DLA News Archive

Tag: DLA Aviation Richmond

Feb. 10, 2021

Say something if you see something: February is Security Awareness Month

Defense Logistics Agency security officials are urging employees to remain vigilant, reminding them that they share everyday observations with neighbors, colleagues, family and friends.

Dec. 30, 2020

What the holidays mean to me: Gloria Rivers Harris

During the month of December, DLA Aviation Public Affairs will be running a special series of stories titled “What the holidays mean to me.” The purpose is to spotlight members of the DLA Aviation workforce during the holidays.

Dec. 18, 2020

Professionalism and teamwork: September employees of the month instrumental in meeting the DLA mission

Christine Colantoni, an equipment specialist in the Customer Operations Directorate, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation - Cherry Point, Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, Cherry Point, North Carolina, and Traci Marshall, a contracting officer team lead in the Strategic Acquisition Programs Directorate, DLA Aviation at Warner Robins, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, were both named DLA Aviation Employee of the Month for the month of September.

Nov. 2, 2020

Lead-acid a positive for the environment

Batteries aren’t exactly great for the environment, but recycling is. Employees from Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Richmond, DLA Installation Management Richmond and DLA Disposition Services Richmond, Virginia turned a negative into a positive Oct. 28 when they decided to return over 1,500 lead-acid batteries back to the manufacturer.

Oct. 28, 2020

Rich Puerto Rican music heritage inspires DLA Aviation band mates

Maurice “Tito” Sanabria’s eyes light up when he talks about what it’s like playing percussion and singing backup vocals as a member of Kadencia, the Richmond, Virginia based Afro-Puerto Rican group. “I love seeing people dance to our music while learning about Puerto Rican music, traditions, culture, and history,” Sanabria said

Oct. 20, 2020

Environmental cleanup efforts on DCSR discussed at virtual quarterly meeting

Community members virtually attended the Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond’s Environmental Cleanup Program quarterly Restoration Advisory Board meeting Oct. 19. These meetings have not been held in-person since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Oct. 15, 2020

Virtual book club brings awareness during Domestic Violence Prevention Month at DSCR

Domestic Violence Awareness Month was first introduced in 1981 by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence to bring awareness to victims of domestic violence.

Oct. 14, 2020

Navy celebrates 245 years of victories at sea

On this day, way back in 1775, the Continental Congress established the first American naval force, the precursor to today’s United States Navy. Now fast forward to 1972, when then Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Elmo R. Zumwalt authorized Oct. 13 to be recognized as the official birthday of the U.S. Navy as a celebration “to enhance a greater appreciation of our Navy heritage, and to provide a positive influence toward pride and professionalism in the naval service.”

Dec. 16, 2019

Giving back goes beyond brightly colored bows and wrapping paper at DSCR

On any given day, the bays at the fire department on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, are normally filled with giant red fire trucks and other emergency vehicles. But, once a year for a two-hour time frame on a pre-selected day in December, this year it was the 12th, children’s bikes and brightly wrapped Christmas gifts transform the bays into a Santa’s workshop as part of the 2019 Angel Tree program.

Nov. 6, 2019

DLA Aviation Philadelphia setting records in its support of the nation’s warfighters

In 1966, in the midst of what many historians believe was the decade that defined this country, Motown recording artist and Philadelphia native Tammi Terrell teamed up with legendary soul heavyweight Marvin Gaye, to release “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” considered to be one of the most iconic songs in music history.