rosie the Riveter” spoke with members of the military during a Leadership and

Feb. 21, 2020

Wellness program helps build teams, improve workplace culture

A new program featuring monthly “Wellness Wednesdays” is in full swing at the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support. Started in partnership with the Industrial Hardware Culture Improvement Team and IH employee Megan Ward, the program aims to improve workforce culture through monthly meetings focused on a variety of wellness tips and techniques shared by fellow employees.

Feb. 20, 2020

DLA Energy deputy commander visits Troop Support leaders

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support senior leaders welcomed DLA Energy Deputy Commander W. Eric Smith to educate him on the organization’s mission Feb. 19 in Philadelphia.

Feb. 13, 2020

African American History Month celebrated through song

The rich cultural history of African Americans was celebrated through narration and song at the

Feb. 13, 2020

Military personnel ‘salute’ patients at VA medical center

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support military personnel participated in National Salute to Veteran Patients Week at the Corp. Michael J. Crescenz Veterans Affairs Medical Center Feb. 10 in Philadelphia.

Feb. 13, 2020

Leaders empowered to promote wellness, proper nutrition

In an effort to empower leaders to combat those challenges, the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Command Support Office hosted a “Wellness in the Workplace” leadership forum Feb. 11 in Philadelphia to encourage supervisors to create a culture of wellness in their workplace.

Feb. 11, 2020

Centralized library expands information availability

Knowledge and information sharing is a key aspect to any successful business. Whether it’s used to