DLA Troop Support News

Archive: 2020

Feb. 7, 2020

Medical, IH teams face off in CIT event

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Medical and Industrial Hardware supply chain Culture Improvement Teams sponsored a trivia-based event promoting cross-functional integration between employees.

Feb. 7, 2020

Troop Support Commander visits local Hardware vendor to gain insight, strengthen partnership

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Commander Army Brig. Gen. Gavin Lawrence joined Industrial Hardware supply chain leaders on a visit to hardware vendor SPS Technologies to strengthen partnerships and gain better insight into IH’s industrial base.

Feb. 6, 2020

Flag Room team recognized for hard work, dedication

Defense Logistics Agency Chaplain Army Col. Bob Wichman recognized 15 DLA Troop Support Flag Room employees for the hard work, dedication and talent they bring to making military unit flags and hand embroidering the president and vice-presidential flags.

Feb. 5, 2020

Hardware employees share knowledge to improve communication, processes

Employees at the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Industrial Hardware supply chain established a “best practice team” consisting of handpicked members who are standardizing cross-functional communication and better streamlining operations across IH workflows.

Jan. 31, 2020

New civilian retirees celebrated by DLA Troop Support

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support said goodbye to two civilian employees during a retirement ceremony January 30 in Philadelphia. Florence Hall, from the Construction and Equipment supply chain, retired after 50 years of federal service. Nick Sistrun from Command Support retired after working for 35 years with the federal government.

Jan. 31, 2020

DLA Troop Support program develops mentors and mentees

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s newest one-on-one mentorship program has reached its midpoint this month, just in time to observe National Mentoring Month.

Jan. 24, 2020

Leadership, activism theme MLK observance

Employees from the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support celebrated the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during a birthday observance event Jan. 23 in Philadelphia.

Jan. 24, 2020

Troop Support employees recognized during quarterly awards ceremony

Close to 100 employees were acknowledged for a variety of contributions during the Defense Logistics

Jan. 23, 2020

Sorry flu, not this year

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Medical supply chain teamed with Department of Defense partners to provide 3.4 million doses of the influenza vaccine to service members, dependents and retirees.

Jan. 23, 2020

Troop Support commander hosts first town hall of 2020

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support commander congratulated employees on their accomplishments, shared the importance of the employees’ work and provided updates on projects during a town hall Jan. 22 in Philadelphia.

Jan. 16, 2020

Army Sustainment Command’s top enlisted visits logistics provider

Newly appointed Command Sergeant Major of the Army Sustainment Command, Command Sgt. Maj. Marco Torres, visited the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support in Philadelphia Jan. 10 and received an overview of the sustainment and logistics support the agency provides soldiers in his command.

Jan. 9, 2020

Army medical logistics leaders visit Troop Support

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support hosted leaders from the Army Medical Logistics Command to learn about its warfighter support mission Jan. 7 in Philadelphia.

Jan. 6, 2020

Committing to health: Tips for workplace wellness

Megan Ward, a purchasing agent in Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Industrial Hardware supply chain, provided her expertise as a certified holistic health consultant, health coach, yoga instructor and personal trainer to talk about why and how a holistic approach to wellness can benefit employees.