DLA Aviation News

Sept. 22, 2021

June leadership award recipient leads with innovation

Measurable results are key to understanding how successful a program can be, and results are a valuable tool for the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Business Process Support Directorate team. Strategic Business Analytics Division Chief Dean Gilbert’s team’s efforts to refine business case analysis, or BCA, along with other innovative approaches, have earned him the June DLA Aviation Leadership Award.

Sept. 20, 2021

COOP: Not just an annual training requirement

Every year, thousands of Defense Logistics Agency employees access their Learning Management System account and complete the mandatory Continuity of Operations Employee Awareness Training course. To some COOP training is just another annual training requirement, but COOP is much more. COOP is essential to readiness.

Sept. 17, 2021

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Yanice Kovach

Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated across the nation every year from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. The 2021 HHM observance theme “Esperanza: A Celebration of Hispanic Heritage and Hope,” celebrates Hispanic heritage and reflects on how great our tomorrow can be if we hold onto our resilience and hope. It encourages us to reflect on all past contributions Hispanics made and will continue to make in the future. It is also a reminder that we are stronger together.

Sept. 15, 2021

Protecting our workforce – think OPSEC

The primary goal of the Defense Logistics Agency Intelligence’s Operations Security Program is to increase mission effectiveness by identifying and protecting critical information.

Sept. 13, 2021

DLA Aviation and Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex deserve ‘Props’ for improved C-130 supportability

At Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Warner Robins, Georgia, parts supportability is the highest priority. The teams there are responsible for making sure warfighter needs at the Air Force’s Air Logistic Complex on Robins Air Force Base are met with high quality materials and maintenance to keep critical aircraft like the Air Force C-130 transport plane in the air.

Sept. 11, 2021

DLA Aviation employees remember 9/11: Juan Carlos Gachet

In commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Public Affairs Office is running a week-long series Sept. 6-11 telling the stories of DLA Aviation employees who remember where they were and what they were doing that fateful day.

Sept. 10, 2021

DLA Aviation employees remember 9/11: Barry Haynes

In commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Public Affairs Office is running a week-long series Sept 6-11 sharing the stories of DLA Aviation employees who remember where they were and what they were doing that fateful day.

Sept. 10, 2021

DLA Aviation employees remember 9/11: Drew Warren

In commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Public Affairs Office is running a week-long series Sept. 6-11 sharing the stories of DLA Aviation employees who remember where they were and what they were doing that fateful day.

Sept. 10, 2021

Defense Department Workforce Recruitment Program recognizes an outstanding DLA Aviation employee

Andrea Perry, from Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity, received the 2020-2021 Judith C. Gilliom Outstanding Workforce Recruitment Program Participant Award at the Defense Department’s 2020-2021 WRP Awards Ceremony July 29.

Sept. 9, 2021

DLA Aviation employees remember 9/11: Roy Drake

In commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Public Affairs Office is running a week-long series Sept. 6-11 telling the stories of DLA Aviation employees who remember where they were and what they were doing that fateful day.

Sept. 9, 2021

DLA Aviation employees remember 9/11: Trina Bembry

In commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Public Affairs Office is running a week-long series Sept. 6-11 sharing the stories of DLA Aviation employees who remember where they were and what they were doing that fateful day.

Sept. 8, 2021

DLA Aviation employees remember 9/11: Alfred Padayao

In commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Public Affairs Office is running a week-long series Sept 6-11, telling the stories of DLA Aviation employees who remember where they were and what they were doing that fateful day.

Sept. 8, 2021

DLA Aviation employees remember 9/11: Vinson Avery

In commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Public Affairs Office is running a week-long series Sept. 6-11 sharing the stories of DLA Aviation employees who remember where they were and what they were doing that fateful day.

Sept. 8, 2021

The Elk of Defense Supply Center Richmond

When the crisp autumn air permeates the woods of Virginia, the elk population at Defense Supply Center Richmond finds itself in the mood for love. Bugle calls of the wooing bull elk pierce the quiet, signaling a mating ritual that may include wallowing in mud and headstrong males battling for the affections of the elk cows in the herd.

Sept. 8, 2021

Communication systems are key to timely warnings during emergencies

Communication is probably the most important critical issue that can profoundly impact the outcomes of an emergency. Communication is essential because, without effective, continuous, and consistent communication, all the other areas of emergency management would be unmanageable.