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May 24, 2022

DLA Installation Management Richmond site director visits Pennsylvania, reviewing inventory and future requirements

David Gibson, site director for Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond, Virginia, traveled to DLA Aviation’s Industrial Plant Equipment Services Division in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, May 9 – 12 to conduct a review of inventory and requirements for an upcoming general equipment compliance visit from DLA Headquarters later this fiscal year.

May 6, 2022

DLA Aviation CPI project improves organic manufacturing process

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Continuous Process Improvement Office completed a project that shortened the time to process emergency requests for organically manufactured parts by 21%.

March 28, 2022

Tour provides DLA Aviation glimpse into their role in keeping Virginia Army National Guard helicopters flying

More than a dozen members of Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Supplier Operations Original Equipment Manufacturer Directorate toured the Virginia Army National Guard’s Aviation Support Facility in Sandston, Virginia, March 17.

Feb. 23, 2022

Sanford shares warfighter support strategies at International Military Helicopter Symposium

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. David Sanford shared updates on DLA Aviation’s aircraft sustainment mission with a transatlantic audience during a United Kingdom-based International Helicopter Summit Feb. 16.

Feb. 18, 2022

DLA Aviation at Oklahoma City improves warfighter support through demand consensus events

One of the more challenging tasks for the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation teams supporting the Air Force industrial customers at the retail industrial sites is determining what materials to have on hand, quantities to stock, timelines of the requirement and ensuring demand and supply planning factors within DLA business systems are postured to maintain procurement pipelines for items with consistent demands.

Feb. 14, 2022

DLA director meets with DLA Aviation at Oklahoma City leadership team

Defense Logistics Agency Director Navy Vice Adm. Michelle Skubic saw how the DLA Aviation at Oklahoma City team supports the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex’s critical missions during her Feb. 9 visit to Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma.

Jan. 18, 2022

DLA Logistics Information Services and Disposition Services partner to accomplish more than just inventory compliance

Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services and the team of analysts within DLA Logistics Information Services Department of Defense Demilitarization Coding Management Office work hand-in-hand to ensure items are assigned the proper DEMIL codes.

Nov. 5, 2021

Collaboration improves Marine One fleet readiness operations

While every aircraft serving the U.S. armed forces is critical to mission success, few roles are as important to both morale and mission as Marine One. Because of this, the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Cherry Point, North Carolina team takes its duty seriously keeping the Marine Corps Helicopter Squadron One [HMX-1] ready for service.

Aug. 6, 2021

Disposition Services refuses to let the pandemic sink its naval support

Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services recently partnered with the U.S. Navy to provide disposal requirements for current operations on multiple vessels in the Central region even through a global pandemic.

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.