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March 25, 2019

Demand of textile items could rise, DLA director tells industry officials

In support of Department of Defense priorities to restore military readiness and strengthen partnerships, Defense Logistics Agency Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell K. Williams addressed about 100 textile industry executives at the 16th Annual Meeting of the National Council of Textile Organizations in Washington, D.C., March 19.

March 7, 2019

DLA Troop Support’s Clothing and Textiles Division provides American-made athletic footwear to recruits.

DLA Troop Support’s Clothing and Textiles Division provides American-made athletic footwear to recruits.

March 1, 2019

Troop Support commander encourages open, candid dialogue with American clothing, textiles manufacturers

Warfighter support, strong partnerships and performance were key objectives of the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s fiscal 2019 campaign plan, the commander discussed with American clothing and textiles manufacturers Feb. 27.

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.

Dec. 12, 2018

DLA, services, clothing and textiles vendors ‘synchronize’ warfighter support

Synchronizing the Defense Logistics Agency’s warfighter support with industry and military service partners ensures readiness and lethality for future operations, DLA Troop Support’s commander said during a planning brief Nov. 28 in Cherry Hill, New Jersey.

Nov. 6, 2018

C&T provides custom Marine coat for Medal of Honor ceremony

DLA Troop Support Clothing and Textiles’ customer, supplier and technical quality teams worked together to ensure retired Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. John L. Canley received a custom Marine dress coat in time for the mid-October ceremony where he received the Medal of Honor.

Oct. 10, 2018

Troop Support Academy gives DLA employees first-hand glimpse of warfighter support

Some DLA employees have never worn the uniform. Their only point of reference to the many items that they procure is a national stock number or cage code. The recent Troop Support Academy gave them a first-hand look at the numerous items they provide to the warfighter each day.

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.