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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.

April 21, 2016

Soldier who survived gunshot is presented lifesaving helmet

DLA Troop Support supplies America's warfighters protective gear such as the Army Combat Helmet, one of which helped a soldier escape serious injury while searching for explosives in Afghanistan.

April 12, 2016

C&T contracting officer earns DLA recognition for small business awards

Awarding contracts to small businesses, resulting in best value support to customers, earned a DLA Troop Support contracting officer agency-wide recognition.

April 6, 2016

DLA Troop Support Pacific conducts ‘symphony’ of food support for Key Resolve/Foal Eagle

To see the many moving pieces of equipment loading food onto a Navy aircraft carrier before a training exercise with the Republic of Korea was "like watching a symphony play," a logistician with DLA Troop Support Pacific said.

April 1, 2016

Carter: DoD-MIT Partnership to Produce Fabrics That See, Hear, Sense

Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced that DoD is partnering with an 89-member consortium to establish a new manufacturing innovation institute focused on revolutionary fibers and textiles.

March 31, 2016

Troop Support employees help welcome home Vietnam vets

The welcome home was worth the 50-year wait, one veteran said following a Vietnam War Commemoration program March 29. DLA Troop Support employees helped cheer for more than 400 Vietnam vets as they paraded down a red carpet to the ceremony.

March 28, 2016

Women’s history program highlights dreaming big

Everyone has to believe in themselves and in their dreams, the keynote speaker said during DLA Troop Support’s annual Federal Women’s History Month awards program March 23

March 24, 2016

CENTCOM logisticians learn value of overseas industry vetting program

Two logisticians who support U.S. Central Command were briefed March 16 on the vetting process for DLA Troop Support’s overseas contracts.

March 24, 2016

Troop Support helps service members celebrate Palm Sunday, Easter

Military service members around the world observed Palm Sunday and will celebrate Easter with some help from DLA Troop Support.

March 23, 2016

C&T employees visit supplier, improve understanding of industry

Twelve Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support employees from the Clothing and Textiles supply chain toured a manufacturing plant that has been making uniforms for the U.S. military since World War II.

March 22, 2016

Troop Support Pacific ensures South Korea DFACs have fresh chicken despite poultry ban

Despite South Korea’s ban on poultry items from the U.S., service members who eat at dining facilities across the peninsula continue to eat fresh chicken, thanks to DLA Troop Support Pacific.

March 16, 2016

Troop Support hosts C&E industry partners to boost MRO program

The Maintenance, Repair and Operations program is a case of the Construction & Equipment supply chain applying best commercial practices to support the warfighter, the agency director said March 4 in Philadelphia.

March 14, 2016

Troop Support airman competes for DOD Senior NCO of the Year

An airman with Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support who was selected as the DLA Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year for fiscal 2015 represented the agency in the Department of Defense competition.

March 2, 2016

Commander projects dignity, respect during first regional command visit

Army Brig. Gen. Charles Hamilton projected dignity and respect throughout the week he spent with the Troop Support Europe and Africa workforce during his first visit there as commander

March 2, 2016

DLA acquisition professionals' support for earthquake relief featured in new video

Acquisition professionals' support for earthquake relief in Haiti is featured in a new video released on DLA's YouTube and Facebook sites.