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Sept. 8, 2016

Richmond’s Strategic Acquisition’s deputy director speaks at Women’s Equality Day

Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, employees celebrated Women's Equality Day Aug. 31 in the Lotts Conference Center with guest speaker, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation's Army Col. Kim Thomas, a decorated military leader with over 21 years of commissioned service and the current deputy director of Strategic Acquisition Programs Directorate. Thomas spoke about her military career beginning as a private first class, her personal mentors and the importance of celebrating Women’s Equality Day.

Sept. 8, 2016

EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT: Patrick Upton

DLA Aviation spotlights Patrick Upton, a lead customer support specialist working in the Engines Branch at Oklahoma City.

Sept. 6, 2016

Partners in Protection: The insider threat, you are the first line of defense

While considering the current threat environment, we must ask ourselves, who is the greater threat…the trained, international, state-sponsored intelligence officer or an employee holding a position of public trust with access to the agency’s sensitive information?

Sept. 1, 2016

DLA Aviation Employee Spotlight: Marco Walker

DLA Aviation spotlights Marco Walker, a customer account specialist working in Richmond, Virginia.

Aug. 30, 2016

Aviation’s WSPM team keeps Navy’s MH-53 flying

The U. S. Navy’s MH-53E Sea Dragon became operational in 1986 and is the only heavy-lift helicopter in Naval Aviation. Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Navy Customer Facing Division in the Customer Operations Directorate in Richmond, Virginia, is part of the team helping keep the MH-53 helicopter mission ready.

Aug. 29, 2016

DLA support praised by logisticians from Army global-response aviation unit in new video

A new video in the Defense Logistics Agency’s “Logistics On Location” series highlights the support DLA Aviation personnel provide the Army’s 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, based in Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

Aug. 25, 2016

DLA Aviation Employee Spotlight: Annette Smith

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation spotlights Annette Smith, a financial management specialist working for DLA Finance Aviation. She said the most satisfying part of her job is helping to resolve employee pay questions and issues

Aug. 16, 2016

Aviation Leader Commentary: One team, one victory

Why do we do what we do? Obviously supporting our families and preparing for our future and retirement are motivations for many of us. I have two daughters in college, so I know how important that paycheck is. But that is not why I work at the Defense Logistics Agency.

Aug. 11, 2016

Employee Spotlight: Carl M. Dreschel

Carl Dreschel, general engineer with Defense Logistics Agency Energy, Installation Management Division, enjoys photography, spending time with his wife and daughters, and being himself.

Aug. 8, 2016

Aviation employee takes stewardship, accountability to heart

Stewardship and accountability go hand-in-hand and Joe Hodgson takes it to heart in his daily job. Hodgson works for Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Supplier Operation’s Bearings Division and one of his tasks in his job as product specialist is to review potential bearing vendors.