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March 22, 2017

DLA Warrant Officers: leaders, mentors, technical experts

Defense Logistics Agency’s warrant officers are few in number, averaging only 17 Army billets and one Marine Corps billet, but their impact is felt throughout the enterprise.

March 20, 2017

Aviation Hall of Fame nominations accepted through April 20

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation is accepting nominations for the 2017 Hall of Fame March 20 –April 20, 2017. The Aviation Hall of Fame honors former employees who have made significant and enduring contributions to DLA Aviation or Defense Supply Center Richmond.

March 16, 2017

Marine aviators land at Defense Supply Center Richmond to meet, greet

Two helicopters from Marine Corps Air Station New River in Jacksonville, North Carolina landed at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia to meet and greet Defense Logistics Agency Aviation personnel March 8.

March 14, 2017

Air Force Brig. Gen. Allan Day bridges the gap for future commanders to DLA

Air Force Brig. Gen. Allan Day, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation commander, served as the guest speaker for the Army Logistics University, Logistics Pre-command Course March 2 at Fort Lee, Virginia.

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 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 3, 2017

Defense logistics official sees potential in 3-D printing parts

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Army's website — Across the DOD, leaders are looking at technology solutions for complex challenges. For future logistics support, additive manufacturing, or 3-D printing may hold the key.

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. 27, 2017

Distribution headquarters hosts Aviation commander

Air Force Brig. Gen. Allan E. Day, commander of DLA Aviation visited DLA Distribution Feb. 22 for an overview of DLA Distribution, and a tour of DoD’s largest warehouse, the Eastern Distribution Center at DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania.

Feb. 23, 2017

Navy readiness challenges shared with Aviation leaders

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation leadership and strategic partners came together for the activity’s annual Senior Leadership Conference Feb. 7 - 9 on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. Navy Capt. Timothy Pfannenstein, Logistics and Industrial Operations executive director, Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, presented Navy and Marine Corps readiness challenges.