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DLA Headquarters Recent News

July/August Loglines now available
The July/August edition of Loglines, the Defense Logistics Agency’s flagship magazine, is now available online and in print at some DLA locations.
July 16, 2018 - The July/August edition of Loglines, the Defense Logistics Agency’s flagship magazine, is now available online and in print at some DLA locations.

DLA Troop Support News

Army Quartermaster officer takes charge of DLA Troop Support Europe & Africa
Army Lt. Col. Sherdrick Rankin (right), new commander of DLA Troop Support Europe & Africa, accepts the colors from Col. Theodore Shinkle, DLA Europe & Africa commander, during a change of command ceremony July 12 in Kaiserslautern, Germany. Rankin took over command from Lt. Col. Shane Cuéllar (far left). Photo by Hartmut Schwarz
July 16, 2018 - The charge to deliver food, uniforms, medical items and more to ensure the combat readiness of America’s warfighters throughout Europe, Africa and the Middle East changed hands as Army Lt. Col. Sherdrick Rankin assumed command of DLA Troop Support Europe & Africa July 12.

WRP employees meet with Troop Support commander
Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support commander Army Brig. Gen. Mark Simerly explains the structure of DLA to Workforce Recruitment Program students in Philadelphia July 10. Students introduced themselves and had a chance to ask Simerly about his life, motivations and Troop Support in general at the meeting. Photo by John Dwyer III.
July 12, 2018 - Employees hired through the Workforce Recruitment Program learned that “trust, discipline and commitment” were three things that the commander of the DLA Troop Support found vital to his success when they met with him July 10 in Philadelphia.

DLA Troop Support celebrates 219 years warfighter support in Philadelphia
Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Commander Army Brig. Gen. Mark Simerly (left) and Acquisition Executive William Kenny (right) cut Troop Support's birthday cake in Philadelphia July 6. The commander held a celebration marking 219 years of continuous logistics support to the nation starting with the acquisition of land for the construction of the Schuylkill Arsenal on July 6, 1799.
July 6, 2018 - Employees celebrated 219 years of DLA Troop Support's continuous logistics support to the United States July 6. Although the official “birth” of DLA may stem from the Oct. 1, 1961 creation of the Defense Supply Agency, DLA Troop Support ties its origins to the acquisition of the Schuylkill Arsenal in 1799.

NSA Philadelphia employees celebrate LGBT pride
Zachary Wilcha, Independence Business Alliance executive director, speaks to employees at a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month event at DLA Troop Support in Philadelphia on June 28, 2018. The event focused on raising awareness, promoting equality and learning about LGBT culture.
June 29, 2018 - Employees at Naval Support Activity Philadelphia celebrated Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month during a program June 28.

Medical employee recognized for decades of service
Army Brig. Gen. Mark Simerly, DLA Troop Support commander, stands with Paul and Teri Ferrante during Paul’s retirement ceremony June 28. Ferrante retires after 34 years of service. His wife, Teri, retired in 2016 after 32 years of service, and their two sons are currently employed at DLA Troop Support.
June 28, 2018 - Paul Ferrante, a contract specialist with the Medical supply chain, leaves after 34 years of service.

 


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   Fed Feed Families

667 lbs.

Employees at DLA Philadelphia have donated 667 pounds of food as of July 12 for this year's Feds Feed Families food drive. All donations will go to Philabundance to help to fight hunger in the Delaware Valley. The food drive runs through Aug. 31.