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Oct. 15, 2018

The Barn opens its doors once again

After two years of renovations, the DSCR Community Center — also known as “The Barn” — is open and ready to welcome visitors once again. The 80-year-old structure at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, has hosted many recreational and professional functions including conferences, private and government ceremonies, and summer community programs.

Oct. 10, 2018

Retirees visit new operations center on DSCR

A line in the book “You Can't Go Home Again,” written by Thomas Wolfe states “Some things will never change. Some things will always be the same.”

Oct. 8, 2018

Event puts creative spin on domestic violence awareness

Come out and break a sweat while bringing awareness to the issue of domestic violence at this year’s Spin for the Cause/Breaking the Cycle of Domestic Violence. A joint venture between Defense Logistics Agency Installation Operations Richmond and the U.S. Army Reserve 80th Training Command, Spin for the Cause encourages physical and mental fitness to help overcome obstacles and gain empowerment.

Oct. 5, 2018

Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 7 -13: Look, Listen, Learn

Fire Prevention Week is a time for fire prevention staff and other departments across the country to connect with those serving in their communities as it relates to fire safety and prevention, whether at home or in the workplace.

Oct. 3, 2018

DLA Aviation Support to the Unsung Workhorse Aircraft

It could be argued that true military aviation took off in 1903 when Dayton, Ohio, natives Wilbur and Orville Wright launched the first self-propelled airplane off a hill in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina.

Oct. 2, 2018

Benjamin “Gil” Perkins inducted as the 2018 Hall of Fame recipient

For his dedicated service and contributions to Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, Benjamin “Gil” Perkins, former DLA Aviation chief counsel was inducted into the 2018 DLA Aviation Hall of Fame Sept. 27. Perkins retired in 2015 after 34 years of service.

Oct. 1, 2018

Employee Spotlight: Lori Taylor

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.

Sept. 28, 2018

COOP: Not just an annual training requirement

Defense Logistics Agency employees are required annually to complete the Continuity of Operations Employee Awareness Training to ensure mission essential functions will be performed in the event of a catastrophic event.

Sept. 21, 2018

DLA celebrates the Air Force’s 71st birthday!

Airmen and Defense Logistics Agency Aviation employees celebrated the Air Force’s 71st birthday Sept. 18, with a ceremony at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. Air Force Commander Col. Terrence Kilgore, 345th Training Squadron, Fort Lee, Virginia, was the guest speaker. In his speech, he highlighted the Air Force’s 71st birthday theme: “American Airman … Wingman, Leader, Warrior.” He called the theme befitting for a service that encompasses all three character traits.

Sept. 20, 2018

It’s never too late to prepare for extreme weather

The signs of autumn are more than turning leaves and crisp air: Virginians remain at risk for flooding related to tornadoes and tropical storms through November, and tornadoes are just as likely to wreak havoc in the fall as they are any other time of year. September is National Preparedness Month and there’s no time like the present to assess your ability to weather severe flooding and tornadoes.