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Archive: February, 2016

Feb. 29, 2016

DLA celebrates Black History Month at DSCR by honoring local hallowed grounds

Defense Logistics Agency employees on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, celebrated Black History Month with an observance held Feb. 25. The program, which was held in the Lott’s Conference center, included two documentaries, displays of artifacts, photos and other historical documents, a keynote speaker and songs performed by the Bellwood Choir.

Feb. 25, 2016

Directorate reflects on actions as agency prepares to launch new culture survey

As the Defense Logistics Agency prepares to launch its 2016 Culture Survey in March, Cynthia Stinchcomb reflects back on action plans implemented in her directorate as a result of the 2014 survey.

Feb. 24, 2016

Acquisition professionals video series debuts

The first of nine videos profiling Defense Logistics Agency acquisition professionals debuted on the organization’s YouTube and Facebook sites Feb. 24.

Feb. 24, 2016

Central Virginia PAOs discuss leveraging social media

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Public Affairs Office hosted the Central Virginia Military Public Affairs luncheon and meeting Feb. 18, 2016 at the Bellwood Club on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. Guest speaker, DLA Social Media Manager Mason Lowery presented an overview on social media strategies.

Feb. 22, 2016

DLA Aviation seeks improved legacy support through additive manufacturing

Creating items in three dimensions instead of two is sometimes compared to creating a sculpture instead of a portrait. Even though we live in a 3D world, engineers were limited for many years to 2D drawings/sketches to communicate thoughts and ideas. Today with technological advances in additive manufacturing methods and other technologies, engineers can go directly from a 3D idea to a 3D object.

Feb. 22, 2016

Public Safety: A Shared Responsibility

We share everyday observations with our neighbors, colleagues, family, and friends on a routine basis. Throughout the week, things become the norm as we talk to the same people and travel the same paths. In those same travels and discussions with co-workers, we may observe something that just doesn’t seem right or is out of place.

Feb. 19, 2016

DLA recognizes outstanding non-commissioned officers

The agency recognizes outstanding leadership and performance in two Defense Logistics Agency Aviation non-commissioned officers.

Feb. 19, 2016

DLA Aviation Internal Review Office maintains accountability of internal and external audit processes

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Command Support Directorate's Internal Review Office manages internal and external controls to ensure all guidelines and procedures are implemented and followed in accordance with DLA Aviation commander’s January 2016 Memorandum for External/Internal Audit Procedures.

Feb. 12, 2016

DLA Aviation leaders discuss how to deliver high-impact, customer-focused outcomes at AOP review

Defense Logistics Agency Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch met with DLA Aviation leadership during his fiscal 2016 Annual Operating Plan review held Feb. 5 in Richmond, Virginia. The intent of the half-day work session was to provide a bi-annual assessment of DLA Aviation's progress towards achieving its AOP goals and objectives and a look at the way ahead.

Feb. 12, 2016

DSCR employees and community members “share the love” by giving valentines to veterans

Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, employees and local community members brighten the halls and the days for visitors and patients alike at Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center, during the Department of Veterans Affairs’ national “Salute to Veteran Patients” Feb. 12 – 19

Feb. 12, 2016

Beware of criminals impersonating IRS, Treasury employees in email, phone calls

Criminals are using telephone and email scams to pose as IRS employees and solicit money from taxpayers, including government employees. Knowing how these criminals present themselves and how you should respond if you receive a suspicious call will help you protect yourself.

Feb. 12, 2016

DLA Aviation command secretary retires, reflects on resiliency

Many co-workers, friends and family filled the Community Recreation Center on Defense Supply Center, Richmond, Virginia, Feb. 5 as Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Secretary to the Commander Annette Fryar, retired with 27 years of distinguished and dedicated federal service in a ceremony officiated by DLA Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch.

Feb. 9, 2016

DLA director hosts Town Hall at DSCR

Defense Logistics Agency Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch returned to his old command at DLA Aviation on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Feb. 5 meeting with senior leaders in the morning and the center’s workforce in the afternoon.

Feb. 2, 2016

DLA Aviation spotlight: Jeff Wyatt

Jeffrey Wyatt, a procurement contract officer working for Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Oklahoma City, awards contracts for aircraft spare parts supporting the warfighter.

Feb. 1, 2016

Richmond quality assurance specialist named DLA Aviation’s December Employee of the Month

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s December Employee of the Month (EOM) is Russ Garzon. He serves as a quality assurance specialist for DLA Aviation Engineering Directorate’s Value Engineering Team at Richmond, Virginia. DLA Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Allan Day presented Garzon the award during a ceremony Jan. 28.