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Sept. 10, 2021

Defense Department Workforce Recruitment Program recognizes an outstanding DLA Aviation employee

Andrea Perry, from Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity, received the 2020-2021 Judith C. Gilliom Outstanding Workforce Recruitment Program Participant Award at the Defense Department’s 2020-2021 WRP Awards Ceremony July 29.

Sept. 7, 2021

A poetic journey: finding an outlet, pursuing a passion, creating connections

William Wordsworth said that poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings, taking its origin from emotion recollected in tranquility. Diane Guarnieri, a buyer for the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Medical supply chain and published poet, is living that truth as a buyer-by-day, poet-by-night, expressing her emotions – most recently about the COVID-19 pandemic – in the form of poetry.

Sept. 3, 2021

Exceptional leader leads by example

Jason Elliott, chief of the Contracting Division in the Strategic Acquisition Programs Directorate at Defense Logistics Agency Aviation in Richmond, Virginia, was awarded the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Leadership Award for the month of May.

Aug. 30, 2021

Security measures to be satisfied prior to travel

When planning a trip, all Defense Department employees and DOD contractors need to ensure they comply with instructions in DODI 2000.16-V1 Antiterrorism Standards,

Aug. 27, 2021

Latest survey confirms DLA Aviation’s workplace culture continues to improve

When Defense Logistics Agency Aviation sets out to create a culture of high performance, the results speak for themselves.

Aug. 24, 2021

DLA Acquisition newsletter informs, strengthens employee connections 

DLA Acquisition's newsletter boosts camaraderie and makes individuals feel part of the team in the work-at-home environment. 

Aug. 23, 2021

May Employee of the Month honorees take service to the next level

The recipients of the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation May Employee of the Month honors know how to make the most of their skill sets to accomplish the mission.

Aug. 5, 2021

Employee Spotlight: Aaron Collins

Employee spotlight regularly features outstanding non-supervisory personnel from throughout the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and other DLA employees on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. 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.

Aug. 2, 2021

Security officials remind employees to be vigilant

In the United States, the workplace has been the primary target of terrorism. From the events of 9-11 that targeted the World Trade Center and the Pentagon to the active shooter events at Fort Hood, Texas, there is a need to be prepared.

July 28, 2021

Employee Spotlight: William “Tom” Thomason

Tom Thomason says when a customer walks away satisfied that DLA Aviation resolved the issue that is a "feel good" moment for him. Thomason is an inventory management/customer service specialist working at DLA Aviation at Cherry Point, North Carolina.