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Nov. 21, 2019

October New Employee Orientation

The October New Employee Orientation was held Oct. 30 and 31, 2019 in Building 20. The class had 30 new employees, making it one of the largest groups to attend NEO!

Nov. 21, 2019

Gifted industry economist recognized

The Picasso of pricing and the Rembrandt of research was how Larry Ervin was remembered to his friends and coworkers during his posthumous induction into 2019 Defense Logistics Agency Energy Hall of Fame at the McNamara Headquarters Complex, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, Nov. 13.

Nov. 21, 2019

Document of the Month: MOFAST

The Mechanization of Freight and Shipping Terminal, or MOFAST, expedited the processing of material in and out of supply depots by converting data into bills of lading and shipping labels. Users appreciated the efficiencies it introduced but were frustrated by its inflexibility.

Nov. 21, 2019

IPE Airmen provide life-saving gear to comrades

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Incirlik Air Base website — An indispensable part of military logistics is individual protective equipment. From ancient Roman armor to modern bullet-proof vests, IPE has protected warriors for millennia.

Nov. 20, 2019

Air Force officer shares her story during local Women in Industry Day event

Air Force Reserve Lt. Col. Susan McMullen, DLA Troop Support Project Manager, and other women from various industries across Northeast Philadelphia gathered in an auditorium at Holy Family University to share their stories during the Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce annual Women in Industry Day event Nov. 20, 2019 in Philadelphia.

Nov. 20, 2019

Troop Support improves international relief readiness through USAID course

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support hosted the Joint Humanitarian Operations Course led by the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance in Philadelphia Nov. 13-14.

Nov. 20, 2019

DLA Troop Support Chili Chefs Battle It Out For Bragging Rights

During an annual chili cook-off, held Nov. 20, 2019, 12 members of the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support workforce battled it out for the bragging rights to the best chili. The event was organized as an awareness event for the Combined Federal Campaign.

Nov. 20, 2019

Government testing facility celebrates 100 years in Philadelphia

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Product Test Center Analytical’s mission began in 1919 at the Philadelphia Quartermaster Depot in an effort to instruct military personnel on the scientific approach to textile procurement for uniforms. One hundred years later, the mission continues on, ensuring the products purchased for warfighters and other government customers meet the quality specifications to survive the varied conditions required.

Nov. 20, 2019

Land and Maritime Town Hall officially introduces new Deputy Commander to workforce

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Commander, Navy Rear Adm. John Palmer conducted a Town Hall in the Defense Supply Center Columbus’ Operations Center Auditorium Nov. 13 where he discussed Land and Maritime operational updates.

Nov. 20, 2019

Retired petroleum officer inducted into DLA Energy Hall of Fame 

U.S. Army Quartermaster Hall of Fame member, retired U.S. Army Col. Gregory D. Gibbons, was credited for the successful management of fuel operations during Desert Shield and Desert Storm was inducted into the Defense Logistics Agency Energy Hall of Fame, Nov. 13.