DLA Aviation News

Category: Aviation

Oct. 18, 2019

Employees share knowledge learned during rotation with their co-workers

Have you ever wanted to walk a mile in someone else’s shoes? Well, John Horton and Justin Wills just did – for six months.

Oct. 17, 2019

Employee Spotlight: Kadie Lofurno

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.

Oct. 16, 2019

Food trucks invade DSCR

Lunchtime had a different flavor, literally, on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, as food truck vendors served up the likes of shrimp and grits and shrimp tacos during a Food Truck Rally Oct. 15.

Oct. 15, 2019

Shining a light on awareness of the visually impaired at DLA Aviation

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation takes pride in diversity among its employees, including workers with visual impairments. On Oct. 15, White Cane Awareness Day will further celebrate the achievements and efforts of individuals with visual impairments who work to increase awareness among the sighted community.

Oct. 11, 2019

DLA Aviation sustaining mission capable goal of 80 percent

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, recognizes employees in the Navy Customer Facing Division of the Customer Operations Directorate for reaching the combat-ready aircraft goal, set forth before them by commander, Naval Air Forces, during a small ceremony on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Oct. 4.

Oct. 10, 2019

The season of giving underway at DSCR

Defense Supply Center Richmond’s Combined Federal Campaign 2019 kicked off in grand style with a ceremony in the Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Oct. 8. As in the past few years, the theme this year is Show Some Love.

Oct. 9, 2019

DLA Fire and EMS professionals educate employees on fire safety

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond’s Fire and Emergency Services is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association to promote this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign. This year’s theme is “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape!”

Oct. 9, 2019

DLA cake wars

In recognition of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation hosted an old-fashion cake-off in the Center Restaurant on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Sept. 30, 2019.

Oct. 4, 2019

Mediation: DLA’s hidden gem

DLA’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program, RESOLVE, provides a quick, informal and cost-efficient means of addressing and resolving workplace disputes.

Oct. 4, 2019

DLA Aviation commander holds first Richmond town hall

Roughly a thousand people packed the Frank P. Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, as Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. David Sanford held a town hall Oct. 1. This was his first time addressing a mass gathering of the workforce since taking command in July.

Oct. 3, 2019

Price selected for induction into DLA Aviation’s Hall of Fame

Janet Price has been selected for induction into the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Hall of Fame. She will be inducted during a Nov. 12 ceremony at 1 p.m. on DSCR.

Sept. 30, 2019

DSCR employees help clean up along James River

Defense Logistics Agency employees from Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, participated in the James River Regional Cleanup hosted by the James River Advisory Council Sep. 14 at Falling Creek Ironworks Park in North Chesterfield County. The river clean-up, which resulted in the collecting of more than 100 bags of trash, was part of a larger initiative sponsored by the James River Advisory Council that included similar activities throughout seventeen locations around the state of Virginia.

Sept. 27, 2019

DLA Aviation welcomes new Army Customer Facing Division chief

Army Col. Woodard ‘Buddy” Hopkins, III, joined Defense Logistics Agency Aviation in July as the new Army Customer Facing Division chief within the Customer Operations Directorate.

Sept. 25, 2019

DLA Aviation commander welcomes Navy Supply Corps Admiral for executive engagement

Navy RDML Kenneth Epps, Deputy Chief of Staff for Fleet Ordnance and Supply/Fleet Supply Officer, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, Norfolk, Virginia, traveled to Defense Logistics Agency Aviation on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Sept. 25, to meet with DLA Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. David Sanford, as well as other senior leaders.

Sept. 23, 2019

National Preparedness Month: Soft Target Awareness

In recent years, numerous violent extremists have targeted movie theaters, shopping centers, marketplaces, schools, night clubs, transportation systems, concerts, sporting events, public arenas and other crowded places in attempts to inflict mass casualties, terrify the public and/or influence public policies. Regrettably, intentional mass casualty incidents are increasing worldwide, especially here within the U.S.