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DLA Hall of Fame welcomes progressive, efficiency-driven leader 
Retired Navy Vice Admiral Mark Harnitchek will be inducted into the DLA Hall of Fame July 25. He was the agency’s director from November 2011 to December 2014, one of the busiest periods in military history.
June 19, 2019 - Retired Navy Vice Admiral Mark Harnitchek, a progressive leader known for telling employees “Define what success looks like and figure out how to get there,” will be inducted into the Defense Logistics Agency Hall of Fame June 25. 

DLA Troop Support News

DLA Troop Support commander hosts final town hall
Gritty, the Philadelphia Flyers mascot, greeted Troop Support employees during a town hall in Philadelphia, June 11, 2019. Gritty took a few moments to embrace and take photos with employees. (Photo by Ed Maldonado/DLA Troop Support)
June 18, 2019 - Army Brig. Gen. Mark Simerly hosted his final town hall as commander of the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support June 11 in Philadelphia.

Pilot internship program offers unique experience to high school students
Ning Cao, a former DLA Troop Support intern, left, poses with Army Brig. Gen. Mark Simerly, DLA Troop Support Commander, right, at the DLA Troop Support June 6, 2019 in Philadelphia. DLA Troop Support partnered with the Philadelphia School District to create a pilot internship program giving students federal work experience before graduating from high school.
June 13, 2019 - The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support and Philadelphia School District celebrated the completion of a pilot internship program giving high school students an opportunity to gain federal work experience before graduation.

New DLA hiring policy targets qualified applicants, expedites hiring process
Jose Pereira, DLA Troop Support Industrial Hardware tech/quality division chief, left, and Annie Firth, Troop Support lead human resources specialist, right of Pereira, speak with a potential applicant at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, May 30, 2019. Pereira worked with Firth to create Troop Support’s first job vacancy announcement listed using the expedited hiring authority signed into DLA policy in April 2019 and vetted applicants at a Hiring Our Heroes event to target qualified potential applicants.
June 12, 2019 - The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support teamed up with their servicing human resources office to bring one of the agency’s first job openings under the fiscal 2016 National Defense Authorization Act-authorized Expedited Hiring Authority to a Hiring Our Heroes event May 30 at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey.

Troop Support, federal partners prepare for hurricane season
Army Brig. Gen. Mark Simerly, DLA Troop Support Commander, center, speaks to participants during an exercise at DLA Troop Support May 28, 2019 in Philadelphia. DLA Troop Support held a two-day tabletop exercise to prepare for the 2019 hurricane season.
June 5, 2019 - The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support held a two-day tabletop exercise to prepare for the 2019 hurricane season May 28-29.

Two civilians honored at retirement ceremony for ‘exceptional service’
DLA Troop Support Construction and Equipment tailored vendor logistics specialist Thomas Rolland, right, and Medical acquisition specialist Michael O'Connor, left, were honored during a retirement ceremony May 30, 2019 in Philadelphia. Rolland retired with 14 years of service, and O’Connor with 35 years of service, including 24 years of military service with the Air Force.
May 31, 2019 - Friends, family and colleagues celebrated the careers of two Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support civilian employees during a retirement ceremony May 30.