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July 14, 2016

EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT: Monica Warren

Employee Spotlight regularly features outstanding non-supervisory personnel from throughout the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and DLA Installation Support at Richmond teams.

July 13, 2016

Aviation Leader Commentary: There is a cost for everything

We have all heard the phrase, “There is a cost for everything.” As I have gone through life, I have found it to be exceedingly true. Would you prefer sitting back while the grass cuts itself? Well, a riding mower is going to cost more than your run-of-the-mill, walk-behind mower.

July 11, 2016

Partners in Protection: Safety Tips on Barbecuing

It’s that time of the year when we pull out the grills, whether it is charcoal or gas, and start barbecuing. July is a peak month for grill fires. Here are some tips on a good safe barbecuing.

July 7, 2016

DLA Aviation Engineering Directorate wins prestigious awards

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Engineering Directorate’s Engineering and Technology Division was recently recognized by the Department of Defense for its outstanding contributions to this nation’s warfighters through cost savings or avoidances, quality improvements and efficiencies.

July 6, 2016

DLA to hold Restoration Advisory Board meeting July 11 in Chesterfield

Defense Logistics Agency officials from Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia will host a Restoration Advisory Board meeting at 7:30 p.m., July 11, 2016. The meeting is open to the public.

June 30, 2016

Agency wins 5 Value Engineering Awards

One Defense Logistics Agency employee and four teams were awarded Department of Defense Value Engineering Achievement Awards for fiscal 2015 at a Pentagon ceremony, June 28.

June 29, 2016

DSCR fire department participates in Safety Stand Down 2016

“Safety is everyone’s responsibility,” “Take two for safety,” “Safety is job one,” “Do it safely or don’t do it,” “Our goal is zero injuries,”… there are too many slogans about safety to cover here. No industry, occupation, profession or group of individuals understands the importance of safety more than the fire service. Yet, every year - it often seems that every day - there is an incident where someone is injured, and sometimes killed because a “culture of safety” fails.

June 29, 2016

Product specialist shares rotation program experience

Organic Manufacturing Product Specialist Rick Williamson, who works in Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Engineering Directorate, was accepted into the 2016 rotation program and took a three-month rotation, March – May, to DLA Distribution San Joaquin in Tracy, California. San Joaquin is DLA’s primary distribution point to the Western contiguous states and the Pacific area for materiel distribution of a wide variety of items.

June 24, 2016

EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT: Onethia Maxwell

Employee Spotlight focuses on Onethia Maxwell. She works for the DLA Aviation Command Group in Richmond, Virginia.

June 22, 2016

LGBT military speaker reflects on serving openly

As part of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity in conjunction with the Business Process Support Directorate’s Special Emphasis Program Committee sponsored a “Brown Bag” luncheon June 15 in the McKeever Auditorium on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.Featured guest speaker Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Zachary Corallo spoke on serving openly and how “Don’t ask, Don’t tell” affected his life.

June 21, 2016

DSCR fire chief joins USA team for ITU Duathlon World Championship

Don Rodgers, Defense Logistics Agency Installation Support at Richmond, Virginia’s fire chief, competed on the USA Team June 4-6 in the International Triathlon Union’s Duathlon World Championship held in Avilȇs, Spain. Rodgers was one of approximately 60 competitors in his 50- to 54-year-old age group competing in the sprint distance duathlon.

June 20, 2016

Studevant inducted into DLA Aviation Hall of Fame

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation inducted its 34th Hall of Fame recipient, Mary Studevant, during the 2016 awards ceremony June 16 in the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

June 20, 2016

Jacksonville materiel planner named DLA Aviation EOM

Richard McGrory received the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation April Employee of the Month award for spearheading and aligning DLA Aviation at Jacksonville with “Better Buying Power concepts and practices.”

June 16, 2016

Aviation Process Excellence policy rolls out

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation leaders gathered in the Lotts Conference Center June 14 as DLA Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Allan Day signed the DLA Aviation Process Excellence, or APEx, policy officially making APEx the system of choice to be used throughout the organization for process management.

June 15, 2016

DSCR celebrates Army Birthday

Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, employees gathered in the Center Restaurant June 15 to celebrate the Army’s 241st Birthday. This year’s theme is “The American Soldier – Always Ready, Always Leading.”