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Aug. 10, 2017

Senior Procurement Executives meet in Richmond

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Acquisition Executive and Head of Contracting Activity Cathy Contreras hosted the Senior Procurement Executive primary-level field activity Aviation Review, Aug. 1 – 2, on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. DLA’s Acquisition Director Matthew Beebe attended the event and was briefed by Aviation’s leadership on current acquisition topics.

Aug. 4, 2017

San Joaquin’s Lang awarded the 2016 Edward Sweger DLA Distribution Systems Innovation/Automation Award

Joseph Lang, supply systems analyst with the Systems Division at DLA Distribution San Joaquin, California, has been awarded the 2016 Edward Sweger DLA Distribution Systems Innovation/Automation Award.

Aug. 3, 2017

A look at Tobyhanna’s Continuous Process Improvement History

Up until 2016, DLA Distribution Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania collaborated with Tobyhanna Army Depot on cross organizational Continuous Process Improvement initiatives that impacted both organizations.

Aug. 3, 2017

New DLA Charter outlines agency’s authorities

DLA customers throughout the government will likely find it easier than ever to obtain support from the agency, thanks to a long-awaited revision to a critical document.

July 24, 2017

Agency garners four Pentagon awards

One DLA employee and three DLA teams received fiscal 2016 DoD Value Engineering Achievement Awards at a July 18 Pentagon ceremony.

July 19, 2017

Anvils and Aircraft

The DLA Aviation Forging and Casting Assistance Team looks for ways to save time and money on contracts by improving processes and solving procurement problems. The AFCAT educates employees on casting and forging processes by taking them to visit two commercial casting and forging companies that make parts for DLA.

July 17, 2017

Michel selected for DLA Aviation 2017 Hall of Fame

Carolynn Michel, (formerly Carolynn Montgomery) a Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, Richmond, Virginia retiree will be inducted into the DLA Aviation 2017 Hall of Fame in a ceremony Sept. 27 on Defense Supply Center Richmond.

July 5, 2017

Employee contest yields ideas, projects to improve IT service

DLA employees recently competed in a contest to develop and present ideas for improving information-technology services in the agency, resulting in nine ongoing pilot projects.

July 5, 2017

SIDEBAR: Innovation Pilot Projects

The idea competition from DLA Information Operations resulted in nine ongoing pilot projects, aimed at improving the customer experience.

July 1, 2017

A Conversation with ... Cathy Contreras

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s acquisition executive talks about her new role and items critical to acquisition success