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Aug. 17, 2021

DLA Aviation commander speaks about “Future of Logistics” during annual Tinker and the Primes Conference

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. David Sanford spoke on a panel focusing on the “Future of Logistics” during the 15th annual Tinker and the Primes conference on Aug. 10.

Aug. 13, 2021

DSCR recognized for excellence in warfighter support

Defense Supply Center Richmond was named a recipient of the 2021 Commander in Chief’s Annual Award for Installation Excellence. It was one of five recipients of the highly competitive Department of Defense award recognizing the outstanding and innovative efforts of the people who operate and maintain U.S. military installations.

Aug. 11, 2021

Employee Spotlight: James Montoya

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.

Aug. 10, 2021

2021 DLA Hall of Fame inductees announced

DLA Director Navy Vice Adm. Michelle Skubic has announced inductees into the 2021 DLA Hall of Fame.

Aug. 9, 2021

Seek shelter, shelter-in-place and lockdown: knowing the difference can save lives

During actual emergencies and in emergency y exercises, employees on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, may receive emergency messages and warnings through several modes of communication including computer pop up messages, and texts and phone calls, and even through speaker systems located both inside and outside of buildings across the installation.

Aug. 6, 2021

CBS 6 profiles historic Bellwood Elk on Defense Supply Center Richmond

A film crew from WTVR CBS 6 in Richmond, Virginia, came on Defense Supply Center Richmond July 30 to record a story on the historic Bellwood elk as part of the station’s weekly series “I have a Story.”

Aug. 5, 2021

Employee Spotlight: Aaron Collins

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.

Aug. 4, 2021

DLA employees honored during DOD Workforce Recruitment Program Awards Ceremony

Three DLA employees proved the agency’s commitment to employing individuals with disabilities by garnering awards at the Defense Department’s 2020-2021 WRP Awards Ceremony July 29. 

Aug. 2, 2021

Security officials remind employees to be vigilant

In the United States, the workplace has been the primary target of terrorism. From the events of 9-11 that targeted the World Trade Center and the Pentagon to the active shooter events at Fort Hood, Texas, there is a need to be prepared.

July 30, 2021

Aviation Hall of Fame nominations accepted through September 30

Nominations for the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s annual Hall of Fame for 2021 are open through Sept. 30.

July 28, 2021

Employee Spotlight: William “Tom” Thomason

Tom Thomason says when a customer walks away satisfied that DLA Aviation resolved the issue that is a "feel good" moment for him. Thomason is an inventory management/customer service specialist working at DLA Aviation at Cherry Point, North Carolina.

July 26, 2021

Initiatives foster a positive work culture at DLA in Jacksonville

For roughly the past four years, senior military and civilian leadership at Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Jacksonville, Florida, have been developing an all-inclusive, purpose-driven team that aligns with the “Warfighter Always” readiness line of effort within the DLA Strategic Plan 2021 - 2026. That LOE states DLA’s support to the warfighter is job one. It’s our core strategic priority. We must provide the right support in the right places at the right times.

July 23, 2021

DLA director visits Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, meets with employees and customers

Defense Logistics Agency Director Vice Adm. Michelle Skubic visited Marine Corps Air Station, Cherry Point, North Carolina, July 13 and met with DLA senior leaders and employees and Fleet Readiness Center East customers.

July 21, 2021

DLA partners with NGA on digital delivery initiative

More than a dozen representatives from Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Customer Operations Directorate’s Mapping Customer Operations, DLA Data Production Operations, DLA Information Operations and the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency, participated in a print-on-demand site tour and ribbon cutting ceremony at DLA Document Services on Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia, July 14.

July 20, 2021

Army sergeant reenlists while assigned to DLA Aviation

Army Sgt. 1st Class Ambulai Jalieba reenlisted in the Army July 9 during a ceremony held by Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Customer Operations Directorate’s Army Customer Facing Division.