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April 12, 2021

DLA increases map production cycle, ensures safety in aircraft navigation

Maps guide us where we need to go, but they are only as current as their last update. For many years, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and DLA Distribution distributed updated map products to customers on a 168-day production cycle. That changed in February when the Federal Aviation Administration determined that timeline was too long and could lead to safety issues in aeronautical navigation.

April 9, 2021

After a decade in the “Boneyard,” Wise Guy back in action

On May 19, 2016, an Air Force B-52 Bomber, with seven crew members onboard, crashed at Anderson Air Force Base on Guam, a U.S. territory in the Pacific close to 4,000 miles west of Hawaii. All survived the fiery crash that reduced the Air Force’s B-52 fleet to 75, one less than the congressionally mandated 76.

April 8, 2021

DLA Aviation awards engineering services order to improve B-1 bomber radar support

Procurement Operations for Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Ogden, Utah, awarded a $2.6 million engineering services order expanding support to the Air Force’s B-1 System Program Office.

April 7, 2021

Employee Spotlight: Nicole Brown

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.

April 2, 2021

Refurbishing program helps Air Force save money on critical aircraft parts

Looking to pump the brakes on some of the expenses and waste associated with aircraft repair, the Air Force Commodity Council asked Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Ogden on Hill Air Force Base in Ogden, Utah, to find a partner that could help refurbish and reuse carbon heat stacks.

March 31, 2021

Employee investments could be a conflict of interest

DLA General Counsel reminds employees that they may be limited on what stock they can own if their duties involve interacting with certain companies.

March 30, 2021

DLA sees supplier favorability rise in 3 of 4 categories in 2020 survey

Early results of a 2020 survey that measures suppliers’ experience doing business with the Defense Logistics Agency during contract solicitation and post-award processes show positive improvements in attitudes in three of four overarching areas. 

March 29, 2021

Employee Spotlight: Talon Sickler

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.

March 26, 2021

Mandatory LMS training addresses extremism

DLA civilians and service members are being asked to rededicate themselves to the oath they took upon entering public service in new mandatory training that addresses extremist and dissident ideologies within the Defense Department.

March 24, 2021

Exemplary leader receives recognition

Brenton “Chase” Miller, chief of the Cost and Pricing Branch in the Pricing Division of the Procurement Process Support Directorate within Defense Logistics Agency Aviation was awarded the DLA Aviation Leadership Award for the month of January 2021.

March 22, 2021

DLA Aviation employees learn what CUI means to them

In February, Defense Logistics Agency Intelligence published a new controlled unclassified information policy and since then, employees have been trying to figure out how it impacts their daily work.

March 19, 2021

DLA Aviation support agreements work for the good of everyone

Like a well-run restaurant serving thousands of people, Defense Logistics Agency finds its most critical projects require a multitude of cooks in the kitchen.

March 17, 2021

Employee Spotlight: Stephen Porch

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.

March 16, 2021

Nominations for DLA Hall of Fame due May 10

Current and former DLA employees may nominate any former agency civilians or military members, living or deceased to the DLA Hall of Fame. Nominations will be accepted until May 10.

March 15, 2021

DSCR mass warning system to be tested during Virginia annual tornado drill March 16

Virginia’s Severe Weather Awareness Week takes place March 15-19. On March 16, the annual tornado response drill will take place throughout many cities and counties within the commonwealth. During the drill, Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond employees on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, will test the mass warning notification system, Giant Voice, with a "seek shelter" message.