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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.

Sept. 12, 2018

Troop Support reps talk clothing, textiles at National Industries for the Blind conference

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support representatives discussed key industry topics with military clothing and equipment manufacturers that employ blind and visually impaired Americans Sept. 6.

June 7, 2018

DLA leaders meet with industry partners, discuss engagement strategies

Defense Logistics Agency Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams met with several private-sector leaders at the McNamara Headquarters Complex to discuss how DLA can better engage with its industry partners during a meeting with representatives from industry associations May 31.

May 30, 2018

Troop Support senior enlisted leader retires with nearly 26 years of service

On the cusp of Memorial Day, the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s senior enlisted service member thanked fallen military members for their service during his retirement ceremony May 23. Army Master Sgt. Jose Moraga retired from the military with nearly 26 years of service.

May 11, 2018

Troop Support Spotlight: Victoria Czaia

Victoria Czaia, DLA Troop Support Clothing and Textiles customer account specialist and culture improvement team member, was teaching English in China during the Sichuan earthquake of 2008, 10 years ago today. Czaia joined the Red Cross there to help those affected.

Feb. 23, 2018

DLA Troop Support supervisor recognized for oversight of Navy uniforms transition

Anthony J. Ruzicka's team from the Clothing and Textiles supply chain oversaw the fielding of two Navy uniforms, earning him DLA Troop Support's Supervisor of the Quarter.

Feb. 13, 2018

C&T provides winter clothes to Syrians returning home

Nearly 15,000 internally displaced persons returning to a liberated Raqqah, Syria, received winter clothes and blankets provided by the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support.

Nov. 22, 2017

DLA, military services brief clothing, equipment support plans to industry partners

The third annual Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Clothing and Textiles Joint Advanced Planning Brief for Industry was held in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, and attended by nearly 800 representatives from U.S. clothing and textiles manufacturers, the military services and the government.

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.