DLA Aviation News

Archive: 2015

Dec. 23, 2015

DLA Aviation holds Resiliency Training: expands employees' skills in dealing with life pressures

A long-established initiative by the military services, resiliency training was offered for the first time at Defense Logistics Agency to Aviation employees at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Dec. 16. This event introduced the resiliency concept and the resiliency tools available, including mental, physical, social, and spiritual training.

Dec. 21, 2015

DLA employee, Army Reserve pilot flies newest Army Chinook

Phillip Brashear, who is a weapons systems program manager for Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, and an Army Chief Warrant Officer 4 and pilot in the U.S. Army Reserves, graduated from the two-month CH-47F Aviator Qualifications/Instructor Pilot (Transition) Course at Fort Rucker, Alabama, Dec. 15, 2015.

Dec. 18, 2015

DLA Aviation employee receives DAW Individual Achievement Award

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation employee Marsha Barron received the 2015 Defense Acquisition Workforce Individual Achievement Award in the category of Production, Quality, and Manufacturing Dec. 10 at the Pentagon’s Hall of Heroes in Arlington, Virginia. Barron is a technical quality supervisor for Supplier Operations Directorate at DLA Aviation in Richmond, Virginia.

Dec. 17, 2015

DLA Aviation employees reach out to community during the holidays

On Dec. 11, DLA Aviation at Warner Robins, Georgia employees demonstrated their generosity in supporting local charities.

Dec. 16, 2015

DLA makes holidays special for local kids in Richmond, Chesterfield County

Defense Logistics Agency employees at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, made the holidays special for 112 local children this year through four local schools’ Angel Tree programs.

Dec. 15, 2015

Employees kickoff the holiday season with Tree Lighting ceremony and holiday music

Employees filled the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center Dec. 10 during the annual Tree Lighting ceremony on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, kicking off the holiday season with a musical performance by Bensley Elementary School’s 5th Grade Choir and a Holiday Talent Competition.

Dec. 11, 2015

DLA Aviation Supplier Operations Directorates’ Contract Administration team enjoying record year

Rob Baker and Shirley Quaye, contract administration division chiefs for Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Supplier Operations Directorates have a great reason to be upbeat.

Dec. 11, 2015

DLA Aviation celebrates Inventory Management and Stock Positioning

DLA Aviation at Jacksonville Industrial Support Activity Site Commander Navy Commander Maurice Meagher enjoyed a well-earned luncheon Nov. 5 at Naval Air Station Officers Club, Jacksonville, Florida with the entire DLA Aviation team.

Dec. 11, 2015

Installation Support Employee Spotlight: Derrik Griner

DLA Installation Support at Richmond employee Derrik Griner issues Defense Supply Center Richmond employees a government vehicle and gives guidance on vehicle technology, safety and use. Griner has been with DLA Aviation for two months after serving in the Air Force for 14 years and 11 months.

Dec. 7, 2015

DLA Aviation celebrates opening of newly renovated F/A 18 Material Support Office in Jacksonville

A ribbon cutting ceremony held Nov. 2 officially reopened DLA Aviation at Jacksonville’s F/A 18 Material Support Office on the Fleet Readiness Center Southeast, Jacksonville, Florida.

Dec. 4, 2015

Lucy Lewis retires, but not gone….

Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, employees gathered in the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center Nov. 24 to bid farewell to Lucy Lewis, after 41 years of federal service. Though retiring, Lewis will remain a familiar face on center as she volunteers to finish out her term as president of AFGE Local 1992, which ends August 2016.

Dec. 1, 2015

Farrington named Aviation Employee of the Month

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s October Employee of the Month is Christopher Farrington.

Nov. 24, 2015

DSCR holds first Safety Stand Down Day

Workplace safety took center stage on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia during its Safety

Nov. 23, 2015

‘Air Power – a team sport’

In many respects, in the world of defense supply chain management, the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Industrial Support Activity at Warner Robins is the center of the universe.

Nov. 20, 2015

DLA Aviation overcomes logistical hurdles for C-5 honeycomb panels

According to the Department of the Air Force, the C-5 military transport airplane is one of the