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May 3, 2016

Clothing & Textiles director retires after 30-year Air Force career

Serving 30 years in the Air Force is a rare commitment, an Air Force senior leader said during a retirement ceremony April 22 in honor of Col. Patrick Owens, Clothing and Textiles director.

May 2, 2016

Employees’ children go to work to learn about Troop Support

Hundreds of children from DLA Troop Support families learned about their family member’s work during this year’s Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day April 28

April 27, 2016

DLA Troop Support employee featured in new video

A new acquisition professionals video focusing on a DLA Troop Support employee was released on the organization’s YouTube and Facebook sites April 27.

April 21, 2016

DLA Troop Support helps Jewish service members celebrate Passover

Jewish military members around the world can have a traditional Seder and keep kosher during Passover, thanks to the Defense Logistics Agency.

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.