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Nov. 9, 2018

DLA celebrates the Marines' 243rd birthday

Marines, airmen, soldiers, sailors, veterans and Defense Logistics Agency Aviation employees celebrated the Marines' 243rd birthday Nov. 5, with a ceremony in the old Center Restaurant on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

Nov. 8, 2018

Family trees planted firmly around DLA Aviation - Richmond

As I sat down to write this article, a catchy tune came to mind, Sly and the Family Stone’s “Family Affair." I started thinking about the different family tree dynamics here at Defense Logistics Agency Aviation in Richmond, Virginia. I unearthed, with the help of some who’ve been around a lot longer than this boy, during the interviewing process; husbands and wives, three generations and in-laws.

Nov. 6, 2018

DLA Aviation kicks off 2018 CFC season

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation employees gathered together to kick off the 2018 Combined Federal Campaign Oct. 30, held in the old Center Restaurant on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

Nov. 5, 2018

Continuous Process Improvement award winners show dedication, making DLA better for all

Where there’s a will, there’s a way — and this year’s recipients of the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Continuous Process Improvement Award are shining examples of this enduring adage. Most of the honorees were recognized Oct. 23 at the Frank Lotts Conference Center, Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. Among the 20 award recipients, there were three team awards and two individual performance awards. Awards were presented to CPI project teams; Kitting Functionality and Business Process Improvement, Commerciality Determination Honeywell International, and Oklahoma City – Backorder Resolution Process Improvement Project.

Nov. 5, 2018

Partnership improving parts supplies for mechanics

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Robins Air Force Base website — A parts supply concept is improving support for maintainers at the Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex, and members of the partnership executing the initiative credit the success to their relationship with each other – with an added boost from automation.

Nov. 2, 2018

Change your clock, change your battery

As we enter the fall season, Daylight Saving Time will end at 2 a.m. this Sunday, Nov. 4. According to a National Fire Protection Association fact sheet for smoke alarms in U. S. home fires, fires in which the smoke alarms were present but did not operate: • almost half (46 percent) of the smoke alarms had missing or disconnected batteries, • nuisance alarms were the leading reason for disconnected smoke alarms, • dead batteries caused one-quarter (24 percent) of the smoke alarm failures, and • only seven percent of the failures were due to hardwired power source problems, including disconnected smoke alarms.

Oct. 30, 2018

Force Protection Conditions - A Tutorial

As you are driving into the installation or walk into an entrance to a building, you may have noticed that we are at FPCON B and wonder what that really means to you.

Oct. 29, 2018

DSCR employees attend a Safety Stand Down Oct. 23

Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, employees attended a Safety Stand Down Oct. 23.

Oct. 26, 2018

Conference center fills to capacity for DLA Aviation commander’s Town Hall

Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, employees filled the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center Oct. 23 during Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Linda Hurry’s Town Hall.

Oct. 25, 2018

Commander speaks with county students about DLA careers

Students from all 10 Chesterfield County, Virginia, high schools gathered together Oct. 22 at Chesterfield Career and Technical Center to hear Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Air Force Commander Brig. Gen. Linda Hurry tell them about DLA Aviation and share information about logistics career fields as well as the Pathways to Career Excellence (PaCE) and Pathways Internship programs currently available.

Oct. 24, 2018

Customer Operations director hosts New Commanders’ Round Robin

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Customer Operations director hosted a two-day New Commanders Round Robin to familiarize commanders assigned to DLA Aviation industrial support activities (ISA) on key aspects of the organization and its directorates, at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Oct. 15-16.

Oct. 23, 2018

DLA Aviation offers employees tools to better cope with workplace misunderstandings

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE Local 1992) Union along with the Command Support Directorate, hosted a self-help seminar for employees to help combat workplace differences, Oct. 3 at the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center, Defense Supply Center Richmond.

Oct. 23, 2018

Restoration Advisory Board discusses latest cleanup results

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Operations Richmond personnel, community members, and Restoration Advisory Board members held their quarterly meeting Oct. 15 at the Bensley Community Center in Chesterfield County, Virginia, to discuss current remediation operations on Defense Supply Center Richmond.

Oct. 17, 2018

Students graduate from PACE Program Oct. 10

Friends, family and co-workers gathered Oct. 10 in the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, to celebrate the graduation of approximately 100 students from the Defense Logistics Agency Pathways to Career Excellence Program.

Oct. 16, 2018

DSCR recognizes annual Fire Prevention Week

Defense Supply Center, Richmond, Virginia recognized National Fire Prevention Week with a huge kick-off in support of this year’s theme “Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware Fire can happen anywhere,” on Oct. 9.