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Aug. 10, 2020

Hurricane preparedness at DLA Aviation extends beyond gates

Hurricane season is an annual affair, but emergency management personnel take a fresh look each year at their ability to prepare for and weather any storms that may roll over the installation, including recuperation from tropical storm Isaias.

Aug. 7, 2020

Defense Supply Center Richmond gets a facelift

Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, is currently undergoing renovations to the installation in the form of upgrades and/or additions.

Aug. 7, 2020

Team Hill Frontlines: Shelley Howe

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Hill Air Force Base website — Shelley Howe works in DLA Aviation Ogden as a distribution facilities specialist. She is from South Weber, Utah and her hobbies include pickleball, golf, fishing and camping.

Aug. 5, 2020

Marine Corps Customer Facing Division deputy chief receives June Leadership Award at DLA Aviation

Roy Drake, deputy chief, Marine Corps Customer Facing Division, has been named the recipient of the June Leadership Award at Defense Logistics Agency Aviation.

Aug. 3, 2020

Aviation Hall of Fame nominations accepted through August 31

Nominations for the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s annual Hall of Fame for 2020 are open through Aug. 31. The Aviation Hall of Fame honors former employees who have made significant and enduring contributions to DLA Aviation or Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

July 31, 2020

DLA Aviation awards multimillion-dollar contract supporting naval aviation maintenance

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation awarded a $16.48 million contract June 17 to help the Navy automate landing gear repairs at Fleet Readiness Center Southwest in San Diego.

July 30, 2020

Employee makes hundreds of cloth facemasks for coworkers

To help stop the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, Charlotte Bell, an American Sign Language interpreter and equal employment opportunity specialist who works for Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, made about 500 facemasks since early April 2020 for her co-workers.

July 27, 2020

DLA Aviation leader shares experiences from COVID-19 Supply Chain Task Force assignment

On April 10, I traveled to Northern Virginia for a 60-day assignment serving on the COVID-19 Supply Chain Task Force with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, where I was able to see the pandemic’s global impact.

July 23, 2020

World War II-era warehouse at Richmond depot to get major overhaul

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Defense Logistics Agency are teaming up on a project to restore a Defense Supply Center Richmond warehouse built in 1942.

July 23, 2020

Environmental cleanup updates discussed at virtual quarterly public meeting

Community members virtually attended the Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond’s Environmental Cleanup Program quarterly Restoration Advisory Board meeting July 13. Due to COVID-19, this is the first time the RAB has met since Oct. 21. 

July 22, 2020

Employee Spotlight: Ryan McGuire

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.

July 17, 2020

Small business contract brings ICBM radio cable up to speed

The Air Force will soon have an upgraded ICBM critical radio frequency cable, nearly seven years earlier than projected estimates, by using the Defense Logistics Agency's Small Business Innovation Program.

July 8, 2020

DLA Aviation Spotlight: DeAnne Allshouse

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.

July 7, 2020

DLA Installation Management Richmond works to improve Parker Pond

One of the advantages of working on Defense Supply Center Richmond is its location in an idyllic part of Virginia. The natural resources and outdoor beauty are perks, and among the more popular spots is Parker Pond.

July 1, 2020

Aviation Hall of Fame nominations accepted through August 31

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation is accepting nominations for the 2020 Hall of Fame through August 31. The Aviation Hall of Fame honors former employees who have made significant and enduring contributions to DLA Aviation or Defense Supply Center Richmond.