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Feb. 21, 2019

Honoring Black History Month: DLA Aviation employee speaks at Fort Lee event

Army Reserve Chief Warrant Officer Phillip Brashear was the guest speaker for the Fort Lee Kenner Army Health Clinic and Warrant Officer Association’s Black History Month Leader Professional Development event held at Kenner Army Health Clinic on Fort Lee, Virginia, Feb. 21, 2019.

Feb. 13, 2019

DLA Aviation Black History Month Spotlight: Meia Barnes

The Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Black History Month Spotlight recognizes Meia Barnes, a quality assurance product specialist within DLA Aviation’s Supplier Operations Commodities Directorate’s Aviation and Airframes Division.

Feb. 12, 2019

Virginia welcomes first female infantry officer

(Editor’s Note:  The story below is reposted from Va. National Guard news, Issue #3, 2019

Feb. 11, 2019

Honoring Black History Month: Air Force Maj. Gen. Rufus Billups, first African-American DGSC commander

Along a stretch of wall on the first floor of the Operations Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia are the photos of the past 31 commanders.

Feb. 7, 2019

Honoring Black History Month: African-American slave cemetery on grounds of DSCR

As you drive or walk around Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, it’s easy to overlook a landmark site across the street from the Bettye Ackerman-Cobb Child Development Center. Inside a small, fenced in patch of earth are the remains of six African-Americans, three women and three men. They are believed to have been slaves.

Feb. 5, 2019

NIB recognizes DLA Aviation employee at Training Conference and Expo

The National Industries for the Blind held their 2018 Training Conference and Exposition in Arlington, Virginia, Nov. 13 - 16 and recognized Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Michelle Turner-Walden.

Feb. 4, 2019

‘The American dream is real’: Once a desperate refugee, now a US Army general

Stars and Stripes reporter features Brig. Gen. Lapthe Flora inspirational journey from refugee to US Army General.

Jan. 31, 2019

Patriot: from intern to inspiration

From his first day as an intern nearly eight years ago, to today as Division Chief, Efrain ‘Ace’ Acevedo, Tactical Aviation Division, Strategic Acquisition Programs Directorate, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, Huntsville, Alabama, has found numerous ways to better the lives of his co-workers and active duty service members.

Jan. 30, 2019

Aviation senior leaders discuss survey results with Denison expert, develop action plans

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s new culture champion, Cynthia Stinchcomb, hosted two days of collaboration between DLA Aviation senior leaders and Jay Richards, a founding member and senior consultant with Denison Consulting, Jan. 10 - 11 on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

Jan. 28, 2019

Marquee your words

Last fall, two brand new state-of-the-art marquees on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, displayed their first messages in vivid color. The installation of these chromatic communication tools are the culmination of a nearly three-year journey, which involved the efforts of several hard-working individuals.

Jan. 24, 2019

Employee Spotlight: Joseph VanEtten

Employee Spotlight regularly features outstanding non-supervisory personnel from throughout the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and DLA Installation Support at Richmond teams. 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.

Jan. 17, 2019

In good company - DLA leaders learn from each other through working group

A meeting of some of the best and brightest minds at Defense Logistics Agency Aviation occurs monthly through the DLA Aviation Leadership Working Group, an organization created to provide a peer network of and for supervisors. Officers in the group serve one-year terms, and this year’s new 2019 officers are:

Jan. 15, 2019

DLA Aviation commander attends Eastern Europe conference

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Brig. Gen. Linda Hurry traveled to Warsaw, Poland. in late December to represent the United States at the inaugural 2018 Air Power Eastern Europe conference.

Jan. 10, 2019

Aviation employees recognized for excellence

Employees were honored during the 51st Annual Employee Recognition Awards ceremony held in the Andrew T. McNamara Complex auditorium at Defense Logistics Agency Headquarters, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, Dec. 13, 2018.

Jan. 7, 2019

Defense Masters provides tools to improve speaking and leadership skills

One day the boss walks up to you and says he needs you to brief the corporate board … in an hour. Are you going to get sick to your stomach or embrace the opportunity?