DLA Aviation News

Category: Aviation

Feb. 26, 2024

DLA brings Air Force, industry together to keep T-38 Talons airworthy

To address maintenance challenges of the T-38 Talon, a crucial trainer aircraft most Air Force pilots fly early in their careers, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation hosted a landmark collaborative forecasting event at its headquarters here Jan. 30 to Feb. 1 aimed at ensuring the right parts are available to T-38 maintainers – where and when they need them.

Feb. 26, 2024

DLA Land and Maritime gears up for annual supply chain conference

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime, in partnership with DLA Aviation and the National Defense Industrial Association, is gearing up to host the DLA Supply Chain Alliance Conference and Exhibition in downtown Columbus, Ohio, April 23-24, at the Greater Columbus Convention Center.

Feb. 23, 2024

African American History Observance features art, music, trailblazers

Team members from Defense Logistics Agency Aviation recognized the contributions of African Americans during an observance honoring National African American History Month Celebration Feb. 20 on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

Feb. 13, 2024

Reviving the Giants: The unsung heroes behind military machinery

Nestled within the bays of a modest facility at Defense Supply Center Richmond lies an integral component in the advancement of the Defense Department’s industrial metalworking capabilities – an organization dedicated to revolutionizing defense manufacturing through the procurement of new equipment and refurbishment of old equipment.

Feb. 12, 2024

Former DLA Aviation leader to head agency’s small business focus

Daniele Kurze, former director of DLA Aviation's Supplier Operations Commodities Directorate, will help the agency foster growth and long-term success of America's small business sector as DLA's new executive director of Small Business Programs.

Feb. 7, 2024

Employee Spotlight: Diane Hernandez

The DLA Aviation Spotlight shines on Diane Hernandez, an inventory management specialist within DLA Aviation at Oklahoma City, OK.

Jan. 29, 2024

Aviation, Richmond personnel recognized at annual DLA awards ceremony

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and DLA Installation Management at Richmond personnel took top honors in several categories of the agency’s 56th Annual Employee Recognition Awards Ceremony, held at its Fort Belvoir-based headquarters Jan. 25.

Jan. 26, 2024

Employee Spotlight: Jeremy Craft

The Spotlight shines on Jeremy Craft, an inventory management specialist within DLA Aviation at Oklahoma City, OK.

Jan. 11, 2024

Airman reaffirms commitment during reenlistment ceremony

Air Force Tech. Sgt. Maurice Jones – assigned to Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Supplier Operations Directorate, Post Awards Division as part of the Air Force Enlisted Career Broadening Program – renewed his commitment to the U.S. Air Force during a reenlistment ceremony here at Defense Supply Center Richmond Jan. 8.

Jan. 9, 2024

FRCE leading organic manufacturing efforts across Defense Department

When supply chain constraints make it challenging to source parts for aircraft maintained at Fleet Readiness Center East (FRCE), the depot’s organic manufacturing capabilities allow FRCE to continue to return mission-ready aircraft to the Fleet.

Dec. 22, 2023

‘Tis the season for tree lightings, donating toys and office decorating contests

Employees get into the holiday spirit through giving back to their communities and sharing a few laughs with each other.

Dec. 11, 2023

Active shooter exercises prepare for worst case scenarios on DSCR

Training sessions are excellent opportunities for employees to enhance their knowledge and exercise increased vigilance in the workplace.

Nov. 16, 2023

Disposition team helps DLA Aviation open up shop in Okinawa

The agency’s property reutilization personnel at Camp Kinser assisted their DLA colleagues in opening an overseas detachment in 2023 by supplying no-cost vans, electronics, furniture, and office supplies.

Nov. 15, 2023

Employee Spotlight: Jason Howell

The employee spotlight shines on DLA at Oklahoma City's, Jason Howell.

Nov. 13, 2023

Employee Spotlight: Rene Garcia Jr.

The Employee spotlight shines on DLA Aviation at Oklahoma City’s, Rene Garcia Jr.