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March 4, 2020

DLA Aviation joins community in Read Across America at Bensley Elementary

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation military members joined with approximately 40 other community members to read to Bensley Elementary School children during their celebration of the National Education Association’s Read Across America March 2.

March 4, 2020

Spring forward with DST, working smoke alarms

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond’s Fire Prevention Office would like to remind everyone of the importance of changing your smoke detector batteries when you move your clock forward March 8, in conjunction with Daylight Saving Time. The smoke detectors could be the most important safety equipment in your home, but in many cases, they are the least maintained.

March 2, 2020

Employee Spotlight: Christopher King

Customer Support Specialist Lead Christopher King serves as the primary DLA Aviation face to the engines' industrial customer at Fleet Readiness Center East, Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina.

Feb. 28, 2020

Aviation at Ogden gives valentines to local veterans home

For the fourth year, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Ogden, Utah, employees and their families gave valentines for veterans at the George E. Whalen Veterans Home.

Feb. 27, 2020

Aviation AMCOM 101 focuses on warfighter support efforts

Redstone Arsenal’s Sparkman Center in Huntsville, Alabama, was the site of this year’s semi-annual U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command’s 101 conference, an event illustrating how AMCOM supports Army leadership spanning the aviation enterprise from around the globe.

Feb. 26, 2020

DLA Aviation Black History Month Spotlight: Joyce Brown

The Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Black History Month Spotlight recognizes Joyce Brown acquisition support division branch chief at Defense Logistics Agency Aviation - Huntsville. Ala.

Feb. 21, 2020

DLA Aviation Black History Month Spotlight: Odessa Yumi Maxwell

The Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Black History Month Spotlight recognizes Odessa Yumi Maxwell, branch chief, Logistics Cataloging and Data Solutions Portfolio, DLA Information Operations.

Feb. 20, 2020

Changes planned for Richmond Center Restaurant and Centre Perk Café

Employees and customers of the Center Restaurant and Centre Perk Café on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, will experience big changes this year. Plans are in place for the current operation to close by June 2020 and reopen under a new business model after a short transition period.

Feb. 19, 2020

Aviation public affairs chief speaks to retired government workers

Amy Clement, chief, Public Affairs Office, Command Support Directorate, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, was the featured speaker during the Midlothian Chapter 2265 of the National Federation of Retired Federal Employees monthly meeting held at the Hopewell United Methodist Fellowship Hall in Chesterfield, Virginia, Feb. 12.

Feb. 19, 2020

The year of accountability

The Defense Logistics Agency Strategic Plan 2018-2026 provides the roadmap for the agency to achieve accountability to the nation’s warfighter using five lines of effort representing the foundation DLA uses to provide global, end-to-end supply chain solutions.

Feb. 18, 2020

Eisenhower School students visit DLA Aviation, learn how agency supports depot material availability

Students from the Dwight D. Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy visited Defense Logistics Agency Aviation on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia Feb. 13 to interact with senior leaders and learn how DLA supports material availability at the military service depots.

Feb. 18, 2020

New Joint Reserve Force director visits with troops in Richmond

Navy Rear Adm. Grafton Chase, director, Defense Logistics Agency Joint Reserve Force, met with DLA Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. David Sanford and members of the JRF in Richmond, Virginia, Feb. 8. The visit took place on a drill weekend inside the DLA Aviation Operations center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

Feb. 14, 2020

DLA Aviation Black History Month Spotlight: Floyd Moore

The Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Black History Month Spotlight recognizes Floyd Moore, DLA Aviation Engineering director.

Feb. 12, 2020

Inside the nerve center of DLA Headquarters

Professional development opportunities come in many forms, shapes and programs. Last summer I was afforded a volunteer opportunity to be included in a groundbreaking program, representing Defense Logistics Agency Aviation as a liaison officer to the DLA Headquarters Agency Synchronization Operations Center also known as ASOC.

Feb. 10, 2020

Storm drain improvements good for installation, environment

Views of white steam erupting from manhole covers around the installation might remind one of majestic geysers or whales expelling air at the ocean surface; but this warm cloud of condensation serves its own purpose for the infrastructure of Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.