DLA News Archive

Tag: Security and Emergency Services

April 11, 2022

Awareness and tips for emergency calls emphasized during National 9-1-1 Education Month

National 9-1-1 Education Month is observed annually in the month of April at the Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. The 9-1-1 system serves as the vital link between the public and emergency responders. It is intended as a nationwide telephone number and gives the public fast and easy access to a public safety answering point.

Aug. 20, 2021

Force Protection Conditions - A Tutorial

As you are driving onto Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, or walking to a building entrance, you may have noticed the installation is at Force Protection Condition Level B and wonder, “what does this mean to me?”

April 27, 2021

DSCR opens new East Gate

The Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, opened its new East Gate located off of U.S. Route 1 in Chesterfield County April 26.

Sept. 29, 2020

National Preparedness Month: why it is important to report suspicious activity

September 11, 2001 marked a dramatic escalation of terrorist activity around the world and signified an alarming trend toward the targeting of civilians. In the last 19 years, violent incidents have occurred worldwide, leaving tens of thousands of innocent people dead or wounded. Terrorist attacks and intentional mass casualty incidents have occurred frequently, having entailed active shooter incidents, suicide bombings, vehicle ramming attacks and bombings, hostage events, and edged-weapon attacks.

Sept. 4, 2020

Disasters Don’t Wait – get prepared during National Preparedness Month

National Preparedness Month is recognized each September to promote family and community disaster planning now and throughout the year. As our nation continues to respond to COVID-19, there is no better time to be involved than this September.

Feb. 3, 2020

Black History Month Spotlight: Larry McCauley

As Chief of Security and Emergency Services, Larry McCauley values his long history with DLA and reflects on his legacy as an African-American leader and mentor.

Sept. 16, 2019

DSCR unifies employees with 9-11 Remembrance 5K Run/Walk

Somber bagpipe notes filled the air with Amazing Grace as more than 200 employees participated in the 9-11 Remembrance 5K Run/Walk at the Picnic Pavilion on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Sept. 11.

Feb. 8, 2018

DLA Distribution trains workforce on recognizing and responding to homemade explosives

In partnership with the U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Philadelphia Division, Harrisburg Field Office and the Pennsylvania State Police, Bureau of Emergency and Special Response, DLA Installation Operations Susquehanna, Security and Emergency Services provided no cost training on Improvised Explosive Devices to Defense Distribution Center, Susquehanna employees Jan. 25.