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April 15, 2022

National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week celebrated on Defense Supply Center Richmond

National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week is held every year during the second week of April to honor telecommunications personnel for their commitment, service and sacrifice. This year, it is celebrated April 10-16.

April 13, 2022

Continuous process improvement projects enhance PaCE curriculum

Over the years, the Defense Logistics Agency Pathways to Career Excellence program, formerly known as DLA Corporate Intern Program, has been a catalyst for bringing in and training the next generation workforce that DLA will depend on to continue providing outstanding support to the nations warfighters.

April 5, 2022

Employee Spotlight: Royce Stinnett

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.

April 4, 2022

Resiliency, The Strength of a People...Never Forget: Celebrating European American Month and Holocaust Remembrance Day

April is the month we set aside time to recognize European Americans, specifically those European Jews murdered or marginalized by Nazi Germany during the Holocaust. This year’s theme is “Resiliency, The Strength of a People…Never Forget.”  The Holocaust was a genocide that refers specifically to the attempted annihilation of European Jews by Nazi Germany and its collaborators. Annual remembrances ensure we never forget.

April 4, 2022

Sheffield descendant visits family land on DSCR

Robert Sheffield, a descendant of Sir Thomas Sheffield who in 1619 owned 2,000 acres of the land now known as Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, visited the installation March 19.

March 30, 2022

DLA Aviation January Leadership Award recipients invest in employee growth

Good leaders recognize potential in their employees, and great leaders find ways to help employees fulfill that potential. Robert “Bob” Kish, supervisor of the Marine Corps Customer Facing Division’s Aviation Customer Relationship Management Cell and Sarah Wright, chief of Strategic Contracts within the Program Management Division, Strategic Acquisition and Programs Directorate, are the January Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Leadership Award recipients and honored for their dedication to helping employees reach their professional potential.

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.

March 25, 2022

Airmen recognized for leadership, excellence by DLA enterprise

Two Defense Logistics Agency Aviation airmen win enterprise-level recognition for their performance and leadership.

March 22, 2022

Respected and highly impressive performers earn DLA Aviation’s employee of the month honors for January

Reggie Sanders, a sustainment specialist within the Planning Division at Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Jacksonville, Florida, and June Leeper, , a contracting specialist within the Emergency Contract Support Division at DLA Aviation at San Diego, California, were selected as DLA Aviation’s Employees of the Month for January. Leeper won in the general schedule 10-13 category. Sanders took the award in the GS 1-9 category.

March 21, 2022

Employee Spotlight: Donna Rendon

Donna Rendon said her past experience working with Marines directly on the flight line helped prepare her for her current job as a sustainment specialist with Defense Logistics agency Aviation at Cherry Point.