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Dec. 30, 2019

DLA Commander spreads cheer to the Richmond workforce

During this time of holiday cheer, many across the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation enterprise took time to give back to their communities or enjoy time with co-workers during office holiday parties.

Dec. 27, 2019

Painting, woodworking and decorating miniature military aircraft helps spread holiday cheer across DLA Aviation

During this time of holiday cheer, many across the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation enterprise took time to give back to their communities or enjoy time with co-workers during office holiday parties. DLA Aviation Public Affairs asked you to send us photos and the response was overwhelming. We received dozens of photos showing off creative outfits, office parties, festive office decorations and boxes and boxes of gifts to be donated to those in need in your local communities. Over the next couple of weeks, we will be running stories highlighting these photos, so sit back, enjoy and Happy Holidays!!

Dec. 26, 2019

Holiday cheer spreads across DLA Aviation at Ogden

During this time of holiday cheer, many across the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation enterprise took time to give back to their communities or enjoy time with co-workers during office holiday parties.

Dec. 26, 2019

Holiday cheer spreads across DLA Aviation

During this time of holiday cheer, many across the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation enterprise took time to give back to their communities or enjoy time with co-workers during office holiday parties.

Dec. 23, 2019

DLA Aviation employees help brighten the holidays in Ogden

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Ogden’s Morale Committee organized December 2019 holiday events this year starting with 600-donated cookies delivered to employees.

Dec. 19, 2019

Toys for Tots donations at DLA Aviation in Richmond, Jacksonville reach close to 2,000

Marine Staff Sgt. Spencer Butler reflected on this season of giving as he collected two boxes overflowing with toys sitting in the front lobby of the DLA Aviation Operations Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Dec. 16. Butler, a customer account specialist, Marine Corps Customer Facing Division, Customer Operations Directorate, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, Richmond, Virginia, said a total of six boxes were placed around various locations on DLA Aviation as part of this year’s Toys for Tots campaign.

Dec. 17, 2019

Team building event forges strong bonds between DLA Aviation employees and needy families

On a chilly, but somewhat sunny Dec. 10 afternoon, a team of folks from Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, led by Marita Beckles, branch chief, Foreign Military Sales and Civil Aviation Team, Air Force Customer Facing Division, Customer Operations Directorate, spent part of their morning inside an abandoned sporting goods store at Stony Point Mall in Richmond, Virginia. I’ll get to why they did this here in a second.

Dec. 16, 2019

Giving back goes beyond brightly colored bows and wrapping paper at DSCR

On any given day, the bays at the fire department on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, are normally filled with giant red fire trucks and other emergency vehicles. But, once a year for a two-hour time frame on a pre-selected day in December, this year it was the 12th, children’s bikes and brightly wrapped Christmas gifts transform the bays into a Santa’s workshop as part of the 2019 Angel Tree program.

Dec. 13, 2019

Bensley students warm up DSCR tree lighting ceremony with “Hot Chocolate”

The holiday season can be tricky when it comes to Virginia weather. Like a polar vortex in reverse, warm weather made its appearance during the 2019 Tree Lighting Ceremony on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Dec. 10. Despite the unseasonably mild temperatures, nearly 400 Defense Logistics Agency military and civilian employees and military members from other organizations on the installation were still able to experience what the Bensley Elementary School’s fifth-grade chorus sang about: “This Magic Season.”

Dec. 12, 2019

Cayetano honored as DLA’s NCO of the Year

Air Force Staff Sgt. Sabrina Cayetano was honored as the 2019 Defense Logistics Agency Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year during a Dec. 6 ceremony held at DLA Headquarters, Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

Dec. 11, 2019

Buttenhoff honored during DLA Annual Employee Recognition Awards Program

Air Force Capt Adrian Buttenhoff was honored as the 2019 Defense Logistics Agency’s Company Grade Officer of the Year during a Dec. 6 ceremony held at DLA Headquarters, Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

Dec. 10, 2019

DLA employees helping the local homeless, one plastic bag at a time

Members of the Business Process Support Directorate, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, Richmond, Virginia, found an eco-friendly way to rid their home kitchen and utility drawers of those small, plastic bags that seemingly accumulate after every trip to the grocery store or shopping mall.

Dec. 5, 2019

FMWR promoting resiliency and readiness on Defense Supply Center Richmond

At high noon, on the first Wednesday of every month, for the past five months, anywhere from two to a dozen people gathered at either Parker Pond Pavilion or the Community Center on the Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, to learn different ways to recharge their mental and physical batteries.

Dec. 2, 2019

Employee Spotlight: Brandy Greene

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.

Nov. 26, 2019

Future focused fair welcomes DLA employees

Though the day-to-day tasks we tackle may keep us occupied from dawn til dusk, it’s still important to plan for the future. This is why the Defense Supply Center Richmond Health Benefits Fair continues to draw a sizeable crowd each year.