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Feb. 20, 2019

Shooting Star award recognizes the individual accomplishments of Subsistence employees

The Shooting Star Award allows employees to nominate fellow team members for going above and beyond the call of duty to support the warfighter and be recognized during Subsistence’s quarterly town hall meeting.

Feb. 7, 2019

DLA Troop Support partners with Army, industry to bring food kiosks to soldiers

Subsistence employees in Philadelphia spent the last year conducting market intelligence research, strategizing with vendors and building new catalogs to bring Army Culinary Outpost Kiosks to life.

Feb. 1, 2019

Subsistence enlists the help of UVA students to provide feedback to improve information security operations for DOD food industry partners

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Subsistence supply chain enlisted the help of five students from the University of Virginia’s Hacking for Defense course to communicate new Department of Defense information security requirements and resources to food industry partners.

Jan. 31, 2019

Troop Support hosts JBMDL Logistics Officers Association chapter

Leaders from the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support hosted members of the Logistics Officer Association’s Pudgy Chapter from Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst to educate the members on its mission and warfighter impact during the visit Jan. 24 in Philadelphia. LOA members were provided an overview of DLA and DLA Troop Support, as well as detailed presentations from each of Troop Support’s five supply chains: Subsistence, Clothing and Textiles, Construction and Equipment, Medical and Industrial Hardware.

Jan. 29, 2019

Finding balance at the summit: Troop Support employee climbs Kilimanjaro

Not many people can claim that they have danced with an African tribe, climbed to the top of the highest peak in Africa and watched a sunset from above the clouds. But thanks to an adventurous spirit and a supportive workplace, Jeff Crow can make that claim. Crow, a material planner in the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Industrial Hardware supply chain and avid trekker from Colorado, decided he needed to take a trip to provide stability to his work-life balance - and a tropical vacation wasn’t going to do the trick. He needed a challenge. He was going to climb Tanzania’s Mount Kilimanjaro - one of the “Seven Summits,” which are the highest peaks on each of Earth’s continents.

Jan. 25, 2019

Troop Support Campaign of Learning fosters future sustainment

Change management is something the senior leaders within the Defense Logistics Agency and its Major Subordinate Commands are used to dealing with – such as finding efficiencies through strategic goals

Jan. 24, 2019

Subsistence dietician gets first scholarly journal article published

Pennsylvania National Guard soldier and current registered dietician in the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Subsistence supply chain recently become a published author.

Jan. 23, 2019

A dramatization of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. highlights NSA-Philadelphia annual birthday observance

Employees from across Naval Support Activity Philadelphia filed into the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support auditorium to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. during the annual birthday observance program held Jan. 23 in Philadelphia.

Jan. 17, 2019

Reorganizing for employee development, future success

For new employees, “learning the ropes” can be a challenge. So leaders in the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Industrial Hardware supply chain found a way to help set up certain new employees for success. Developed in 2018, the IH Material Planning training branch took a cue from IH’s Technical and Quality Division and helped standardize training and “build the bench” of more skilled, knowledgeable interns and employees in the Pathways to Career Excellence program, or PaCErs.

Jan. 10, 2019

Aviation employees recognized for excellence

Employees were honored during the 51st Annual Employee Recognition Awards ceremony held in the Andrew T. McNamara Complex auditorium at Defense Logistics Agency Headquarters, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, Dec. 13, 2018.