July 25, 2019
Troop Support contracting officer makes impact through process improvement
An unexpected opportunity to take a Lean Six Sigma training class jumpstarted a Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support contracting officer’s process improvement acumen and organizational impact. Robert Fagan, a contracting officer with Clothing and Textiles’ heraldic team, led a continuous process improvement project with the potential to be replicated throughout the entire enterprise.
April 19, 2019
DLA provides religious support items in time for celebrations across the globe
DLA provided ecclesiastical or religious items to service members around the globe in time to celebrate Ash Wednesday, Passover, Palm Sunday and Easter holidays this year.
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
CHERRY HILL, New Jersey —
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. 22, 2018
C&T provides Marine Corps recruits new female dress coats for graduation
Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Clothing and Textiles team members witnessed the fruits of their labor as Marines debuted the new female dress uniform during a recruit graduation ceremony at the Marine Corp Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina Nov. 16.
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. 4, 2018
Troop Support helps Airmen transition to new uniform from S.C. to Italy
AVIANO AIR BASE, 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. 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.
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.