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Oct. 18, 2021

Hard-work pays off: July employees of the month receive recognition for a job well done

Stephen Adams, sustainment specialist in the Planning and Support Division of the Customer Operations Directorate for Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Cherry Point, North Carolina, and Latoya Whitehead, contract specialist in the Supplier Operations Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) Directorate for DLA Aviation in Richmond, Virginia, were both named DLA Aviation Employee of the Month for July.

Oct. 14, 2021

DLA Aviation at Ogden general supply specialist selected as one of the nation’s best

During his 13-year Army career, Aaron Wessman achieved the rank of staff sergeant, served in Iraq as part of the Global War on Terrorism and received numerous awards, including the Iraq Campaign and the Army’s Commendation and Achievement medals.

Oct. 12, 2021

Innovation, motivation are hallmarks of award recipient’s leadership style

Workplace motivation is one of the great challenges faced by today’s leaders. Dan Oros meets this challenge head on by demonstrating how his team’s work contributes to Defense Logistics Agency’s vision to be innovative, adaptable, agile, accountable and focused on the warfighter always.

Oct. 8, 2021

June Employees of the Month achieve dynamite duo status in achieving excellence in warfighter support

There’s an age-old adage that states “lightning never strikes the same place twice,” simply meaning an extraordinary event never occurs twice under the same circumstances. Well, try telling that to the folks at Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Jacksonville, Florida where this phenomenon occurred over the summer.

Oct. 7, 2021

DLA Troop Support earns award for supporting National Guard, Reserve employees

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support was honored with the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve’s “Above and Beyond Award,” presented by ESGR Chair Emeritus retired Army Maj. Gen. Wesley Craig Oct. 7, in Philadelphia, for their outstanding support of National Guard and reserve members employed by the organization.

Oct. 1, 2021

Industrial Hardware realignment brings strength, resilience of team to DLA partners

Although the Industrial Hardware supply chain was officially disestablished by the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support in Philadelphia effective October 1, the talent and energy of the workforce that managed the 937 thousand items remains unchanged. The warfighter support for hardware continues through other DLA offices, and the energy and talent of more than 400 employees is shared throughout the organization.

Oct. 1, 2021

Learn the sounds of fire safety

The Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond’s Fire Prevention Office is observing National Fire Prevention Week Oct. 3 - 9.

Sept. 29, 2021

Chesterfield County toasts DLA Installation Management Richmond’s wastewater treatment efforts at DSCR with Platinum Award

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond received the Platinum Award from Chesterfield County, Virginia, officials Sept. 20 for achieving 100% compliance with the county’s industrial wastewater regulations on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

Sept. 24, 2021

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Chief Warrant Officer 3 José Sánchez López

Chief Warrant Officer 3 José Sánchez López, a strategic tactical aviation maintenance readiness officer with DLA Aviation, shares his Puerto Rican heritage and what Hispanic Heritage Month means to him during Hispanic Heritage Month Sept. 15 – Oct. 15, 2021.

Sept. 22, 2021

June leadership award recipient leads with innovation

Measurable results are key to understanding how successful a program can be, and results are a valuable tool for the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Business Process Support Directorate team. Strategic Business Analytics Division Chief Dean Gilbert’s team’s efforts to refine business case analysis, or BCA, along with other innovative approaches, have earned him the June DLA Aviation Leadership Award.