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Archive: January, 2018

Jan. 29, 2018

DLA Aviation sustains Air Force B-2 bomber, supports the Global War on Terrorism

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation manages more than 52,621 national stock numbers in the B-2 supply chain, helping to ensure the B-2’s support of the U.S. Nuclear Triad, the system of delivery vehicles comprised of sea, land, and air deterrent capabilities based on submarine-launched ballistic missiles, intercontinental ballistic missiles and heavy bombers.

Jan. 25, 2018

Aviation commander shares mission, economic impact with Chesterfield Chamber

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Linda Hurry served as the keynote speaker during the Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce monthly meeting Jan. 10, 2018 held at the Chesterfield Career and Technical Center Hull Street Campus in Chesterfield County, Virginia

Jan. 25, 2018

Rapid deployment ‘Red Team’ completes training, ready for future missions

The Defense Logistics Agency Rapid Deployment Team that spent five weeks in Puerto Rico helping orchestrate critical support to victims of Hurricane Maria has completed mobilization training in preparation of supporting other military and humanitarian missions around the world.

Jan. 23, 2018

NATO partners visit DLA Aviation, discuss performance-based logistics initiatives

NATO partners from Germany traveled to Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Jan. 9-10 to exchange knowledge with Defense Logistics Agency Aviation acquisition professionals on performance-based logistics and long-term contracting initiatives.

Jan. 18, 2018

Common social media tools and online classifieds target victims of Human Trafficking

January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. The month is intended to bring awareness and aide in the prevention and detection of forced labor and prostitution. In previous years focus has been on increased awareness, techniques for identifying and locating individuals and methods being used to exploit victims.

Jan. 16, 2018

Quick thinking enables DLA Aviation employee to save another employee’s life

DLA Aviation employee springs into action to save co-worker.

Jan. 16, 2018

DLA Police officers earn top honors in federal training

Five Defense Logistics Agency police officers received seven awards on graduating from training at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center Jan. 2, a first for DLA.

Jan. 12, 2018

Aviation Employee Spotlight: Alicia Stacy

DLA Aviation-Cherry Point employee Alicia Stacy, a customer support specialist, likes seeing her efforts to locate hard-to-procure items have a direct impact on the warfighter.

Jan. 11, 2018

Aviation employee, Puerto Rico native volunteers with FEMA for hurricane relief support

Up until 1990 when he enlisted in the Army, Alberto Solano Rodriquez had lived his whole life in Puerto Rico and experienced firsthand the damage caused by hurricanes throughout the years.

Jan. 4, 2018

Mapmakers on Fort Bragg keep troops on the right path

As hurricanes Irma and Maria tore across parts of the United States last year, thousands of troops from several military installations prepared for humanitarian relief missions to clear roads, restore power and provide food and clean water. At the same time, a small team of Defense Logistics Agency civilians at Fort Bragg were working to ensure those deploying troops knew where they were going and where to go once they got there.

Jan. 2, 2018

Employee Spotlight: Rhonda Christie

DLA Aviation employee Rhonda Christie was recently featured in the "I am DLA" column of the agency's LOGLINES magazine.