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Nov. 4, 2019

Finding ability beyond disabilities in the workforce

The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and other legislative actions before it, have helped individuals with disabilities make great strides in being considered as equals alongside their professional peers. Despite these changes in the law, changes in thinking among employers remains a challenge.

Nov. 1, 2019

DLA’s first chief data officer named DoD government executive of the year

After more than 33 years of government service, all with the Defense Logistics Agency, Teresa W. Smith continues to thank her parents, family and mentors for instilling in her the importance of public service, something she believes led to her recognition as the Department of Defense Government Executive of the Year.

Oct. 31, 2019

Take two … minutes to change your clock and your smoke alarm batteries

Daylight Saving Time is almost here, and when you change your clocks on Nov. 3, make sure you change the batteries in your smoke detectors, too.

Oct. 28, 2019

PaCE program grads represent the next generation of DLA leaders

More than 40 Defense Logistics Agency Aviation employees who were students in the Pathways to Career Excellence program were recognized Oct. 23 during a graduation held in their honor at the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

Oct. 25, 2019

DLA Aviation Navy Lieutenant receives fleet support logistics award

Navy Lt. Angeli Rodriguez received the Alva Bryan Lasswell Award for Fleet Support at the Town and Country Resort and Convention Center, San Diego, California, during the National Defense Industrial Association’s Fall Defense and Industry Forum, Oct. 8.

Oct. 18, 2019

Employees share knowledge learned during rotation with their co-workers

Have you ever wanted to walk a mile in someone else’s shoes? Well, John Horton and Justin Wills just did – for six months.

Oct. 15, 2019

Shining a light on awareness of the visually impaired at DLA Aviation

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation takes pride in diversity among its employees, including workers with visual impairments. On Oct. 15, White Cane Awareness Day will further celebrate the achievements and efforts of individuals with visual impairments who work to increase awareness among the sighted community.

Oct. 4, 2019

Mediation: DLA’s hidden gem

DLA’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program, RESOLVE, provides a quick, informal and cost-efficient means of addressing and resolving workplace disputes.

Oct. 3, 2019

Price selected for induction into DLA Aviation’s Hall of Fame

Janet Price has been selected for induction into the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Hall of Fame. She will be inducted during a Nov. 12 ceremony at 1 p.m. on DSCR.

Sept. 27, 2019

DLA Aviation welcomes new Army Customer Facing Division chief

Army Col. Woodard ‘Buddy” Hopkins, III, joined Defense Logistics Agency Aviation in July as the new Army Customer Facing Division chief within the Customer Operations Directorate.