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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.