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March 16, 2017

Marine aviators land at Defense Supply Center Richmond to meet, greet

Two helicopters from Marine Corps Air Station New River in Jacksonville, North Carolina landed at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia to meet and greet Defense Logistics Agency Aviation personnel March 8.

March 14, 2017

Air Force Brig. Gen. Allan Day bridges the gap for future commanders to DLA

Air Force Brig. Gen. Allan Day, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation commander, served as the guest speaker for the Army Logistics University, Logistics Pre-command Course March 2 at Fort Lee, Virginia.

March 10, 2017

New forging dies and organic manufacturing improve aircraft wing spar support

In 2014, Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, and the F-15 Eagle System Program Office identified a critical requirement for the F-15 C/D model aircraft wing spars. The spars, a critical structural component within the aircraft’s wing, were showing stress cracks.

March 10, 2017

Hurry named new DLA Aviation commander

The Air Force General Officer Management Office announced March 9 that Air Force Brig. Gen. Linda S. Hurry will replace Air Force Brig. Gen. Allan E. Day as commander of Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Richmond, Virginia.

March 9, 2017

Daylight Saving Time begins March 12: Change your clocks, batteries

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Support at Richmond, Virginia’s Fire and Emergency Services welcomes its first program of the year for 2017, “Change Your Clock – Change Your Battery”, as Daylight Saving Time begins this Sunday, March 12.

March 7, 2017

“Keys to Success” shared at Air Force officer promotion ceremony

Air Force Lt. Col. Michael Allison, Chief Air Force Customer Facing Division, Customer Operations Directorate, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, celebrated his promotion to colonel as Brig. Gen. John Kubinec, Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex Commander, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, shared the secrets to becoming a colonel at a ceremony Feb. 28 held on Defense Supply Center, Richmond, Virginia Air Force.

March 3, 2017

Defense logistics official sees potential in 3-D printing parts

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Army's website — Across the DOD, leaders are looking at technology solutions for complex challenges. For future logistics support, additive manufacturing, or 3-D printing may hold the key.

March 2, 2017

Myers named DLA’s NCO of the Quarter

Defense Logistics Agency names Tech. Sgt. Lashaundra Myers as Non-Commissioned Officer of the 1st Quarter of 2017 for her personal and work accomplishments.

March 1, 2017

Black History Month observance delves into black education crisis

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Engineering Directorate hosted a Black History Month observation illustrating the hardships black students still face in the commonwealth of Virginia at an event Feb. 21 in the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

Feb. 27, 2017

Supervisor receives DoD award for support given to citizen soldier

Defense Logistics Agency Information Operations supervisor Audrey Jones received the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve’s Patriotic Employer Award Feb. 21 during a ceremony on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

Feb. 27, 2017

Distribution headquarters hosts Aviation commander

Air Force Brig. Gen. Allan E. Day, commander of DLA Aviation visited DLA Distribution Feb. 22 for an overview of DLA Distribution, and a tour of DoD’s largest warehouse, the Eastern Distribution Center at DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania.

Feb. 24, 2017

Progression over Regression: A short historic look into civil rights progress

Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, not only embraces its history, but also strives to learn from it. Black History Month is a crucial period of reflection for employees as they continue to work towards a more inclusive future.

Feb. 23, 2017

Navy readiness challenges shared with Aviation leaders

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation leadership and strategic partners came together for the activity’s annual Senior Leadership Conference Feb. 7 - 9 on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. Navy Capt. Timothy Pfannenstein, Logistics and Industrial Operations executive director, Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, presented Navy and Marine Corps readiness challenges.

Feb. 23, 2017

Army logistics mission shared with DLA Aviation leadership

Army Deputy Chief of Staff, G-4 (Logistics) Lt. Gen. Aundre Piggee, briefed Defense Logistics Agency Aviation leaders about the Army’s mission and goals Feb. 8 during the organization’s Senior Leader Conference held on Defense Supply Center, Richmond, Virginia.

Feb. 22, 2017

Pelayo promoted to master sergeant

Air Force Tech. Sgt. Janet Pelayo with Defense Logistics Agency Aviation celebrated her promotion ceremony Jan. 31 at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, with her family in an unconventional way