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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.

Nov. 8, 2019

Veterans Day program speaker shares story of resilience

Not giving up was the subject of Marine Corps veteran Jason Hassinger’s speech during the Philadelphia Compound Veterans Committee’s annual Veteran’s Day program on Nov. 7.

Feb. 7, 2019

Spring-like day draws over 125 participants to Frosty Bear 5K

The annual Frosty Bear 5K run/walk drew over 125 McNamara Headquarters Complex employees including moms and dads with strollers.

June 4, 2018

Founder of local architecture firm speaks during Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month event

From growing up in a leper colony in South Korea to having two heart transplants, the guest speaker at an Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month event May 24 shared his experiences overcoming life’s obstacles.

Sept. 15, 2016

Employees share stories of strength during Resiliency Day

Beating cancer, overcoming a fire, getting fit. Three employees shared their stories of strength in the face of adversity with coworkers during DLA Troop Support’s Resiliency Day.

Aug. 29, 2016

Chaplain talks life after combat during PTSD workshop

A Pennsylvania Army National Guard chaplain spoke to Troop Support employees to help them better understand PTSD during a workshop Aug. 25. “I think everyone who has been to combat comes back different,” said Lt. Col. Douglas Etter.

Aug. 16, 2016

Army wellness manager on resilience: choice to live healthy is yours

The leading cause of death in the U.S. is heart disease and the population's behavior is the cause. An Army Wellness manager spoke to DLA Troop Support employees about resilience and three areas that people can improve to be healthier.

June 28, 2016

Troop Support resilience: Employee changes life through fitness

Seven years ago, Matthew Eckenrode, an Industrial Hardware contract specialist, saw a photo of himself on Facebook and he did not like what he saw. It was at that moment that he decided to make changes and pursue a healthier lifestyle.

May 27, 2016

Philly councilman shares family legacy of forgiveness during Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month event

David Oh shared stories of his personal and family’s history, reflecting on this year’s national theme, “Walk Together, Embrace Differences, Build Legacies.”

May 27, 2016

Troop Support employees gets physical during FEW 5K

More than 75 DLA Troop Support employees participated in the second annual Federally Employed Women's 5K Walk/Run May 25.