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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. 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. 5, 2021

DLA stands down industrial hardware supply chain, moves half a million items to DLA Aviation

For the last year, the Defense Logistics Agency has been preparing to phase out one of its nine supply chains, the industrial hardware supply chain. Dissolving the supply chain aligns those items more closely with the appropriate supporting activities while driving efficiency and cutting costs.

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.

Sept. 20, 2021

COOP: Not just an annual training requirement

Every year, thousands of Defense Logistics Agency employees access their Learning Management System account and complete the mandatory Continuity of Operations Employee Awareness Training course. To some COOP training is just another annual training requirement, but COOP is much more. COOP is essential to readiness.

Sept. 15, 2021

Protecting our workforce – think OPSEC

The primary goal of the Defense Logistics Agency Intelligence’s Operations Security Program is to increase mission effectiveness by identifying and protecting critical information.

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. 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.