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June 22, 2022

Employee Spotlight: Cara Vaughn

Employee spotlight regularly features outstanding non-supervisory personnel from throughout the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and other DLA employees on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. Organizational directors may submit names of employees they wish to feature in this column to DLA Aviation Public Affairs. For more information, call (804) 279-3139.

June 21, 2022

Fire Protection in the Workplace. Ensuring your Emergency Action Plan addresses critical issues

According to the National Fire Protection Association, every 23 seconds, emergency crews in the United States respond to a fire. While most happen at private dwellings, 77%, the remaining 23% happen in the workplace.

June 17, 2022

Employee Spotlight: Nicholas Meads

Employee spotlight regularly features outstanding non-supervisory personnel from throughout the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and other DLA employees on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. Organizational directors may submit names of employees they wish to feature in this column to DLA Aviation Public Affairs. For more information, call (804) 279-3139.

June 13, 2022

DSCR cuts ribbon for Red Brick Fitness Center during grand opening

Employees from across Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, attended the grand opening celebration for the new Red Brick Fitness Center hosted by Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management’s Morale, Welfare and Recreation Office June 8.

June 8, 2022

DLA Aviation at Jacksonville has a new officer-in-charge

Navy Commander Brandon Palmer became the officer-in-charge of Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Jacksonville, Florida during a change-of-charge held in Hangar 117 on Naval Air Station Jacksonville ceremony June 1.

June 6, 2022

DLA Aviation at Oklahoma City B-1 bomber team recognized for excellence in federal government

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Oklahoma City’s B-1 Bomber Supply Chain Critical Readiness team was recently recognized by the Oklahoma City based Oklahoma Federal Executive Board during the 2022 Excellence in Government Awards program held May 3.

June 3, 2022

DLA Aviation employee’s virtual ASL classes teach inclusion, diversity one sign at a time

While the pandemic eliminated virtually all in-person interactions, it did not eliminate the need for partially deaf and deaf individuals to understand — and be understood by — their hearing counterparts.

May 31, 2022

Future material leaders observe day-to-day weapons systems operations and attend LOA symposium

Four Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Logistics Career Broadening Program members visited Salt Lake City, Utah, March 9-11 to learn about challenges in sustaining legacy weapon systems and expanding capabilities to meet future demands. After their site visit, they attend the Logistics Officers Association Symposium in Salt Lake City.

May 27, 2022

Warfighter support is a family affair at DLA Aviation at OKC

“Marrying Millions,” “Married to Medicine” and “Married at First Sight.” Just a few of the reality shows on television these days that follow the everyday lives of married couples and their families. Given the large number of married couples at Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, they should have their own reality show. We will call it, “Married to DLA.”

May 25, 2022

Employee Spotlight: Steven Brandt

Employee spotlight regularly features outstanding non-supervisory personnel from throughout the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and other DLA employees on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. Organizational directors may submit names of employees they wish to feature in this column to DLA Aviation Public Affairs. For more information, call (804) 279-3139.

May 24, 2022

DLA Installation Management Richmond site director visits Pennsylvania, reviewing inventory and future requirements

David Gibson, site director for Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond, Virginia, traveled to DLA Aviation’s Industrial Plant Equipment Services Division in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, May 9 – 12 to conduct a review of inventory and requirements for an upcoming general equipment compliance visit from DLA Headquarters later this fiscal year.

May 23, 2022

Family members of early DSCR landowner pay respects to their ancestors

In 1797, Richard Gregory, one of the wealthiest landowners in Chesterfield County, Virginia, purchased 1,000 acres of land Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, sits on today. On this land he built Manor House, now known as the Bellwood House. It’s one of the oldest houses in Chesterfield County and is listed as a national historic landmark.

May 20, 2022

Supply technician shares a personal connection to DSCR aircraft

When David Buonconsiglio began his job as a supply technician for Defense Logistics Agency Distribution at Richmond, Virginia, on Defense Supply Center Richmond two months ago, it didn’t take him long to get reacquainted with a memory from his past.

May 18, 2022

Leaders share accomplishments supporting warfighters during SEPRT

More than 130 Defense Logistics Agency leaders, military customer senior leaders and supplier partners gathered in the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, May 10-11 for the annual Senior Executive Partnership Round Table to discuss challenges and accomplishments in support of warfighters across the DLA landscape over the past year.

May 16, 2022

DSCR named CFC Agency of the Year in its region

Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, won the 2021 Combined Federal Campaign Agency of the Year Award for the South Central Virginia and Albermarle Bay areas.