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April 22, 2020

C&T continues mission, social distancing with virtual Dress Clothing Industry Day

Social distancing due to the coronavirus did not deter Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Clothing and Textiles supply chain from getting vital information to American manufacturers by hosting a virtual Dress Clothing Industry Day April 8.

April 10, 2020

Despite COVID-19 delays, DLA delivers Seder kits to soldiers in Germany for Passover

An emergency order of Seder kits was held up, partly due to the COVID-19 pandemic, on its way to help Jewish soldiers with the 2nd Cavalry Regiment in Vilseck, Germany, celebrate the Passover holiday. DLA reps maintained constant contact with the Army unit's chaplain throughout the delivery.

Nov. 14, 2019

DLA Troop Support Clothing and Textiles industry event affirms strong partnerships with military customers, vendors

Strong partnerships was the central theme of a Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Clothing and Textiles military service and industry engagement event Nov. 6-7 in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. More than 800 representatives from DLA, the military services and American clothing and textiles industry attended the fifth annual Joint Advanced Planning Brief for Industry.

Oct. 4, 2019

Army recruits receive American-made athletic footwear at basic training for first time

Approximately 134 Army recruits received American-made athletic footwear at Ft. Benning, Georgia Oct. 1, thanks to Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support. Recruits at Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri also received athletic footwear this week, with recruits at Ft. Jackson, South Carolina and Ft. Sill, Oklahoma to receive the new shoes starting Oct. 7.

June 21, 2019

From the 19th century to now, Troop Support embroiderers continue Betsy Ross’ flag making legacy

As Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s history dates back to 1800 with the construction of the Schuylkill Arsenal in Philadelphia, so does its partnership with American flag maker Betsy Ross.

June 6, 2019

DLA supports Marine recruits with quality clothing

Marine Corps Recruit Depot at Parris Island, South Carolina, turns recruits into Marines. Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support understands service members’ pride in their image and takes pride of their own in providing high-quality uniforms to recruits journeying into military service.

Jan. 14, 2019

Science in support of the warfighter

Science in support of the warfighter — the Product Test Center-Analytical way.

Nov. 22, 2018

C&T provides Marine Corps recruits new female dress coats for graduation

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Clothing and Textiles team members witnessed the fruits of their labor as Marines debuted the new female dress uniform during a recruit graduation ceremony at the Marine Corp Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina Nov. 16.

Sept. 27, 2018

DLA provides maternity uniforms that help airmen ‘fit in’ while ‘sticking out’

While the changes in clothing sizes can be a challenge for service members during pregnancy, one Air Force officer said her maternity uniform didn’t compromise her professional appearance or comfort.

Aug. 16, 2018

C&T employees go extra miles with the DLA Wellness Program

The last topic of DLA Troop Support’s VPP campaign is Well-Being. Employees from the Clothing & Textiles supply chain are taking advantage of the DLA Wellness Program to not just improve their well-being, but compete in extreme long distance races.