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DLA Aviation News

July 18, 2022

Think fire safety this summer!

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond, Virginia’s Fire Prevention Office would like to remind everyone that with summer fun comes summer hazards. With many people couped up for the last couple years, many are now feeling comfortable meeting up in groups and starting to get back together. If you have a gathering that includes outside fire pits or bon fires, make sure to check your local ordinances to see if you are allowed to have an open fire in your area.

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.

July 12, 2022

DLA Aviation, Air Force award contract for aircraft component support

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Ogden's Strategic Contracting Division on Hill Air Force Base, Utah, jointly with the Hill Air Force Base Commodity Council, awarded a $444M performance-based logistics contract which allows Parker Aerospace to directly provide support to actuators for multiple Air Force aircrafts. Actuators help control the various aircraft hydraulic components.

July 7, 2022

New commander takes over at DLA Aviation at Ogden

Air Force Col. Jason Okumura became the commander of Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Ogden, Utah during a change of command ceremony held on Hill Air Force Base, Utah, June 28. The ceremony was officiated by former DLA Aviation commander Air Force Brig. Gen. David Sanford, who was selected for promotion to Maj. Gen.

July 5, 2022

DLA Aviation welcomes its 34th commander during change of command ceremony

Air Force Brig. Gen. David Sanford relinquished command to Air Force Brig. Gen. Sean Tyler June 30, making Tyler the 34th commander of Defense Logistics Agency Aviation during a Change of Command ceremony in the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. Sanford, who was selected for major general, will be director of logistics, engineering and force protection for Headquarters Air Mobility Command at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.

June 22, 2022

Employee Spotlight: Cara Vaughn

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 21, 2022

Fire Protection in the Workplace. Ensuring your Emergency Action Plan addresses critical issues

According to the National Fire Protection Association, every 23 seconds, emergency crews in the United States respond to a fire. While most happen at private dwellings, 77%, the remaining 23% happen in the workplace.

June 17, 2022

Employee Spotlight: Nicholas Meads

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 13, 2022

DSCR cuts ribbon for Red Brick Fitness Center during grand opening

Employees from across Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, attended the grand opening celebration for the new Red Brick Fitness Center hosted by Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management’s Morale, Welfare and Recreation Office June 8.

June 8, 2022

DLA Aviation at Jacksonville has a new officer-in-charge

Navy Commander Brandon Palmer became the officer-in-charge of Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Jacksonville, Florida during a change-of-charge held in Hangar 117 on Naval Air Station Jacksonville ceremony June 1.

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.

June 3, 2022

DLA Aviation employee’s virtual ASL classes teach inclusion, diversity one sign at a time

While the pandemic eliminated virtually all in-person interactions, it did not eliminate the need for partially deaf and deaf individuals to understand — and be understood by — their hearing counterparts.

May 31, 2022

Future material leaders observe day-to-day weapons systems operations and attend LOA symposium

Four Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Logistics Career Broadening Program members visited Salt Lake City, Utah, March 9-11 to learn about challenges in sustaining legacy weapon systems and expanding capabilities to meet future demands. After their site visit, they attend the Logistics Officers Association Symposium in Salt Lake City.

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.”

May 25, 2022

Employee Spotlight: Steven Brandt

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.