DLA Aviation News

May 30, 2017

“The 10 lenses,” diversity inclusion training held in Richmond

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation employees at Richmond, Virginia, attended a workshop for the quarterly diversity and inclusion training titled “The 10 Lenses,” May 25, in the Lotts Conference Center. The mandated training offered various ways for employees to connect with each other and their internal and external customers, while leveraging diversity to increase productivity, innovation, and carry out the mission.

May 25, 2017

DORRA employees graduate from 14-week Army Logistics University course

Three Defense Logistics Agency Office of Operations Research and Resource Analysis employees recently graduated from a prestigious Army training course.

May 24, 2017

DLA Aviation Marines celebrate birth of Marine Aviation

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Marines will now eat cake twice a year in celebration of the Marine Corps Birthday and in recognition of the birth of Marine Aviation May 22, 1912.

May 23, 2017

SEPRT held in Richmond, moving from managing parts to strategic solutions

The annual Senior Executive Partnership Roundtable was held at the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, May 10. The SEPRT gathers senior executives from strategic supplier alliances to meet with the Defense Logistics Agency leadership and military customer senior leaders to discuss general issues affecting DLA Aviation suppliers.

May 23, 2017

DLA Aviation commander shares followership thoughts, thanks employees at final Town Hall

Employees packed the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, May 17 for Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Allan Day’s last Town Hall.

May 22, 2017

MWR holds first Bellwood Bash at DSCR

Morale, Welfare and Recreation held the first Bellwood Bash Family and Friends Day Celebration May 18 at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

May 18, 2017

National EMS Week Spotlight: Jamie MacFarlane

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Support at Richmond, Virginia, Fire and Emergency Services employee Jamie MacFarlane has served as a firefighter and hazardous material and emergency medical technician for five years in Richmond. MacFarlane enjoys being in public service because he wants to help people and make a difference in his community

May 17, 2017

DSCR honors fallen police officers at center ceremony

Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, employees gathered May 11 for a ceremony honoring fallen law enforcement officers. The ceremony was in conjunction with National Police Week which occurs annually in May

May 16, 2017

Police Week Spotlight: Officer Dustin Smith

As part of Police Week observances, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and Defense Logistics Agency Installation Support at Richmond, Virginia spotlight one of their own, Police Officer Dustin Smith, who is among those who selflessly secures and protects the base, its people and our neighbors every day.

May 10, 2017

Personal experience: Why DST is important, why I would do it again

Many people have asked me why I volunteered to go to Kuwait. Even more have asked me if I was scared. If I am very honest, the answer is yes. But if I admitted that even to myself, I would not have gone.

May 9, 2017

Aviation Army team staffs DLA exhibit at Nashville Conference

Representatives from Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Army Customer Facing Division staffed the DLA Exhibit at the annual Army Aviation Mission Solutions Summit, April 26-28 in Nashville, Tennessee.

May 8, 2017

Sustain and Deter

DLA Aviation has become the agency’s lead activity for support of the Minuteman III, an intercontinental ballistic missile weapon system.

May 2, 2017

Running for awareness: DSCR supports 80th Training Command’s 5K Run/Walk for Sexual Assault, Awareness Prevention Month

Defense Logistics Agency employees at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, supported the U.S. Army Reserve 80th Training Command’s (The Army School System) fifth annual 5K Run/Walk for Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Month on April 28.

May 1, 2017

DLA’s future workforce visits DSCR for Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

More than 200 children visited Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia with their parents or grandparents April 27 as part of the 2017 Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day.

April 28, 2017

Tornados - seek shelter versus shelter-in-place

Employees were recently urged to "seek shelter" March 21 during a tornado response exercise conducted on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. What does seek shelter mean?