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June 6, 2022

DLA Aviation at Oklahoma City B-1 bomber team recognized for excellence in federal government

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Oklahoma City’s B-1 Bomber Supply Chain Critical Readiness team was recently recognized by the Oklahoma City based Oklahoma Federal Executive Board during the 2022 Excellence in Government Awards program held May 3.

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.

Dec. 17, 2021

DLA Aviation instrumental in returning the Air Force B-1B to its bomber fleet

Over the past several years, there have been documented incidents of the Air Force’s B-1B bombers experiencing in-flight engine issues. The problems occurred when an unsafe part in the augmenter fuel filter housing on its F101 engines failed.

Sept. 20, 2019

DLA joins the Air Force in celebrating its 72nd birthday

Members of the DSCR workforce, including military, government civilians and defense contractors, came together on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, to celebrate the 72nd birthday of the U.S. Air Force, Sept. 18.

Sept. 7, 2018

Spotlight On: DDNV support to 2018 Pacer Goose Sustainment

Pacer Goose Sustainment is the Air Force's annual re-supply mission for Thule Air Base in Greenland. This mission is the only time during the year where Thule Air Base can get their bulk items such as heavy machinery and most of their food and construction materials.

March 20, 2017

Periodic inspection gets revamped

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Fairchild Air Force Base website — The Periodic Inspection is a beast; the largest and most in-depth inspection Fairchild maintainers conduct on the seasoned KC-135 Stratotanker.

Oct. 8, 2016

SPMAGTF-SC, JTF-Bravo disaster relief in Haiti enabled by logistics, ‘Rapid Global Mobility’

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Task Force-Bravo website — U.S. Air Force heavy airlift was called upon to support approximately 200 Soldiers, Airmen and Marines from Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Southern Command and Joint Task Force-Bravo who deployed this week to provide heavy and medium lift to support the U.S. Agency for International Development-led mission to alleviate human suffering and bolster Haitian disaster response capabilities.