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Nov. 8, 2019

Veterans Day program speaker shares story of resilience

Not giving up was the subject of Marine Corps veteran Jason Hassinger’s speech during the Philadelphia Compound Veterans Committee’s annual Veteran’s Day program on Nov. 7.

Nov. 7, 2019

Military working dogs have food options thanks to Subsistence efforts

Ensuring warfighters across the world have nutritious meals each day is the primary role of the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Subsistence supply chain. That role was expanded to include more variety for man’s best friend after recent updates to the military working dog catalogs that provide 27 new options starting in 2020.

Nov. 7, 2019

Hardware supply chain employees promote cross-functional understanding

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support employees in Industrial Hardware engaged in cross-functional discussions to build relationships and address challenges with internal processes in an effort to understand how different functions within the supply chain complement one another.

Oct. 29, 2019

Industrial Hardware employees engage industry, take lessons back

Employees from the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Industrial Hardware supply chain acted as organization ambassadors, while learning more about the items they buy for warfighters at bicoastal industry engagement meetings. The IH cross-functional group of pre- and post-award acquisitions, technical/quality and supply specialists attended the International Fastener Expo Sept. 28-30 in Las Vegas, Nevada, and the Design-2-Part Show Oct. 23-24 in Oaks, Pennsylvania.

Oct. 28, 2019

Subsistence supports USS Indianapolis ahead of commissioning ceremony

When the USS Indianapolis commissioned Oct. 26 in Indiana, it was a first for the United States Navy and posed a unique challenge for the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Subsistence supply chain.

Oct. 22, 2019

Subsistence, USDA partnership sets new high for schools receiving fresh produce

When the Department of Defense Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program started in 1995, school districts in only eight states signed on with the partnership effort. By the end of fiscal 2019, the DOD Fresh program has grown to include districts nationwide, reaching record numbers of participants at the start of this school year.

Oct. 21, 2019

Employees ‘G.I.V.E.’ back to local students through reading, math

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support started its annual Project Government and Industry Volunteers for Education tutoring program Oct. 15 to help Benjamin Franklin Elementary School third grade students improve in reading and math.

Oct. 15, 2019

Small Business Office has big impact on nation’s industry

In fiscal 2019, the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support hit a milestone, making $19.1 billion in contractual sales, $1.5 billion more than last year. A large piece of that, roughly 45%, or $7.8

Oct. 11, 2019

Troop Support Leadership Academy: build trust and strive for excellence

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Leadership Academy, held Oct. 8-10, educated attendees on leadership topics ranging from Equal Employment Opportunity to human resources processes and ethics. The program also included information, resources and messages focused on building trust and striving for excellence.

Oct. 7, 2019

Town Hall focuses on fiscal 2019 achievements and future changes

A milestone fiscal 2019 and upcoming changes were highlighted during the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Commander’s town hall meeting Oct. 2.Army Brig. Gen. Gavin Lawrence spoke about the many