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Nov. 21, 2018

Troop Support employees learn about Distribution’s support to Medical’s mission

DLA Troop Support’s Medical supply chain Culture Improvement Team sponsored a tour to DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania for employees to learn about the agency’s support to Medical operations.

Nov. 20, 2018

DLA Troop Support provides a taste of home for service members away for the holiday

Service members deployed overseas, as well as those serving at the United States’ southern border, get to experience a taste of home on Thanksgiving Day due to the efforts of Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support employees. “America’s military men and women continually make sacrifices to secure our freedom,” said Army Brig. Gen. Mark Simerly, DLA Troop Support commander. “It is our duty to show our gratitude by providing them the very best Thanksgiving meal our country has to offer.”

Nov. 19, 2018

Deployments, community service, other accomplishments recognized at Quarterly Awards

Nearly 100 Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support employees were honored for their achievements during a quarterly awards ceremony Nov. 14. Army Brig. Gen. Mark Simerly, DLA Troop Support commander, hosted the ceremony and expressed his gratitude to the workforce for their contributions to the agency’s mission success.

Nov. 15, 2018

Troop Support honors 2018 Hall of Fame inductees

Former employees Jacqueline A. Basquill, Keith R. Ford and Wayne H. Williford were inducted into the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Hall of Fame during a ceremony Nov. 13. “As commander of this great organization, I take pride in knowing that there is a passionate, committed workforce who ensures that DLA maintains its stellar reputation,” said DLA Troop Support Commander Army Brig. Gen. Mark Simerly. “To the inductees: You are truly deserving of this honor. It’s a privilege for me to recognize your many contributions and to induct you into DLA Troop Support’s Hall of Fame.”

Nov. 14, 2018

Subsistence collaborates with industry partners to establish a transparent ingredient restriction process

DLA Troop Support’s Subsistence supply chain plans to collaborate with industry partners in the future to establish a transparent ingredient restriction process.

Nov. 8, 2018

DLA Troop Support Subsistence supply chain employees hosts annual chili cook-off to promote CFC campaign

DLA Troop Support Subsistence supply chain employees hosts annual chili cook-off Nov.7 in Philadelphia. The event was held to promote the 2018 Combined Federal Campaign season at DLA Troop Support and encourage employees to donate money or time to a charity or nonprofit organizations of their choice.

Nov. 6, 2018

C&T provides custom Marine coat for Medal of Honor ceremony

DLA Troop Support Clothing and Textiles’ customer, supplier and technical quality teams worked together to ensure retired Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. John L. Canley received a custom Marine dress coat in time for the mid-October ceremony where he received the Medal of Honor.

Nov. 6, 2018

Philadelphia Compound Veterans Committee observe Veteran's Day

Retired Army Master Sgt. Bill Kaemmer served as the keynote speaker during the Philadelphia Compound Veterans Committee’s annual Veteran’s Day observance, Nov. 5, 2018 at DLA Troop Support Philadelphia. Kaemmer shared the story of four United States Army chaplains who gave their lives to save those of civilian and military personnel during the sinking of the United States Army Troop Ship Dorchester on Feb. 3, 1943 during World War II.

Nov. 5, 2018

Commentary: Preparing for command the DLA way

DLA is a truly unique assignment for any service member, and especially for one assuming command. But shortly after Lt. Col. Sherdrick Rankin learned he was to command DLA Troop Support Europe & Africa, he realized how little he new about the agency.

Nov. 2, 2018

DLA developmental program graduates mark beginning of career phase

Entry-level DLA employees marked the end of their apprenticeship learning various aspects of logistics support during a graduation ceremony Oct. 31 at DLA Troop Support in Philadelphia.