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Archive: March, 2022

March 30, 2022

DLA Aviation January Leadership Award recipients invest in employee growth

Good leaders recognize potential in their employees, and great leaders find ways to help employees fulfill that potential. Robert “Bob” Kish, supervisor of the Marine Corps Customer Facing Division’s Aviation Customer Relationship Management Cell and Sarah Wright, chief of Strategic Contracts within the Program Management Division, Strategic Acquisition and Programs Directorate, are the January Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Leadership Award recipients and honored for their dedication to helping employees reach their professional potential.

March 28, 2022

Tour provides DLA Aviation glimpse into their role in keeping Virginia Army National Guard helicopters flying

More than a dozen members of Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Supplier Operations Original Equipment Manufacturer Directorate toured the Virginia Army National Guard’s Aviation Support Facility in Sandston, Virginia, March 17.

March 25, 2022

Airmen recognized for leadership, excellence by DLA enterprise

Two Defense Logistics Agency Aviation airmen win enterprise-level recognition for their performance and leadership.

March 22, 2022

Respected and highly impressive performers earn DLA Aviation’s employee of the month honors for January

Reggie Sanders, a sustainment specialist within the Planning Division at Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Jacksonville, Florida, and June Leeper, , a contracting specialist within the Emergency Contract Support Division at DLA Aviation at San Diego, California, were selected as DLA Aviation’s Employees of the Month for January. Leeper won in the general schedule 10-13 category. Sanders took the award in the GS 1-9 category.

March 21, 2022

Employee Spotlight: Donna Rendon

Donna Rendon said her past experience working with Marines directly on the flight line helped prepare her for her current job as a sustainment specialist with Defense Logistics agency Aviation at Cherry Point.

March 18, 2022

Bellwood elk pass annual inspection with flying colors

The elk roaming freely within designated pastures on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, were given a clean bill of health by the Commonwealth of Virginia during their annual inspection March 16.

March 16, 2022

Tube assembly contracts expand supplier base, provide inventory for Air Force

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation recently awarded contracts to two suppliers that will more than double the number of TF33 tube assemblies available to meet demand from Air Force engineering operations.

March 14, 2022

Annual tornado drill held on Defense Supply Center Richmond

Every year, Virginia’s tornado season peaks during the spring and summer seasons. It’s a time when the commonwealth is susceptible to severe thunderstorms which can produce short-lived, but very destructive tornados.

March 10, 2022

DLA employees honored in Defense Logistics Agency’s 54th Annual Employee Recognition Awards video

The Defense Logistics Agency released a video March 10 in recognition of its 54th Annual Employee Recognition Award Program for 2021. The awards recognize leadership and hard work in support of the agency’s mission in 13 categories.

March 9, 2022

Spring forward safely by changing your clocks, batteries during daylight saving time

Fire and Emergency Services personnel with Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond are encouraging employees to change batteries in smoke alarms when they change their clocks for daylight saving time March 13.

March 7, 2022

Grieving mothers find strength from family, friends and DLA Employee Assistance Program

In the mid-1980’s, the late pop icon Prince recorded a song for the Under the Cherry Moon soundtrack titled Sometimes it Snows in April. In it, he laments “Sometimes I wish that life was never ending, but all good things they say, never last.” It’s an emotion Gail Gillus, a supervisory program analyst within Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Command Support Directorate’s Resource Management Division at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, has experienced for the past five months.

March 2, 2022

DSCR testing mass warning system during Virginia annual tornado drill March 8

Virginia Severe Weather Awareness Week 2022 takes place March 7-11. On March 8, the annual tornado response drill will take place throughout many cities and counties within the commonwealth. During the drill, Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond employees on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, will test the mass warning notification system, Giant Voice, with a "seek shelter" message.