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Jan. 15, 2019

A marathon of support: DLA provides new American-made athletic footwear

Nearly 900 Air Force recruits were the first to receive new American-made athletic footwear early January, procured by Defense Logistics Agency as a result of the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act, which mandated the Department of Defense to provide to enlistees the footwear upon their initial entry into the armed forces.

Oct. 4, 2018

Troop Support helps Airmen transition to new uniform from S.C. to Italy

Six hours ahead of the Eastern time zone, Airmen at Aviano Air Base, Italy were the first to purchase the Operational Camouflage Pattern utility uniform October 1.

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.

Sept. 21, 2018

DLA celebrates the Air Force’s 71st birthday!

Airmen and Defense Logistics Agency Aviation employees celebrated the Air Force’s 71st birthday Sept. 18, with a ceremony at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. Air Force Commander Col. Terrence Kilgore, 345th Training Squadron, Fort Lee, Virginia, was the guest speaker. In his speech, he highlighted the Air Force’s 71st birthday theme: “American Airman … Wingman, Leader, Warrior.” He called the theme befitting for a service that encompasses all three character traits.

Sept. 20, 2018

Distribution celebrates 71 years of the Air Force service

On Sept. 18, the DLA Distribution team came together to celebrate the United States Air Force’s 71st birthday.

Sept. 13, 2018

Air Force marks 71st birthday with themes of trust, commitment

Flying blades, a brass band and remarks from a three-star Air Force deputy chief of staff marked the 71st birthday of the Air Force at the McNamara Headquarters Complex Sept. 12.

Sept. 7, 2018

Clothing and Textiles’ new director ‘excited to support warfighter’

An Air Force officer now leads the team responsible for outfitting military service members with uniforms, equipment and more, by taking the reigns as Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Clothing and Textiles’ director.

Feb. 26, 2018

Speaker encourages service with resiliency at African-American History Month presentation

Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Tara Thompson delivered moving and inspiring remarks during the African-American/Black History Month presentation Feb. 21 at the Frank Lotts Conference Center, Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. Her heartfelt storytelling and passionate delivery of her presentation, “Serving Through Uncertainty And Adversity With Resiliency,” prompted a standing ovation from the captive audience.

Feb. 16, 2018

Air Force pharmacy residents visit DLA Troop Support

A group of Air Force pharmacy residents visited DLA Troop Support in Philadelphia Feb. 7 as part of their National Capitol Region rotation.

Feb. 15, 2018

Delivering fuel to the 92nd Air Refueling Wing

Around the globe, Defense Logistics Agency Energy is delivering fuel to support global mobility to the warfighter.