DLA Aviation News

Archive: April, 2022

April 28, 2022

Irons and putters were swinging during annual golf tournament hosted by DLA Aviation at OKC

On a sunny and surprisingly warm early April day, close to 100 people, making up 24 teams, took part in the 13th annual Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Golf Classic played at Choctaw Creek Golf Course in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma April 9.

April 27, 2022

Data pull project introduces standardization to Cherry Point sustainment team

One of the best ways to measure the success of any project is to analyze the data generated by that project. Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Cherry Point, North Carolina, sustainment support specialists within the Planning and Support Division are dedicated to delivering supportability analysis, ensuring warfighter support success and a continuous process improvement project focused on improving data pulls has provided them with a better tool for doing just that.

April 26, 2022

DLA Aviation at San Diego team members welcome new commander

San Diego team members from Defense Logistics Agency Aviation gathered April 22 to welcome Navy Commander Fred Albesa as their new commander, while saying farewell to Navy Commander Maxine Gardner who assumed command in 2020.

April 25, 2022

DSCR changes address May 1

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond, Virginia, is updating its address to reflect Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia’s main gate location May 1. The address coincides with the installation’s North Gate, located off Strathmore Road in Chesterfield County, Virginia.

April 22, 2022

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, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

April 21, 2022

DSCR continues making great strides in its groundwater cleanup efforts

The Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond Environmental Cleanup Program’s quarterly Restoration Advisory Board met April 18 at Bensley Community Center in Chesterfield, Virginia. It was the first time members had the option of attending the meeting in person since 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

April 20, 2022

DLA Aviation Logistics Operations Center employees give back to the local community through volunteerism

Employees working within Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Logistics Operations Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, took time from their schedules for a team building event, volunteering at the Richmond Feed More facility in Richmond, Virginia, March 31.

April 20, 2022

Pinwheel parade focuses on making children priority number one

While April is designated as Child Abuse Prevention Month, the Defense Department declares its commitment to the safety and wellbeing of children all year long. In 2022, DOD leads these efforts with the campaign “All In To End Child Abuse.”

April 19, 2022

February employees of the month rise to meet production challenges for A-10 aircraft

DeAnne Allshouse and Theresa McKinzie, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation customer specialists were selected as Employees of the Month for February. Allshouse won the general schedule 1-9 category and McKinzie took the award in the GS 10-13 category.

April 15, 2022

National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week celebrated on Defense Supply Center Richmond

National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week is held every year during the second week of April to honor telecommunications personnel for their commitment, service and sacrifice. This year, it is celebrated April 10-16.

April 14, 2022

Defense Supply Center Richmond recognized for environmental excellence

Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, was recently awarded the Virginia Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award during a ceremony held at Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Virginia, during the 2022 Environment Virginia Symposium March 29.

April 13, 2022

Continuous process improvement projects enhance PaCE curriculum

Over the years, the Defense Logistics Agency Pathways to Career Excellence program, formerly known as DLA Corporate Intern Program, has been a catalyst for bringing in and training the next generation workforce that DLA will depend on to continue providing outstanding support to the nations warfighters.

April 11, 2022

Awareness and tips for emergency calls emphasized during National 9-1-1 Education Month

National 9-1-1 Education Month is observed annually in the month of April at the Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. The 9-1-1 system serves as the vital link between the public and emergency responders. It is intended as a nationwide telephone number and gives the public fast and easy access to a public safety answering point.

April 6, 2022

April is Security Awareness Month: If you see something, say something!

We all have our daily routines. We go to work, stop by the store, maybe pick up our kids from school and travel home. We usually do not alter our routines unless something unusual occurs. It is the unusual events or unique observations that Defense Logistics Agency, Installation Management Richmond’s Security and Emergency Services wants to hear about! To assist you with reporting these unusual occurrences, DLA has developed a program called DLA iWatch.

April 6, 2022

Do your part: April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

“Level the Playing Field, Play Your Position” was the theme of the DLA Energy and Aviation Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month Opening Ceremony Webinar April 5.