TACOM Clothing and Heraldry Product Support Integration Directorate Philadelphia Office
MISSION: Develop and deliver readiness for ground and support systems globally.
VISION: Be the Army’s pre-eminent ground and support system provider for all items of clothing and individual equipment, fully integrated as part of the Army’s Materiel Integrator, Army Materiel Command. Understand Army operational requirements and synchronize our capabilities and resources to develop and deliver flexible and responsive support that enable Army readiness. Respond rapidly to supported unit issues and always follow up.
The Clothing and Heraldry Product Support Integration Directorate (CH PSID) is part of the Integrated Logistics Support Center, which belongs to the U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM), headquartered in Michigan. The Directorate supports the military through the acquisition, systems integration, sustainment and fielding of organizational clothing and individual equipment for active-duty soldiers around the globe, as well as through providing the Project Manager — Soldier Protection & Individual Equipment, and its subordinate product managers, matrixed logistical support for full life cycle logistics planning and new item introduction.
The Philadelphia elements of the CH PSID handle the supply and issue of all stocked heraldic items, to include the presidential flag, Army flag, Army flag and streamer set, and Medal of Honor flag. The Directorate also provides all Army general officer items. Items include flags, belts, buckles, auto plates and flagpoles.
In addition, CH PSID manages all supply requests for clothing and textile items, flags, guidons and streamers through its supply system and makes the items available to active-duty Army, Army Reserve, National Guard and Reserve Officer Training Corps units worldwide.
TACOM Clothing and Heraldry is also responsible for engraving, assembling and shipping medals to Army veterans throughout the world, with the work being performed in the medals assembly area, in Philadelphia.