DLA Troop Support News

Archive: February, 2020

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

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.