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Oct. 22, 2021

DLA contracting strategies offer tailored, flexible solutions

DLA Captains of Industry/Supplier Capabilities Contracts are umbrella contracts that incorporate multiple funding lines and contract types. It was a natural choice for the Army’s request that DLA help streamline support for Chinook helicopter blades.

Oct. 22, 2021

European American Heritage Month Spotlight: Shadeed Drakeford

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation recognizes European American Heritage during the month of October. DLA Aviation’s theme is “Reflections of Culture, Pride, Diversity and the American Dream.” This observance is an opportunity for DLA Aviation to recognize and celebrate European American Heritage, to include German American Heritage, Italian American Heritage, and Polish American Heritage. Whether you are German American, Italian America, Polish American or not, it’s important to mark the culture of a people who helped shape our nation. DLA Aviation is honored to highlight European Americans who work daily to provide logistics support to America’s warfighters and other federal customers.

Oct. 21, 2021

DSCR’s groundwater cleanup effort plan paying off

The Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond Environmental Cleanup Program’s quarterly Restoration Advisory Board met virtually Oct 18.

Oct. 19, 2021

Aviation Commander wraps up FY21 accomplishments, recognizes team members during town hall

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. David Sanford held a town hall live streamed from the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Thurs, Oct. 14.

Oct. 18, 2021

Hard-work pays off: July employees of the month receive recognition for a job well done

Stephen Adams, sustainment specialist in the Planning and Support Division of the Customer Operations Directorate for Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Cherry Point, North Carolina, and Latoya Whitehead, contract specialist in the Supplier Operations Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) Directorate for DLA Aviation in Richmond, Virginia, were both named DLA Aviation Employee of the Month for July.

Oct. 14, 2021

DLA Aviation at Ogden general supply specialist selected as one of the nation’s best

During his 13-year Army career, Aaron Wessman achieved the rank of staff sergeant, served in Iraq as part of the Global War on Terrorism and received numerous awards, including the Iraq Campaign and the Army’s Commendation and Achievement medals.

Oct. 13, 2021

European American Heritage Month Spotlight: Ferdinand “Fred” Tramontin

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation recognizes European American heritage during the month of October. DLA Aviation’s theme is “Reflections of Culture, Pride, Diversity and the American Dream.” This observance is an opportunity for DLA Aviation to recognize and celebrate European American Heritage, to include German American Heritage, Italian American Heritage, and Polish American Heritage. Whether you are German American, Italian America, Polish American or not, it’s important to mark the culture of a people who helped shape our nation. DLA Aviation is honored to highlight European Americans who work daily to provide logistics support to America’s warfighters and other federal customers.

Oct. 8, 2021

June Employees of the Month achieve dynamite duo status in achieving excellence in warfighter support

There’s an age-old adage that states “lightning never strikes the same place twice,” simply meaning an extraordinary event never occurs twice under the same circumstances. Well, try telling that to the folks at Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Jacksonville, Florida where this phenomenon occurred over the summer.

Oct. 6, 2021

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Maurice Sanabria-Ortiz

Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated across the nation every year from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. The 2021 HHM observance theme “Esperanza: A Celebration of Hispanic Heritage and Hope,” celebrates Hispanic heritage and reflects on how great our tomorrow can be if we hold onto our resilience and hope. It encourages us to reflect on all past contributions Hispanics made and will continue to make in the future. It is also a reminder that we are stronger together.

Oct. 5, 2021

DLA stands down industrial hardware supply chain, moves half a million items to DLA Aviation

For the last year, the Defense Logistics Agency has been preparing to phase out one of its nine supply chains, the industrial hardware supply chain. Dissolving the supply chain aligns those items more closely with the appropriate supporting activities while driving efficiency and cutting costs.