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Nov. 14, 2016

Aviation Employee Spotlight: Andre Desima

DLA Aviation's Public Affairs Office spotlights Andre Desima, a team lead in the Supplier Operations Commodities Directorate. Desima enjoys coming to work because he gets to influence production.

Nov. 7, 2016

Ceremony marks last steel beam to frame new Aviation Ops Center

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Brig. Gen. Allan Day participated in a topping off ceremony Nov. 3, as the last structural beam to be placed on Phase I of the new DLA Aviation Operations Center at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, was signed. Hensel Phelps, the contractor constructing the building, along with representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Norfolk District, and DLA Installation Support at Richmond, were also at the event, which marked a milestone in the ongoing construction project, which officially began Oct. 15, 2015, in a ground breaking ceremony.

Nov. 3, 2016

Employee Spotlight: Constance Carney

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation employee Connie Carney, contract price/cost analyst with Strategic Acquisition Programs Directorate in Richmond, Virginia, negotiates to find the fair and reasonable price for the customer. Before coming to DLA, Carney was a price analyst in the Air Force.

Oct. 31, 2016

August EOM awarded to Army CW4 in Richmond

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s August Employee of the Month Award is Aviation’s only active duty Army Chief Warrant Officer 4, Kevin Ryan, a readiness officer for the Customer Operations Directorate.

Oct. 31, 2016

DLA Orgs in Oklahoma City challenge each other to raise food for families

The Feds Feed Families Campaign is an annual event that runs from June through August of each year for federal government organizations to collect food for local food banks. This year, Defense Logistics Agency organizations at Oklahoma City took the campaign to next level with a "Food Fight Challenge” between DLA Aviation and DLA Distribution, both located on Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma.

Oct. 31, 2016

DLA Aviation naval representative named NAE award winner

Naval Aviation Enterprise leadership named Navy Capt. Mark Harris a winner of the Outstanding Performance Award during a NAE Air Board video teleconference Oct. 17.

Oct. 26, 2016

Employee Spotlight: Lisa R. Hosecloth

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation employee Lisa Hosecloth, a customer support manager at DLA Aviation Warner Robins, Georgia has been with DLA for 34 years.

Oct. 25, 2016

AOP Review targets improving trust, transparency, communication, performance

Defense Logistics Agency Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch met with DLA Aviation senior leaders during the fiscal 2017 DLA Aviation Annual Operation Plan Review hosted by DLA Aviation’s Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Allan Day Oct. 14, 2016 on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

Oct. 24, 2016

DSCR’s annual flu shots begin Oct. 26

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Support at Richmond, Virginia, Fire and Emergency Services will provide flu shots to active duty military, and civilian government employees with a valid DoD identification card beginning Oct. 26 in the Lott’s Conference Center

Oct. 21, 2016

#InclusionWorks, National Disability Employment Awareness Month celebrated at DSCR

The National Disability Employment Awareness Month Program kicked off October 18 in the Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center, Richmond, Virginia. Guest speaker, retired Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Kathy Tilbury, a program management analyst with Defense Logistics Agency’s Office of Research and Resource Analysis, spoke about how adaptive sports have restored her ability to be an athlete.

Oct. 19, 2016

Employee Spotlight Charles Pardee

The spotlight shines on Charles Pardee. He’s a quality assurance specialist for Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Supplier Operations Original Equipment Manufacturer Directorate's Aviation Engines and Auxiliary Components Division.

Oct. 17, 2016

Employees celebrate 241st Navy Birthday

Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, employees gathered in the Center Restaurant Oct. 13 to celebrate the Navy’s 241st birthday.

Oct. 17, 2016

Everyone has a role in conserving energy

October is National Energy Action Month. The Department of Energy has published a list of actions individuals can take in their workplaces to conserve energy and help achieve a healthier environment. Many of the items are simple and common sense actions that can have a big impact over time.

Oct. 12, 2016

Employee Spotlight: Luis Alejo

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation employee, Luis Alejo, is a customer support specialist at Robins Air Force Base, Warner Robins, Georgia. He is dedicated to serving the warfighter and providing them the support they need when they need it.

Oct. 11, 2016

Don’t wait, check smoke alarm date

Did you know that most home fire deaths happen when people are asleep between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m.? During Fire Prevention Week, DLA Installation Support at Richmond Fire and Emergency Services personnel remind employees to replace smoke alarms every 10 years.