DLA Aviation News

Archive: October, 2017

Oct. 31, 2017

Daylight Saving Time ends Nov. 5: change clocks, batteries

Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m., Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017. DLA Installation Operations at Richmond’s Fire and Emergency Services reminds employees to set clocks back by one hour, and to replace batteries in smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.

Oct. 27, 2017

DSCR’s annual flu-shot clinics start Nov. 1

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Operations at Richmond, Virginia’s, Fire and Emergency Services are set to offer several flu-shot clinics for active duty military members and civilian government employees with a valid Department of Defense identification card.DLA Aviation employees will be given shots from 8 a.m. to noon Nov. 1-2 in the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center.

Oct. 27, 2017

Protecting critical infrastructure from cyber threats information technology systems

I know what you’re thinking, what is ICS and why do I even care? Well, do you like air conditioning in the summer time or heating in the winter? What about building security - do you like knowing that the door will unlock when you swipe your badge, or maybe more importantly, do you enjoy having the security that comes with the knowledge that when someone who doesn't belong in your building swipes their keycard, the door stays locked? All of those luxuries are controlled by Industrial Control Systems.

Oct. 26, 2017

Richmond employee participates in the 42nd Marine Corps Marathon

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Richmond, Virginia, employee Sean Mayo, a contract administrator in the Supplier Operations Original Equipment Manufacturer Directorate’s Post-Award Division participated in the 42nd Marine Corps Marathon Oct. 22, 2017, in Arlington, Virginia.

Oct. 25, 2017

DLA Aviation observes National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Employees share their personal experiences and challenges of being disabled during a disability awareness forum

Oct. 25, 2017

DLA partners to provide map support for hurricane relief

The string of hurricanes that hit the U.S. Gulf Coast, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands in August and September required immediate action, most notably printing maps and providing communications and IT support for emergency response.

Oct. 24, 2017

Face-to-face interactions, encourage relationship building, improve warfighter support

In these days of electronic communications, do you ever wonder if talking face-to-face would produce better results? Two years ago when the Defense Contract Management Agency’s Dallas, Texas, office was struggling to meet its on-time-delivery goal, the then Dallas commander, Army Col. Anthony Wizner, had just that thought and reached out to Defense Logistics Agency Aviation

Oct. 23, 2017

Commander meets with Chesterfield County leadership

Defense Logistics Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Linda Hurry met with several Chesterfield County leaders Oct. 19 to discuss DLA Aviation’s mission, as well as future partnership opportunities with the county and community.

Oct. 22, 2017

The Internet Wants YOU: Consider a Career in Cybersecurity

DLA offers exciting careers and opportunities for growth and development for any level of your career ladder - from entry to full performance level, including students and veterans.

Oct. 19, 2017

Turn in unwanted medications at DSCR Oct. 26

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Operations at Richmond’s Security and Emergency Services is sponsoring a medication Take Back Day Oct. 26, 2017 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Occupational Safety and Health Clinic (Bldg. 201).

Oct. 17, 2017

Aviation celebrates Navy’s 242nd birthday

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation celebrated the Navy’s 242nd birthday in the Center Restaurant on Oct. 13 at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

Oct. 16, 2017

Today’s Predictions for Tomorrow’s Internet

Tomorrow’s internet is already upon us, with the increasing growth of the “Internet of Things” (IoT). The internet is widely available at home and on cellular devices, as well as through enterprise networks aiding in connecting homes, cities, airplanes and electrical grids. The IoT will not only connect computers but also interconnect digital assistants, smart cars, health care devices and smart grid devices like thermostats.

Oct. 13, 2017

Taxpayers and warfighters reaping benefits from a unique mother - son rivalry at DLA Aviation

A mother and her son vow to outdo each other in the office, but share a very special bond outside of the workplace after tragedy struck.

Oct. 11, 2017

Lockett selected to command DLA Energy Pacific

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Navy Cmdr. Eric Lockett, executive officer and operations officer, Navy Customer Facing Division, Customer Operations Directorate, was selected in June 2017 to command DLA Energy Pacific at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Lockett’s current assignment is in Richmond, Virginia.

Oct. 10, 2017

Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 8 – 14: Every second counts, plan 2 ways out

Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 8 – 14 and to kick it off, our Fire and Emergency Services personnel handed out a pamphlet on smoke alarm safety as a reminder to help keep employees safe at work and at home.