DLA Aviation News

April 14, 2016

Senior Executive Partnership Roundtable held at Defense Supply Center Richmond

The Senior Executive Partnership Roundtable took place at the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, April 6. The SEPRT gathers senior executives from the 16 strategic supplier alliances to meet with the Defense Logistics Agency leadership and customer senior leaders to discuss general issues affecting Defense Logistics Agency Aviation suppliers.

April 13, 2016

FMWR offers spring and summer events for employees

Spring is in the air and warm weather is coming, even though in Virginia, we sometimes wonder when it will finally get here. Defense Logistics Agency Installation Support at Richmond’s Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation Office is busy planning spring and summer activities. They also have a variety of summer equipment available for employees to rent and discount tickets for amusement parks, movies, and sporting events.

April 13, 2016

Aviation employee featured in new video

A new acquisition professionals video focusing on a DLA Aviation employee was released on the organization’s YouTube and Facebook sites April 13.

April 11, 2016

Emergency Communications Center, partners in protection

April 10-16 is National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week, when DLA Installation Support at Richmond recognizes the hard work and dedication of its emergency telecommunicators — more commonly known as 911 dispatchers.

April 6, 2016

DLA to hold Restoration Advisory Board meeting April 11 in Chesterfield

Defense Logistics Agency officials from Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, will host a Restoration Advisory Board meeting at 7:30 p.m., April 11, 2016 at the Bensley Community Center located at 2900 Drewry's Bluff Rd., North Chesterfield, Virginia 23237. The meeting is open to the public.

April 4, 2016

New DLA operations center to use environmentally friendly technology

Geothermal wells are only one of the environmentally friendly technologies being used in the construction of the new Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Operations Center.

April 1, 2016

DSCR celebrates Women’s History Month with special program

Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, joined the rest of the nation in celebrating March as Women’s History Month. This year's theme is "Working to Form a More Perfect Union: Honoring Women in Public Service and Government."

March 31, 2016

Richmond price analyst named DLA Aviation’s February Employee of the Month

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s February Employee of the Month is Dawn Hampton. She serves as a price analyst for DLA Aviation’s Procurement Process Support Directorate’s Pricing Division in Richmond, Virginia. DLA Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Allan Day presented Hampton the award during a ceremony March 28.

March 30, 2016

DLA Aviation employee featured in latest 'Acquisition Professionals' video

A new acquisition professionals video focusing on a DLA Aviation employee was released on the organization’s YouTube and Facebook sites March 30.

March 29, 2016

Langley, Eustis Air National Guard visit DLA Aviation

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Command Support Directorate hosted a DLA Aviation mission briefing event, March 16, 2016 on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, for 20 personnel from the 192nd Supply Chain Management Squadron, Virginia Air National Guard, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.

March 29, 2016

DLA employee describes resiliency in face of physical challenges

A DLA employee who is blind talked about being resilient in the face of daily challenges, in a presentation he recently gave to DLA Aviation senior leaders.

March 28, 2016

DSCR takes part in statewide tornado exercise

The peace and serenity of a warm, clear sunny March day on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, was shattered, in an instant, when a tornado warning blared over the installation’s Giant Voice speaker system.

March 25, 2016

Working to meet Marine Corps’ Aviation readiness goals

The Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Marine Corps customer facing team has taken measures to improve material support for aviation readiness through improved forecasting, industry collaborations, fleet engagement, and supplier summits to ensure life-cycle support. These efforts, combined with continuous process improvements in fleet maintenance and supply, have led to a positive readiness trend for the AV-8B Harrier and its F-402 engine

March 23, 2016

DSCR reaches crucial milestone in quest to achieve OSHA star

Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, is one step closer to receiving a star under the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Voluntary Protection Program.

March 22, 2016

Resiliency helps wounded warrior return to workforce

Retired Army Capt. Santiago “Angel” Rodriguez was a lunchtime speaker at the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Senior Leadership Conference held March 1-3 in Richmond, Virginia. He spoke about his military deployments, multiple injuries he sustained; and how practicing resiliency techniques enabled him work at DLA.