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Archive: February, 2017

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

Feb. 22, 2017

Aviation team member shares importance of leadership, resiliency with Army officers

Army Maj. Alex Shimabukuro, DLA Aviation Army Customer Facing Division operations officer, served as the keynote speaker for the U.S. Army Quartermaster School, Aerial Delivery and Field Services Department’s Aerial Delivery Materiel Officers Course (ADMOC) graduation class Feb. 16 at Fort Lee, Virginia.

Feb. 16, 2017

Former commander returns, gives Air Force customer perspective at SLC

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation leadership and strategic partners came together for the activities annual Senior Leadership Conference Feb. 7-9 on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. Former DLA Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Mark Johnson who is the current commander of the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, returned to Richmond to speak with senior leaders from an Air Force customer perspective.

Feb. 16, 2017

Employee Spotlight: Stephen Robinson

Stephen Robinson is a new security specialist for Defense Logistics Agency Intelligence located at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. When he’s not securing operations, information and industrial programs for DLA Aviation, he’s spending time with his family on his boat or hunting.

Feb. 14, 2017

DLA Aviation shows veterans some love

Members of Defense Logistics Agency Aviation showed their love for the veteran community Feb. 10 at the Hunter Holmes McGuire Veteran Administration Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia.

Feb. 14, 2017

Deadline for ‘Real ID’-compliant driver’s license extended to June for some states

If you have family members whose only ID is issued by one of an expanded list of non-compliant states or territories, they will not be able to use that ID for unescorted access to Department of Defense or other federal facilities after June 6, following an extension of the deadline by the Department of Homeland Security.

Feb. 13, 2017

Aviation senior leaders meet to dial up performance

Senior leaders from across Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s 18 geographical locations within the U.S. traveled to Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Feb 7-9 to meet with teammates and other DLA, military services and industry leaders to review last year’s performance and discuss how to improve support this year.

Feb. 9, 2017

EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT: Terry Lutz

Employee spotlight regularly features outstanding non-supervisory personnel from throughout the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and other DLA employees on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. Organizational directors may submit names of employees they wish to feature in this column to DLA Aviation Public Affairs. For more information, call (804) 279-3130.

Feb. 8, 2017

Air Force Master Sgt. named Defense Logistics Agency Senior Non-Commissioned Officer of the Quarter

The Defense Logistics Agency selects Air Force Master Sgt. Gabriela Camarillo as its Senior Non-Commissioned Officer of the Quarter for the 1st quarter of 2017.

Feb. 6, 2017

Military leader professional development: lunch and learn

A military leader professional development “brown bag lunch’ event was held Jan. 27 on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. Personnel from Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Administration Medical Center spoke to the group about their Polytrauma Transitional Rehabilitation Program and partnership with DLA Aviation.