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Aug. 29, 2018

DLA Aviation - Jacksonville gets new commander

Leadership at Defense Logistics Agency Aviation - Jacksonville changed hands during a formal change of command ceremony in Ceremonial Hangar 117 on Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Florida, Aug. 23, 2018.

Aug. 27, 2018

Static displays on DSCR get scheduled five year facelift

Earlier this summer, a team of contractors descended on Richmond with one mission; restoring the appearances of the mighty military static displays scattered around Defense Supply Center Richmond.

Aug. 23, 2018

MWR holds second annual Bellwood Bash at DSCR

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Operations Richmond’s Morale, Welfare and Recreation Office rang in its second annual Bellwood Bash Family and Friends Day Aug. 14, welcoming guests to enjoy food, DJ music, kids’ activities and a 5K fun run/walk on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

Aug. 22, 2018

DLA volunteer efforts to account for real property in full swing

A major volunteer effort has been underway to assess and account for as many as 18,000 real property assets across 550 sites, and Defense Logistics Agency Aviation personnel are playing a crucial role in the process. The first site visits began in May 2018 and are expected to end Sept. 15. The remaining months of 2018 will be used by DLA headquarters to validate the results.

Aug. 21, 2018

Aviation reservists share success of initiatives with Joint Reserve Force director

Navy Rear Adm. Deborah Haven, director, Defense Logistics Agency Joint Reserve Force, visited Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Aug. 11 to recognize outstanding joint reserve personnel and learn about the reserve team’s current initiatives and projects.

Aug. 15, 2018

Loud and Clear

Growing up a deaf woman in a hearing society is not without its challenges, but Patricia “Trix” Bruce has risen to those challenges and overcome them with aplomb. She has since made it her mission to help educate the hearing community and deaf interpreters about the most productive and rewarding ways to communicate and engage with deaf people.

Aug. 6, 2018

AVLOG training event builds readiness

Nearly 150 professionals gathered in the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia July 31 - August 2 for the third annual Marine Aviation Logistics (AVLOG) Off-Site team building and training event.

Aug. 3, 2018

DLA Aviation hosts agencywide Post Award Summit

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation hosted more than 50 contract administrators from throughout the DLA enterprise and Defense Contract Management Agency for the 3rd Post Award Summit July 24-25. The summit was held on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

July 30, 2018

Aviation employees welcome new DLA Aviation at Ogden commander

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation employees, Air Force customers, friends and family, all gathered July 20 to bid farewell to Air Force Col. Daniel Lockert, who has commanded DLA Aviation at Ogden for the last three years and to welcome Air Force Col. Paul Smith, as the new commander.

July 26, 2018

Aviation buyers use reverse auctioning to save taxpayer money

More than 50 people attended one of three Defense Logistics Agency Aviation reverse auctions training sessions held in the McKeever Auditorium on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, July 19. Dozens more from around the DLA Enterprise caught the training via video teleconferencing.

July 25, 2018

DLA Aviation at Oklahoma City commander promoted to colonel

A Tinker Air Force Base commander moved up in the ranks at a ceremony held July 11 in the Tinker Club. Lt. Col. James Malec, commander of the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Oklahoma, was promoted to colonel and recognized for his accomplishments.

July 24, 2018

Center Restaurant hosts soft opening, feeds the masses

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Operations Richmond’s Morale, Welfare and Recreation Office hosted a soft opening of the new Center Restaurant July 23.

July 24, 2018

Former DLA Aviation systems analyst led fight for equality of all employees

On July 26, the DLA Hall of Fame will induct five new honorees. In the coming days, the DLA homepage will feature an article about each new member — beginning with the late Lillie Mae Brown, whose achievements fighting for civil rights led to greater opportunities for many others across the agency.

July 23, 2018

From extreme heat to extreme rain, DLA leaders help keep the installation ready to respond

During the summer months, Defense Logistics Agency, Installation Operations Richmond has partnered with the Federal Emergency Management Agency to promote awareness of heat and drought conditions, as well as flooding, on the installation and surrounding areas through the Ready Campaign.

July 19, 2018

DLA Aviation - San Diego holds change of command ceremony

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation - San Diego, bid “fair-winds and following seas” to Navy Cmdr. Matthew Brickhaus during a change of command ceremony hosted by DLA Aviation Commander, Air Force Brig. Gen. Linda Hurry held at Naval Air Station, North Island, California, July 10.