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Aug. 1, 2018

C&T works ‘hand in glove’ to earn DLA Troop Support Team of the Year award

When the Navy announced it was changing sailors’ utility uniforms in 2016, a planning team from the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Clothing and Textiles supply chain geared up a plan for sustainment.

July 16, 2018

Army Quartermaster officer takes charge of DLA Troop Support Europe & Africa

The charge to deliver food, uniforms, medical items and more to ensure the combat readiness of America’s warfighters throughout Europe, Africa and the Middle East changed hands as Army Lt. Col. Sherdrick Rankin assumed command of DLA Troop Support Europe & Africa July 12.

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.

April 9, 2018

C&T aims to improve communication through ‘War Games’ exercise

DLA Troop Support Clothing and Textiles’ culture improvement team conducted a War Games exercise to enhance communication throughout the supply chain. The exercise was a result of employees identifying streamlined communication as an area for improvement in previous culture climate survey results. The 2018 DLA culture climate survey is open until April 17.

April 2, 2018

Troop Support provides Easter, Passover support to service members across globe

DLA Troop Support provides annual religious support to service members across the globe for the Easter and Passover holidays. This year, Troop Support provided more than 170,000 pounds of food, 11,000 Meals, Ready-to-Eat and 115 orders of palm, wine, Jewish ceremonial Seder kits and ashes.

Aug. 2, 2017

Clothing & Textiles employees meet blind, visually impaired partners in warfighter support

Employees with the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Clothing and Textiles supply chain toured production lines at Vision Corps in Lancaster, Pennsylvania July 26, where blind or visually impaired individuals operate machinery or package item parts for military customers.

April 13, 2017

Troop Support provides religious support during April holidays

Service members who celebrate Passover, Palm Sunday and Easter this month will do so with the help of DLA Troop Support.

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.

Oct. 27, 2016

Commentary: My first week with DLA

Shawn J. Jones is in his second week in DLA Troop Support's Corporate Communications office. While he's just beginning his DLA career, he's been with DLA for almost two decades.

Oct. 4, 2016

PA lieutenant governor honors Troop Support 'flag ladies'

Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. Mike Stack visited Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Sept. 29 to honor the work and dedication of the organization’s flag room employees.