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Jan. 7, 2020

DLA Aviation joins in exchange program with Europe

Seeds planted over a year ago are bearing fruit and strengthening partnerships between Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and Germany with the arrival of Raphael Kerwien in late August under the German Engineering and Scientist Exchange Program with the Department of Defense.

Jan. 6, 2020

Committing to health: Tips for workplace wellness

Megan Ward, a purchasing agent in Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Industrial Hardware supply chain, provided her expertise as a certified holistic health consultant, health coach, yoga instructor and personal trainer to talk about why and how a holistic approach to wellness can benefit employees.

Dec. 19, 2019

‘Ugly’ festivities get Medical ready for the holidays

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Medical supply chain celebrated the holiday season with an Ugly Sweater Contest, hosted by the Medical Culture Improvement Team Dec. 17.

Dec. 13, 2019

Bensley students warm up DSCR tree lighting ceremony with “Hot Chocolate”

The holiday season can be tricky when it comes to Virginia weather. Like a polar vortex in reverse, warm weather made its appearance during the 2019 Tree Lighting Ceremony on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Dec. 10. Despite the unseasonably mild temperatures, nearly 400 Defense Logistics Agency military and civilian employees and military members from other organizations on the installation were still able to experience what the Bensley Elementary School’s fifth-grade chorus sang about: “This Magic Season.”

Dec. 12, 2019

Cayetano honored as DLA’s NCO of the Year

Air Force Staff Sgt. Sabrina Cayetano was honored as the 2019 Defense Logistics Agency Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year during a Dec. 6 ceremony held at DLA Headquarters, Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

Dec. 11, 2019

Buttenhoff honored during DLA Annual Employee Recognition Awards Program

Air Force Capt Adrian Buttenhoff was honored as the 2019 Defense Logistics Agency’s Company Grade Officer of the Year during a Dec. 6 ceremony held at DLA Headquarters, Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

Nov. 27, 2019

Safety officials recommend tips for avoiding holiday-related hazards

Traveling, decorating, cooking and giving are all part of the holiday season, and taking basic precautions will help keep family and friends safe and injury-free.

Nov. 26, 2019

Future focused fair welcomes DLA employees

Though the day-to-day tasks we tackle may keep us occupied from dawn til dusk, it’s still important to plan for the future. This is why the Defense Supply Center Richmond Health Benefits Fair continues to draw a sizeable crowd each year.

Nov. 26, 2019

Navy officer promoted: thanks ‘God, family’ during ceremony

Navy Lt. Cmdr. Prince Tailey, from Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Medical supply chain, was promoted during a ceremony held in front of family, friends and coworkers Nov. 22 in Philadelphia.

Nov. 19, 2019

Employee Spotlight: Matthew Kidd

Employee spotlight regularly features outstanding non-supervisory personnel from throughout the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and other DLA employees on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. Organizational directors may submit names of employees they wish to feature in this column to DLA Aviation Public Affairs. For more information, call (804) 279-3139.