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April 22, 2021

Spring into action when traveling or getting together in public gatherings

Defense Logistics Agency security officials remind employees to take security precautions when traveling.

April 21, 2021

DLA Aviation logistics ops center vital to warfighter support during pandemic

The Aviation Logistics Operations Center has been a hub for Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s warfighter support during the COVID-19 pandemic by overseeing over a dozen functions ranging from monitoring weapons system readiness to developing logistics plans that support every combatant command.

April 20, 2021

Employee Spotlight: Cory Jaeger

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.

April 16, 2021

How to properly prepare for a hurricane

Hurricanes are a type of storm called a tropical cyclone, which forms over tropical or subtropical waters. These storms can cause catastrophic damage to communities and property. This article focuses on ways to better prepare yourself and family for this meteorological threat.

April 15, 2021

Aggressive contamination cleanup efforts paying off on DCSR

Community members virtually attended the Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond’s Environmental Cleanup Program quarterly Restoration Advisory Board meeting April 12. These meetings have been held virtually since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020.

April 14, 2021

DSCR's Bellwood Elk thrive during pandemic thanks to great care

This past year has taught us how important it is to take care of ourselves and stay healthy. The same is true with our Bellwood elk herd on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

April 13, 2021

Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month Spotlight: Katrina Leverette

DLA Aviation Sexual Assault Response Coordinator Katrina Leverette takes pride in educating employees about sexual assault to help the agency become free from sexually inappropriate behavior.

April 12, 2021

DLA increases map production cycle, ensures safety in aircraft navigation

Maps guide us where we need to go, but they are only as current as their last update. For many years, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and DLA Distribution distributed updated map products to customers on a 168-day production cycle. That changed in February when the Federal Aviation Administration determined that timeline was too long and could lead to safety issues in aeronautical navigation.

April 9, 2021

After a decade in the “Boneyard,” Wise Guy back in action

On May 19, 2016, an Air Force B-52 Bomber, with seven crew members onboard, crashed at Anderson Air Force Base on Guam, a U.S. territory in the Pacific close to 4,000 miles west of Hawaii. All survived the fiery crash that reduced the Air Force’s B-52 fleet to 75, one less than the congressionally mandated 76.

April 8, 2021

DLA Aviation awards engineering services order to improve B-1 bomber radar support

Procurement Operations for Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Ogden, Utah, awarded a $2.6 million engineering services order expanding support to the Air Force’s B-1 System Program Office.

April 7, 2021

Employee Spotlight: Nicole Brown

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.

April 2, 2021

Refurbishing program helps Air Force save money on critical aircraft parts

Looking to pump the brakes on some of the expenses and waste associated with aircraft repair, the Air Force Commodity Council asked Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Ogden on Hill Air Force Base in Ogden, Utah, to find a partner that could help refurbish and reuse carbon heat stacks.

March 31, 2021

Employee investments could be a conflict of interest

DLA General Counsel reminds employees that they may be limited on what stock they can own if their duties involve interacting with certain companies.

March 30, 2021

DLA sees supplier favorability rise in 3 of 4 categories in 2020 survey

Early results of a 2020 survey that measures suppliers’ experience doing business with the Defense Logistics Agency during contract solicitation and post-award processes show positive improvements in attitudes in three of four overarching areas. 

March 29, 2021

Employee Spotlight: Talon Sickler

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.