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Oct. 21, 2019

Employees ‘G.I.V.E.’ back to local students through reading, math

The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support started its annual Project Government and Industry Volunteers for Education tutoring program Oct. 15 to help Benjamin Franklin Elementary School third grade students improve in reading and math.

April 29, 2019

DLA Aviation event readies the next generation of change makers

The Frank B. Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, was the site of the future in progress on April 25, when over 180 students engaged in activities and demonstrations as part of “Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day.”

April 4, 2019

Memories of dirty boots, cold showers shared during Vietnam War Commemoration Day event

Approximately 70 local Vietnam War veterans were honored during a commemoration event March 29 at KleinLife in Northeast Philadelphia.

Nov. 9, 2018

DLA celebrates the Marines' 243rd birthday

Marines, airmen, soldiers, sailors, veterans and Defense Logistics Agency Aviation employees celebrated the Marines' 243rd birthday Nov. 5, with a ceremony in the old Center Restaurant on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

Oct. 25, 2018

Commander speaks with county students about DLA careers

Students from all 10 Chesterfield County, Virginia, high schools gathered together Oct. 22 at Chesterfield Career and Technical Center to hear Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Air Force Commander Brig. Gen. Linda Hurry tell them about DLA Aviation and share information about logistics career fields as well as the Pathways to Career Excellence (PaCE) and Pathways Internship programs currently available.

Sept. 21, 2018

DLA celebrates the Air Force’s 71st birthday!

Airmen and Defense Logistics Agency Aviation employees celebrated the Air Force’s 71st birthday Sept. 18, with a ceremony at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. Air Force Commander Col. Terrence Kilgore, 345th Training Squadron, Fort Lee, Virginia, was the guest speaker. In his speech, he highlighted the Air Force’s 71st birthday theme: “American Airman … Wingman, Leader, Warrior.” He called the theme befitting for a service that encompasses all three character traits.

April 30, 2018

DLA Aviation hosts future agents of change for Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

From youngsters and tweens to teens, over 150 sons and daughters of Defense Logistics Agency employees from Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia swarmed the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center April 26 to participate in “Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day.” Hosted by the DLA Aviation Customer Operations Directorate and Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity, the event this year ran under the theme “Service Force: Agents of Positive Change.”

April 3, 2018

Retiring DLA Aviation officer honored for service

Friends, family and colleagues recognized Air Force Col. Rod Bloker, industrial support activity commander, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Warner Robins, during his retirement ceremony March 30 held at the Museum of Aviation near Robins Air Force Base, Georgia.

March 22, 2018

EEOD director reflects on changes in diversity throughout 35-year career

After a storied career spanning more than 35 years in civil service, Harold McManus retires at the end of March from his post as director of Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity. The times, they are always changing, and McManus has ridden on the crest of the wave that swept in changes to the way women, minorities and individuals with disabilities are treated in the workplace.

Feb. 14, 2018

DSCR honors veterans as part of National Salute to Veterans Patients Week

Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, showed much valentines love to the veterans and staff at Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Feb. 13.