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Archive: June, 2017

June 30, 2017

Juneteenth observance held in Richmond

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Bellwood Chapter of Blacks in Government conducted a Juneteenth Observance ceremony on June 23, at the African-American gravesite on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

June 30, 2017

Partners in Protection: Active Shooter Awareness and Response Training held on DSCR

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Support at Richmond’s Security and Emergency Services Office held Active Shooter Awareness and Response Training at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, June 23 in the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center.

June 28, 2017

DLA Aviation at Oklahoma City celebrates change of command and retirement

Employees at Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Oklahoma City celebrated two ceremonies, the organization’s change of command and Col. Kenton Ruthardt’s retirement, June 23.

June 28, 2017

Brothers-in-arms retire together at DSCR

June 22, at high noon on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, was a special time for two Army officers as they marked the end of their collective 52-years of service in the Army during a combined retirement ceremony in the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center.

June 26, 2017

Media invited to attend DLA Aviation change of command ceremony

Air Force Brig. Gen. Allan Day will relinquish command of the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation to Air Force Brig. Gen. Linda Hurry in a formal change of command ceremony at 10 a.m., June 28 at the Defense Supply Center Richmond’s Frank B. Lotts Conference Center.

June 23, 2017

Fire Prevention Office provides summer fire safety tips

With the upcoming holidays and being outdoors, the Fire Prevention Office would like to share a few fire safety tips to help you during the upcoming summer season.

June 22, 2017

Partners in Protection: The Sound of Security

Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, leadership, which includes those from multiple Defense Logistics Agency organizations and other joint military and civilian Department of Defense Agencies, relies on competent intelligence analysts like Donald Bartlett to gather information from classified and unclassified reporting networks and to assess threats to the center.

June 20, 2017

Aviation - Cherry Point bids farewell to Neuman, welcomes Klemm as new commander

Navy Cmdr. Keith Klemm assumed command of Defense Logistics Agency Aviation – Cherry Point, North Carolina, from Navy Cmdr. James Neuman, who retired after a 24-year Navy career June 16 at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina.

June 16, 2017

Installation Support enforces Real ID Act for Virginia license holders beginning July 10

Employees following the Real ID Act implementation for family members whose only ID is issued by Virginia need to know that the extension issued for Virginia by the Department of Homeland Security expired June 6. Virginia is one of several states currently non-compliant with the Act.

June 14, 2017

DLA celebrates the Army’s 242nd birthday!

Soldiers and Defense Logistics Agency Aviation employees celebrated the Army’s 242nd birthday with a ceremony at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

June 14, 2017

San Diego’s culture committee teams up with local NPOs

The Culture Committee at Defense Logistics Agency Aviation-San Diego collaborated with a local non-profit organization and held a clothing drive in May to provide baby items for newborn to 1-year-olds throughout San Diego County.

June 12, 2017

Graybeards briefed by DLA Aviation leadership

Graybeards, retired Rear Adm. Michael Finley and retired Vice Adm. Michael Malone (from left to right), receive a brief on Defense Logistics Agency’s logistical support of the Boeing F/A-18E and F/A-18F Super Hornet June 6 at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

June 7, 2017

DORRA supports Joint Staff war game: AGILE 17

Defense Logistics Agency’s Office of Operations Research and Resource Analysis team supported a humanitarian assistance/disaster relief war game hosted by the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff for Logistics, May 8 -12 at Lockheed-Martin’s Center for Innovation in Suffolk, Virginia.

June 5, 2017

DLA Aviation officer welcomes new citizens during naturalization ceremony at Fort Lee

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Army Maj. Alex Shimabukuro stood before 28 service members from 18 countries May 30 as they joined the latest ranks of U.S. citizens during a naturalization ceremony held at Fort Lee, Virginia’s Soldier Support Center.

June 1, 2017

Aviation Supplier Industry Days bring government, businesses together

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Supplier Industry Days kicked off May 16 in the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, for a two-day conference bringing industry business leaders and owners to participate in discussions getting the DLA Aviation acquisition professionals representing warfighter demand and suppliers together.