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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.

March 30, 2018

Subsistence nutritionist talks healthy eating with DLA Troop Support workforce

Starr Seip, a nutritionist with the Subsistence supply chain, spoke to employees about healthy eating March 29. The DLA Troop Suppport Resiliency team hosted the event as part of National Nutrition Month.

Feb. 6, 2018

DLA chaplain offers insight on relationships, suicide, social media

The DLA chaplain told Troop Support employees in Philadelphia that diversity has helped make him a better person. Army Chaplain (Col.) Carleton Birch spoke to the workforce Jan. 25 about improving relationships and resiliency at work and at home.

Nov. 17, 2016

DLA members learn to communicate using ASL

Learning how to communicate with others who may not communicate the same way as you is important, especially in the workplace.

Sept. 28, 2016

Commentary: DORRA employees embrace resiliency

Resiliency is one of those things that we work at every day on our own and with the encouragement of others. September is Defense Logistics Agency’s Resiliency Month, and Sep. 7 was celebrated as Resiliency Day across the agency. It was a time set aside to provide employees an opportunity to accentuate their actions to maintain and improve resiliency in their lives.

July 6, 2016

Susquehanna installation hosts former hostage Matt Schrier

Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna recently hosted photographer and former Syrian hostage Matt Schrier for the quarterly Force Protection Lecture Series, which highlighted Schrier’s strategies to survive and detailed how he was able to escape the situation and return to the United States.

June 22, 2016

LGBT military speaker reflects on serving openly

As part of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity in conjunction with the Business Process Support Directorate’s Special Emphasis Program Committee sponsored a “Brown Bag” luncheon June 15 in the McKeever Auditorium on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.Featured guest speaker Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Zachary Corallo spoke on serving openly and how “Don’t ask, Don’t tell” affected his life.