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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.

Nov. 2, 2018

DLA Troop Support hosts health fair to prepare for open season

DLA Troop Support hosted a health benefits fair for employees to learn about federal health plans and coverage options for the 2018 Federal Benefits Open Season.

Nov. 2, 2018

InSPIRE participants give back to local children’s hospitals

Participants in a DLA Troop Support mentoring program assembled 96 activity bags for patients of two local children’s hospitals after a mentoring session in Philadelphia Nov. 1.

Oct. 26, 2018

DLA Troop Support Subsistence supply chain director promoted to colonel

The Army’s newest colonel is Abel Young. The director of DLA Troop Support’s Subsistence supply chain was promoted in front of family and friends in Philadelphia Oct. 25.

Oct. 26, 2018

More than a century of service recognized at Troop Support retirement ceremony

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support honored three employees for their 110 years of combined federal service during a retirement ceremony Oct. 25. Debra Tillman, Mary Newell and Bernice Eaddy-Brown, each with more than 30 years of federal service, were recognized for their contributions to the agency.

Oct. 25, 2018

DLA Troop Support provides 5,000 meals and 63 generators following Hurricane Michael

Before Hurricane Michael hit the Florida panhandle Oct. 10, the Federal Emergency Management Agency reached out to Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support for assistance.

Oct. 25, 2018

DLA Troop Support offers Green Belt training to employees

DLA Troop Support conducts Lean Six Sigma Green Belt training to educate employees on how to utilize methodologies to implement continuous process improvement within the organization.

Oct. 25, 2018

Troop Support hosts DLA Aviation leaders

Leaders from the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support hosted DLA Aviation maintenance facility commanders in Philadelphia Oct. 18 to discuss support programs that affect the facilities. The heads of