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Sept. 20, 2021

COOP: Not just an annual training requirement

Every year, thousands of Defense Logistics Agency employees access their Learning Management System account and complete the mandatory Continuity of Operations Employee Awareness Training course. To some COOP training is just another annual training requirement, but COOP is much more. COOP is essential to readiness.

Sept. 13, 2021

DLA Aviation and Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex deserve ‘Props’ for improved C-130 supportability

At Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Warner Robins, Georgia, parts supportability is the highest priority. The teams there are responsible for making sure warfighter needs at the Air Force’s Air Logistic Complex on Robins Air Force Base are met with high quality materials and maintenance to keep critical aircraft like the Air Force C-130 transport plane in the air.

Sept. 3, 2021

Exceptional leader leads by example

Jason Elliott, chief of the Contracting Division in the Strategic Acquisition Programs Directorate at Defense Logistics Agency Aviation in Richmond, Virginia, was awarded the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Leadership Award for the month of May.

Aug. 17, 2021

DLA Aviation commander speaks about “Future of Logistics” during annual Tinker and the Primes Conference

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. David Sanford spoke on a panel focusing on the “Future of Logistics” during the 15th annual Tinker and the Primes conference on Aug. 10.

July 28, 2021

Employee Spotlight: William “Tom” Thomason

Tom Thomason says when a customer walks away satisfied that DLA Aviation resolved the issue that is a "feel good" moment for him. Thomason is an inventory management/customer service specialist working at DLA Aviation at Cherry Point, North Carolina.

July 21, 2021

DLA partners with NGA on digital delivery initiative

More than a dozen representatives from Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Customer Operations Directorate’s Mapping Customer Operations, DLA Data Production Operations, DLA Information Operations and the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency, participated in a print-on-demand site tour and ribbon cutting ceremony at DLA Document Services on Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia, July 14.

June 16, 2021

From a Challenging Year to Unprecedented Opportunities. DLA Aviation virtual Industry Day conference draws record attendance

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation hosted a two-day Industry Day Virtual Conference utilizing the Zoom.gov platform, June 8-9. The theme for this year’s event was “From a challenging year to unprecedented opportunities … Opening the door to virtual accessibility.”

June 14, 2021

Analysts field new tool, linking actions through metric driver trees

The Defense Logistics Agency hosted Air Force-DLA Day May 24 at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, during which time DLA Aviation Air Force Commander Brig. Gen. David Sanford demonstrated DLA Aviation’s’ Retail Metric Suite and its automated performance dashboards that provide targeted analytics in support of three air logistics complexes and three fleet readiness centers.

June 7, 2021

Demand planners meeting warfighter needs while saving taxpayers tens of millions of dollars

The nine demand planners working within the Planning and Integration Branch of Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Ogden on Hill Air Force Base, Utah, have a daunting task. The group continually reviews and adjusts demand signals on over 1,600 collaborative national stock numbers and monitors 80,000 total NSNs supporting the maintenance, repair and overhaul of aircraft, electronic components, commodities, missiles and software.

May 24, 2021

HDIFC hosts 2021 DLA DS Spring Leadership Summit

DLA Disposition Services leaders arrived to HDIFC to discuss strategic plans and initiatives.