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Archive: June, 2018

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.

June 18, 2018

DLA Troop Support commander hosts town hall with DLA CIO

The commander of DLA Troop Support praised several recent accomplishments, including support of the power grid rebuild in Puerto Rico, during a town hall with the workforce June 12. Army Brig. Gen. Mark Simerly also invited Kathy Cutler, DLA CIO, to speak to Troop Support employees.

June 15, 2018

Medical director says farewell after three decades of service

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Medical director retires from the Army after 30 years of service.

June 15, 2018

EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT: Marjorie Graham

This week's spotlight focuses on an Industrial Hardware employee whose first job was delivering newspapers and who once sold 318 boxes of Girl Scout cookies.

June 14, 2018

DLA Troop Support celebrates Army birthday

DLA Troop Support celebrated the Army's 243rd birthday in Philadelphia and helped soldiers around the world celebrate.

June 13, 2018

Former DLA Troop Support commander takes charge of 8th TSC in Hawaii

Army Brig. Gen. Charles Hamilton, Troop Support commander from July 2015 to July 2017, took charge of the 8th Theater Sustainment Command June 7.

June 11, 2018

Troop Support NCO retires with 23 years of service

“Without retirement ceremonies, there can be no enlistment ceremonies,” said Army Sgt. 1st Class Troy Pringle. “Today, I have just made room for a newer, stronger, better version of me to take my place,” Pringle said, as he was honored for his 23-year Army career June 1.

June 7, 2018

Troop Support team members recognized during quarterly awards ceremony

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.

June 4, 2018

Founder of local architecture firm speaks during Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month event

From growing up in a leper colony in South Korea to having two heart transplants, the guest speaker at an Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month event May 24 shared his experiences overcoming life’s obstacles.