DLA employees have until August 31 to nominate former agency civilians of any grade or military members of any rank to the 2021 DLA Hall of Fame.
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 1.2 million national stock number items, industrial retail supply and depot-level repairable acquisitions.


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Business process analysts help keep DLA procurement systems humming
Defense Logistics Agency business process analysts pose for a group photo.
July 14, 2021 - Business process analysts throughout DLA ensure the dozens of systems acquisition specialists use to make almost 10,000 buys daily are running smoothly.

DLA Aviation News

Aviation Hall of Fame nominations accepted through August 31
Nominations for Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s annual Hall of Fame are open through August 31, 2021. (DLA Aviation graphic)
July 30, 2021 - Nominations for the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s annual Hall of Fame for 2021 are open through Aug. 31.

Employee Spotlight: William “Tom” Thomason
Tom Thomason says he was born into government service through his father’s military service as a Navy chief hospital corpsman. Thirty-nine years of federal service later, four as a Coast Guardsman, finds him working as an inventory management/customer service specialist with Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Cherry Point, on Marine Corp Air Station, Cherry Point, North Carolina. (Courtesy Photo July 12, 2021)
July 28, 2021 - Tom Thomason says when a customer walks away satisfied that DLA Aviation resolved the issue that is a "feel good" moment for him. Thomason is an inventory management/customer service specialist working at DLA Aviation at Cherry Point, North Carolina.

Initiatives foster a positive work culture at DLA in Jacksonville
Tonneisha Scott, center, a sustainment specialist with Defense Logistics Aviation at Jacksonville, Florida’s planning division, receives a visual of parts needed to repair the canopy on an F/A 18 Hornet with Scott Still, left, and Todd Hile, right, sheet metal mechanics with Fleet Readiness Center Southeast’s Canopy Shop.
July 26, 2021 - For roughly the past four years, senior military and civilian leadership at Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Jacksonville, Florida, have been developing an all-inclusive, purpose-driven team that aligns with the “Warfighter Always” readiness line of effort within the DLA Strategic Plan 2021 - 2026. That LOE states DLA’s support to the warfighter is job one. It’s our core strategic priority. We must provide the right support in the right places at the right times.

DLA director visits Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, meets with employees and customers
Defense Logistics Agency at Cherry Point Navy Cmdr. Isaac May, 1st row left, poses for a photo with DLA employees and DLA Director Navy Vice Adm. Michelle Skubic, 1st row right, during her July 13, 2021 visit to Fleet Readiness Center East, Marine Corps Air Station, Cherry Point, North Carolina.
July 23, 2021 - Defense Logistics Agency Director Vice Adm. Michelle Skubic visited Marine Corps Air Station, Cherry Point, North Carolina, July 13 and met with DLA senior leaders and employees and Fleet Readiness Center East customers.

DLA partners with NGA on digital delivery initiative
More than a dozen representatives from Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Customer Operations Directorate’s Mapping Customer Operations, DLA Data Production Operations, DLA Information Operations and the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency, participated in a print-on-demand site tour and ribbon cutting ceremony at DLA Document Services on Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia, July 14, 2021. The ceremonial ribbon cutting kicked off a Digital Delivery and Dissemination Connectivity initiative between DLA and NGA.
July 21, 2021 - More than a dozen representatives from Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Customer Operations Directorate’s Mapping Customer Operations, DLA Data Production Operations, DLA Information Operations and the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency, participated in a print-on-demand site tour and ribbon cutting ceremony at DLA Document Services on Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia, July 14.