DLA News Archive

Tag: People and Culture

Dec. 8, 2021

DLA welcomes new Family Advocacy Program manager

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond welcomed Rhiannon Jackson, the family advocacy program manager in Security and Emergency Services, for DLA Installation Management Richmond on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, on September 16.

Dec. 6, 2021

DLA Aviation employees do big things in September

Dylan Brock, a customer support specialist with Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Ogden on Hill Air Force Base, Utah and John Villanueva, a logistics management specialist with DLA Aviation at Jacksonville, Florida, were selected as Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Employees of the Month for September. Villanueva won in the general schedule (GS) 10-13 category. Brock took the award in the GS 1-9 category.

Dec. 3, 2021

Employee Spotlight: Jordan Willis

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.

Nov. 29, 2021

Oklahoma City commander thanks employees for their years of service

Air Force Col. Jason Kalin took command of DLA Aviation at Oklahoma City in August and said he was excited to be a part of the team noting their strong work ethic and dedication. From September to October, Kalin reached to out to 61 employees to recognize their length of service and outstanding performance.

Nov. 22, 2021

DLA Troop Support Europe and Africa employees and families build overseas morale with Turkey Trot

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Europe and Africa hosted a “Turkey Trot” 5K run and 3K walk November 19, 2021, for employees and families living in the local Kaiserslautern area. The event was held on nature trails near Kleber Kaserne to promote team building and increase morale prior to the Thanksgiving Holiday. Prizes were awarded for the fastest run time and the best costume.

Nov. 18, 2021

Teambuilding event allows DLA Aviation employees to “Feed More” of the community’s school-aged children

On a normal day, the contract and product specialists assigned to the Engines and Airframes Division I within the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Supplier Operations Commodities Directorate are knee deep getting spare aviation items on contract and delivered to our warfighters. Whether it’s awarding purchase and delivery orders or responding to referrals and coordinating on product quality deficiency reports, the team is typically hard at work supporting the agency’s mission.

Nov. 10, 2021

DLA Aviation employees recognized for outstanding warfighter support in August

Richard Armstrong and Tyrone Paige were selected as Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Employees of the Month for August. Armstrong won in the general schedule (GS) 10-13 category. Paige took the award in the GS 1-9 category.

Nov. 4, 2021

DLA employee makes wishes come true through CFC

DLA's deputy chief of readiness for nuclear support has given over $7,000 to the CFC -- enough to pay for one child with a life-threatening condition to have a wish of his or her choosing granted by the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Nov. 3, 2021

Change your clock, change your battery: fall back Nov. 7

DLA Installation Management Richmond’s Fire and Emergency Services welcomes fall’s 2021, “Change Your Clock – Change Your Battery” Campaign as daylight saving time ends Sunday, Nov. 7, 2021.

Nov. 2, 2021

New human resources director shares first impressions, leadership philosophy

Sharyn Saunders plans to uphold her enduring desire to make a difference in people's lives as the new director of DLA Human Resources.