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May 19, 2020

DLA Aviation leader uses virtual fist bump to connect with staff

Roy Drake knows greetings matter and can change the course of someone’s day and outlook. Communicating during the COVID-19 pandemic remains a priority for him in combating stress, uncertainty and social distancing among his staff.

May 14, 2020

DLA Aviation expedites part, enabling USS Nimitz to make on time deployment schedule

While the rest of the world seems to be shutting down, Defense Logistics Agency employees are ramping up their efforts in support of our nation’s ever-evolving warfighting mission.

April 22, 2020

DLA Aviation Employee Spotlight: Kimberly Styron

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.

April 14, 2020

DLA Aviation monitors, expands contract to include COVID-19 combatants

In February, DLA Aviation started looking at its chemical, petroleum, oils and lubricants contract with Science Applications International Corporation to review products available to fight the spread of the coronavirus.

April 10, 2020

Aviation signs contract to certify engine part built through additive manufacturing process for airworthiness

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, the Air Force and General Electric signed a contract March 17 to construct and evaluate an engine part for airworthiness produced using additive manufacturing processes. It is a first for DLA and the Air Force.

March 18, 2020

DLA Aviation Women’s History Month Spotlight: Julia Roquemore

March is Women’s History Month. The theme this year is “Valiant Women of the Vote,” honoring “the brave women who fought to win suffrage rights for women, and who continue to fight for the voting rights of others.” This week, the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation spotlight shines on Julia Roquemore, who is the deputy director in the Supplier Operations Commodities Directorate.

March 11, 2020

DLA Aviation Women’s History Month Spotlight: Dr. Nusnin Akter

March is Women’s History Month. The theme this year is “Valiant Women of the Vote,” honoring “the brave women who fought to win suffrage rights for women, and who continue to fight for the voting rights of others.” This week, the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation spotlight shines on Dr. Nusnin Akter, who is a chemical engineer in the Engineering Directorate.

March 9, 2020

DLA Aviation shares sustainment practices at International Military Helicopter Symposium

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. David Sanford recently traveled to London were he was invited by the British Ministry of Defense to speak at the International Military Helicopter Symposium Feb. 25-27.

March 6, 2020

The gift that keeps on giving

Federal civilians and military service members attached to Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, took advantage of the opportunity to give back, by coming together to raise more than $81,000 in support of the 2019 Combined Federal Campaign which ran from Sept. 9, 2019 through Jan. 12, 2020.

March 4, 2020

DLA Aviation joins community in Read Across America at Bensley Elementary

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation military members joined with approximately 40 other community members to read to Bensley Elementary School children during their celebration of the National Education Association’s Read Across America March 2.