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Oct. 12, 2016

Troop Support leaders impressed by blind employees at local manufacturer

Creating something for America's warfighters gives blind employees at a local military clothing manufacturer a sense of self-worth, said a DLA Troop Support senior leader who recently visited Bestwork Industries for the Blind in New Jersey.

Oct. 11, 2016

Fall Fling brings Subsistence employees closer

Subsistence employees ate hot dogs and hamburgers and competed in “Family Food” during their Fall Fling Oct. 5.

Oct. 5, 2016

C&E boosts support to wildland firefighters

More than 10 million acres in the United States burned during last year’s record-setting wildfire season. And since the 2014 season, Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support has provided materiel to help wildland firefighters contain the infernos.

Oct. 4, 2016

Subsistence talks beef with industry

The Subsistence supply chain hosted a pre-proposal conference Sept. 28 to help vendors preparing proposals for an upcoming beef national contract. Subsistence moved to national contracts for protein items to better leverage the government’s buying power and achieve cost savings.

Oct. 4, 2016

PA lieutenant governor honors Troop Support 'flag ladies'

Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. Mike Stack visited Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Sept. 29 to honor the work and dedication of the organization’s flag room employees.

Oct. 3, 2016

Tutors, forward-deployed reps recognized at awards ceremony

More than 40 Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support employees were honored for exceptional service during a Quarterly Awards ceremony Sept. 28.

Sept. 30, 2016

Employees, commander surprise supervisors with leadership award

Several supervisors at DLA Troop Support were pleasantly caught off guard by the actions of their employees. They earned positive leadership awards after being nominated by their employees: Dr. Greg Gsell, Business Process Support Randall Owens, Medical supply chain; and Mary Martin, Medical.

Sept. 29, 2016

Are you ready? Take part in America’s PrepareAthon!

In the spirit of resiliency, DLA Troop Support is encouraging employees to take part in America's PrepareAthon! The FEMA campaign is a grassroots movement for action to increase community preparedness and resilience.

Sept. 28, 2016

Employees train on asset visibility tool for logisticians

Local logisticians went to school Sept. 21 on a tool to help them track their stuff. The training included how to run queries for materials in transit to customers around the world through the IGC program.

Sept. 27, 2016

Field rep uses ‘melon’ to provide DLA customers with fresh produce

Joseph Miler once held the record at the Kentucky State Fair for growing the largest watermelon. But Miller doesn’t use his produce expertise just to set records. He also uses it to support the warfighter and other customers as a Subsistence field rep.