Most moves require extensive planning, detailed lists, and plenty of time to make sure the needed space is available. But when the Air Force needs room on short notice, you make room.
Advanced manufacturing collaboration meeting took place in Conference Room 108 of the DLA Aviation Operations Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Jan. 13, 2022.
Defense Logistics Agency Aviation employees, Samuel Gallegos, a materials expeditor working at DLA Aviation at Ogden, Utah, and Felicia Barwell, a weapon system program manager working in Richmond, Virginia, were selected as the activity’s October Employees of the Month. Gallegos won in the general schedule (GS) 1-9 category 1 and Barwell won in the GS 10-13 category 2. (Jan 13, 2022, DLA Aviation Courtesy Graphic)
A major subordinate command of the Defense Logistics Agency, DLA Aviation is the aviation demand and supply chain manager for DLA and much of the Defense Department. Employing more than 4,000 civilian and military personnel in 18 locations across the United States. DLA Aviation supports more than 1,879 weapon systems and is the U.S. military’s integrated materiel manager for more than 1.7 million national stock number items, industrial retail supply and depot-level repairable acquisitions.


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Joint Reserve Force empowers agency staffs to meet missions
The Defense Logistics Agency Joint Reserve Force provided 39,000 workdays of mission support in areas like the Agency Synchronization and Operations Center during fiscal 2021.
Jan. 20, 2022 - Behind DLA's 26,000 employees are 667 reservists providing daily mission support that translates into warfighter readiness.

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DLA Aviation team at Warner Robins pulls off quick warehouse move for Air Force
Last fall the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Storage and Distribution team at Warner Robins, Georgia, was contacted by the Air Force about taking over a warehouse in the Avionics Group being used by the team. The Air Force needed space for its F-35 production aircraft line, so the team of 21 volunteers coordinated and expedited the move — accomplishing the task in seven hours. (DLA Aviation Courtesy Photo)
Jan. 26, 2022 - Most moves require extensive planning, detailed lists, and plenty of time to make sure the needed space is available. But when the Air Force needs room on short notice, you make room.

Team members named October EOM for ensuring warfighter parts procured, delivered when needed
Defense Logistics Agency Aviation employees, Samuel Gallegos, a materials expeditor working at DLA Aviation at Ogden, Utah, and Felicia Barwell, a weapon system program manager working in Richmond, Virginia, were selected as the activity’s October Employees of the Month.  Gallegos won in the general schedule (GS) 1-9 category 1 and Barwell won in the GS 10-13 category 2.  (Jan 13, 2022, DLA Aviation Courtesy Graphic)
Jan. 24, 2022 - Defense Logistics Agency Aviation employees, Felicia Barwell, a weapon system program manager and Samuel Gallegos, a materials expeditor, have more in common than just working for the same agency. Both were named DLA Aviation October Employees of the Month for their dedication in providing our warfighters with what they need.

Advanced manufacturing collaboration takes center stage on DSCR
Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. David Sanford, far right, addresses those who attended the advanced manufacturing collaboration meeting in Conference Room 108 of the DLA Aviation Operations Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Jan. 13, 2022. Safety guidelines and limitations due to COVID limited in person attendance. Many others, including Army Maj. Gen. K. Todd  Royar, commanding general of the Army Aviation and Missile Command in Huntsville, Alabama, attended the meeting virtually. Royar is seen in this photo on the monitor to the far left.
Jan. 20, 2022 - Leaders from various military aviation components, as well as representatives from Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, DLA Troop Support and DLA Headquarters, met Jan. 13 to exchange ideas, initiatives and developments in manufacturing focused on additive manufacturing for hard-to-source and obsolete parts.

How to find out about changes in DSCR operating status during inclement weather, other emergencies
Winter weather may be coming to Defense Supply Center Richmond next week.  There are multiple methods available to employees to learn about DSCR operating status changes, starting with the DLA Aviation public website at www.dla.mil/aviation.
Jan. 19, 2022 - Hazardous weather is once again predicted for the Richmond Metro area later this week.  When winter-like weather or hazardous driving conditions do arrive, how will you be notified of changes in Defense Supply Center Richmond’s operating status?

Transformative and dynamic leader awarded DLA Aviation October Leadership Award
Douglas Williams, branch chief in the Commodities Branch in the Material Management Division at Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Oklahoma City, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, was awarded the DLA Aviation Leadership Award for October 2021. (Graphic by Dominique J. Shelton)
Jan. 18, 2022 - Douglas Williams, branch chief in the Commodities Branch in the Material Management Division at Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Oklahoma City, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, was awarded the DLA Aviation Leadership Award for October.