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Oct. 21, 2021

DSCR’s groundwater cleanup effort plan paying off

The Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond Environmental Cleanup Program’s quarterly Restoration Advisory Board met virtually Oct 18.

Oct. 19, 2021

Aviation Commander wraps up FY21 accomplishments, recognizes team members during town hall

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. David Sanford held a town hall live streamed from the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Thurs, Oct. 14.

Oct. 18, 2021

Hard-work pays off: July employees of the month receive recognition for a job well done

Stephen Adams, sustainment specialist in the Planning and Support Division of the Customer Operations Directorate for Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Cherry Point, North Carolina, and Latoya Whitehead, contract specialist in the Supplier Operations Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) Directorate for DLA Aviation in Richmond, Virginia, were both named DLA Aviation Employee of the Month for July.

Oct. 15, 2021

Celebrating 60 years: DLA proves itself in the 1960s

This is the second in a “Celebrating 60 years” series of seven articles highlighting DLA’s support to America’s military since the agency was created Oct. 1, 1961.

Oct. 14, 2021

DLA Aviation at Ogden general supply specialist selected as one of the nation’s best

During his 13-year Army career, Aaron Wessman achieved the rank of staff sergeant, served in Iraq as part of the Global War on Terrorism and received numerous awards, including the Iraq Campaign and the Army’s Commendation and Achievement medals.

Oct. 13, 2021

The Great ShakeOut: what you can do to prepare for an earthquake

Emergencies can occur in the blink of an eye, with the impact ranging from temporary disruption of

Oct. 13, 2021

Defense Department disability awards ceremony honors DLA, individual achievements

During the Oct. 7 Secretary of Defense Disability Awards Ceremony, DLA earned best DOD mid-sized component for the fifth consecutive year. The agency was also recognized for ensuring accessible information and communication technology in the workplace, and DLA Aviation general supply specialist Aaron Wessman was honored as an outstanding DOD employee with a disability.

Oct. 13, 2021

European American Heritage Month Spotlight: Ferdinand “Fred” Tramontin

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation recognizes European American heritage during the month of October. DLA Aviation’s theme is “Reflections of Culture, Pride, Diversity and the American Dream.” This observance is an opportunity for DLA Aviation to recognize and celebrate European American Heritage, to include German American Heritage, Italian American Heritage, and Polish American Heritage. Whether you are German American, Italian America, Polish American or not, it’s important to mark the culture of a people who helped shape our nation. DLA Aviation is honored to highlight European Americans who work daily to provide logistics support to America’s warfighters and other federal customers.

Oct. 12, 2021

Bellwood Elk get annual checkup, new feeding trough

The Bellwood elk received their annual checkups Sept. 2 from large-animal veterinarian, Dr. Lucy Haile, with assistance from her staff members.

Oct. 12, 2021

Innovation, motivation are hallmarks of award recipient’s leadership style

Workplace motivation is one of the great challenges faced by today’s leaders. Dan Oros meets this challenge head on by demonstrating how his team’s work contributes to Defense Logistics Agency’s vision to be innovative, adaptable, agile, accountable and focused on the warfighter always.

Oct. 8, 2021

June Employees of the Month achieve dynamite duo status in achieving excellence in warfighter support

There’s an age-old adage that states “lightning never strikes the same place twice,” simply meaning an extraordinary event never occurs twice under the same circumstances. Well, try telling that to the folks at Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Jacksonville, Florida where this phenomenon occurred over the summer.

Oct. 6, 2021

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Maurice Sanabria-Ortiz

Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated across the nation every year from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. The 2021 HHM observance theme “Esperanza: A Celebration of Hispanic Heritage and Hope,” celebrates Hispanic heritage and reflects on how great our tomorrow can be if we hold onto our resilience and hope. It encourages us to reflect on all past contributions Hispanics made and will continue to make in the future. It is also a reminder that we are stronger together.

Oct. 5, 2021

DLA stands down industrial hardware supply chain, moves half a million items to DLA Aviation

For the last year, the Defense Logistics Agency has been preparing to phase out one of its nine supply chains, the industrial hardware supply chain. Dissolving the supply chain aligns those items more closely with the appropriate supporting activities while driving efficiency and cutting costs.

Oct. 4, 2021

Defense Logistics Agency 60th Anniversary

Defense Logistics Agency 60th Anniversary - Aviation Edition

Oct. 1, 2021

Learn the sounds of fire safety

The Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond’s Fire Prevention Office is observing National Fire Prevention Week Oct. 3 - 9.