DLA Aviation News

Archive: October, 2019

Oct. 31, 2019

Take two … minutes to change your clock and your smoke alarm batteries

Daylight Saving Time is almost here, and when you change your clocks on Nov. 3, make sure you change the batteries in your smoke detectors, too.

Oct. 28, 2019

PaCE program grads represent the next generation of DLA leaders

More than 40 Defense Logistics Agency Aviation employees who were students in the Pathways to Career Excellence program were recognized Oct. 23 during a graduation held in their honor at the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

Oct. 25, 2019

DLA Aviation Navy Lieutenant receives fleet support logistics award

Navy Lt. Angeli Rodriguez received the Alva Bryan Lasswell Award for Fleet Support at the Town and Country Resort and Convention Center, San Diego, California, during the National Defense Industrial Association’s Fall Defense and Industry Forum, Oct. 8.

Oct. 24, 2019

DLA Aviation commander meets with Richmond VA Medical Center leadership, tours facility

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. David Sanford toured the Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Administration Medical Center in Richmond, Virginia, Oct. 21 as part of his initiative to cultivate strong partnerships with local civic, educational, military and veterans organizations.

Oct. 23, 2019

DLA Aviation holds Dynamic Operating Plan review, looks ahead to warfighter support in fiscal 2020

New initiatives for fiscal 2020 was one of the topics Defense Logistics Agency Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams discussed during the DLA Aviation Dynamic Operating Plan review held in the DLA Aviation Operations Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Oct. 17.

Oct. 22, 2019

Environmental cleanup updates discussed at quarterly public meeting

Community members attended the Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond’s Environmental Cleanup Program quarterly Restoration Advisory Board meeting Oct. 21 at the Bensley Community Center in Chesterfield County, Virginia.

Oct. 21, 2019

DSCR participates in the world’s greatest shakeout

Dozens of employees across Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, joined millions of people worldwide, at 10:17 a.m. Oct. 17 when they participated in The Great ShakeOut.

Oct. 18, 2019

Employees share knowledge learned during rotation with their co-workers

Have you ever wanted to walk a mile in someone else’s shoes? Well, John Horton and Justin Wills just did – for six months.

Oct. 17, 2019

Employee Spotlight: Kadie Lofurno

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.

Oct. 16, 2019

Food trucks invade DSCR

Lunchtime had a different flavor, literally, on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, as food truck vendors served up the likes of shrimp and grits and shrimp tacos during a Food Truck Rally Oct. 15.

Oct. 15, 2019

Shining a light on awareness of the visually impaired at DLA Aviation

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation takes pride in diversity among its employees, including workers with visual impairments. On Oct. 15, White Cane Awareness Day will further celebrate the achievements and efforts of individuals with visual impairments who work to increase awareness among the sighted community.

Oct. 11, 2019

DLA Aviation sustaining mission capable goal of 80 percent

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, recognizes employees in the Navy Customer Facing Division of the Customer Operations Directorate for reaching the combat-ready aircraft goal, set forth before them by commander, Naval Air Forces, during a small ceremony on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Oct. 4.

Oct. 10, 2019

The season of giving underway at DSCR

Defense Supply Center Richmond’s Combined Federal Campaign 2019 kicked off in grand style with a ceremony in the Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Oct. 8. As in the past few years, the theme this year is Show Some Love.

Oct. 9, 2019

DLA Fire and EMS professionals educate employees on fire safety

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond’s Fire and Emergency Services is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association to promote this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign. This year’s theme is “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape!”

Oct. 9, 2019

DLA cake wars

In recognition of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation hosted an old-fashion cake-off in the Center Restaurant on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Sept. 30, 2019.