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July 30, 2018
Embroiderer recognized for 26 years of flag making at DLA Troop Support
Hue Nguyen retired after 26 years working in the production of flags the agency provides, which also includes flags for military units.
July 26, 2018
Construction & Equipment director retires after 27 years of commissioned service
Navy Capt. Daniel Hodgson, former director of the Construction and Equipment supply chain, retired after 27 years.
Perna led new approaches to warfighter support
In his time as commander of DLA Troop Support, Army Gen. Gustave 'Gus' Perna led innovations in how the agency gets critical supplies to warfighters on the front lines--among the achievements earning him a place in the 2018 DLA Hall of Fame.
July 24, 2018
VA benefits team talks to Medical vets at DLA Troop Support
A VA benefits team was invited by the Medical culture improvement team to talk with the supply chain’s veterans.
July 17, 2018
DLA ‘flag ladies’ see only 49-star presidential flag ever made
DLA Troop Support Clothing and Textiles embroiders see the only 49-star presidential flag made during a visit from presidential flag collectors in late June in Philadelphia. DLA embroiders are the sole authorized producers of the current 50-star presidential and vice presidential flags.
July 16, 2018
Army Quartermaster officer takes charge of DLA Troop Support Europe & Africa
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.
July 12, 2018
WRP employees meet with Troop Support commander
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.
July 6, 2018
DLA Troop Support celebrates 219 years warfighter support in Philadelphia
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.
June 29, 2018
NSA Philadelphia employees celebrate LGBT pride
Employees at Naval Support Activity Philadelphia celebrated Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month during a program June 28.
June 28, 2018
Medical employee recognized for decades of service
Paul Ferrante, a contract specialist with the Medical supply chain, leaves after 34 years of service.
June 27, 2018
DLA Troop Support’s senior acquisition executive receives presidential award
William J. Kenny received the Meritorious Presidential Rank Award during a ceremony at the Pentagon June 20.
June 26, 2018
Army officer honored during retirement ceremony
Army Lt. Col. Paul V. McCullough III, special projects officer with the Construction & Equipment supply chain, spent 20 years with the military.
June 20, 2018
Troop Support commander engages local business leaders to share DLA mission, impact
Members of the Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce learned more about the mission and impact of the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support in Philadelphia at a meeting June 18.
June 19, 2018
Elementary school tutoring program comes to bittersweet close
Tutors and students marked the end of this year’s Project G.I.V.E. iteration June 12. Approximately 25 DLA Troop Support employees served as volunteer tutors in reading and math to students at Benjamin Franklin Elementary School this year.
June 18, 2018
DLA CIO presents “Enterprise Enablers” IT strategy to Troop Support workforce
DLA's chief information officer talked to the DLA Troop Support workforce in Philadelphia June 12 about keeping the agency’s complex information systems secure while also taking advantage of the latest technology.