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March 29, 2016

DLA employee describes resiliency in face of physical challenges

A DLA employee who is blind talked about being resilient in the face of daily challenges, in a presentation he recently gave to DLA Aviation senior leaders.

March 25, 2016

Working to meet Marine Corps’ Aviation readiness goals

The Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Marine Corps customer facing team has taken measures to improve material support for aviation readiness through improved forecasting, industry collaborations, fleet engagement, and supplier summits to ensure life-cycle support. These efforts, combined with continuous process improvements in fleet maintenance and supply, have led to a positive readiness trend for the AV-8B Harrier and its F-402 engine

March 24, 2016

Scott named DLA Aviation Employee of the Month

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Jacksonville employee David Scott was honored as the January 2016 Employee of the Month in a ceremony March 16. Scott works as an equipment specialist in the DLA Aviation Customer Operations Directorate on the Naval Air Station in Jacksonville, Florida.

March 22, 2016

Resiliency helps wounded warrior return to workforce

Retired Army Capt. Santiago “Angel” Rodriguez was a lunchtime speaker at the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Senior Leadership Conference held March 1-3 in Richmond, Virginia. He spoke about his military deployments, multiple injuries he sustained; and how practicing resiliency techniques enabled him work at DLA.

March 16, 2016

DLA acquisition professional challenges the status quo

A new acquisition professionals video focusing on a DLA Aviation employee in the program management acquisition career field was released on DLA's YouTube and Facebook sites March 16.

March 15, 2016

DLA supervisor shares deployment experience as resiliency lesson

A DLA Aviation supervisor recently shared her experiences from her 2015 deployment to Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, where she served for six months as the DLA Support Team deputy commander.

March 14, 2016

DLA Aviation keeps F/A-18 jets soaring

F/A-18 Hornet fighter jets, flown by Navy and Marine Corps pilots, have patrolled U.S. and international airspace for more than 30 years — and will likely keep flying well into the future, with the help of a special DLA Aviation team.

March 1, 2016

Air Force senior leaders visit DLA Aviation

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation officials hosted senior leaders from the Air Force Sustainment Center, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma Feb. 23 on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

Feb. 29, 2016

DLA celebrates Black History Month at DSCR by honoring local hallowed grounds

Defense Logistics Agency employees on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, celebrated Black History Month with an observance held Feb. 25. The program, which was held in the Lott’s Conference center, included two documentaries, displays of artifacts, photos and other historical documents, a keynote speaker and songs performed by the Bellwood Choir.

Feb. 25, 2016

Directorate reflects on actions as agency prepares to launch new culture survey

As the Defense Logistics Agency prepares to launch its 2016 Culture Survey in March, Cynthia Stinchcomb reflects back on action plans implemented in her directorate as a result of the 2014 survey.