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July 16, 2019

U.S. Army Field Artillery Museum lets uniforms tell modern Army history

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command website — As behind-the-scenes work on the U.S. Army Field Artillery Museum's new gallery creeps quietly forward, the museum at Fort Sill, Oklahoma tells an ever-more-complete story of the branch's history in uniforms.

Nov. 30, 2018

Capabilities on Display | 3rd Medical Battalion Establishes Role II Facilities

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command website — When Sailors and Marines come together they can take a large empty field and, in a day of hard work, transform it into a medical field hospital complete with camouflage netting, medical and utilities equipment that can provide necessary life-saving functions within field environments.

Oct. 6, 2018

Army testing more effective ghillie suits

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command website — The Army is looking for an improved ghillie suit to replace the flame-resistant, camouflage suit now worn by snipers to keep them from being seen by the enemy.

Oct. 5, 2018

New coveralls to make life more comfortable for fuel handlers

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command website — Fuel handler coveralls are worn by some 17,000 petroleum supply specialists in the Army who fuel trucks, aircraft and boats, and who operate pipelines and storage tanks around the globe.

Nov. 1, 2017

JBER Laundry fight stains Alaska wide

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson website — Heading south from Fairbanks, is a trailer filled to the brim with soiled linen from various federal agencies. Within 72 hours, JBER Laundry workers of the 673d Force Support Squadron will wash, dry, press, fold and wrap the sullied shipment and return it whence it came. In this fashion, five days per week, thousands of pounds of laundry are exchanged.

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.