DLA Aviation News

April 15, 2022

National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week celebrated on Defense Supply Center Richmond

National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week is held every year during the second week of April to honor telecommunications personnel for their commitment, service and sacrifice. This year, it is celebrated April 10-16.

April 14, 2022

Defense Supply Center Richmond recognized for environmental excellence

Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, was recently awarded the Virginia Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award during a ceremony held at Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Virginia, during the 2022 Environment Virginia Symposium March 29.

April 13, 2022

Continuous process improvement projects enhance PaCE curriculum

Over the years, the Defense Logistics Agency Pathways to Career Excellence program, formerly known as DLA Corporate Intern Program, has been a catalyst for bringing in and training the next generation workforce that DLA will depend on to continue providing outstanding support to the nations warfighters.

April 11, 2022

Awareness and tips for emergency calls emphasized during National 9-1-1 Education Month

National 9-1-1 Education Month is observed annually in the month of April at the Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. The 9-1-1 system serves as the vital link between the public and emergency responders. It is intended as a nationwide telephone number and gives the public fast and easy access to a public safety answering point.

April 6, 2022

April is Security Awareness Month: If you see something, say something!

We all have our daily routines. We go to work, stop by the store, maybe pick up our kids from school and travel home. We usually do not alter our routines unless something unusual occurs. It is the unusual events or unique observations that Defense Logistics Agency, Installation Management Richmond’s Security and Emergency Services wants to hear about! To assist you with reporting these unusual occurrences, DLA has developed a program called DLA iWatch.

April 6, 2022

Do your part: April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

“Level the Playing Field, Play Your Position” was the theme of the DLA Energy and Aviation Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month Opening Ceremony Webinar April 5. 

April 5, 2022

Employee Spotlight: Royce Stinnett

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.

April 4, 2022

Sheffield descendant visits family land on DSCR

Robert Sheffield, a descendant of Sir Thomas Sheffield who in 1619 owned 2,000 acres of the land now known as Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, visited the installation March 19.

March 30, 2022

DLA Aviation January Leadership Award recipients invest in employee growth

Good leaders recognize potential in their employees, and great leaders find ways to help employees fulfill that potential. Robert “Bob” Kish, supervisor of the Marine Corps Customer Facing Division’s Aviation Customer Relationship Management Cell and Sarah Wright, chief of Strategic Contracts within the Program Management Division, Strategic Acquisition and Programs Directorate, are the January Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Leadership Award recipients and honored for their dedication to helping employees reach their professional potential.

March 28, 2022

Tour provides DLA Aviation glimpse into their role in keeping Virginia Army National Guard helicopters flying

More than a dozen members of Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Supplier Operations Original Equipment Manufacturer Directorate toured the Virginia Army National Guard’s Aviation Support Facility in Sandston, Virginia, March 17.

March 25, 2022

Airmen recognized for leadership, excellence by DLA enterprise

Two Defense Logistics Agency Aviation airmen win enterprise-level recognition for their performance and leadership.

March 22, 2022

Respected and highly impressive performers earn DLA Aviation’s employee of the month honors for January

Reggie Sanders, a sustainment specialist within the Planning Division at Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Jacksonville, Florida, and June Leeper, , a contracting specialist within the Emergency Contract Support Division at DLA Aviation at San Diego, California, were selected as DLA Aviation’s Employees of the Month for January. Leeper won in the general schedule 10-13 category. Sanders took the award in the GS 1-9 category.

March 21, 2022

Employee Spotlight: Donna Rendon

Donna Rendon said her past experience working with Marines directly on the flight line helped prepare her for her current job as a sustainment specialist with Defense Logistics agency Aviation at Cherry Point.

March 18, 2022

Bellwood elk pass annual inspection with flying colors

The elk roaming freely within designated pastures on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, were given a clean bill of health by the Commonwealth of Virginia during their annual inspection March 16.

March 16, 2022

Tube assembly contracts expand supplier base, provide inventory for Air Force

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation recently awarded contracts to two suppliers that will more than double the number of TF33 tube assemblies available to meet demand from Air Force engineering operations.