DLA News Archive

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Feb. 26, 2024

DLA brings Air Force, industry together to keep T-38 Talons airworthy

To address maintenance challenges of the T-38 Talon, a crucial trainer aircraft most Air Force pilots fly early in their careers, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation hosted a landmark collaborative forecasting event at its headquarters here Jan. 30 to Feb. 1 aimed at ensuring the right parts are available to T-38 maintainers – where and when they need them.

May 5, 2023

DLA Aviation hosts NDIA during 2023 DLA Supply Chain Alliance Conference and Exhibition

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation welcomed DLA Land and Maritime and the National Defense Industrial Exhibition to Richmond, Virginia for the DLA Supply Chain Alliance Conference and Exhibition May 3 and 4.

March 16, 2023

Contracting staff from Richmond strengthen ties with counterparts at Cherry Point

Several employees from Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Richmond, Virginia, visited DLA Aviation at Cherry Point, Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina in early February to strengthen relationships and to discuss daily functions and challenges.

Jan. 27, 2023

DLA Aviation strengthening future support to the Navy through new initiative

DLA Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Sean Tyler is launching the execution phase of DLA Aviation’s Naval Industrial Alignment Campaign.

Jan. 17, 2023

German military officials strengthen ties with DLA Aviation during visit to DSCR

Representatives from the German Liaison Office for Defense Material (Bundeswehr), based out of Reston, Virginia, traveled to DLA Aviation Richmond, Jan. 10 to meet with a group of Aviation leaders.

Sept. 8, 2022

Commander sees firsthand support DLA Aviation at San Diego provides to the warfighter

Since taking over as Commander of Defense Logistics Agency Aviation in Richmond, Virginia at the end of June, Air Force Brig. Gen. Sean Tyler has made it a priority to see firsthand the support those Aviation employees based at sites outside of Richmond provide to the nation’s warfighters on a daily basis.

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.