Textiles and Apparel

Office of Textiles and Apparel (OTEXA)


The Berry Amendment


For policy questions - NOT CONTRACT QUESTIONS - related to the Berry Amendment, contact Maria D’Andrea-Yothers, Office of Textiles and Apparel: Email Maria.D'Andrea-Yothers@trade.gov. PLEASE NOTE: Ms. D'Andrea-Yothers is not a Berry Amendment contract policy expert; she is the Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration point of contact for Berry Amendment information purposes only. Any questions related to Berry Amendment contracts should be submitted to the primary contracting officer.

Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Technology Logistics, Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy (DPAP)

For contract policy pertaining to the Berry Amendment, contact Jeffrey Grover, Senior Procurement Analyst. Email jeffrey.grover@osd.mil. Phone (703) 697-9352

Defense Logistics Agency

The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) is DoD's largest combat support agency, providing worldwide logistics support in both peacetime and wartime to the military services as well as several civilian agencies and foreign countries. The Defense Logistics Agency Acquisition (J7) Directorate manages the establishment and operations of procurement policy and oversight for DLA's 5.2 million items managed. With nearly $35 billion in annual sales, DLA buys, stores and distributes food, fuel, uniform apparel, pharmaceutical, medical and surgical products and equipment and weapons system repair parts for the military services and other customers worldwide.

DLA Troop Support Clothing & Textiles (C&T) provides clothing, textiles and equipment to U.S. service members, other federal agencies and partner nations. This specific troop support outfits every soldier, sailor, airman and Marine around the world, from their first day of service in boot camp, to camouflage uniforms worn on the battlefield and service dress uniforms.
C&T procures more than 8,000 different items ranging from uniforms, footwear and undergarments to ecclesiastical items, individual equipment, flags and tents. Factoring in the individual sizes of items, C&T manages more than 50,000 line items.