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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.

June 27, 2018

LGBT community members dispel myths, encourage mutual respect

Members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community dispelled myths and described their coming out during a panel discussion held in honor of LGBT Pride Month at the McNamara Headquarters Complex June 20.

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.

May 8, 2018

Second generation Holocaust survivor shares story with NSA Philadelphia employees

Ellen Zinn spoke about her parents’ experience during the Holocaust and feeling both fearful of authority and empowered by “their survivorship” while growing up in New York.

March 2, 2018

Troop Support hosts interactive program that highlights African-Americans in times of war

Vocalists performed renditions of several contemporary songs and older spiritual selections to accompany a video showcasing African-Americans’ service in every major conflict in U.S. history during a cultural observance presentation for employees at NSA Philadelphia.

Feb. 15, 2018

WRP gives supervisors pool of qualified candidates to fill workforce gaps, build stronger teams

Of the 1,010 WRP interns the agency has temporarily hired since 1995, 128 have been permanently hired through the noncompetitive “Schedule A” authority or the agency’s Pathways to Career Excellence Program, a two-year program designed to train entry-level personnel for subsequent advancement.

Jan. 19, 2018

DLA Troop Support employees encouraged to honor MLK legacy through service

Attendees were encouraged to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through service in their community and action against injustice during a program honoring King Jan. 16 at Naval Support Activity Philadelphia.

Jan. 18, 2018

HQC employees honor King’s memory with focus on ‘Letter From a Birmingham Jail’

McNamara Headquarters Complex employees honored the memory and work of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Jan. 17 with a video recitation of one of his most prominent writings, the letter he wrote from a jail cell after being arrested in Birmingham, Alabama, April 12, 1963, on charges of violating laws against mass public demonstrations.

Dec. 18, 2017

Troop Support earns acquisition, EEO awards at 50th DLA Employee Recognition awards

DLA Troop Support earned several awards at the 50th annual DLA Employee Recognition Awards ceremony Dec. 12, including awards for acquisition, EEO and IT.

Nov. 20, 2017

American Indian speaker encourages unity and acceptance of all people

A descendant of the Micmac and Mohawk tribes encouraged the Naval Support Activity Philadelphia workforce to look past people’s external differences and to see each other as one people during the National American Indian Heritage Month program Nov. 14.