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March 20, 2017

Periodic inspection gets revamped

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Fairchild Air Force Base website — The Periodic Inspection is a beast; the largest and most in-depth inspection Fairchild maintainers conduct on the seasoned KC-135 Stratotanker.

March 10, 2017

New forging dies and organic manufacturing improve aircraft wing spar support

In 2014, Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, and the F-15 Eagle System Program Office identified a critical requirement for the F-15 C/D model aircraft wing spars. The spars, a critical structural component within the aircraft’s wing, were showing stress cracks.

March 10, 2017

Hurry named new DLA Aviation commander

The Air Force General Officer Management Office announced March 9 that Air Force Brig. Gen. Linda S. Hurry will replace Air Force Brig. Gen. Allan E. Day as commander of Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Richmond, Virginia.

March 7, 2017

“Keys to Success” shared at Air Force officer promotion ceremony

Air Force Lt. Col. Michael Allison, Chief Air Force Customer Facing Division, Customer Operations Directorate, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, celebrated his promotion to colonel as Brig. Gen. John Kubinec, Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex Commander, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, shared the secrets to becoming a colonel at a ceremony Feb. 28 held on Defense Supply Center, Richmond, Virginia Air Force.

March 2, 2017

Myers named DLA’s NCO of the Quarter

Defense Logistics Agency names Tech. Sgt. Lashaundra Myers as Non-Commissioned Officer of the 1st Quarter of 2017 for her personal and work accomplishments.

Feb. 22, 2017

Pelayo promoted to master sergeant

Air Force Tech. Sgt. Janet Pelayo with Defense Logistics Agency Aviation celebrated her promotion ceremony Jan. 31 at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, with her family in an unconventional way

Feb. 17, 2017

DLA Distribution headquarters hosts new Air Force National Account Managers

The newly assigned Defense Logistics Agency Air Force National Account Managers visited DLA Distribution headquarters and its largest distribution center in the network, DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, on Feb. 15 to discuss DLA’s global logistics processes.

Feb. 16, 2017

Former commander returns, gives Air Force customer perspective at SLC

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation leadership and strategic partners came together for the activities annual Senior Leadership Conference Feb. 7-9 on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. Former DLA Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Mark Johnson who is the current commander of the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, returned to Richmond to speak with senior leaders from an Air Force customer perspective.

Feb. 13, 2017

Aviation senior leaders meet to dial up performance

Senior leaders from across Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s 18 geographical locations within the U.S. traveled to Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Feb 7-9 to meet with teammates and other DLA, military services and industry leaders to review last year’s performance and discuss how to improve support this year.

Feb. 6, 2017

Inaugural all-call helps hone Air Force IMA processes, best practices

More than 70 Air Force Individual Mobilization Augmentees and Defense Logistics Agency Joint Reserve Force leaders recently joined in a two-day event to train, exchange ideas and broaden their skills,