DLA Aviation News

Category: Aviation

Nov. 8, 2019

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

There are several ways Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, employees can find out about changes in the installation’s operating status during winter weather and other emergencies.

Nov. 7, 2019

DSCR celebrates Marine Corps birthday

Marine Corps service members and Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, employees filled the old center cafeteria Nov. 5 to celebrate the birthday of the Corps.

Nov. 6, 2019

DLA Aviation Philadelphia setting records in its support of the nation’s warfighters

In 1966, in the midst of what many historians believe was the decade that defined this country, Motown recording artist and Philadelphia native Tammi Terrell teamed up with legendary soul heavyweight Marvin Gaye, to release “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” considered to be one of the most iconic songs in music history.

Nov. 5, 2019

Marines converge on Defense Supply Center Richmond for three-day course

Close to 45 Marines, sailors and Department of Defense civilians from around the country and as far away as Japan, converged on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, for the Defense Logistics Agency Marine Aviation Wholesale Resident Course Oct. 28-30. This is the second year the course was held in Richmond.

Nov. 4, 2019

Finding ability beyond disabilities in the workforce

The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and other legislative actions before it, have helped individuals with disabilities make great strides in being considered as equals alongside their professional peers. Despite these changes in the law, changes in thinking among employers remains a challenge.

Nov. 3, 2019

MWR hosts first DSCR trunk or treat event

Ghost, goblins, superheroes, princesses and many other costumed characters came out for the first installation Halloween Trunk or Treat event Oct. 31 in the Community Recreation Center.

Nov. 1, 2019

DLA’s first chief data officer named DoD government executive of the year

After more than 33 years of government service, all with the Defense Logistics Agency, Teresa W. Smith continues to thank her parents, family and mentors for instilling in her the importance of public service, something she believes led to her recognition as the Department of Defense Government Executive of the Year.

Nov. 1, 2019

The haunting of the historic Bellwood Manor House on DSCR takes center stage on Halloween

The Bellwood manor House on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia is one of the oldest houses in Chesterfield County. It’s also known as the home to all sorts of ghosts and goblins.

Oct. 31, 2019

Take two … minutes to change your clock and your smoke alarm batteries

Daylight Saving Time is almost here, and when you change your clocks on Nov. 3, make sure you change the batteries in your smoke detectors, too.

Oct. 28, 2019

PaCE program grads represent the next generation of DLA leaders

More than 40 Defense Logistics Agency Aviation employees who were students in the Pathways to Career Excellence program were recognized Oct. 23 during a graduation held in their honor at the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

Oct. 25, 2019

DLA Aviation Navy Lieutenant receives fleet support logistics award

Navy Lt. Angeli Rodriguez received the Alva Bryan Lasswell Award for Fleet Support at the Town and Country Resort and Convention Center, San Diego, California, during the National Defense Industrial Association’s Fall Defense and Industry Forum, Oct. 8.

Oct. 24, 2019

DLA Aviation commander meets with Richmond VA Medical Center leadership, tours facility

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. David Sanford toured the Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Administration Medical Center in Richmond, Virginia, Oct. 21 as part of his initiative to cultivate strong partnerships with local civic, educational, military and veterans organizations.

Oct. 23, 2019

DLA Aviation holds Dynamic Operating Plan review, looks ahead to warfighter support in fiscal 2020

New initiatives for fiscal 2020 was one of the topics Defense Logistics Agency Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams discussed during the DLA Aviation Dynamic Operating Plan review held in the DLA Aviation Operations Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Oct. 17.

Oct. 22, 2019

Environmental cleanup updates discussed at quarterly public meeting

Community members attended the Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond’s Environmental Cleanup Program quarterly Restoration Advisory Board meeting Oct. 21 at the Bensley Community Center in Chesterfield County, Virginia.

Oct. 21, 2019

DSCR participates in the world’s greatest shakeout

Dozens of employees across Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, joined millions of people worldwide, at 10:17 a.m. Oct. 17 when they participated in The Great ShakeOut.