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Dec. 5, 2019

Mentor program continues philanthropy, expands workforce impact

Employees from a Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support mentoring program assembled care packages and wrote cards for deployed warfighters to support morale and resiliency at an event Dec. 3 in Philadelphia. The program began in the Industrial Hardware supply chain, but has become a cross-organizational collaborative program with mentors and mentees from all of Troop support’s supply chains.

Nov. 27, 2019

Subsistence employees forgo shaving to raise cancer awareness

Beards of all sizes, filled with shades of red, brown, white, gray, black and even a few multi-colored, appeared on the faces of several men from the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Subsistence supply chain during “No-Shave November.”

Nov. 26, 2019

Navy officer promoted: thanks ‘God, family’ during ceremony

Navy Lt. Cmdr. Prince Tailey, from Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Medical supply chain, was promoted during a ceremony held in front of family, friends and coworkers Nov. 22 in Philadelphia.

Nov. 25, 2019

Subsistence, USDA partnership provides fresh produce to Native American tribes

For more than 20 years, the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Subsistence supply chain has provided fresh fruits and vegetables across the country to Indian Tribal Organizations participating in the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations.

Nov. 25, 2019

Defense Logistics Agency delivers a “taste of home” to warfighters around the world

Warfighters around the world get to taste a home-cooked meal on Thanksgiving thanks to the efforts of Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Subsistence supply chain employees. The preparation for the troops’ holiday meal starts as early as April. Many ingredients for the meals are on hand at prime vendor locations by September, and the overseas locations start receiving high-volume items, like the turkeys and more than 131 tons of trimmings, in October.

Nov. 20, 2019

Air Force officer shares her story during local Women in Industry Day event

Air Force Reserve Lt. Col. Susan McMullen, DLA Troop Support Project Manager, and other women from various industries across Northeast Philadelphia gathered in an auditorium at Holy Family University to share their stories during the Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce annual Women in Industry Day event Nov. 20, 2019 in Philadelphia.

Nov. 15, 2019

DSCR recycling efforts highlighted on America Recycles Day Nov. 15

Each Nov. 15 we celebrate “America Recycles Day.” Most folks think that recycling was a product of the late 1960s, but the initiative to protect the environment got its start long before that.

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.

Oct. 30, 2019

DLA Troop Support Academy brings ‘Warfighter First’ mission to life for new employees

During the DLA Troop Support Academy, held over three days at the agency’s headquarters in Philadelphia from Oct. 22-24, about 100 employees learned more about the organization from leaders and subject matter experts from the five supply chains and other organizational areas.

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.