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Archive: March, 2017

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.

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.