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Feb. 28, 2022

December employees of the month recognized for exemplary work performance

Trang Ho Nguyen, an inventory management specialist in the Materiel Management Division of Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Cherry Point, North Carolina, and Christina Nelson, a customer support specialist lead in the Materiel Management Division of DLA Aviation at Jacksonville, Florida, were both named DLA Aviation Employees of the Month for December 2021.

Feb. 25, 2022

DLA employees focus on health issues during Black History Month

More than 40 Defense Logistics Aviation employees attended a virtual seminar on health and wellness Feb. 23 hosted by DLA Aviation’s supplier operations directorates and the activity’s Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Office.

Feb. 23, 2022

Sanford shares warfighter support strategies at International Military Helicopter Symposium

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. David Sanford shared updates on DLA Aviation’s aircraft sustainment mission with a transatlantic audience during a United Kingdom-based International Helicopter Summit Feb. 16.

Feb. 22, 2022

Dynamic frontline leadership leads to branch chief’s selection as DLA Aviation’s top leader for December

Selfless attitude and willingness to accept all challenges with confidence are attributes that earned Rodney Dunson the DLA Aviation Leadership Award for December. He’s the Hardware/Nuclear Reactors Program Branch chief within the Planning Material Division of Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Planning Programs Directorate in Richmond, Virginia.

Feb. 18, 2022

DLA Aviation at Oklahoma City improves warfighter support through demand consensus events

One of the more challenging tasks for the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation teams supporting the Air Force industrial customers at the retail industrial sites is determining what materials to have on hand, quantities to stock, timelines of the requirement and ensuring demand and supply planning factors within DLA business systems are postured to maintain procurement pipelines for items with consistent demands.

Feb. 16, 2022

Deputy assistant secretary of defense for logistics gets in depth look at DLA Aviation missions

DLA Aviation senior leaders discussed aircraft sustainment challenges with Leigh Method during her visit Feb. 10 to the DLA Aviation Operations Building on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. Method is the deputy assistant secretary of defense for logistics within the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Sustainment, Washington, D.C.

Feb. 14, 2022

DLA director meets with DLA Aviation at Oklahoma City leadership team

Defense Logistics Agency Director Navy Vice Adm. Michelle Skubic saw how the DLA Aviation at Oklahoma City team supports the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex’s critical missions during her Feb. 9 visit to Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma.

Feb. 11, 2022

Eisenhower students learn real-world impact of their studies through discussions with DLA

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation participated in a virtual seminar for the Organic Industrial Base class at National Defense University’s Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy on Feb. 4. This annual event brings together DLA leaders and students to connect what they learn with real-world impact.

Feb. 9, 2022

Kind and caring leader awarded DLA Aviation November Leadership Award

Oscar Moore , was awarded the DLA Aviation Leadership Award for November 2021. Moore is a supervisory inventory management specialist in the Component/Indirect Material Planning and Support Branch at Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Cherry Point on Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina.

Feb. 7, 2022

November Employee of the Month awardees show commitment to excellence

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation selected Robert Redmond and Richard Bullock as its November Employee of the Month awardees, recognizing them for their commitment to excellence.

Feb. 2, 2022

Employee Spotlight: Heather Judd

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.