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Nov. 29, 2023

Collaboration, information-sharing key at annual Clothing and Textiles industry event

Nearly 700 government and manufacturing stakeholders met for Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Clothing and Textiles supply chain’s annual Joint Advanced Planning Brief for Industry Nov. 15-16 in Cherry Hill, New Jersey.

Sept. 12, 2023

The life of a uniform: from contracting to customer

From coordinating with contractors to testing boots on an open flame, the Defense Logistics Agency ensures uniforms meet military customers’ needs and are durable.

July 7, 2023

Coast Guard leaders visit Troop Support to discuss uniforms, challenges, opportunities

Fielding current and future Coast Guard uniforms were among key topics discussed by Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Clothing and Textiles leaders and Coast Guard representatives during a visit to the organization June 29 in Philadelphia.

April 10, 2023

Troop Support provides ‘morale boost’ to servicemembers with religious support items

Manually tracking orders for religious items like wine and palm reflects the significance of Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Clothing and Textiles supply chain’s annual support to servicemembers across the globe for Easter, Passover, Ash Wednesday, and Palm Sunday.

Nov. 22, 2022

Highly attended C&T industry event thanks partners, fosters networking, addresses challenges

A record-breaking 800-plus representatives from the Defense Logistics Agency, military services and domestic clothing and textiles manufacturer firms attended DLA Troop Support’s eighth annual Joint Advanced Planning Brief for Industry in Cherry Hill, New Jersey Nov. 16-17.

July 29, 2022

Navy shares maternity uniform pilot program ‘best practices’ with DLA, services at roadshow

Representatives from Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Clothing and Textiles supply chain visited the Navy Exchange Service Command South East Distribution Center in Pensacola, Florida, July 13 to learn about the service’s best practices implementing the maternity pilot program.

March 18, 2022

Troop Support, Space Force discuss new uniform support

After more than a year of virtual collaboration, Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Clothing and Textiles and U.S. Space Force Office of the Chief of Space Operations personnel met in person during a visit to DLA Troop Support’s headquarters in Philadelphia Mar. 8.

Feb. 14, 2022

Troop Support commander visits Air Force customers, recruit support vendors in Texas

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Commander Army Brig. Gen. Eric P. Shirley visited Air Force customers and clothing and textiles vendors in San Antonio and Austin, Texas, Feb. 3-4 to better understand challenges and strengthen partnerships with stakeholders in the region.

Jan. 26, 2022

Troop Support takes over fielding of Army green service uniform for new recruits, soldiers

After years of planning, the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support is now providing Army green service uniform items to recruits, and soon soldiers shopping at Army & Air Force Exchange Service stores.

May 3, 2021

Clothing and Textiles works overtime to support White House masks mission

To provide more than 25 million cloth face masks to communities hard-hit by the pandemic, Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Clothing and Textiles team members expedited contracting processes and worked hundreds of overtime hours.