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May 20, 2019

Speaker shares stories of bravery, unity of Asian American and Pacific Islanders throughout U.S. history

Keynote speaker Rob Buscher, a member of the board of the Japanese American Citizens League’s Philadelphia Chapter and the program director at Philadelphia’s Fleischer Art Memorial, shared historical vignettes from more than 40 culturally unique populations during an informative presentation to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month at the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support.

May 16, 2019

Subsistence seeks candidates for liaison position in Kuwait

The need for food logistics experts in Arijan, Kuwait now provides Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support civilian employees and military officers an opportunity to volunteer for future deployments.

May 13, 2019

Training With Industry through DLA Troop Support: Seizing opportunity

Ursula Stewart, a contracting officer for the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Industrial Hardware supply chain, has always looked for personal and professional development opportunities. So when she had the chance to apply for the Training With Industry program, Stewart contemplated throwing her hat in the proverbial ring. When she though of applying, she didn’t realize was how challenging and enlightening the process would be in deciding if TWI was right for her. But now, as she is getting ready to depart for Amazon’s headquarters in Seattle, Washington in June, she couldn’t be more excited.

May 10, 2019

Improvements in cold chain management reinforce Medical’s joint role, processes

The Defense Logistics Agency published an updated joint regulation reinforcing DLA Troop Support Medical’s role and introducing new protocols in cold chain management.

May 8, 2019

Subsistence supports Navy in first efforts to provide freeze-dried foods to submarine fleet

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Subsistence supply chain began providing support to U.S. Navy culinary specialists assigned to submarines in its first ever freeze-dried food pilot program.

May 2, 2019

Industrial Hardware’s ‘PR Madness’ brings team together, enhances mission support

Industrial Hardware employees wrapped-up a month-long competition April 19 that resulted in higher-than-average production and stronger teams at the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support in Philadelphia.

April 30, 2019

Future supervisors learn skills, concepts during Leadership Academy

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support held its fifth Leadership Academy to teach leadership skills, concepts and practices April 23-25.

April 29, 2019

Troop Support retirees honored for nearly 100 years of combined service

Three employees serving over a century of cumulative years of federal service were honored by the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support at a retirement ceremony April 25 in Philadelphia. DLA Troop Support Deputy Commander Richard Ellis presided over the ceremony and thanked the employees, Industrial Hardware quality assurance specialist Michael Newell, Construction and Equipment Miscellaneous Equipment Division Chief Susan Paul and C&E Move and Store Division Chief Susanne McHale, for their contributions to the agency.

April 26, 2019

Awareness walk culminates Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

Clad in teal shirts emblazoned with the Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention logo, more than 200 Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support and fellow Naval Support Activity Philadelphia tenant employees walked a mile in support of SAAP month April 23 in Philadelphia. The “wave of teal,” as NSA-P’s Sexual Assault Prevention and Response program manager Navy Chief Petty Officer Felipe Vazquez called it, moved across the installation in a display of support for victims and dedication to the eradication of sexual assault, culminating a month of activities with the same SAPR focus.

April 26, 2019

C & E employee learns resiliency and dogsledding in subzero weather conditions

It’s not common for someone to volunteer to spend a week in subzero temperatures without a cabin, heat or cot just to learn dogsledding. Geoffrey Dominessy, a contracting officer with the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Construction and Equipment supply chain, did just that in February in Northern Minnesota.