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March 29, 2018

DLA Aviation awards U-2 support contract for Pacer Dragon Program

Preparing to pilot the Air Force’s U-2 Dragon Lady is much like suiting up to go into space.The Dragon Lady is a single-seat, single-engine, high-altitude aircraft that provides high-altitude/ near space reconnaissance and all-weather surveillance and reconnaissance, day or night, and delivers critical imagery and signals intelligence. In January, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation awarded a Pacer Dragon Program support contract for $85 million that ensures uninterrupted engine support to those who fly the U-2

March 7, 2018

Employee Spotlight: Nicole Smith

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.

Feb. 20, 2018

End-of-year printing completed early and on budget

The Defense Logistics Agency completed the 2017 end-of-year printing for Defense Finance and Accounting Service ahead of schedule and on budget, marking the fifth year the agency has done the job. Over 4.8 million tax and account statements, 2.6 million ACA statements, and 2 million Retired and Annuitant newsletters were produced and packaged by DLA over just six and a half weeks.

Dec. 18, 2017

DLA Installation Operations employing innovative ideas, striving for process excellence

DLA Installation Operations employing latest technology in striving for process excellence and customer satisfaction.

Dec. 12, 2017

Korea commander tours local tech facility, focus on CPI

DLA Distribution Korea’s Lean Six Sigma Black belts, Green belts, and Quality Assurance Team members visited Taegu Tec to tour their facility on Nov. 29.

Dec. 11, 2017

Distribution commanding general introduces DLA Director’s strategic plan in annual town hall meeting

Introducing the DLA Director’s 2018-2026 Strategic Plan and discussing how the lines of effort outlined in the plan apply to DLA Distribution was the main focus of DLA Distribution commanding general Army Brig. Gen. John S. Laskodi’s November 28 town hall with headquarters staff.

Dec. 5, 2017

Commander introduces 2018 Troop Support Campaign Plan

The DLA mission will always put the warfighter first, Army Brig. Gen. Mark Simerly said while reviewing the agency’s new strategic plan during a town hall in Philadelphia Nov. 30. He also introduced the 2018 DLA Troop Support Campaign Plan.

Nov. 9, 2017

Legacy of financial transparency continues with ninth cost summit

Twice a year, the Defense Logistics Agency’s finance and logistics operations leaders gather to discuss financial issues with internal and external customers and partners. Gretchen Anderson co-hosted her first Cost Summit as DLA’s Finance director alongside DLA Logistics Operations Deputy Director, Mike Scott at the McNamara Headquarters Complex on Nov. 6.

Nov. 2, 2017

Vice director: Audit disclaimer an opportunity to improve rather than a failure

Recent news that independent auditors Ernst & Young issued a disclaimer of opinion on the Defense Logistics Agency’s financial records isn’t good, but was not unexpected, DLA Vice Director Ted Case told members of the agency’s audit advancement team in an All Hands meeting Oct. 31.