DLA Aviation News

Archive: 2017

April 17, 2017

From the office to the barge, security matters at DSCR

Under the DLA Intelligence umbrella, the four critical areas that Defense Logistics Agency employees will encounter are personnel, operations security, information security and industrial.

April 14, 2017

Installation Support’s Environmental Division held quarterly RAB meeting

Restoration Advisory Board members, Defense Logistics Agency Installation Support at Richmond, Virginia, leadership and concerned citizens came together April 10, at the Bensley Community Center in Chesterfield County for the quarterly RAB meeting.

April 12, 2017

More than just the voice on a phone: Dispatchers at DSCR

The Emergency Communications Center dispatchers at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, are a team of diverse individuals with personalities that complement their duties.

April 12, 2017

DSCR’s CDC personnel transition to federal positions

The Bettye Ackerman-Cobb Child Development Center celebrated a reopening ceremony April 3, on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. The CDC provides developmental care for the installation's military and civilian workforce's children from ages six weeks to five years. The CDC transitioned from being under Bright Horizons management to now being under the Morale, Welfare and Recreation Directorate at Installation Support at Richmond.

April 10, 2017

Richmond employees participates in assistive technology conference

Defense Logistics Agency 508 Compliance Program Office employees Noel Romey, information technology specialist and Christina Larsen, DLA 508 program manager, DLA Information Operations , who work at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, attended the 32nd California State University, Northridge, Assistive Technology Conference, March 1 – 3, in San Diego to learn about the latest technology to assist handicap employees.

April 7, 2017

Sexual Assault Awareness, Prevention Month begins with resource fair

Katrina Leverette, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s sexual assault response coordinator or SARC, kicked off Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month with a resource fair at the Center Restaurant April 5 on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

April 4, 2017

DLA graduates newest employees from two-year training program

Surrounded by family, friends and co-workers, 29 DLA Aviation and DLA Finance Pathways to Career Excellence (PaCE) Program graduates joined the ranks of the DLA workforce March 30 in a ceremony held in the Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

April 4, 2017

DLA division uses parachutes, partnership to support humanitarian aid

DLA expanded its humanitarian efforts by teaming with agencies such as NORTHCOM and the USAID to help non-government organizations provide aid to those in need. DLA’s Whole of Government Division recently helped supply the World Food Programme by providing containers and parachutes in order to deliver food and supplies to Syrian refugees.

March 31, 2017

New military positions connecting processes at FRC’s

From October 2015 through February 2016, Navy Lt. Traci Irby backfilled a position at DLA Aviation at the Navy Fleet Readiness Center Southwest in San Diego. Little did anyone know it would end up being the catalyst for the permanent implementation of military junior officer positions to be placed at each of the FRC sites DLA Aviation supports.

March 27, 2017

DLA Aviation signs retail supply manual

DLA Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Allan Day signs the first DLA/Navy retail supply manual on March 24, 2017 at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

March 24, 2017

Defense Supply Center Richmond employees participates in tornado drill

Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, employees participated in Virginia Department of Emergency Management’s 2017 Statewide Tornado Drill March 21.

March 22, 2017

DLA Warrant Officers: leaders, mentors, technical experts

Defense Logistics Agency’s warrant officers are few in number, averaging only 17 Army billets and one Marine Corps billet, but their impact is felt throughout the enterprise.

March 20, 2017

Aviation Hall of Fame nominations accepted through April 20

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation is accepting nominations for the 2017 Hall of Fame March 20 –April 20, 2017. The Aviation Hall of Fame honors former employees who have made significant and enduring contributions to DLA Aviation or Defense Supply Center Richmond.

March 17, 2017

Bellwood Women’s Club dedicated to McGuire Veterans

For years, the Bellwood Women’s Club membership has donated time, in-kind goods and money to make the lives of veterans recovering or residing at Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Administration Medical Center better.

March 17, 2017

Director calls for sustained support to nuclear enterprise

The director of the Defense Logistics Agency joined with senior leaders from partner agencies to discuss how DLA can continue to improve its support to the nuclear enterprise, during a DLA Internal Nuclear Enterprise Summit at the McNamara Headquarters Complex March 8.