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March 31, 2016

Richmond price analyst named DLA Aviation’s February Employee of the Month

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s February Employee of the Month is Dawn Hampton. She serves as a price analyst for DLA Aviation’s Procurement Process Support Directorate’s Pricing Division in Richmond, Virginia. DLA Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Allan Day presented Hampton the award during a ceremony March 28.

March 30, 2016

DLA Aviation employee featured in latest 'Acquisition Professionals' video

A new acquisition professionals video focusing on a DLA Aviation employee was released on the organization’s YouTube and Facebook sites March 30.

March 29, 2016

Langley, Eustis Air National Guard visit DLA Aviation

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Command Support Directorate hosted a DLA Aviation mission briefing event, March 16, 2016 on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, for 20 personnel from the 192nd Supply Chain Management Squadron, Virginia Air National Guard, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.

March 29, 2016

DLA employee describes resiliency in face of physical challenges

A DLA employee who is blind talked about being resilient in the face of daily challenges, in a presentation he recently gave to DLA Aviation senior leaders.

March 28, 2016

DSCR takes part in statewide tornado exercise

The peace and serenity of a warm, clear sunny March day on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, was shattered, in an instant, when a tornado warning blared over the installation’s Giant Voice speaker system.

March 25, 2016

Working to meet Marine Corps’ Aviation readiness goals

The Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Marine Corps customer facing team has taken measures to improve material support for aviation readiness through improved forecasting, industry collaborations, fleet engagement, and supplier summits to ensure life-cycle support. These efforts, combined with continuous process improvements in fleet maintenance and supply, have led to a positive readiness trend for the AV-8B Harrier and its F-402 engine

March 23, 2016

DSCR reaches crucial milestone in quest to achieve OSHA star

Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, is one step closer to receiving a star under the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Voluntary Protection Program.

March 22, 2016

Resiliency helps wounded warrior return to workforce

Retired Army Capt. Santiago “Angel” Rodriguez was a lunchtime speaker at the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Senior Leadership Conference held March 1-3 in Richmond, Virginia. He spoke about his military deployments, multiple injuries he sustained; and how practicing resiliency techniques enabled him work at DLA.

March 17, 2016

Employee Working Group holds Warrior Wednesday fun walk/run

Defense Logistics Agency employees on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia celebrated the March Warrior Wednesday with a Spirit of Spring Fun Walk/Run.

March 15, 2016

DLA supervisor shares deployment experience as resiliency lesson

A DLA Aviation supervisor recently shared her experiences from her 2015 deployment to Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, where she served for six months as the DLA Support Team deputy commander.

March 14, 2016

SLC focuses on innovation, resiliency, culture

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Allan Day hosted the Senior Leadership Conference, themed “Building a Culture of Innovation and Resiliency,” March 1-3 on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

March 14, 2016

DLA Aviation keeps F/A-18 jets soaring

F/A-18 Hornet fighter jets, flown by Navy and Marine Corps pilots, have patrolled U.S. and international airspace for more than 30 years — and will likely keep flying well into the future, with the help of a special DLA Aviation team.

March 10, 2016

DSCR participates in statewide tornado drill March 22

Devastating tornadoes hit Virginia Feb. 24, killing three in Waverly and another in Appomattox

March 9, 2016

Resiliency toolkit explored during Senior Leader Conference

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation senior leaders met on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, March 1 -3, reviewing 2015 successes and missed opportunities and the activity’s way forward for 2016. But the conference wasn’t just about the mission, leaders also focused on building a culture of innovation and resiliency through the sharing of personal testimonies and learning tools to enable them and their employees to adapt to and persevere in the face of personal and professional challenges.

March 8, 2016

Aviation Hall of Fame nominations accepted through March 31

Nominations for Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s annual Hall of Fame for 2016 will be accepted March 9 - 31. The Aviation Hall of Fame honors former employees who have made significant and enduring contributions to DLA or DLA Aviatio