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Oct. 4, 2019

Army recruits receive American-made athletic footwear at basic training for first time

Approximately 134 Army recruits received American-made athletic footwear at Ft. Benning, Georgia Oct. 1, thanks to Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support. Recruits at Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri also received athletic footwear this week, with recruits at Ft. Jackson, South Carolina and Ft. Sill, Oklahoma to receive the new shoes starting Oct. 7.

June 21, 2019

From the 19th century to now, Troop Support embroiderers continue Betsy Ross’ flag making legacy

As Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s history dates back to 1800 with the construction of the Schuylkill Arsenal in Philadelphia, so does its partnership with American flag maker Betsy Ross.

June 6, 2019

DLA supports Marine recruits with quality clothing

Marine Corps Recruit Depot at Parris Island, South Carolina, turns recruits into Marines. Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support understands service members’ pride in their image and takes pride of their own in providing high-quality uniforms to recruits journeying into military service.

Jan. 14, 2019

Science in support of the warfighter

Science in support of the warfighter — the Product Test Center-Analytical way.

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.

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.

Aug. 16, 2018

C&T employees go extra miles with the DLA Wellness Program

The last topic of DLA Troop Support’s VPP campaign is Well-Being. Employees from the Clothing & Textiles supply chain are taking advantage of the DLA Wellness Program to not just improve their well-being, but compete in extreme long distance races.

Aug. 1, 2018

C&T works ‘hand in glove’ to earn DLA Troop Support Team of the Year award

When the Navy announced it was changing sailors’ utility uniforms in 2016, a planning team from the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Clothing and Textiles supply chain geared up a plan for sustainment.

July 16, 2018

Army Quartermaster officer takes charge of DLA Troop Support Europe & Africa

The charge to deliver food, uniforms, medical items and more to ensure the combat readiness of America’s warfighters throughout Europe, Africa and the Middle East changed hands as Army Lt. Col. Sherdrick Rankin assumed command of DLA Troop Support Europe & Africa July 12.

May 14, 2018

Air Force transitions to a single combat uniform

Air Force leaders announced the service will move to a single combat utility uniform, adopting the Operational Camouflage Pattern, or OCP, already in use by the Army and Airmen in combat zones and in certain jobs across the Air Force.