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Nov. 12, 2019

Military, veteran employees help students understand Veterans Day

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support military and veteran employees helped students at a local elementary school gain a deeper understanding of Veterans Day during an event Nov. 7.

Oct. 21, 2019

Employees ‘G.I.V.E.’ back to local students through reading, math

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support started its annual Project Government and Industry Volunteers for Education tutoring program Oct. 15 to help Benjamin Franklin Elementary School third grade students improve in reading and math.

Sept. 18, 2019

Employees set new high in fight against hunger

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support employees donated a record-high 4,279 pounds during the Feds Feed Families food drive to help fight hunger in Philadelphia.

Feb. 14, 2019

Troop Support volunteers visit patients at local veteran medical center

DLA Troop Support volunteers spent time with veteran patients to recognize them for their service at a local veteran medical center.

Dec. 11, 2018

The season of giving: Troop Support employees donate gifts, supplies to local school during annual holiday party

DLA Troop Support employees donated presents and school supplies to kindergarten and first grade students at Benjamin Franklin Elementary School during its annual Children’s Holiday Party Dec. 6.

Feb. 15, 2018

Troop Support service members visit local veteran patients

DLA Troop Support volunteers spent time with veteran patients to recognize them for their service at the Philadelphia VA Medical Center.

Sept. 5, 2017

Richmond employees help local community

Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, employees organized a group of givers who helped students in need by contributing school supplies to the local Bensley Elementary School. Employees from the Customer Intelligence-Focused Team in the DLA Aviation Planning Process Directorate donated the items and volunteers donated their time Aug. 29 to deliver the items.

March 24, 2016

DLA Disposition Services helps police raise autism awareness

A New Jersey police department is using a Humvee acquired through DoD's LESO program, which DLA Distribution Services administers, to raise awareness of autism among first responders and others.

Dec. 15, 2015

DLA Distribution hosts local high school students to talk real-world logistics

On Dec. 10, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution headquarters hosted advanced placement U.S. Government and Politics students from Central York High School to visit a federal workplace and learn about the organization’s world-wide operations.