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May 10, 2022

Employee Spotlight: Mearle Tilton

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.

May 6, 2022

DLA Aviation CPI project improves organic manufacturing process

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Continuous Process Improvement Office completed a project that shortened the time to process emergency requests for organically manufactured parts by 21%.

May 6, 2022

DLA Distribution San Diego hosts director, Logistics, Fleet Supply and Ordnance

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Diego, California, hosted U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Dion D. English, director, Logistics, Fleet Supply and Ordnance, U.S. Pacific Fleet, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, at the center April 15.

May 4, 2022

DLA firefighters save lives in New Cumberland apartment fire

As fire raged through an apartment building on 813 Bridge Street, New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, Defense Logistics Agency firefighters assigned to DLA Installation Management Susquehanna Fire & Emergency Services responded to the fire alarm at 7:26 a.m. Dec. 30. Initial reports from the scene identified a fire in a first-floor apartment and multiple victims trapped on the second floor.

May 4, 2022

Get physical May 16 at newly opened Red Brick Fitness Center

The newly rebuilt fitness center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia is back, bigger and better and ready to help you reach your fitness goals starting May 16.

May 3, 2022

DLA Distribution spotlights Susan Lucio

In honor of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution spotlights Susan Bautista-Lucio, the deputy commander of DLA Distribution Puget Sound, Washington.

May 2, 2022

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution recognizes National Small Business Week

For more than 51 years, the President of the United States has issued a proclamation announcing National Small Business Week, which recognizes the critical contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners. This year, the National Small Business Week will occur May 1-7.

May 2, 2022

Employee Spotlight Questions: Joseph “Scott” Wilson

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.

April 29, 2022

Susquehanna’s Child Development Center celebrates Month of the Military Child

The Defense Logistics Agency Susquehanna Child and Youth Program hosted a special Month of the Military Child performance and parade April 1 on Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania.

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

DLA Installation Management Susquehanna’s April PrepareAthon Week #4: Active Shooter

All month we highlighted the critical pre-planning and associated mitigation actions to execute emergency action plans for many different hazards. This week we turn our attention to active shooters (active assailants).

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.