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Archive: July, 2021

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.

July 19, 2021

Employee Spotlight: Alexander Child

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.

July 16, 2021

Employee Spotlight: Jaxon Beard

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.

July 14, 2021

Aggressive contaminated groundwater cleanup efforts on DCSR discussed during RAB

For the first time in more than a year, community members could attend the Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond Environmental Cleanup Program’s quarterly Restoration Advisory Board meeting in person at the Bensley Community Center in Chesterfield County, Virginia, July 12. These meetings were held virtually since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020.

July 12, 2021

April Employee of the Month Award recipients achieve excellence in process improvement

Hiccups in distribution and material orders are no match for Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s April Employee of the Month Award recipients. With their out-of-the-box strategies and dogged determination, Timothy Beveridge and Leslie Stanley are standout contributors to their respective lines of business. Beveridge was selected in the general schedule (GS) 10-13 category and Stanley was selected in the GS 1-9 category.

July 9, 2021

Demolition continues, makes way for Phase 2 of Aviation Operations Center

Demolition of Building 33 on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, continues as part of Phase 2 for the Defense Logistics Aviation Operations Center. Destruction began earlier this year with most of it happening over the past month.

July 8, 2021

DLA Aviation awards ceremony recognizes outstanding employees

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. David Sanford hosted the first of its kind DLA Aviation Annual Awards Ceremony June 29, 2021 in the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

July 7, 2021

Three supervisors earn DLA Aviation’s April Leadership Award

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation has long recognized ties between its success and the dedication of its workforce. This month, the activity is highlighting three supervisors, who tied for the DLA Aviation April Leadership Award.

July 1, 2021

Following safety precautions is paramount with at home fireworks

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management at Richmond’s Fire and Emergency Services and the Fire Prevention Office are looking forward to the upcoming 4th of July holiday, and we have some tips to help you enjoy the holiday safely.