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July 12, 2016

Employees, family, friends storm beach for Troop Support’s Family Day

Thousands of employees, family and friends soaked up the sun on the beach and boardwalk of Wildwood, New Jersey July 7 for DLA Troop Support’s Family Day.

July 6, 2016

Oklahoma third graders appreciate produce provided by Troop Support

Plums, apples, carrots and lemon water are just a few produce items third graders at Eugene Field Elementary School were thankful for during their summer school program.

June 29, 2016

Medical employee performs Heimlich, saves choking co-worker

Kenneth Cummings was working at his desk June 22 when he heard some choking noises. Up until that point, Arthur Tehson had been enjoying what he thought was a creme doughnut.

June 28, 2016

Troop Support resilience: Employee changes life through fitness

Seven years ago, Matthew Eckenrode, an Industrial Hardware contract specialist, saw a photo of himself on Facebook and he did not like what he saw. It was at that moment that he decided to make changes and pursue a healthier lifestyle.

June 24, 2016

With audit ready software, DLA better tracks recruit training center inventory

In the spirit of audit readiness, DLA is installing inventory tracking software at military recruit training centers across the country.

June 23, 2016

Philly news anchor helps Troop Support celebrate LGBT Pride Month

Jim Donovan, co-anchor on the CBS 3 news program, helped NSA Philadelphia employees celebrate LGBT Pride Month June 21 by sharing his journey rising through the broadcasting ranks while openly gay.

June 16, 2016

DLA acquisition director encourages Philly workforce to be resilient

The Defense Logistics Agency’s senior acquisition executive declared in Philadelphia June 10 that procurement is a team sport and it takes the whole acquisition workforce to meet warfighters’ needs.

June 15, 2016

Troop Support recognizes volunteer, humanitarian efforts during awards ceremony

More than 100 Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support employees were recognized for various achievements during the quarterly awards ceremony June 14.

June 14, 2016

IH Academy connects the dots for new employees

It is always good to know how your job fits into an organization’s big picture, a Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Industrial Hardware branch chief said during a supply chain orientation June 1.

June 9, 2016

Subsistence delivers lobster tails for inaugural dinner aboard USS Zumwalt

The inaugural dinner aboard the Navy’s newest guided-missile destroyer included 160 pounds of lobster tails that were delivered just in time, thanks to the DLA Troop Support Subsistence team.