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Archive: September, 2017

Sept. 29, 2017

DLA Aviation celebrates Air Force 70th birthday

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation celebrated the Air Force's 70th Birthday in an observance Sept. 18, 2017.

Sept. 28, 2017

DLA Aviation employees donate more than 80 thousand bottles of water for hurricane relief

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Supplier Operations Directorate employees working on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, donate thousand of bottles of water to victims of Hurricane Irma which hit Florida Sept. 10.

Sept. 26, 2017

COOP: Not just an annual training requirement

Defense Logistics Agency employees are required annually to complete the Continuity of Operations Employee Awareness Training to ensure mission essential functions will be performed in the event of a catastrophic event.

Sept. 22, 2017

Air Force, DLA Aviation rise to the challenge during summit

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation hosted a Collaborative Planning Summit at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Sept. 12-14 to improve performance-based metrics with the Air Force.

Sept. 20, 2017

Studevant, former deputy director, DLA Richmond leader, to join DLA Hall of Fame

Mary Studevant, who during her 30-year service to DLA spearheaded a program to help employees complete their education, will be inducted into the DLA Hall of Fame Sept. 21.

Sept. 14, 2017

Physical Security is more than gates and guards

Federal employees as well as contracted employees are an important part of the Defense Supply Center Richmond physical security systems, which starts with an access control plan.

Sept. 11, 2017

Making the most of workplace mishaps: Mishap Investigation and Reenactment Training

Vonya Lofties, an occupational safety and health specialist for the Safety and Occupational Health Division at Defense Logistics Agency Installation Support at Richmond, conducted a two-day Mishap Investigation and Reenactment Training on Aug. 29 – 30 on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

Sept. 8, 2017

Planning is key to reacting to workplace emergencies

September is National Preparedness Month and Defense Logistics Agency Installation Support at Richmond, Virginia’s Fire and Emergency Services personnel are getting the word out to employees to plan and prepare for disasters. Being prepared can prevent employees from incurring harm and assist in their ability to provide continued support for the mission and to the warfighter.

Sept. 5, 2017

Richmond employees help local community

Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, employees organized a group of givers who helped students in need by contributing school supplies to the local Bensley Elementary School. Employees from the Customer Intelligence-Focused Team in the DLA Aviation Planning Process Directorate donated the items and volunteers donated their time Aug. 29 to deliver the items.

Sept. 1, 2017

New manager guides DLA Aviation in the APEx journey

Patty McCarty is leading DLA Aviation’s process improvement efforts at Richmond, Virginia.

Sept. 1, 2017

DLA Aviation employee finds job satisfaction through deployment

A DLA Aviation employee has volunteered for deployments around the world, from Kosovo to Haiti to Djibouti and more.