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Aug. 30, 2019

Service at first sight: Captain helps guide dog stay in shape

Bernard Werwie, Jr., an acquisition specialist with Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Supplier Operations Commodities Directorate, is rarely without his guide dog, Herman. The helpful canine is Werwie’s eyes around Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, and just about everywhere else Werwie wants to travel. But recent physical ailments suffered by Werwie also threatened to sideline his walking partner. Until the employees of Bldg. 33, H Bay stepped in to lend a hand — and a few feet, as well.

Aug. 28, 2019

DLA Aviation-Jacksonville celebrates National Aviation Day

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation–Jacksonville, Florida, military and civilian personnel celebrated National Aviation Day Aug. 19.

Aug. 26, 2019

DLA Aviation commander speaks with new CGSC graduates

Air Force Brig. Gen. David Sanford, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation commander, told U.S. Army Command and General Staff College graduates he wishes he was in their place when speaking at their graduation ceremony Aug. 21, on the U.S. Army Logistics University campus at Fort Lee, Virginia.

Aug. 23, 2019

Commander visits Navy customers and DLA Aviation-Cherry Point employees

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation commander traveled south Aug. 13-14 to visit with Navy customers on Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina, and with DLA Aviation-Cherry Point employees.

Aug. 21, 2019

Employee Spotlight: Arlene Davidson

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.

Aug. 21, 2019

DLA Richmond Fire and Emergency Services ranked among the best departments in the country

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond’s Fire and Emergency Services is among the top departments in the country. The Commission on Fire Accreditation International unanimously recommended the department for accreditation through the Center for Public Safety Excellence after a hearing Aug. 9, in Atlanta, Georgia.

Aug. 19, 2019

DLA Aviation’s IPE division seeks to improve internal processes after significant growth

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Industrial Plant Equipment Services Division may still be a little known division within the supply chain, but you wouldn’t know it by the multi-million dollar growth they have experienced in the last four years.

Aug. 14, 2019

DLA Aviation “purple” reserve forces answering the call

Defense Logistics Agency Joint Reserve Force is headquartered at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. According to its webpage, more than 670 reservists - soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines – are assigned to nearly every DLA organization across the United States, including Hawaii, and Europe.

Aug. 12, 2019

Employee Spotlight: Andres Gerena

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.

Aug. 7, 2019

Active shooter awareness training held at DSCR

Note: This training was held a few days before active shooter situations in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, left 31 people dead and more than 50 injured in less than 24 hours. Nine people killed when a gunman opened fire inside a church in Charleston, South Carolina. Twenty students and six staff members killed after a 20-year old man shot them inside Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. A night of partying at Pulse Night Club in Orlando, Florida, turned tragic on June 12, 2016 when a man walked in and opened fire, killing 49 and injuring close to 60 more.

Aug. 6, 2019

DLA Aviation employees at Ogden welcome new commander

In the Landing Ballroom on Hill Air Force Base, Utah, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Ogden employees gathered July 23 to say farewell to their outgoing commander while welcoming their new commander.

Aug. 2, 2019

DLA Aviation and Commander Fleet Readiness Centers employees volunteer for six-month developmental rotation

After a year in the planning stage, two employees from Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and Commander Fleet Readiness Centers began a six-month developmental rotation this past April.

July 31, 2019

DLA Aviation employee receives national recognition for excellence in service

Maurice Sanabria, chief, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Command Support Directorate’s Command Programs Office was bestowed the Excellence in Service Award for 2019 by the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) for his accomplishments in the advancement of diversity/inclusion and for his work in the community

July 29, 2019

The Heat Is On: How to keep your cool when the summer temps rise

When the temperature rises, someone inevitably falls victim to a heat-related illness. But there are ways to prevent and treat illnesses such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke.

July 24, 2019

Three time deployee, Moses Williams, shares recent deployment experience

I have deployed several times and heard about this latest deployment from DLA Aviation’s force provider. With 20 years in the Army and 12 years with DLA, I felt like I would make a positive difference to support our agency’s mission.