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Nov. 15, 2018

Troop Support honors 2018 Hall of Fame inductees

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.”

Nov. 14, 2018

Subsistence collaborates with industry partners to establish a transparent ingredient restriction process

DLA Troop Support’s Subsistence supply chain plans to collaborate with industry partners in the future to establish a transparent ingredient restriction process.

Nov. 8, 2018

DLA Troop Support Subsistence supply chain employees hosts annual chili cook-off to promote CFC campaign

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.

Nov. 6, 2018

C&T provides custom Marine coat for Medal of Honor ceremony

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.

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.