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DLA Aviation News

May 23, 2016

Teamwork key for sustaining the UH-60

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Customer Operations Directorate in Richmond, Virginia, is part of a team that keeps the UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter mission ready in production, deployment, and sustainment.

May 18, 2016

DSCR emergency response exercise takes place May 24

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Support at Richmond and DLA Aviation will conduct an active shooter emergency response exercise on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, May 24. DLA Police and Fire and Emergency Services officials will participate in the exercise.

May 17, 2016

Studevant selected as DLA Aviation’s 2016 Hall of Fame inductee

Mary Studevant, former deputy director of what is now known as Defense Logistics Agency Installation Support at Richmond, has been selected for the 2016 DLA Aviation Hall of Fame. An induction ceremony will be at 1 p.m. June 16 in the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center, Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

May 16, 2016

Ceremony honors police officers, marks start of National Police Week

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Support at Richmond’s Police Department observed Peace Officers' Memorial Day in a poignant ceremony in the Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, May 12.

May 13, 2016

AFCAT team leads technology transfer seminar

Twenty-two Defense Logistics Agency Aviation employees visited two industrial facilities April 19-20 to gain a better understanding, from a manufacture’s perspective, of issues involved in casting and forging.

May 11, 2016

Understand 9-11 call processes, procedures helps emergencies

May is 9-1-1 Awareness Month at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. Defense Logistics Agency Installation Support at Richmond’s Fire and Emergency Services, as well as the alliance of police, emergency management, anti-terrorism, and other DLA public safety resources are reaching out to the DLA community on the installation to ensure employees and the public are ready to access their help during emergencies.

May 10, 2016

AFMC vice commander visits DLA Aviation

Air Force Maj. Gen. Warren Berry, vice commander, Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, visited Defense Logistics Agency Aviation May 4 on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

May 10, 2016

Police Week Spotlight: Officer Randall Guratosky

As part of National Police Week observances, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and DLA Installation Support at Richmond will spotlight police officers at Defense Supply Center, Richmond, Virginia, who selflessly secure and protect the base, its people and its neighbors.

May 6, 2016

DLA Installation Support at Richmond takes receipt of its newest static display

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Support at Richmond, Virginia, personnel maneuvered the installation’s newest static display, an F-100 Engine, off the truck and into the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, May 4.

May 4, 2016

Aviation Leader Commentary: Warfighter First

Defense Logistics Agency's No. 1 goal is to deliver innovative and responsive solutions to warfighters first. To me, that means ensuring my fellow service members always have the advantage.

May 2, 2016

DLA employees bring daughters and sons to work for annual event

“Take your Daughters and Sons to Work Day” was celebrated at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, April 28. More than 160 children from various Defense Logistics Agency activities on DSCR participated in the annual event, which was sponsored by the Strategic Acquisitions Directorate and the Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Office.

April 28, 2016

Supplier Industry Day provides engagement opportunities

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Supplier Industry Day kicked off April 19 in the Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. According to DLA Aviation Director of Supplier Operations Navy CAPT Robert Keating, who provided the opening remarks, it was the largest Supplier Industry Day to date, with more than 100 vendors attending.

April 27, 2016

DLA Aviation leads bio-based synthetic oil testing for federal vehicles

Non-tactical federal vehicles may soon become less environmentally harmful, thanks to the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Hazardous Minimization and Green Products Program.

April 27, 2016

Sign language interpreter training focuses on Middle Eastern culture

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Equal Employment, Opportunity and Diversity Office hosted a Federal Interpreter Training Workshop April 8 in Chester, Virginia.

April 25, 2016

A bird’s eye view from a Blackhawk Helicopter

Erik Wetterhall, shown here aboard a UH-60M Blackhawk, is a customer logistics site specialist at Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Huntsville, Alabama. Wetterhall was part of a support team traveling to Marietta Georgia April 6, 2016 to assist a Georgia National Guard unit with a fuel cell issue.