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May 14, 2018

Air Force transitions to a single combat uniform

Air Force leaders announced the service will move to a single combat utility uniform, adopting the Operational Camouflage Pattern, or OCP, already in use by the Army and Airmen in combat zones and in certain jobs across the Air Force.

Nov. 22, 2017

DLA, military services brief clothing, equipment support plans to industry partners

The third annual Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Clothing and Textiles Joint Advanced Planning Brief for Industry was held in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, and attended by nearly 800 representatives from U.S. clothing and textiles manufacturers, the military services and the government.

Oct. 31, 2017

New Army uniform provides lighter weight without breaking sweat

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base San Antonio website —The current Army Combat Uniform top weighs in at about 1.4 pounds. When it gets wet, it tends to stay wet. And when it’s hot out, it tends to keep Soldiers hot. The Army has a solution for that: the Improved Hot Weather Army Combat Uniform that has a whole lot fewer pockets, layers of fabric and Velcro, as well as a new fabric that is actually lighter than the current ACU.

Oct. 26, 2017

Corps reaches final stages of tropical boots, uniform testing

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps Systems Command website — The Marine Corps wrapped up its fourth and final field user evaluation for a prototype tropical utility uniform and boots in late September.

Oct. 31, 2016

DLA, military brief clothing industry partners on warfighter support plans

The Defense Logistics Agency is able to provide uniforms and equipment to warfighters with the support of the Clothing and Textiles supply chain’s industry partners, the C&T director told those partners Oct. 19.

April 21, 2016

DLA director notes value of partnerships for clothing, textiles

The director of the Defense Logistics Agency delivered a keynote presentation to about 150 government and industry partners, including leaders from DLA Troop Support, at the National Council of Textile Organizations 13th Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., April 12.

Aug. 21, 2015

DLA senior enlisted leader visits C&T uniform producers

DLA’s senior enlisted leader Army Command Sgt. Maj. Charles Tobin lauded a long-time uniform manufacturer during his visit to three DLA Troop Support Clothing and Textiles vendors Aug. 19.

Aug. 12, 2015

Troop Support commander sizes up recruits at Lackland AFB

The first pair of combat boots didn’t fit. So DLA Troop Support Commander Army Brig. Gen. Charles Hamilton walked to the stocked shelf and brought another pair to the Air Force recruit.