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Archive: June, 2021

June 28, 2021

Commander returns after tour with White House COVID-19 Task Force, sets sights on future warfighter support

When the COVID-19 pandemic began sweeping through the United States in March 2020, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. David Sanford was called upon to help this nation get through one of the worst health crises in history.

June 25, 2021

DSCR Fire Department maintains safety throughout pandemic, resumes employee fire and safety training

The Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond, Fire and Emergency Services’ Fire Prevention Office has been working continually maintaining a culture of safety on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, through the pandemic and is currently conducting safety and fire training to ensure employee safety when employees transition back to working on the installation.

June 24, 2021

Past squadron commander returns to GA to lead DLA Aviation at Warner Robins

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation employees and Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex senior leaders

June 23, 2021

Employee Spotlight: Shawn Platt

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.

June 16, 2021

From a Challenging Year to Unprecedented Opportunities. DLA Aviation virtual Industry Day conference draws record attendance

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation hosted a two-day Industry Day Virtual Conference utilizing the Zoom.gov platform, June 8-9. The theme for this year’s event was “From a challenging year to unprecedented opportunities … Opening the door to virtual accessibility.”

June 14, 2021

Analysts field new tool, linking actions through metric driver trees

The Defense Logistics Agency hosted Air Force-DLA Day May 24 at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, during which time DLA Aviation Air Force Commander Brig. Gen. David Sanford demonstrated DLA Aviation’s’ Retail Metric Suite and its automated performance dashboards that provide targeted analytics in support of three air logistics complexes and three fleet readiness centers.

June 11, 2021

Air Force awards ceremony held on DSCR

The Air Force Customer Facing Division within Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Customer Operations Directorate recently held an official ceremony recognizing a few folks for their outstanding work.

June 9, 2021

Employees of the Month make sure warfighters are well equipped

Not much gets past the two men who are being honored with the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Employee of the Month award for March. Customer Support Specialists Bridger Nelson and Stewart Young are eagle-eyed professionals who use their initiative and ingenuity to keep needed parts coming for the benefit of the warfighter’s mission.

June 7, 2021

Demand planners meeting warfighter needs while saving taxpayers tens of millions of dollars

The nine demand planners working within the Planning and Integration Branch of Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Ogden on Hill Air Force Base, Utah, have a daunting task. The group continually reviews and adjusts demand signals on over 1,600 collaborative national stock numbers and monitors 80,000 total NSNs supporting the maintenance, repair and overhaul of aircraft, electronic components, commodities, missiles and software.

June 4, 2021

Gantry machine provides critical functions while increasing support to the warfighter

Final preparations are underway for bringing the massive gantry machine online at Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Engineering Directorate’s Industrial Plant Equipment Services Division facility in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania.

June 2, 2021

Employee Spotlight: Andres Gerena

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.