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May 31, 2016

DSCR celebrates Holocaust Days of Remembrance

Holocaust is a Greek word meaning "sacrifice by fire." According to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, District of Columbia, the Holocaust was the systematic, bureaucratic, state-sponsored persecution and murder of six million Jews by the Nazi regime and its collaborators. The Nazis, who came to power in Germany in January 1933, believed that Germans were "racially superior" and that the Jews, deemed "inferior," were an alien threat to the so-called German racial community.

May 27, 2016

Aviation Leader Commentary: APEx model enhances DLA Aviation process design

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation is continuing its journey building a process excellence culture using a new DLA Aviation Process Excellence methodology known as APEx. APEx strengthens our ties to the DLA director’s process excellence vision by implementing process management methodologies that enhance the way we manage, evaluate, refine, and communicate process design.

May 26, 2016

Small named DLA Aviation Employee of the Month

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Ogden employee Melissa Small was honored as the March 2016 Employee of the Month in a ceremony May 19. Small works remotely from Huntsville, Alabama, as a contracting officer aligned with DLA Aviation’s Strategic Acquisition Programs Directorate in Ogden, Utah.

May 25, 2016

DLA Aviation helps keep the Thunderbolt II mission ready

Trying to maintain an antique machine is a challenge for any collector or parts provider whether it’s a bicycle, a car, or a multiple-million-dollar weapon system flying critical missions keeping Americans safe at home and abroad. The A-10 is one such system whose length of service has recently been extended until 2022.

May 23, 2016

Teamwork key for sustaining the UH-60

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Customer Operations Directorate in Richmond, Virginia, is part of a team that keeps the UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter mission ready in production, deployment, and sustainment.

May 18, 2016

DSCR emergency response exercise takes place May 24

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Support at Richmond and DLA Aviation will conduct an active shooter emergency response exercise on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, May 24. DLA Police and Fire and Emergency Services officials will participate in the exercise.

May 17, 2016

Studevant selected as DLA Aviation’s 2016 Hall of Fame inductee

Mary Studevant, former deputy director of what is now known as Defense Logistics Agency Installation Support at Richmond, has been selected for the 2016 DLA Aviation Hall of Fame. An induction ceremony will be at 1 p.m. June 16 in the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center, Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

May 16, 2016

Ceremony honors police officers, marks start of National Police Week

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Support at Richmond’s Police Department observed Peace Officers' Memorial Day in a poignant ceremony in the Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, May 12.

May 13, 2016

AFCAT team leads technology transfer seminar

Twenty-two Defense Logistics Agency Aviation employees visited two industrial facilities April 19-20 to gain a better understanding, from a manufacture’s perspective, of issues involved in casting and forging.

May 11, 2016

Understand 9-11 call processes, procedures helps emergencies

May is 9-1-1 Awareness Month at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. Defense Logistics Agency Installation Support at Richmond’s Fire and Emergency Services, as well as the alliance of police, emergency management, anti-terrorism, and other DLA public safety resources are reaching out to the DLA community on the installation to ensure employees and the public are ready to access their help during emergencies.

May 10, 2016

AFMC vice commander visits DLA Aviation

Air Force Maj. Gen. Warren Berry, vice commander, Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, visited Defense Logistics Agency Aviation May 4 on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

May 10, 2016

Police Week Spotlight: Officer Randall Guratosky

As part of National Police Week observances, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and DLA Installation Support at Richmond will spotlight police officers at Defense Supply Center, Richmond, Virginia, who selflessly secure and protect the base, its people and its neighbors.

May 6, 2016

DLA Installation Support at Richmond takes receipt of its newest static display

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Support at Richmond, Virginia, personnel maneuvered the installation’s newest static display, an F-100 Engine, off the truck and into the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, May 4.

May 4, 2016

Aviation Leader Commentary: Warfighter First

Defense Logistics Agency's No. 1 goal is to deliver innovative and responsive solutions to warfighters first. To me, that means ensuring my fellow service members always have the advantage.

May 2, 2016

DLA employees bring daughters and sons to work for annual event

“Take your Daughters and Sons to Work Day” was celebrated at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, April 28. More than 160 children from various Defense Logistics Agency activities on DSCR participated in the annual event, which was sponsored by the Strategic Acquisitions Directorate and the Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Office.