DLA Aviation News

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.”

Oct. 9, 2020

The Great ShakeOut: what you can do to prepare for an earthquake

Emergencies can occur in the blink of an eye, with the impact ranging from temporary disruption of activities to a loss of an installation’s ability to perform its assigned missions. Employees receive warnings of approaching weather emergencies, such as blizzards, tornados, floods, etc., in time for them to take measures to minimize loss of life or property. However, there may be no warning signs when it comes to an earthquake.

Oct. 7, 2020

DLA Aviation spotlights Kathiria Robinson during Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated across the nation every year from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. The 2020 theme is “Hispanics: Be Proud of Your Past and Embrace the Future.” Defense Logistics Agency Aviation is proud to feature Kathiria Robinson.

Oct. 5, 2020

Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen

Cooking fires are the number one cause of in-home fires and injuries. The National Fire Protection Association, the official sponsor of Fire Prevention Week for more than 95 years, has announced “Serve up Fire Safety in the Kitchen” as the theme for Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 4-10.

Oct. 2, 2020

Culture/Climate survey solicits employee feedback for continuous improvement efforts in workforce culture

The Defense Logistics Agency’s Culture/Climate Survey begins Oct. 9 and runs through Nov. 13. The survey was originally scheduled for March, but was rescheduled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Oct. 1, 2020

Team Hill Frontlines: Derek McDermeit

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Hill Air Force Base website — Derek McDermeit works for Defense Logistics Agency Ogden where he conducts inventory code inspections and helps evaluate and maintain the stock readiness of every Shop Service Center. He is from Brigham, Utah, and his hobbies include hunting, riding four-wheelers, and camping. 

Sept. 30, 2020

Above and Beyond: July employees of the month demonstrate dedication to team success

While many professionals pursue excellence on a personal level, the July honorees of the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Employee of the Month Award demonstrated their desire to achieve excellence as part of a team.

Sept. 29, 2020

National Preparedness Month: why it is important to report suspicious activity

September 11, 2001 marked a dramatic escalation of terrorist activity around the world and signified an alarming trend toward the targeting of civilians. In the last 19 years, violent incidents have occurred worldwide, leaving tens of thousands of innocent people dead or wounded. Terrorist attacks and intentional mass casualty incidents have occurred frequently, having entailed active shooter incidents, suicide bombings, vehicle ramming attacks and bombings, hostage events, and edged-weapon attacks.

Sept. 28, 2020

DLA Aviation spotlights Christina Ann Treviño during Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated across the nation every year from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. The 2020 theme is “Hispanics: Be Proud of Your Past and Embrace the Future.” Defense Logistics Agency Aviation is proud to feature Christina Ann Treviño.

Sept. 25, 2020

Preparedness eases the stress of experiencing natural disasters

National Preparedness Month is an opportunity to include the entire family in disaster preparedness planning. Children, especially, can benefit from being part of disaster preparedness planning, as it can help them feel like they have some control during events such as severe weather, which can be stressful and frightening.

Sept. 24, 2020

DLA Aviation Employee Spotlight: Tom Hennessy

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.

Sept. 23, 2020

Virtual inspections providing “eyes on” support to the Navy fleet

Months of preparation, training and planning goes into readying Navy vessels for overseas deployments. The slightest delays can alter their schedules.

Sept. 23, 2020

DLA Distribution Richmond’s Robins earns Safety Civilian Professional of the Year award

For her outstanding performance during 2019, Safety and Occupational Health Specialist Ann Robins, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Richmond, Virginia, was recognized as the DLA Distribution Safety Civilian Professional of the Year.

Sept. 22, 2020

DLA Aviation celebrates Air Force birthday

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation employees and service members gathered Sept. 18 in the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center to celebrate the Air Force’s 73rd birthday.