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Dec. 22, 2016

DLA Aviation Customer Operations Mapping employees' kids – helping kids

Employees of DLA Aviation Customer Operations Mapping held a holiday luncheon for many of their children, Dec. 20, in their office on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. The children enjoyed music, and snacks while they made Christmas cards to attach to the gifts, purchased by employees, to donate to the children who are patients at Children’s Hospital of Richmond at Virginia Commonwealth University.

Dec. 19, 2016

DLA Aviation honors September and October employees of the month

Two DLA Aviation employees received Employee of the Month Awards in a ceremony Dec. 15, 2016, hosted by DLA Aviation Deputy Commander Charlie Lilli.

Dec. 16, 2016

Employees kickoff the holiday season with Tree Lighting ceremony, holiday music, talent show

Employees filled the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center Dec. 14 during the annual Tree Lighting ceremony on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, kicking off the holiday season with a musical performance by Bensley Elementary School’s 5th Grade Choir, the Holiday Talent Competition, and a wreath competition.

Dec. 15, 2016

Culture change leads to Defense Supply Center Richmond earning OSHA safety star status

Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, home of Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, DLA Installation Support at Richmond and many other DLA organizations has received star status in safety by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

Dec. 15, 2016

Graduates on right pathway to career in warfighter support

More than 50 participants in DLA's Pathways to Career Excellence Program took the next step to a successful career during their graduation ceremony in Philadelphia Dec. 13.

Dec. 9, 2016

DSCR employees adopt 113 angels from Chesterfield County and Richmond City Public Schools

There was an air of excitement on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, at the Defense Logistics Agency Installation Support at Richmond’s fire station Dec. 8 as employees drove through the fire truck bay dropping off gifts for the 113 angels adopted from Chesterfield County and Richmond City Public Schools.

Dec. 8, 2016

DLA Aviation employees share resiliency stories

Defense Logistics Agency recently released the Profiles in Resiliency video series and among the most recent included DLA Aviation employees sharing their stories and describing what they do to stay strong and resilient.

Dec. 6, 2016

Employee Spotlight: Gerry Rouse

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.

Dec. 2, 2016

Employee Spotlight: Troy Judkins

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation's employee Troy Judkins is a customer support specialist in the Priority Support Cell of the Customer Operations Directorate at Ogden, Utah. Judkins enjoys being part of an elite team of professionals who are dedicated to supporting the warfighter.

Nov. 30, 2016

DSCR rooted in Native American history

As we celebrate Native American Heritage Month, DLA Aviation Public Affairs chief shares Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia’s rich Native American history

Nov. 28, 2016

Welcome Center launches new Visitor Management System

The Welcome Center at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, installed a new system to track customer needs and wait times Nov 3. The VMS is designed similar to a Department of Motor Vehicles queuing system.

Nov. 23, 2016

DLA Aviation employee shares his Native American Heritage through video.

November is Native American Heritage Month. It is a time to celebrate American Indian culture and contributions. Timothy Abdella, a Defense Logistics Agency Aviation quality assurance specialist, shares the story of his family's rich Yankton Sioux heritage and the obstacles they have overcome.

Nov. 22, 2016

Bystander Awareness Day event held in Richmond

To improve culture, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Employee Working Group and the Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Office hosted Bystander Awareness Day to emphasize the problems that arise when employees experience bullying in the workplace.

Nov. 22, 2016

DLA Aviation Leader Commentary: Supporting each other, at the heart of DLA culture, values

Challenging circumstances reveal a person’s true character. This has never been more true than when

Nov. 21, 2016

DLA Aviation and Ft. Lee military celebrate Veterans Day with local veterans

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation military members from Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, and students from the Army Logistics University’s Basic Officer Leadership Course and the Army Instructor Training Course from Fort Lee, came together to visit veterans at local facilities in Hopewell on Nov. 9 and Nov. 11. The visit was to honor and remember the former and current veterans for their sacrifices in preserving our freedoms. The group visited and presented certificates to 15 veteran residents at Gentiva Hospice Center’s River View on the Appomattox facility.