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Aug. 2, 2022

Magee assumes command of DLA at Oklahoma City

Air Force Col. Robert Magee took command of Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Oklahoma City July 26 during an assumption of command ceremony held at the Tinker Event Center on Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma.

July 14, 2022

Employee Spotlight: Charles Luhiau

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.

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.

May 27, 2022

Warfighter support is a family affair at DLA Aviation at OKC

“Marrying Millions,” “Married to Medicine” and “Married at First Sight.” Just a few of the reality shows on television these days that follow the everyday lives of married couples and their families. Given the large number of married couples at Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, they should have their own reality show. We will call it, “Married to DLA.”

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.

Jan. 12, 2022

Revitalizing aviation process excellence, a high priority for DLA Aviation at Oklahoma City

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Oklahoma City on Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, is committed to providing outstanding customer service and long-term solutions to complex logistical challenges at the depot maintenance level.

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.

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. 1, 2021

Over $208 million Air Force KC-46A parts moving to DLA Distribution Oklahoma City

The Air Force is expanding its current storage and distribution requirements of the Boeing KC-46A program at Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Aug. 19, 2021

Winds of change blow in Oklahoma City

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Oklahoma City has a new leader. Air Force Col. James Malec relinquished command to Air Force Col. Jason Kalin during a change of command ceremony held at the Tinker Event Center on Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Aug. 13.