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April 22, 2020

Mindfulness techniques help employees maintain resilience in stay-at-home environment

An event by DLA Troop Support’s Resiliency and Education for Achievable Careers and Health Program shared mindfulness and resilience practices to help employees manage stress and challenges while teleworking.

April 3, 2020

DLA Troop Support provides Passover, Easter food, religious items and needed comfort to servicemen, women overseas

With the upcoming Easter and Passover holidays, the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support is providing special meals and religious items to give some much needed comfort to servicemen and women deployed overseas, during these unprecedented times. Nearly 90,000 pounds of food and 159 religious item orders were sent to locations including Europe and the Middle East for holiday ceremonies and celebrations.

Feb. 21, 2020

Wellness program helps build teams, improve workplace culture

A new program featuring monthly “Wellness Wednesdays” is in full swing at the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support. Started in partnership with the Industrial Hardware Culture Improvement Team and IH employee Megan Ward, the program aims to improve workforce culture through monthly meetings focused on a variety of wellness tips and techniques shared by fellow employees.

Feb. 5, 2020

Hardware employees share knowledge to improve communication, processes

Employees at the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Industrial Hardware supply chain established a “best practice team” consisting of handpicked members who are standardizing cross-functional communication and better streamlining operations across IH workflows.

Jan. 16, 2020

Army Sustainment Command’s top enlisted visits logistics provider

Newly appointed Command Sergeant Major of the Army Sustainment Command, Command Sgt. Maj. Marco Torres, visited the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support in Philadelphia Jan. 10 and received an overview of the sustainment and logistics support the agency provides soldiers in his command.

Jan. 6, 2020

Committing to health: Tips for workplace wellness

Megan Ward, a purchasing agent in Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Industrial Hardware supply chain, provided her expertise as a certified holistic health consultant, health coach, yoga instructor and personal trainer to talk about why and how a holistic approach to wellness can benefit employees.

Dec. 23, 2019

Charitable decorating contest brings joy to employees, food to community

Employees from the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support participated in a holiday decorating contest using non-perishable goods to create holiday displays. The festive scenes were judged based on several factors including festiveness, and the non-perishable elements are being donated to a food pantry to support local communities in need this holiday season.

Dec. 11, 2019

DLA Troop Support ribbon cutting celebrates opening of new, state-of-the-art headquarters building

It is the start of a new era at the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support in Philadelphia, as employees and leaders celebrated the opening of its new, state-of-the-art headquarters building. The 108,500-square-foot, four-story building was completed in October 2019, and is Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certified. A ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of construction was held on Dec. 10.

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. 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.