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Oct. 4, 2019

DLA Aviation commander holds first Richmond town hall

Roughly a thousand people packed the Frank P. Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, as Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. David Sanford held a town hall Oct. 1. This was his first time addressing a mass gathering of the workforce since taking command in July.

Oct. 3, 2019

Price selected for induction into DLA Aviation’s Hall of Fame

Janet Price has been selected for induction into the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Hall of Fame. She will be inducted during a Nov. 12 ceremony at 1 p.m. on DSCR.

Sept. 30, 2019

DSCR employees help clean up along James River

Defense Logistics Agency employees from Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, participated in the James River Regional Cleanup hosted by the James River Advisory Council Sep. 14 at Falling Creek Ironworks Park in North Chesterfield County. The river clean-up, which resulted in the collecting of more than 100 bags of trash, was part of a larger initiative sponsored by the James River Advisory Council that included similar activities throughout seventeen locations around the state of Virginia.

Sept. 27, 2019

DLA Aviation welcomes new Army Customer Facing Division chief

Army Col. Woodard ‘Buddy” Hopkins, III, joined Defense Logistics Agency Aviation in July as the new Army Customer Facing Division chief within the Customer Operations Directorate.

Sept. 25, 2019

DLA Aviation commander welcomes Navy Supply Corps Admiral for executive engagement

Navy RDML Kenneth Epps, Deputy Chief of Staff for Fleet Ordnance and Supply/Fleet Supply Officer, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, Norfolk, Virginia, traveled to Defense Logistics Agency Aviation on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Sept. 25, to meet with DLA Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. David Sanford, as well as other senior leaders.

Sept. 23, 2019

National Preparedness Month: Soft Target Awareness

In recent years, numerous violent extremists have targeted movie theaters, shopping centers, marketplaces, schools, night clubs, transportation systems, concerts, sporting events, public arenas and other crowded places in attempts to inflict mass casualties, terrify the public and/or influence public policies. Regrettably, intentional mass casualty incidents are increasing worldwide, especially here within the U.S.

Sept. 20, 2019

DLA joins the Air Force in celebrating its 72nd birthday

Members of the DSCR workforce, including military, government civilians and defense contractors, came together on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, to celebrate the 72nd birthday of the U.S. Air Force, Sept. 18.

Sept. 16, 2019

DLA Installation management Richmond’s emergency services hosts National Preparedness Month fair

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond’s Fire Prevention, Security and Emergency Services Division hosted a Preparedness Fair in support of National Preparedness Month Sept. 12, inside the Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Center Restaurant.

Sept. 16, 2019

DSCR unifies employees with 9-11 Remembrance 5K Run/Walk

Somber bagpipe notes filled the air with Amazing Grace as more than 200 employees participated in the 9-11 Remembrance 5K Run/Walk at the Picnic Pavilion on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Sept. 11.

Sept. 12, 2019

Employee Spotlight: Hermogena Ratliff

Hermogena Ratliff, a customer support specialist at DLA Aviation-Cherry Point, North Carolina, enjoys researching material movements and looking for ways of obtaining materials for her customers.

Sept. 10, 2019

DLA, Marine Corps strengthen partnership for improved readiness

Increases in Marine Corps personnel at Defense Logistics Agency Aviation in the past four years have improved the service’s readiness and knowledge of DLA procurement processes at tactical and strategic levels.

Sept. 10, 2019

Employee Working Group holds monthly meeting

Employees gathered in person and on the phone Sept. 3 for the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Employee Working Group monthly meeting

Sept. 9, 2019

Warming up to fire safety

As part of this year’s Emergency Preparedness Month campaign at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, the Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management, Richmond Fire and Emergency Services’ Fire Prevention Office is working to ensure everyone is aware of the risks associated with using candles, kerosene heaters, and home-use generators during and after disaster-related events.

Sept. 6, 2019

Army Customer Facing Division chief shares DLA Aviation mission at AMCOM 101

Army Col. Buddy Hopkins, chief, Army Customer Facing Division, Customer Operations Directorate, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, along with several members of his division traveled to participate in AMCOM 101, an annual event hosted by the United States Army Aviation and Missile Command in Huntsville, Alabama.

Sept. 5, 2019

DLA Aviation Commander visits San Diego, promotes Commander

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. David Sanford made his first trip to DLA Aviation at San Diego, California Sept. 3. Sanford assumed command of DLA Aviation in July.