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Sept. 20, 2019

DLA joins the Air Force in celebrating its 72nd birthday

Members of the DSCR workforce, including military, government civilians and defense contractors, came together on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, to celebrate the 72nd birthday of the U.S. Air Force, Sept. 18.

Sept. 16, 2019

DLA Installation management Richmond’s emergency services hosts National Preparedness Month fair

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond’s Fire Prevention, Security and Emergency Services Division hosted a Preparedness Fair in support of National Preparedness Month Sept. 12, inside the Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Center Restaurant.

Sept. 16, 2019

DSCR unifies employees with 9-11 Remembrance 5K Run/Walk

Somber bagpipe notes filled the air with Amazing Grace as more than 200 employees participated in the 9-11 Remembrance 5K Run/Walk at the Picnic Pavilion on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Sept. 11.

Sept. 12, 2019

Employee Spotlight: Hermogena Ratliff

Hermogena Ratliff, a customer support specialist at DLA Aviation-Cherry Point, North Carolina, enjoys researching material movements and looking for ways of obtaining materials for her customers.

Sept. 10, 2019

DLA, Marine Corps strengthen partnership for improved readiness

Increases in Marine Corps personnel at Defense Logistics Agency Aviation in the past four years have improved the service’s readiness and knowledge of DLA procurement processes at tactical and strategic levels.

Sept. 10, 2019

Employee Working Group holds monthly meeting

Employees gathered in person and on the phone Sept. 3 for the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Employee Working Group monthly meeting

Sept. 9, 2019

Warming up to fire safety

As part of this year’s Emergency Preparedness Month campaign at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, the Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management, Richmond Fire and Emergency Services’ Fire Prevention Office is working to ensure everyone is aware of the risks associated with using candles, kerosene heaters, and home-use generators during and after disaster-related events.

Sept. 6, 2019

Army Customer Facing Division chief shares DLA Aviation mission at AMCOM 101

Army Col. Buddy Hopkins, chief, Army Customer Facing Division, Customer Operations Directorate, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, along with several members of his division traveled to participate in AMCOM 101, an annual event hosted by the United States Army Aviation and Missile Command in Huntsville, Alabama.

Sept. 5, 2019

DLA Aviation commander visits San Diego, promotes Commander

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. David Sanford made his first trip to DLA Aviation at San Diego, California Sept. 3. Sanford assumed command of DLA Aviation in July.

Sept. 3, 2019

National Preparedness Fair at DSCR

In observance of National Preparedness Month, Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond’s Fire Prevention, Security and Emergency Services will host a Preparedness Fair Sept. 12, from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. in the cafeteria at Building 46 on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

Aug. 30, 2019

Service at first sight: Captain helps guide dog stay in shape

Bernard Werwie, Jr., an acquisition specialist with Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Supplier Operations Commodities Directorate, is rarely without his guide dog, Herman. The helpful canine is Werwie’s eyes around Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, and just about everywhere else Werwie wants to travel. But recent physical ailments suffered by Werwie also threatened to sideline his walking partner. Until the employees of Bldg. 33, H Bay stepped in to lend a hand — and a few feet, as well.

Aug. 28, 2019

DLA Aviation-Jacksonville celebrates National Aviation Day

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation–Jacksonville, Florida, military and civilian personnel celebrated National Aviation Day Aug. 19.

Aug. 26, 2019

DLA Aviation commander speaks with new CGSC graduates

Air Force Brig. Gen. David Sanford, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation commander, told U.S. Army Command and General Staff College graduates he wishes he was in their place when speaking at their graduation ceremony Aug. 21, on the U.S. Army Logistics University campus at Fort Lee, Virginia.

Aug. 23, 2019

Commander visits Navy customers and DLA Aviation-Cherry Point employees

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation commander traveled south Aug. 13-14 to visit with Navy customers on Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina, and with DLA Aviation-Cherry Point employees.

Aug. 21, 2019

Employee Spotlight: Arlene Davidson

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.