Four DLA Aviation employees are members of Kadencia, the Richmond, Virginia based Afro-Puerto Rican group. Its music and sounds pay homage and follows the traditions of the Afro-Puerto Rican genres of Bomba and Plena.
Travis Dunn is nothing short of inspiring, according to the people who nominated him for the August Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Leadership Award.
Navy and civilian personnel at DLA Aviation Richmond celebrated the Navy’s 245th birthday with a cake cutting ceremony in the Lott’s Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia Oct. 13, 2020.
The DLA Culture/Climate Survey is conducted every 18-24 months to assess employees’ attitudes in areas ranging from employee morale to job satisfaction.
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Daylight saving time: Fall back this Sunday
Daylight saving time ends this Sunday at 2 a.m. when most Americans rewind their clocks. It's also a good time to change batteries in smoke detectors and other home safety devices.
Oct. 29, 2020 - Daylight saving time ends this Sunday at 2 a.m. when most Americans rewind their clocks. It's also a good time to change batteries in smoke detectors and other home safety devices.

DLA Aviation News

Rich Puerto Rican music heritage inspires DLA Aviation band mates
Kadencia, the Richmond, Virginia based Afro-Puerto Rican group, performs during George Washington University’s Black Heritage Month celebration in Washington, D.C. Feb. 7, 2020. Maurice Sanabria-Ortiz (middle, singing) founded the group in Puerto-Rico back in 2007. He’s the branch chief for Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Supplier Operations Commodities Directorates Contract Administration’s Customer Support Branch. Three other DLA Aviation Richmond employees, including Sanabria-Ortiz’s son, Maurice Sanabria (far right on percussion) are members of Kadencia.
Oct. 28, 2020 - Maurice “Tito” Sanabria’s eyes light up when he talks about what it’s like playing percussion and singing backup vocals as a member of Kadencia, the Richmond, Virginia based Afro-Puerto Rican group. “I love seeing people dance to our music while learning about Puerto Rican music, traditions, culture, and history,” Sanabria said

Fall Back: Change your clocks, batteries during Daylight Saving Time
Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday, November 1, 2020.
Oct. 26, 2020 - Daylight Saving Time is Nov. 1. As you move your clocks back an hour, don’t forget to change the batteries in your smoke detectors and other home safety devices.

Call for volunteers leads to a seat at the ‘big kids’’ table
Jodi Beard is an acquisition specialist on the Process Health Team, Business Compliance and Audit Sustainment Division for Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Audit and Process Compliance Directorate. She recently returned from a special assignment to DLA Headquarters where she served as a liaison officer for the Agency Synchronization Operations Center at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. (Photo by Jackie Roberts)
Oct. 26, 2020 - In the early part of 2020, my family began planning a family trip to Italy for the spring. We had never been out of the country together. With a son who had just moved back to Virginia and a daughter preparing to move across the country to the West Coast (and pending a husband finally getting his passport), the timing for this vacation felt perfect.

Employee Spotlight: Mike Baldwin
The Defense Logistics Agency aviation spotlight shines on Mike Baldwin, a customer support specialist at DLA Aviation at Ogden on Hill Air Force Base, Utah. He is a Marine Corps veteran who has worked for DLA Aviation for three years.
Oct. 23, 2020 - 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.

Leadership Award recipient empowers confidence in team
Travis Dunn, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s chief of the Supplier Operations Original Equipment Manufacturer Directorate’s, Aviation Engines and Auxiliary Components Division, has been named the recipient of the August Leadership Award at DLA Aviation. Dunn says working across public and private industry over the years, that this is by far the best place to work both in terms of culture and the people, making it a great experience thus far. (Photo by Jackie Roberts)
Oct. 21, 2020 - Travis Dunn is nothing short of inspiring, according to the people who nominated him for the August Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Leadership Award.