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March 28, 2019

DLA Women's History Month: Celebrating Dr. Angela Curtis

March is Women's History Month and DLA celebrate Dr. Angela Curtis.

March 27, 2019

Congresswoman visits Defense Supply Center Richmond

U.S. Rep. Abigail Spanberger, D-Va., visited Defense Supply Center Richmond on March 22 and met with Air Force Brig. Gen. Linda Hurry, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and Defense Supply Center Richmond commander, for an overall introduction to the installation and its purpose.

March 26, 2019

National Women’s History Month: Five military women broke through glass ceilings within DLA Aviation

Since the Revolutionary War, when a woman, only known as “Agent 355,” served in George Washington’s spy ring, women have served in vital roles in the U.S. military: nurses, doctors, lawyers, fighter pilots, soldiers, sailors, Marines and airmen.

March 26, 2019

Employee Spotlight: Enrique Moreno

Name: Enrique MorenoOrganization: DLA Aviation - OgdenYears of Service: TwoWhat is your job title,

March 19, 2019

DSCR Readies for Statewide Tornado Drill

Tornados might seem out of place in Virginia, which is nowhere near America’s so-called Tornado Alley, but they do happen here. And when they do, the aftermath can be devastating, which is why Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, employees participate in a Statewide Tornado Drill each year.

March 15, 2019

New sources, faster parts for potential DLA suppliers

DLA Aviation’s Replenishment Parts Purchase or Borrow Program solves procurement issues like long production lead times and rising supply costs.

March 13, 2019

National Women’s History Month: Lillie Mae Brown, champion for women’s and minority rights at DSCR

In 1974, Lillie Mae Brown, a systems analyst at what was then named Defense General Supply Center in Richmond, Virginia, was breaking down gender and racial barriers.

March 11, 2019

Engineers, maintainers and logisticians team up on Rhino recovery efforts

The Navy's first strike-fighter, the F/A-18 Hornet, has been involved in every major U.S. military conflict since the 1980s. The twin engine, mid-wing, multi-mission tactical aircraft made its combat debut with strikes against Libya. While the Marines will continue to fly the F/A-18 A-D legacy model Hornets through 2023, the Navy is actively transitioning to F/A-18 E/F model Super Hornets exclusively and projecting to fly them through at least 2050.

March 8, 2019

DLA Aviation-Jacksonville commander lays out her vision for future warfighter support during town hall

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation-Jacksonville Commander Navy Cmdr. Monica Frey held her town hall Feb. 28. She kicked off the town hall by presenting awards and recognitions for years of service before getting into the details concerning her vision and goals for the future of DLA Jacksonville’s support to the warfighter.

March 8, 2019

Bettye Ackerman-Cobb CDC welcomes readers

“You’re never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read to a child,” Dr. Seuss.

March 7, 2019

Remember to spring for new batteries, save lives

Springing forward shouldn’t be the only thing on your mind as we begin Daylight Saving Time at 2 a.m. this Sunday, March 10.

March 6, 2019

DLA assistant fire chief retires

Robert Cross, assistant fire chief, Security and Emergency Services, Defense Logistics Agency Installation Operations Richmond, retired after 32 years

March 5, 2019

Chesterfield Tech Center students visit Defense Supply Center Richmond

High school students from the Chesterfield Career & Technical Center, Hull Street, visited Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Feb. 27 for an inside look at careers in logistics management.

March 4, 2019

DLA Aviation San Diego teaming up to improve warfighter support one kit at a time

With the snip of a large pair of ceremonial scissors, a new era was ushered in on Naval Air Station North Island, Coronado, California Feb. 22. The ribbon cutting ceremony officially recognized the opening of the Building 472 Kitting shop. While the ceremony was small, its importance to providing service to the nation’s warfighters is invaluable.

March 1, 2019

DLA director visits DLA Aviation, learns activity is on track to meet operating plan goals

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Linda Hurry hosted DLA Director Army Lt Gen. Darrell Williams Feb. 19 during his review of the activity’s dynamic operating plan.