News | Sept. 5, 2019

DLA Aviation Commander visits San Diego, promotes Commander

By Leon Moore DLA Aviation Public Affairs

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. David Sanford made his first trip to DLA Aviation at San Diego, California Sept. 3. Sanford assumed command of DLA Aviation in July.

While there, Sanford met with his Navy customers on Naval Air Station North Island, California, as well as DLA Aviation at San Diego employees. Sanford also got a tour of Fleet Readiness Center Southwest’s depot production lines as well as met with FRCSW Commanding Officer Navy Capt. Anthony Jaramillo.

While in San Diego, Sanford also officiated over the promotion ceremony for DLA Aviation at San Diego Commander Navy Capt. Ernan Obellos. He was promoted to the rank of captain during a ceremony where he was joined by his two sons, who are also Navy officers, as well as his wife and daughter.