Navy Vice Adm. (retired) Keith Lippert visited the new Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Operations Center May 8, 2019. DLA Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Linda Hurry and Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Site Director David Gibson gave Lippert a tour of the building and showed him detailed plans for Phase two, which is scheduled to begin late 2020 and be completed in 2022. He also met with senior leadership during his visit. Lippert served as the commander from 1993-1995 when the center was known as Defense General Supply Center.