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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.

Sept. 18, 2018

Emergency plans at home and work

Since its inception in 2004, National Preparedness Month is observed each September in the United States. Sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the month-long campaign encourages Americans to take steps to prepare for emergencies in their homes, businesses, schools and communities.

Sept. 18, 2018

National preparedness month exposition on DSCR

In recognition of September as National Preparedness Month, Defense Logistics Agency Installation Operations Richmond’s Security and Emergency Services hosted a preparedness exposition in the new Center Restaurant Sept. 13, Defense Supply Center Richmond.

Sept. 14, 2018

Shelter in place awareness could save lives during a CBRNE incident

September is National Preparedness Month. One of the warnings you may be given if chemical, biological, nuclear or high explosives (CBRNE) are released into the atmosphere is to shelter in place (SIP).

Sept. 12, 2018

How to find out about changes in DSCR operating status and new telework procedures during inclement weather, other emergencies

There are several ways Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia employees can find out about changes in the installation’s operating status during winter weather and other emergencies.

Sept. 7, 2018

Different generations working together at DSCR in support of the warfighter

An Understanding and Working Across Generations workshop was held in the McKeever Auditorium on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Aug 27.

Sept. 6, 2018

Proper Planning Prevents Poor Performance

No matter where you live, disaster can hit at any given time. So it’s important to keep in mind that when dealing with an emergency or disaster, every second counts- that’s why it’s vital that you have a plan in place at home and at work.

Aug. 31, 2018

Physical Security is more than gates and guards

Federal employees as well as contracted employees are an important part of the Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, physical security systems, which starts with an access control plan.

Aug. 30, 2018

Employee Spotlight: Maggie Christensen

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.

Aug. 29, 2018

DLA Aviation - Jacksonville gets new commander

Leadership at Defense Logistics Agency Aviation - Jacksonville changed hands during a formal change of command ceremony in Ceremonial Hangar 117 on Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Florida, Aug. 23, 2018.

Aug. 27, 2018

Static displays on DSCR get scheduled five year facelift

Earlier this summer, a team of contractors descended on Richmond with one mission; restoring the appearances of the mighty military static displays scattered around Defense Supply Center Richmond.

Aug. 23, 2018

MWR holds second annual Bellwood Bash at DSCR

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Operations Richmond’s Morale, Welfare and Recreation Office rang in its second annual Bellwood Bash Family and Friends Day Aug. 14, welcoming guests to enjoy food, DJ music, kids’ activities and a 5K fun run/walk on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

Aug. 22, 2018

DLA volunteer efforts to account for real property in full swing

A major volunteer effort has been underway to assess and account for as many as 18,000 real property assets across 550 sites, and Defense Logistics Agency Aviation personnel are playing a crucial role in the process. The first site visits began in May 2018 and are expected to end Sept. 15. The remaining months of 2018 will be used by DLA headquarters to validate the results.

Aug. 21, 2018

Aviation reservists share success of initiatives with Joint Reserve Force director

Navy Rear Adm. Deborah Haven, director, Defense Logistics Agency joint Reserve Force, visited Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Aug. 11 to recognize outstanding joint reserve personnel and learn about the reserve team’s current initiatives and projects.

Aug. 15, 2018

Loud and Clear

Growing up a deaf woman in a hearing society is not without its challenges, but Patricia “Trix” Bruce has risen to those challenges and overcome them with aplomb. She has since made it her mission to help educate the hearing community and deaf interpreters about the most productive and rewarding ways to communicate and engage with deaf people.