DLA Aviation News

Archive: July, 2017

July 28, 2017

Military mindset helps security specialist on, off the job

Eugene Marchand, a physical security specialist for Defense Logistics Agency Installation Support at Richmond, relies on his military experiences to manage access control points and the welcome center at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

July 26, 2017

Aviation organizations team to support the community while building camaraderie

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation employees joined together to build morale and comradery between the two groups, as well as help the local community.

July 25, 2017

Emergency exercise keeps installation prepared, ready to support the warfighter during hurricanes, other disasters

A hurricane emergency tabletop exercise took place July 20 on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. Its purpose was to bring key installation personnel together.

July 19, 2017

Anvils and Aircraft

The DLA Aviation Forging and Casting Assistance Team looks for ways to save time and money on contracts by improving processes and solving procurement problems. The AFCAT educates employees on casting and forging processes by taking them to visit two commercial casting and forging companies that make parts for DLA.

July 17, 2017

Michel selected for DLA Aviation 2017 Hall of Fame

Carolynn Michel, (formerly Carolynn Montgomery) a Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, Richmond, Virginia retiree will be inducted into the DLA Aviation 2017 Hall of Fame in a ceremony Sept. 27 on Defense Supply Center Richmond.

July 14, 2017

A Conversation with ... Cathy Contreras

Cathy Contreras explains her role as DLA Aviation’s acquisition executive and head of contracting activity as three components: acquisition workforce development, acquisition compliance and tactical and strategic procurement execution

July 12, 2017

New DLA Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Hurry holds first town hall

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Linda Hurry shared her vision for the future of DLA Aviation at her first town hall June 29 on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

July 12, 2017

DLA Aviation team visits Army National Guard in Mississippi

Readiness Cell team members from the Army Customer Facing Division, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation planned for two months with the 1108th Theater Aviation Sustainment Maintenance Group Mississippi Army National Guard in Gulfport, Mississippi to arrange an outreach site visit June 26-27.

July 11, 2017

DLA military members honor veterans during an Independence Day ceremony

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and Fort Lee military members honor veterans during an Independence Day ceremony held at the Dunlop House, an assisted living facility, in Colonial Heights, Virginia, July 6.

July 6, 2017

DLA director hosts DLA Aviation change of command

Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, employees filled the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center to capacity June 28 during the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Change of Command ceremony to bid farewell to Air Force Brig. Gen. Allan Day and welcome Air Force Brig. Gen. Linda Hurry as the next commander.

July 5, 2017

CWF raises funds in support of recreational and welfare activities

The Civilian Welfare Fund is the counterpart to Morale Welfare and Recreation and is a non-appropriated fund activity which finances or subsidizes recreational and morale building activities for federal and NAF employees assigned to Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia