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Nov. 28, 2018

How to find out about changes in DSCR operating status and new telework procedures during inclement weather, other emergencies

There are several ways Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, employees can find out about changes in the installation’s operating status during winter weather and other emergencies.

Nov. 20, 2018

Contract Administration Division holds annual recognition ceremony, celebrates successes

Robert Baker, division chief, Contract Administration, Supplier Operations Commodities Directorate, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, hosted his annual end of fiscal year Town Hall Nov. 7 to celebrate employees’ accomplishments this past fiscal 2018.

Nov. 16, 2018

The Wheel starts turning at DLA Aviation

The “Wheel” started turning Oct. 29 in the McKeever Auditorium as Julia Roquemore, division chief, Aviation and Airframes Division, Supplier Operations Commodities Directorate, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, opened the pilot session of a new supervisors’ overview that has been a year in the planning.

Nov. 9, 2018

DLA celebrates the Marines' 243rd birthday

Marines, airmen, soldiers, sailors, veterans and Defense Logistics Agency Aviation employees celebrated the Marines' 243rd birthday Nov. 5, with a ceremony in the old Center Restaurant on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

Nov. 8, 2018

Family trees planted firmly around DLA Aviation - Richmond

As I sat down to write this article, a catchy tune came to mind, Sly and the Family Stone’s “Family Affair." I started thinking about the different family tree dynamics here at Defense Logistics Agency Aviation in Richmond, Virginia. I unearthed, with the help of some who’ve been around a lot longer than this boy, during the interviewing process; husbands and wives, three generations and in-laws.

Nov. 5, 2018

Continuous Process Improvement award winners show dedication, making DLA better for all

Where there’s a will, there’s a way — and this year’s recipients of the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Continuous Process Improvement Award are shining examples of this enduring adage. Most of the honorees were recognized Oct. 23 at the Frank Lotts Conference Center, Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. Among the 20 award recipients, there were three team awards and two individual performance awards. Awards were presented to CPI project teams; Kitting Functionality and Business Process Improvement, Commerciality Determination Honeywell International, and Oklahoma City – Backorder Resolution Process Improvement Project.

Nov. 5, 2018

Partnership improving parts supplies for mechanics

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Robins Air Force Base website — A parts supply concept is improving support for maintainers at the Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex, and members of the partnership executing the initiative credit the success to their relationship with each other – with an added boost from automation.

Nov. 2, 2018

Change your clock, change your battery

As we enter the fall season, Daylight Saving Time will end at 2 a.m. this Sunday, Nov. 4. According to a National Fire Protection Association fact sheet for smoke alarms in U. S. home fires, fires in which the smoke alarms were present but did not operate: • almost half (46 percent) of the smoke alarms had missing or disconnected batteries, • nuisance alarms were the leading reason for disconnected smoke alarms, • dead batteries caused one-quarter (24 percent) of the smoke alarm failures, and • only seven percent of the failures were due to hardwired power source problems, including disconnected smoke alarms.

Oct. 29, 2018

DSCR employees attend a Safety Stand Down Oct. 23

Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, employees attended a Safety Stand Down Oct. 23.

Oct. 26, 2018

Conference center fills to capacity for DLA Aviation commander’s Town Hall

Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, employees filled the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center Oct. 23 during Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Linda Hurry’s Town Hall.