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DLA Aviation News

Jan. 5, 2022

Tree beautification program’s roots run deep

Few beautification projects have longer lasting benefits than tree planting, and the 50 trees planted this fall on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, will provide shade, shelter and improved air quality for years to come.

Jan. 4, 2022

Former senior technical quality advisor to be inducted into 2021 Hall of Fame

An employee known for her ability to rally teams into action and her expertise in technical quality is one of five new members of the 2021 DLA Hall of Fame. 

Jan. 3, 2022

How to find out about changes in DSCR operating status during inclement weather, other emergencies

Richmond Metro area temperatures have varied in recent days by 20 degrees or more, but much of the area saw it first winter weather Jan. 3 with rain changing to sleet and snow. When winter-like weather or hazardous driving conditions do arrive, how will you be notified of changes in Defense Supply Center Richmond’s operating status?

Jan. 3, 2022

Business process analysts provide unparalleled support, training

The Wasatch Mountain Range in Utah spans an estimated 160 miles from the northern border with Idaho to the central part of the state. Its snowcapped peaks serve as a scenic backdrop for Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Ogden on Hill Air Force Base, Utah.

Dec. 29, 2021

Shop service centers recognized for outstanding support to Oklahoma Air Logistics Center

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Oklahoma Commander Air Force Col. Jason Kalin recognized employees in his shop service centers in September for their outstanding support of the Air Force’s Air Logistics Center on Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma.

Dec. 27, 2021

DLA Aviation’s Captains of Industry contract success leads to follow-on award

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Captains of Industry contract with Boeing was renewed Oct. 29 for up to 15 years. The renewal updates contracting clauses, improves processes and tracking capabilities at the program level, while maintaining shorten administrative-lead times for contract award by pre-negotiating base terms like performance, type of funding and packaging.

Dec. 22, 2021

DLA Aviation employees come through in a big way for annual Marine Corps Toys for Tots drive

Remember how happy we were as kids, waking up on Christmas day and seeing bicycles, skateboards, doll babies, train sets and other toys underneath our Christmas trees?

Dec. 21, 2021

Highly recognized leader and subject matter expert awarded DLA Aviation September Leadership Award

Christy Crumpler, branch chief in the Industrial Plant Equipment Services Division in the Engineering Directorate at Defense Logistics Agency Aviation in Richmond, Virginia, was awarded the DLA Aviation Leadership Award for September.

Dec. 17, 2021

DLA Aviation instrumental in returning the Air Force B-1B to its bomber fleet

Over the past several years, there have been documented incidents of the Air Force’s B-1B bombers experiencing in-flight engine issues. The problems occurred when an unsafe part in the augmenter fuel filter housing on its F101 engines failed.

Dec. 15, 2021

DLA Aviation and Distribution representation at the 16th Luther G. Jones Army Aviation Depot Forum

Key Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and DLA Distribution Corpus Christi, Texas, leaders attended the 16th Luther G. Jones Army Aviation Depot Forum Dec. 7 and 8.

Dec. 14, 2021

Employees bring cheer through DLA Aviation Angel Tree program

Employees on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, donned their wings again this year to provide gifts for local families through the Angel Tree program.

Dec. 13, 2021

Safety is paramount during the holidays

Holiday safety should be a priority from late November to mid-January. This is a time when families gather, parties are scheduled, and travel plans are on the rise. When it comes to the festive season, there are many safety and security concerns to take into consideration.

Dec. 10, 2021

Diversity communications, mentoring, included in DLA Aviation Senior Leader Conference

University of Richmond mentoring consultants facilitated a communication segment for Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s senior leaders Nov. 17 focused on diversity, equity and inclusion during their recent DLA Aviation Senior Leaders Conference Nov. 16-17 in Richmond, Virginia.

Dec. 9, 2021

DSCR holiday season officially kicks off with tree lighting

The holiday season kicked off on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Dec. 7.

Dec. 8, 2021

DLA welcomes new Family Advocacy Program manager

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond welcomed Rhiannon Jackson, the family advocacy program manager in Security and Emergency Services, for DLA Installation Management Richmond on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, on September 16.