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Strategic workforce planners discuss coming fiscal year initiatives
About 40 representatives from across DLA’s 16 functional communities met in person and via VTC and telephone with DLA Human Resources advisors in the biannual meeting. Graphic by Paul Crank
Nov. 14, 2018 - Effectively planning for the workforce of the future is one of the greatest challenges facing the Defense Logistics Agency, a senior human resources official said in greeting strategic workforce planners at DLA Headquarters Oct. 30.

DLA Troop Support News

Troop Support honors 2018 Hall of Fame inductees
Carolyn Williford-Jackson (left), Keith Ford (center) and Jacqueline Basquill pose in front of framed plaques during the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Hall of Fame induction ceremony Nov. 13, 2018 in Philadelphia. The program honors former employees for their significant, enduring contributions to Troop Support. Ford and Basquill were inducted, and Williford-Jackson accepted the honor for her brother, Wayne Williford, who was inducted posthumously. Photo by Ed Maldonado.
Nov. 15, 2018 - 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.”

Subsistence collaborates with industry partners to establish a transparent ingredient restriction process
Janine Samoni, strategic material sourcing group division chief with the Subsistence supply chain, speaks to a group of industry representatives. Samoni discussed DLA’s plans to collaborate with industry to establish a more transparent process to restrict ingredients in military dining facility menus.
Nov. 14, 2018 - DLA Troop Support’s Subsistence supply chain plans to collaborate with industry partners in the future to establish a transparent ingredient restriction process.

DLA Troop Support Subsistence supply chain employees hosts annual chili cook-off to promote CFC campaign
Army Lt. Col. Erin Haverly, chief, food safety office, smells the chili, while serving as a judge, during the annual DLA Troop Support chili cook-off, Nov.7, 2018 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. (Photo by Alexandria Brimage-Gray/DLA Troop Support)
Nov. 8, 2018 - 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.

C&T provides custom Marine coat for Medal of Honor ceremony
President Donald J. Trump places the Medal of Honor around retired Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. John L. Canley's neck at the White House in Washington D.C., Oct. 17, 2018. DLA Troop Support Clothing and Textiles’ customer, supplier and technical quality teams worked together to ensure Canley received a custom Marine Corps dress coat in time for the ceremony.
Nov. 6, 2018 - 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.

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. (Photo by Alexandria Brimage-Gray/DLA Troop Support)
Nov. 6, 2018 - 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.