DLA Aviation News

Archive: 2021

March 16, 2021

Nominations for DLA Hall of Fame due May 10

Current and former DLA employees may nominate any former agency civilians or military members, living or deceased to the DLA Hall of Fame. Nominations will be accepted until May 10.

March 15, 2021

DSCR mass warning system to be tested during Virginia annual tornado drill March 16

Virginia’s Severe Weather Awareness Week takes place March 15-19. On March 16, the annual tornado response drill will take place throughout many cities and counties within the commonwealth. During the drill, Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond employees on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, will test the mass warning notification system, Giant Voice, with a "seek shelter" message.

March 12, 2021

You Can’t Spell Aviation without a “V”

Not long after returning from a rotational assignment with the Office of the Secretary of Defense in Washington, D.C., in January 2020, Floyd Moore was named director of Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Engineering Directorate. Once in this new role, he said the goal was simple.

March 10, 2021

DLA leverages robotic automations to empower employees

The Defense Logistics Agency’s robotics process automation program is using creative ideas and suggestions from business processes owners at DLA Aviation to better accomplish monotonous, repetitive tasks with unattended bots.

March 10, 2021

2021 Spring Change Your Clock/Change Your Battery Campaign

Fire and Emergency Services personnel with Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond are encouraging employees to change batteries in smoke alarms when they change their clocks for Daylight Saving Time March 14.

March 8, 2021

Employee Spotlight: Amanda Foss

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.

March 5, 2021

Good old fashion teamwork leads to greater security measures on DSCR

The electronic security system on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, is undergoing a much-needed upgrade.

March 4, 2021

DLA, Navy project increases sustainable aircraft disinfectants

Working with Naval Air Systems Command’s Materials Engineering Division, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation invested in a sustainable aircraft disinfectant project in May 2019 that resulted in DLA offering seven new products to meet Navy needs.

March 3, 2021

DSCR fire officer, firefighter of the year proven leaders and innovators

You may not know them until you need them, but the firefighters and staff of Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond’s Fire and Emergency Services are a critical element of Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia’s emergency response teams.

March 1, 2021

Humbled and appreciative: characteristics of a good leader

Clyde Shaeffer, supervisory inventory management specialist, Order Fulfilment (QABEX), Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Cherry Point, Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina, was awarded the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Leadership Award for the month of December 2020.

Feb. 26, 2021

Black History Month Spotlight: Zita Oubre

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation spotlights Zita Oubre, who shares what the celebration of Black History Month means to her.

Feb. 24, 2021

Strudwick and Manuel exemplify decisive action and prioritization, making them DLA Aviation’s November Employees of the Month

You can’t just “wing” it when it comes to communication and planning. It takes decisive action and prioritization like DLA Aviation’s November Employee of the Month awardees exemplify.

Feb. 23, 2021

FRCE makes huge gains in high-priority backorders

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Navy website — When it comes to meeting the needs of the warfighter, Fleet Readiness Center East has made great strides in focusing efforts on critical needs and reducing the wait for high-priority items.

Feb. 22, 2021

Black History Month Spotlight: Kalisia Winkey

A Feb. 3 Presidential Proclamation on National Black History Month calls “on the American people to honor the history and achievements of Black Americans and to reflect on the centuries of struggle that have brought us to this time of reckoning, redemption, and hope.”

Feb. 19, 2021

DLA Aviation employee wins DLA Employee of the Quarter Award

Timothy Nelson, a general supply specialist with Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Ogden, was recognized during DLA’s virtual annual award ceremony Jan. 28 as the agency’s 4th Quarter DLA Employee of the Quarter.