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Oct. 3, 2016

Aviation Leader Commentary: Enhanced warfighter support

Plain and simple, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Customer Operations Directorate’s Mapping Division exists solely to serve the warfighter. It’s their passion and the passion of all DLA Aviation employees.

Sept. 26, 2016

Air Force celebrates 69 years of flying high into the wild blue yonder

In 1947, Jackie Robinson broke the major league baseball color barrier, the United Nations voted in favor of the creation of an Independent Jewish State of Israel, the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union began, and President Harry S. Truman signed The National Security Act of 1947, creating both the Central Intelligence Agency and the Department of the Air Force.

Sept. 23, 2016

Prevention key to staying ahead of Zika virus

Defense Supply Center Richmond is one of four federal installations in Central Virginia collecting mosquitoes to test for the Zika virus. Defense Logistics Agency Installation Support at Richmond’s Environmental Office is working with Kenner Army Health Clinic’s Preventive Medicine Clinic to prevent the spread (or reduce the risk) of the microcephaly causing disease in the commonwealth. Microcephaly is a medical condition in which the brain does not develop properly during pregnancy resulting in a smaller than normal head.

Sept. 21, 2016

Employee Spotlight: Kevin Savage

Employee Spotlight regularly features outstanding non-supervisory personnel from throughout the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and DLA Installation Support at Richmond teams.

Sept. 21, 2016

Do your part, report suspicious activity

DLA Richmond’s Security and Emergency Services Office asks DSCR employees to stay aware and if you observe suspicious activities, please contact local law enforcement immediately and provide details of what you have witnessed.

Sept. 21, 2016

DLA Aviation poised for process excellence

Sixty key leaders and subject matter experts throughout Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and DLA Headquarters Strategic Plans and Policy attended the first-ever Senior Process Excellence Course at the Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Sept. 8 - 9.

Sept. 16, 2016

DLA celebrates with open house at Fort Bragg facility

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Customer Operations Directorate’s Mapping Division will host an open house Sept. 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the U.S. Army Forces Command Intelligence Readiness and Operations Center on Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

Sept. 15, 2016

Aviation employee's theme chosen for 2016 Hispanic Heritage Month

The 2016 Hispanic Heritage Month theme, “Embracing, Enriching, and Enabling America” was submitted by Defense Logistics Agency Aviation employee, Maurice Sanabria, chief, Command Programs Office in the Command Support Directorate in Richmond, Virginia. This is the second national theme win for Sanabria. His theme was also selected in 2012.

Sept. 14, 2016

Employee Spotlight: Clara Griffin

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation employee, Clara Griffin is a customer account specialist in the Customer Operations Directorate in Richmond, Virginia. Griffin supports the Air Force’s C-5 Galaxy and the C-17 Globemaster aircraft weapon systems. As a retired Army first sergeant, responsible for logistics support to soldiers, Griffin is proud to work for the very same organization that served as a major source of supply when she was enlisted in the U.S. Army.

Sept. 12, 2016

Forums aim to improve employee readiness during emergencies

National Preparedness Month Open Forum held on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, provides employees with information and open dialogue with DLA officials from the police, fire and emergency services, criminal intelligence, physical security and antiterrorism offices.