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Archive: July, 2018

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.

July 17, 2018

A look at DLA’s direct support to nuclear missile programs one year later

The Defense Logistics Agency under one name or another has supported warfighter readiness since just after World War II. Today, DLA’s 27,000 employees do their part for readiness on all fronts, including nuclear readiness.

July 16, 2018

Bluebird hatchlings make their presence known

Balancing the needs of the environment with the mission of the installation is a difficult but winnable challenge facing Defense Logistics Agency Installation Operations Richmond’s Environmental Management Division. That was the case with the start of the construction of the installation’s new East Gate on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

July 12, 2018

DSCR Environmental Cleanup Program discussed at RAB meeting

Community members attended the Defense Logistics Agency Installation Operations Richmond’s Environmental Cleanup Program quarterly Restoration Advisory Board meeting July 9 at the Bensley Community Center in Chesterfield County, Virginia.

July 12, 2018

Logistics center welcomes new leader, promotes outgoing commander to second star

Navy Rear Adm. John Palmer assumed command of the Defense Supply Center Columbus and Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime from Rear Adm. Michelle Skubic during a ceremony June 27 at the Operations Center Auditorium

July 12, 2018

DLA sites use technology to fine-tune security, emergency response and facilities analysis

DLA sites use technology to fine-tune security, emergency response and facilities analysis.

July 10, 2018

DLA Aviation at Warner Robins employees capture bowling trophy

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Warner Robins, Georgia, employees defeat teams from across the base by over 40 pins during the inaugural Team Robins Commanders Cup Bowling Tournament. Th

July 2, 2018

Employee Spotlight: John Ellis, Jr.

Employee spotlight regularly features outstanding non-supervisory personnel from throughout the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and other DLA employees on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. Organizational directors may submit names of employees they wish to feature in this column to DLA Aviation Public Affairs. For more information, call (804) 279-3139.