One of the four dimensions of transformative leadership recognized with the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Leadership Award is inspirational motivation. Materiel Management Branch Chief Darrin Clark of DLA Aviation at San Diego is a man who embodies this trait through and through.
Linda Bumgarner, who provides administrative support for the command group of Defense Logistics Agency Aviation in Huntsville, Alabama pauses from work to pose for a picture at her desk made from re-purposed cubicles moved from Building 7408 when the activity moved into their new campus area on Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, Jan. 14, 2021. (Courtesy Photo)
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 1,800 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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New procurement technical assistance center to help Mariana Island businesses grow
Procurement Technical Assistance Centers provided over 190,000 hours of one-on-one counseling to 57,000 businesses in fiscal 2020.
Jan. 26, 2021 - The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands has a new Procurement Technical Assistance Center to help businesses compete for and perform contracts with the Defense Department.

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Aviation employees receive DLA’s 53rd Annual Employee Recognition Award
Donald Bartlett, management analyst, Business Management Division, DLA Installation Management Richmond and police Maj. Mark Bowen, lead training/operation officer, Emergency Support Services, DLA Installation Management Richmond both named DLA 53rd Annual Employee Recognition program recipients. (Graphic by Natalie Skelton, DLA Aviation Public Affairs Office)
Jan. 27, 2021 - On the heels of what proved to be a trying year for many, 2020 closed out on a high note for two Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond, Virginia employees who are recipients of the DLA’s 53rd Annual Employee Recognition Awards program.

Darrin Clark honored for transformative leadership with November Aviation Leadership Award
The Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Leadership Working Group recognizes Darrin Clark with the November DLA Aviation Leadership Award. Clark is the Materiel Management Branch chief within DLA Aviation at San Diego. (Courtesy Photo)
Jan. 25, 2021 - One of the four dimensions of transformative leadership recognized with the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Leadership Award is inspirational motivation. Materiel Management Branch Chief Darrin Clark of DLA Aviation at San Diego is a man who embodies this trait through and through.

Longstanding partnership reduces part wait time, cost
Jan. 24, 2021 - Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command website — A U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command partnership with an arm of the Defense Logistics Agency will significantly reduce delivery time on necessary parts while simultaneously saving millions of dollars.

DLA Aviation in Huntsville moves onto a campus that is “just the right size” for them
Linda Bumgarner, who provides administrative support for the command group of Defense Logistics Agency Aviation in Huntsville, Alabama, pauses from work to pose for a picture at her desk made from re-purposed cubicles moved from Building 7408 when the activity moved into their new campus area on Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, Jan. 14, 2021. (Courtesy Photo)
Jan. 22, 2021 - After three years of working to find workspaces for its staff members that were close to each other and met their needs, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Procurement Operations in Huntsville, Alabama, finalized their move into four buildings co-located within walking distance of each other Dec. 14.

Employee Spotlight: Jeremy Walsworth
The Defense Logistics Agency Aviation spotlight shines on Jeremy Walsworth. He is an inventory management specialist at DLA Aviation-Cherry Point, North Carolina. (Courtesy photo)
Jan. 21, 2021 - 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.