DLA News Archive

Category: Aviation

May 17, 2024

A lifetime of service: Linda Jones-Johnson shares her 40-year journey

As Linda Jones-Johnson stepped forward to receive her 40-year service pin and certificate from Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Sean Tyler during a May 9 ceremony in the command suite, the acknowledgment of four decades of dedication was evident. Her career, marked by significant achievements and pivotal decisions, has been one of steadfast support for the Department of Defense.

May 15, 2024

2024 DLA Hall of Fame inductee: Kenneth Winslette

Over the last 40-years, America’s warfighter approach to mission success via readiness has drastically changed to meet the demands of complex deployment settings. To keep pace, the Defense Logistics Agency leverages the experience and innovation of leaders like Kenneth Winslette, a 2024 DLA Hall of Fame member and legendary contractor according to his peers.

May 10, 2024

DLA J3 visits Aviation: Strengthening partnerships, enhancing readiness

Navy Rear Adm. Joseph Noble, the director of Defense Logistics Agency Logistics Operations and Regional Combat Support commander, met with DLA Aviation leaders on Defense Supply Center Richmond during his May 1 capstone visit to Noble’s time with DLA ahead of his departure slated for this summer.

May 9, 2024

Employee Spotlight: Josh Bringhurst

The DLA Avation spotlight shines on Josh Bringhurst!

May 8, 2024

Preserving history, one brush stroke at a time

At Defense Supply Center Richmond, every corner holds a story, and Jim Voiro holds the brush that has kept those tales vivid and alive for the past two decades.

May 1, 2024

Employee Spotlight: Erin Albers

The DLA Aviation employee spotlight shines on Oklahoma City's, Erin Abers!

May 1, 2024

Leadership academy prepares Aviation employees to take charge

With a focus on developing future leaders, the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation hosted its Aviation Leadership Academy from April 16-18, 2024, at the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond. The three-day event catered specifically to GS-11 to GS-13 employees aspiring to supervisory roles, bringing together nearly 100 DLA Aviation personnel eager to enhance their leadership skills.

April 29, 2024

DSCR employees lace up for awareness

More than 200 employees from the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, Army 80th Training Command and the Virginia Air National Guard Headquarters came together for a collaborative 5K run/walk on Defense Supply Center Richmond, April 24.

April 25, 2024

Employee Spotlight: Colton Bert

The employee spotlight shines on Colton Bert!

April 24, 2024

DLA Director calls on agency, suppliers to ‘think, act and operate differently’

Defense Logistics Agency Director Mark Simerly highlighted needed transformation across both the agency and industry to meet the current and future needs of America’s warfighters during his remarks at the DLA Supply Chain Alliance Conference and Exhibition.