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DLA Aviation News

Feb. 14, 2018

DSCR honors veterans as part of National Salute to Veterans Patients Week

Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, showed much valentines love to the veterans and staff at Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Feb. 13.

Feb. 8, 2018

Employee Spotlight: Cornelius Gore

DLA Aviation spotlights Cornelius Gore, a customer support specialist with DLA Aviation-Cherry Point.

Feb. 7, 2018

Deputy Commander DLA Europe & Africa visits DSCR on tour of agency’s MSCs

Gordon Hackett, deputy commander of Defense Logistics Agency Europe & Africa, visited DLA Aviation on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Feb. 1 as part of a week-long familiarization tour of the agency’s major subordinate commands to find out more about their current missions.

Feb. 6, 2018

Naval Air Forces, U.S. Atlantic Fleet commander visits DSCR

Rear Adm. Roy Kelley, commander, Naval Air Forces, U.S. Atlantic Fleet, traveled to Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, to meet with Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Linda Hurry and other top DLA Aviation leadership Jan. 31.

Feb. 2, 2018

Civil rights leader speaks at MLK Day of Service

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation welcomed civil rights leader Lonnie King Jr., as the honored guest at a Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service presentation Jan. 30. Co-sponsored by DLA Aviation’s Procurement Process Support Directorate and Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity, King’s presentation drew nearly 350 attendees to the Frank Lotts Conference Center at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

Jan. 29, 2018

DLA Aviation sustains Air Force B-2 bomber, supports the Global War on Terrorism

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation manages more than 52,621 national stock numbers in the B-2 supply chain, helping to ensure the B-2’s support of the U.S. Nuclear Triad, the system of delivery vehicles comprised of sea, land, and air deterrent capabilities based on submarine-launched ballistic missiles, intercontinental ballistic missiles and heavy bombers.

Jan. 25, 2018

Aviation commander shares mission, economic impact with Chesterfield Chamber

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Linda Hurry served as the keynote speaker during the Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce monthly meeting Jan. 10, 2018 held at the Chesterfield Career and Technical Center Hull Street Campus in Chesterfield County, Virginia

Jan. 25, 2018

Rapid deployment ‘Red Team’ completes training, ready for future missions

The Defense Logistics Agency Rapid Deployment Team that spent five weeks in Puerto Rico helping orchestrate critical support to victims of Hurricane Maria has completed mobilization training in preparation of supporting other military and humanitarian missions around the world.

Jan. 23, 2018

NATO partners visit DLA Aviation, discuss performance-based logistics initiatives

NATO partners from Germany traveled to Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Jan. 9-10 to exchange knowledge with Defense Logistics Agency Aviation acquisition professionals on performance-based logistics and long-term contracting initiatives.

Jan. 18, 2018

Common social media tools and online classifieds target victims of Human Trafficking

January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. The month is intended to bring awareness and aide in the prevention and detection of forced labor and prostitution. In previous years focus has been on increased awareness, techniques for identifying and locating individuals and methods being used to exploit victims.

Jan. 16, 2018

Quick thinking enables DLA Aviation employee to save another employee’s life

DLA Aviation employee springs into action to save co-worker.

Jan. 16, 2018

DLA Police officers earn top honors in federal training

Five Defense Logistics Agency police officers received seven awards on graduating from training at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center Jan. 2, a first for DLA.

Jan. 12, 2018

Aviation Employee Spotlight: Alicia Stacy

DLA Aviation-Cherry Point employee Alicia Stacy, a customer support specialist, likes seeing her efforts to locate hard-to-procure items have a direct impact on the warfighter.

Jan. 11, 2018

Aviation employee, Puerto Rico native volunteers with FEMA for hurricane relief support

Up until 1990 when he enlisted in the Army, Alberto Solano Rodriquez had lived his whole life in Puerto Rico and experienced firsthand the damage caused by hurricanes throughout the years.

Jan. 4, 2018

Mapmakers on Fort Bragg keep troops on the right path

As hurricanes Irma and Maria tore across parts of the United States last year, thousands of troops from several military installations prepared for humanitarian relief missions to clear roads, restore power and provide food and clean water. At the same time, a small team of Defense Logistics Agency civilians at Fort Bragg were working to ensure those deploying troops knew where they were going and where to go once they got there.