DLA Aviation News

Oct. 6, 2017

Carolynn Michel inducted as the 2017 HoF recipient

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation inducted its 35th Hall of Fame recipient, Carolynn Michel during the 2017 awards ceremony Sept. 27, in the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. Michel retired in 2015 as DLA Aviation’s deputy director of Business Process Support Directorate. She was honored for her long-lasting impact on DLA, the Aviation workforce, and their military customers.

Oct. 6, 2017

HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT: Amelia Stanko

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) 279-3130.

Oct. 5, 2017

DLA Aviation celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, employees celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with an opening ceremony Sept. 26, 2017 in the Lotts Conference Center. The guest speaker was Miguel Zayas, division chief of the Procure-to-Pay Process Cycle Integration, Defense Logistics Agency Acquisition, Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Zayas emphasized volunteering for difficult jobs and his determination to excel at each task, no matter how menial, have been the keys to his successes.

Oct. 3, 2017

Cherry Point employee retires after more than 30 years with government

Denise Champine has dedicated her life to the military and her nation and now she’s hanging up her hat, but not before imparting some valuable insight to those she leaves behind.

Oct. 3, 2017

DLA adds deployment team as role in disaster relief increases

Federal agencies have increasingly relied on DLA for critical support to disaster relief and humanitarian assistance in the past decade, and DLA’s commitment is now reflected in the addition of another full-time team of volunteers ready to deploy on short notice.

Oct. 2, 2017

Marines talk aviation logistics during two-day conference

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation is helping lead the way to keep Marine Aviation up and flying

Oct. 1, 2017

Simple Steps to Online Safety

Think of it, life without being online. No worries of online safety or having your identity stolen by digital bandits. The reality is we live in the digital age and it seems that every week there is a data breach involving millions of accounts. This should make you wonder - are you doing all you can to be safe online?

Oct. 1, 2017

October is Cyber Security Awareness Month

The campaign is to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity. The Internet touches almost all aspects of everyone's daily life, whether we realize it or not.

Sept. 29, 2017

DLA Aviation celebrates Air Force 70th birthday

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation celebrated the Air Force's 70th Birthday in an observance Sept. 18, 2017.

Sept. 28, 2017

DLA Aviation employees donate more than 80 thousand bottles of water for hurricane relief

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Supplier Operations Directorate employees working on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, donate thousand of bottles of water to victims of Hurricane Irma which hit Florida Sept. 10.

Sept. 26, 2017

COOP: Not just an annual training requirement

Defense Logistics Agency employees are required annually to complete the Continuity of Operations Employee Awareness Training to ensure mission essential functions will be performed in the event of a catastrophic event.

Sept. 22, 2017

Air Force, DLA Aviation rise to the challenge during summit

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation hosted a Collaborative Planning Summit at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Sept. 12-14 to improve performance-based metrics with the Air Force.

Sept. 20, 2017

Studevant, former deputy director, DLA Richmond leader, to join DLA Hall of Fame

Mary Studevant, who during her 30-year service to DLA spearheaded a program to help employees complete their education, will be inducted into the DLA Hall of Fame Sept. 21.

Sept. 14, 2017

Physical Security is more than gates and guards

Federal employees as well as contracted employees are an important part of the Defense Supply Center Richmond physical security systems, which starts with an access control plan.

Sept. 11, 2017

Making the most of workplace mishaps: Mishap Investigation and Reenactment Training

Vonya Lofties, an occupational safety and health specialist for the Safety and Occupational Health Division at Defense Logistics Agency Installation Support at Richmond, conducted a two-day Mishap Investigation and Reenactment Training on Aug. 29 – 30 on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.