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Nov. 14, 2017

Air Force, DLA discuss mutual challenges, opportunities

Defense Logistics Agency and Air Force leaders met to discuss how they could grow their partnership and improve mutual support during Air Force/DLA Day, Nov. 9 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex, Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

Sept. 22, 2017

Air Force, DLA Aviation rise to the challenge during summit

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation hosted a Collaborative Planning Summit at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Sept. 12-14 to improve performance-based metrics with the Air Force.

Sept. 15, 2017

DLA Land and Maritime celebrates 70th Air Force birthday

Members of the federal community hosted a birthday celebration at the Defense Supply Center Columbus to honor the 70-year history of the U.S. Air Force.

Sept. 14, 2017

Lessons in loyalty, patriotism mark Air Force’s 70th birthday

In a Sept. 12 celebration, McNamara Headquarters Complex tenant organizations commemorated the Air Force’s 70th birthday with a color guard, the Air Force Brass Quintet, a cake cutting and singing.

Aug. 28, 2017

Multifaceted DLA Aviation employee’s service supports nuclear mission

A technical sergeant in the Defense Logistics Agency Reserve Force predates most of the weapons systems he supports — but both DLA and the individual regard an unusual path to service as leading to the same destination: uncompromised readiness.

July 20, 2017

2016 Employee of the Year sustains critical Air Force weapons systems

A contracting officer with the Industrial Hardware supply chain was named 2016 DLA Troop Support Employee of the Year and received the DLA Superior Civilian Service Award June 6 for her contributions to acquiring hardware for critical systems across the Air Force.

July 6, 2017

DLA director hosts DLA Aviation change of command

Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, employees filled the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center to capacity June 28 during the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Change of Command ceremony to bid farewell to Air Force Brig. Gen. Allan Day and welcome Air Force Brig. Gen. Linda Hurry as the next commander.

May 5, 2017

DLA director retires after 38-year Air Force career

Defense Logistics Agency Director Lt. Gen. Andy Busch marked the end of his 38-year Air Force career May 4 with a retirement ceremony at DLA Headquarters, Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

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.