DLA News Archive

Tag: Leadership Award

Oct. 12, 2021

Innovation, motivation are hallmarks of award recipient’s leadership style

Workplace motivation is one of the great challenges faced by today’s leaders. Dan Oros meets this challenge head on by demonstrating how his team’s work contributes to Defense Logistics Agency’s vision to be innovative, adaptable, agile, accountable and focused on the warfighter always.

Sept. 22, 2021

June leadership award recipient leads with innovation

Measurable results are key to understanding how successful a program can be, and results are a valuable tool for the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Business Process Support Directorate team. Strategic Business Analytics Division Chief Dean Gilbert’s team’s efforts to refine business case analysis, or BCA, along with other innovative approaches, have earned him the June DLA Aviation Leadership Award.

July 7, 2021

Three supervisors earn DLA Aviation’s April Leadership Award

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation has long recognized ties between its success and the dedication of its workforce. This month, the activity is highlighting three supervisors, who tied for the DLA Aviation April Leadership Award.

April 23, 2021

For DLA Aviation Leadership Award recipient, collaboration is central to leadership

While some leaders may take the “Simon Says” approach with their teams, for one Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Leadership Award recipient leadership is all about collaboration.

Jan. 25, 2021

Darrin Clark honored for transformative leadership with November Aviation Leadership Award

One of the four dimensions of transformative leadership recognized with the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Leadership Award is inspirational motivation. Materiel Management Branch Chief Darrin Clark of DLA Aviation at San Diego is a man who embodies this trait through and through.

Nov. 17, 2020

DLA Aviation supervisor builds trust within teams, wins September Leadership Award

Brian Kovach credits his success to his team, whose hard work he says, helped earn him the September Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Leadership Award.

Oct. 21, 2020

Leadership Award recipient empowers confidence in team

Travis Dunn is nothing short of inspiring, according to the people who nominated him for the August Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Leadership Award.

Sept. 18, 2020

Mission-critical and essential leader receives July Leadership Award

The Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Leadership Working Group recognized Gregory Kennedy this past July with the DLA Aviation Leadership Award. Kennedy is the Fusion Operations Division chief for DLA Aviation’s Customer Operations Directorate.

Aug. 31, 2020

Selfless, mission-oriented characteristics lead to supervisory recognition

The Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Leadership Working Group recognized Sean Shockley this past April with the DLA Aviation Leadership Award. Shockley is the Demand Planning Branch chief for the Customer-Focused Intelligence Team within DLA Aviation’s Planning Process Directorate.

Aug. 26, 2020

White receives March Leadership Award: nurtures success through relationships

Tough times can bring out the best in many of us, and Defense Logistics Agency Aviation leaders are no exception. Sherri White is one such leader whose contributions and qualities were recognized with the DLA Aviation Leadership Award for the month of March.