DLA Aviation News

Archive: 2019

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.

July 19, 2019

Rising Technology: DLA Aviation at Warner Robins automates to support WR-ALC workload increase

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Robins Air Force Base website — Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Warner Robins on Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, recently acquired state of the art automated storage aids that has Shop Service Center personnel optimistic about the future of delivery response time and ease-of-access to the crucial parts necessary for aircraft maintenance.

July 19, 2019

Employee Spotlight: Jeffrey Jones

The Defense Logistics Agency Aviation spotlight shines on Jeffrey Jones. He’s a customer support technician with DLA Aviation at Cherry Point, North Carolina.

July 17, 2019

USAF begins new Egyptian F110 upgrade program

A big step forward to modernize the Egyptian Air Force F-16 “Fighting Falcon” fleet will take place July 25th in San Antonio, Texas. United States Air Force contracting, through Defense Logistics Agency-Aviation’s Strategic Acquisition Program, has awarded an Egyptian long-term F110 propulsion sustainment contract to GE Aviation. The ceremony will recognize the enterprise collaboration with a focus on Egyptian F-16 mission readiness.

July 11, 2019

Sanford assumes command of DLA Aviation

Air Force Brig. Gen. David Sanford became the 33rd Defense Logistics Agency Aviation commander during a change of command ceremony held in the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, July 9.

July 11, 2019

BIG acknowledgement

Encompassing selflessness, civic duties, compassion and generosity to others, Polly Jones-Mason was selected as a recipient of the 2019 Blacks in Government Military Meritorious Service Award.

July 10, 2019

DSCR Restoration Advisory Board holds quarterly meeting

Community members attended the Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond’s Environmental Cleanup Program quarterly Restoration Advisory Board meeting July 8 at the Bensley Community Center in Chesterfield County, Virginia.

July 2, 2019

Installation Management fire inspector shares fireworks safety tips

As the Fourth of July holiday approaches, many are excited to see the fireworks show sparkling in color across the dark skies. It’s a beautiful sight that many try to duplicate in their backyards, parks and sometimes in neighborhood streets. This can lead to some devastating mishaps that I’m sure we’ve all heard about before.

July 2, 2019

Air Force Customer Facing Division Chief promoted to colonel

Air Force Lt. Col. John “Gus” Gustafson, Air Force Customer Facing Division chief with Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Customer Operations Directorate was promoted to colonel at a ceremony held June 25 in the DLA Aviation Operations Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

July 1, 2019

Bellwood Bash brings employees together for food and fun

Service members, civilians and their families gathered together for fun and camaraderie during the annual Bellwood Bash hosted by Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond’s Morale, Welfare and Recreation Office June 26 at the Community Recreation Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

June 28, 2019

Creating a culture of safety

Each year the third week in the month of June is designated as Firefighter Safety Stand Down week. This year’s national theme is “Reduce your exposure: It’s everyone’s responsibility” and is chosen by the Firefighter Safety Stand Down group.

June 27, 2019

Employees celebrate opening of new DLA Aviation Operations Center

Four years after construction began in 2015, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Linda Hurry officiated a ribbon cutting ceremony commemorating the opening of the DLA Aviation Operations Center June 25.

June 26, 2019

LGBT Pride Month celebrated on DSCR

The Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Office, in conjunction with the American Federation of Government Employees Local 1992 hosted a lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Pride Month celebration in the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, June 25.

June 25, 2019

Mentees celebrate completion of yearlong program

Twenty-five Defense Logistics Agency Aviation employees gathered in the Community Recreation Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, June 18 to celebrate their completion of a yearlong mentoring program that began last May.

June 24, 2019

Annual event celebrating the end of slavery held on DCSR

Juneteenth is celebrated on June 19 every year and is the oldest known celebration honoring the end of slavery in the United States. It commemorates the freeing of black slaves two years after President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation on Jan. 1, 1863.