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Sept. 30, 2020

Above and Beyond: July employees of the month demonstrate dedication to team success

While many professionals pursue excellence on a personal level, the July honorees of the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Employee of the Month Award demonstrated their desire to achieve excellence as part of a team.

Sept. 29, 2020

National Preparedness Month: why it is important to report suspicious activity

September 11, 2001 marked a dramatic escalation of terrorist activity around the world and signified an alarming trend toward the targeting of civilians. In the last 19 years, violent incidents have occurred worldwide, leaving tens of thousands of innocent people dead or wounded. Terrorist attacks and intentional mass casualty incidents have occurred frequently, having entailed active shooter incidents, suicide bombings, vehicle ramming attacks and bombings, hostage events, and edged-weapon attacks.

Sept. 28, 2020

DLA Aviation spotlights Christina Ann Treviño during Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated across the nation every year from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. The 2020 theme is “Hispanics: Be Proud of Your Past and Embrace the Future.” Defense Logistics Agency Aviation is proud to feature Christina Ann Treviño.

Sept. 25, 2020

Preparedness eases the stress of experiencing natural disasters

National Preparedness Month is an opportunity to include the entire family in disaster preparedness planning. Children, especially, can benefit from being part of disaster preparedness planning, as it can help them feel like they have some control during events such as severe weather, which can be stressful and frightening.

Sept. 24, 2020

DLA Aviation Employee Spotlight: Tom Hennessy

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.

Sept. 23, 2020

Virtual inspections providing “eyes on” support to the Navy fleet

Months of preparation, training and planning goes into readying Navy vessels for overseas deployments. The slightest delays can alter their schedules.

Sept. 23, 2020

DLA Distribution Richmond’s Robins earns Safety Civilian Professional of the Year award

For her outstanding performance during 2019, Safety and Occupational Health Specialist Ann Robins, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Richmond, Virginia, was recognized as the DLA Distribution Safety Civilian Professional of the Year.

Sept. 22, 2020

DLA Aviation celebrates Air Force birthday

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation employees and service members gathered Sept. 18 in the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center to celebrate the Air Force’s 73rd birthday.

Sept. 21, 2020

DLA Aviation spotlights Wilfredo Medina Jr. during Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated across the nation every year from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. The 2020 theme is “Hispanics: Be Proud of Your Past and Embrace the Future.” Defense Logistics Agency Aviation is proud to feature Wilfredo “Will” Medina Jr.

Sept. 18, 2020

Mission-critical and essential leader receives July Leadership Award

The Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Leadership Working Group recognized Gregory Kennedy this past July with the DLA Aviation Leadership Award. Kennedy is the Fusion Operations Division chief for DLA Aviation’s Customer Operations Directorate.

Sept. 16, 2020

Disaster preparedness, one step at a time

Virginia has seen its share of disaster events this year. From heavy snow to damaging winds, to flooding and tornadoes, residents continue to prove their resilience in the face of adverse events.

Sept. 11, 2020

Be prepared, build an emergency kit

September is National Preparedness Month. Are you prepared for an emergency?

Sept. 9, 2020

Fitness Center move involves plenty of sweat, heavy lifting

The old accommodations for Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond’s Morale, Welfare and Recreation’s popular Red Brick Fitness Center weren’t making the grade. While construction of a new Fitness Center gets under way, the workout equipment will be housed in the Community Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

Sept. 8, 2020

DLA Aviation supervisor at Corpus Christi keeps team together, maintains warfighter support during pandemic

As the senior Defense Logistics Agency Aviation representative at Corpus Christi Army Depot in Texas, Melissa Lopez said she has embedded herself with Army aviation leadership there to understand their issues and concerns.

Sept. 4, 2020

Disasters Don’t Wait – get prepared during National Preparedness Month

National Preparedness Month is recognized each September to promote family and community disaster planning now and throughout the year. As our nation continues to respond to COVID-19, there is no better time to be involved than this September.