DLA Aviation News

March 14, 2016

SLC focuses on innovation, resiliency, culture

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Allan Day hosted the Senior Leadership Conference, themed “Building a Culture of Innovation and Resiliency,” March 1-3 on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

March 14, 2016

DLA Aviation keeps F/A-18 jets soaring

F/A-18 Hornet fighter jets, flown by Navy and Marine Corps pilots, have patrolled U.S. and international airspace for more than 30 years — and will likely keep flying well into the future, with the help of a special DLA Aviation team.

March 10, 2016

DSCR participates in statewide tornado drill March 22

Devastating tornadoes hit Virginia Feb. 24, killing three in Waverly and another in Appomattox

March 9, 2016

Resiliency toolkit explored during Senior Leader Conference

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation senior leaders met on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, March 1 -3, reviewing 2015 successes and missed opportunities and the activity’s way forward for 2016. But the conference wasn’t just about the mission, leaders also focused on building a culture of innovation and resiliency through the sharing of personal testimonies and learning tools to enable them and their employees to adapt to and persevere in the face of personal and professional challenges.

March 8, 2016

Aviation Hall of Fame nominations accepted through March 31

Nominations for Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s annual Hall of Fame for 2016 will be accepted March 9 - 31. The Aviation Hall of Fame honors former employees who have made significant and enduring contributions to DLA or DLA Aviatio

March 2, 2016

DLA acquisition professionals' support for earthquake relief featured in new video

Acquisition professionals' support for earthquake relief in Haiti is featured in a new video released on DLA's YouTube and Facebook sites.

March 1, 2016

Air Force senior leaders visit DLA Aviation

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation officials hosted senior leaders from the Air Force Sustainment Center, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma Feb. 23 on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

Feb. 29, 2016

DLA celebrates Black History Month at DSCR by honoring local hallowed grounds

Defense Logistics Agency employees on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, celebrated Black History Month with an observance held Feb. 25. The program, which was held in the Lott’s Conference center, included two documentaries, displays of artifacts, photos and other historical documents, a keynote speaker and songs performed by the Bellwood Choir.

Feb. 25, 2016

Directorate reflects on actions as agency prepares to launch new culture survey

As the Defense Logistics Agency prepares to launch its 2016 Culture Survey in March, Cynthia Stinchcomb reflects back on action plans implemented in her directorate as a result of the 2014 survey.

Feb. 24, 2016

Acquisition professionals video series debuts

The first of nine videos profiling Defense Logistics Agency acquisition professionals debuted on the organization’s YouTube and Facebook sites Feb. 24.

Feb. 24, 2016

Central Virginia PAOs discuss leveraging social media

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Public Affairs Office hosted the Central Virginia Military Public Affairs luncheon and meeting Feb. 18, 2016 at the Bellwood Club on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. Guest speaker, DLA Social Media Manager Mason Lowery presented an overview on social media strategies.

Feb. 22, 2016

DLA Aviation seeks improved legacy support through additive manufacturing

Creating items in three dimensions instead of two is sometimes compared to creating a sculpture instead of a portrait. Even though we live in a 3D world, engineers were limited for many years to 2D drawings/sketches to communicate thoughts and ideas. Today with technological advances in additive manufacturing methods and other technologies, engineers can go directly from a 3D idea to a 3D object.

Feb. 22, 2016

Public Safety: A Shared Responsibility

We share everyday observations with our neighbors, colleagues, family, and friends on a routine basis. Throughout the week, things become the norm as we talk to the same people and travel the same paths. In those same travels and discussions with co-workers, we may observe something that just doesn’t seem right or is out of place.

Feb. 19, 2016

DLA recognizes outstanding non-commissioned officers

The agency recognizes outstanding leadership and performance in two Defense Logistics Agency Aviation non-commissioned officers.

Feb. 19, 2016

DLA Aviation Internal Review Office maintains accountability of internal and external audit processes

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Command Support Directorate's Internal Review Office manages internal and external controls to ensure all guidelines and procedures are implemented and followed in accordance with DLA Aviation commander’s January 2016 Memorandum for External/Internal Audit Procedures.