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March 11, 2019

Engineers, maintainers and logisticians team up on Rhino recovery efforts

The Navy's first strike-fighter, the F/A-18 Hornet, has been involved in every major U.S. military conflict since the 1980s. The twin engine, mid-wing, multi-mission tactical aircraft made its combat debut with strikes against Libya. While the Marines will continue to fly the F/A-18 A-D legacy model Hornets through 2023, the Navy is actively transitioning to F/A-18 E/F model Super Hornets exclusively and projecting to fly them through at least 2050.

March 8, 2019

Bettye Ackerman-Cobb CDC welcomes readers

“You’re never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read to a child,” Dr. Seuss.

March 7, 2019

Remember to spring for new batteries, save lives

Springing forward shouldn’t be the only thing on your mind as we begin Daylight Saving Time at 2 a.m. this Sunday, March 10.

March 5, 2019

Chesterfield Tech Center students visit Defense Supply Center Richmond

High school students from the Chesterfield Career & Technical Center, Hull Street, visited Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Feb. 27 for an inside look at careers in logistics management.

March 4, 2019

New sources, faster parts for potential DLA suppliers

DLA Aviation’s Replenishment Parts Purchase or Borrow Program solves procurement issues like long production lead times and rising supply costs.

Feb. 5, 2019

NIB recognizes DLA Aviation employee at Training Conference and Expo

The National Industries for the Blind held their 2018 Training Conference and Exposition in Arlington, Virginia, Nov. 13 - 16 and recognized Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Michelle Turner-Walden.

Jan. 31, 2019

Patriot: from intern to inspiration

From his first day as an intern nearly eight years ago, to today as Division Chief, Efrain ‘Ace’ Acevedo, Tactical Aviation Division, Strategic Acquisition Programs Directorate, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, Huntsville, Alabama, has found numerous ways to better the lives of his co-workers and active duty service members.

Jan. 30, 2019

Aviation senior leaders discuss survey results with Denison expert, develop action plans

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s new culture champion, Cynthia Stinchcomb, hosted two days of collaboration between DLA Aviation senior leaders and Jay Richards, a founding member and senior consultant with Denison Consulting, Jan. 10 - 11 on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

Jan. 28, 2019

Marquee your words

Last fall, two brand new state-of-the-art marquees on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, displayed their first messages in vivid color. The installation of these chromatic communication tools are the culmination of a nearly three-year journey, which involved the efforts of several hard-working individuals.

Jan. 24, 2019

Employee Spotlight: Joseph VanEtten

Employee Spotlight regularly features outstanding non-supervisory personnel from throughout the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and DLA Installation Support at Richmond teams. Organizational directors may submit names of employees they wish to feature in this column to DLA Aviation Public Affairs. For more information, call (804) 279-3139.