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Feb. 14, 2019

Troop Support staff office ‘steps into the breach,’ thanked by commander

Four acquisition professionals from the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support were recognized for their teamwork and accomplishments Feb. 6 in Philadelphia. Joan Estelly, Raeshon Falkowski, Eileen Friel and Nate Prattico, all from DLA Troop Support’s Procurement Directorate, received certificates of appreciation and a command coin from DLA Troop Support Commander Army Brig. Gen. Mark Simerly as thanks for their contributions to the Construction and Equipment supply chain during a period of high demand and employee turn-over.

Feb. 4, 2019

Black History Month Spotlight: Latasha McGee

This year's Black History month theme is “Black Migrations” honoring African Americans in motion. Just like their ancestors, these DLA Energy employees are driving forward, progressing their lives and careers in positive ways.

Jan. 30, 2019

African-American leaders made history at DLA predecessor agency

As DLA prepares to observe Black History Month, it’s a fitting time to learn about African-American leaders who made history at the agency in its early years.

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. 23, 2019

Counseling, legal, financial services available free of charge via EAP

Confidential counseling, financial services, legal services and more: Employees of the Defense Logistics Agency have all the services available free of charge through the federal Employee Assistance Program.

Jan. 18, 2019

DLA Energy officer selected for LRO award

She attributed her award to her peers, coworkers and employees for teaching her what she knows about Defense Logistics Agency Energy.

Dec. 21, 2018

Troop Support brings cheer to workforce with 2018 holiday decorating contest

Employees of Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support supply chain and staff offices participated in a holiday decorating contest in Philadelphia Dec. 20. Employees created holiday “postage stamp” themed scenes depicting their piece of the agency’s Warfighter support mission, and entries were judged by Troop Support’s senior leadership team. Congratulations to 2018’s winners: 1st Place – Industrial Hardware; 2nd Place – Clothing and Textiles; 3rd Place – Command Support.

Dec. 14, 2018

Angels among us donate to children in need

Mother Teresa once said, “If you cannot feed a hundred people, then just feed one.” At Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, generous employees give as much as they can by participating in the annual Angel Tree program.

Dec. 13, 2018

Tree lighting ceremony kicks off DSCR holiday season

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Linda Hurry hosted the annual tree lighting ceremony in the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Dec. 4.

Dec. 11, 2018

Jones makes inaugural visit to DLA Distribution Red River

On Nov. 15-16, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution commander Navy Rear Adm. Kevin M. Jones made his inaugural visit to DLA Distribution Red River, Texas, to meet with key staff members, employees, other local DLA entities and Red River Army Depot commander Army Col. Stephen York.