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Archive: January, 2016

Jan. 28, 2016

128th Aviation Brigade learns about DLA Aviation missions

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Richmond hosted a leadership professional development event for the 128th Aviation Brigade from Fort Eustis, Virginia Jan. 21, 2016. The training provided awareness and knowledge of DLA and how it interfaces with Army tactical units. The 128th conducts all Army Aviation maintenance training for enlisted and warrant officers and pushes about 6,000 students through the program annually.

Jan. 22, 2016

First RAB meeting of 2016 held

Community members attended the Defense Logistics Agency Installation Support at Richmond’s environmental cleanup program quarterly Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) meeting January 11 at the Bensley Community Center in Chesterfield County.DLA Installation Support at Richmond's environmental office conducted the quarterly RAB meeting and provided program updates on groundwater testing results and remediation activities for operable units on center.

Jan. 21, 2016

DLA Aviation Operations Center Phase I construction in full swing

Construction on the new five-story Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Operations Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia is in full swing and a great deal of progress has been made since the groundbreaking ceremony back on Oct. 15, 2015.

Jan. 19, 2016

DLA forging and casting investment continues to provide returns 25 years later

In the early 1990s, Defense Logistics Agency recognized the need to invest in future technology; the agency saw that some once-robust domestic supply chains were disappearing, fragmenting or going overseas. Now, 25-plus years later, the agency’s forging and casting initiative is yielding benefits from knowledge shared by industry, the military services and DLA Aviation.

Jan. 13, 2016

Ogden material supply technician named DLA Aviation’s November Employee of the Month

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s November Employee of the Month (EOM) is Gregory LaRue. He serves as a material support technician for the Customer Operations Directorate of DLA Aviation at Ogden, Utah. DLA Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Allan Day presented the award to LaRue during a ceremony via video teleconference Jan. 6.

Jan. 8, 2016

DLA Aviation helps ensure safe transportation of vital equipment

Cindy Hunt is a contract specialist in Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Engines and Airframes Division. She has been a buyer for tie down adjusters since 2007. “The tie down adjuster has been a high visibility item for our division as it is a high demand item for troops around the world,” said Hunt.

Jan. 7, 2016

DLA Aviation first sergeant promoted to top Marine Corps enlisted rank

It was standing room only in the McKeever Auditorium Jan 5 as Defense Logistics Agency Aviation employees gathered in a ceremony honoring Marine Corps 1st Sgt. Phu Cao’s promotion to the rank of master gunnery sergeant.

Jan. 6, 2016

DLA to hold Restoration Advisory Board meeting Jan. 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., Jan. 11, 2016 at the Bensley Community Center located at 2900 Drewry's Bluff Rd., North Chesterfield, Virginia 23237. The meeting is open to the public.