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April 22, 2021

Spring into action when traveling or getting together in public gatherings

Defense Logistics Agency security officials remind employees to take security precautions when traveling.

April 14, 2021

DSCR's Bellwood Elk thrive during pandemic thanks to great care

This past year has taught us how important it is to take care of ourselves and stay healthy. The same is true with our Bellwood elk herd on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

March 17, 2021

Employee Spotlight: Stephen Porch

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.

March 15, 2021

DSCR mass warning system to be tested during Virginia annual tornado drill March 16

Virginia’s Severe Weather Awareness Week takes place March 15-19. On March 16, the annual tornado response drill will take place throughout many cities and counties within the commonwealth. During the drill, Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond employees on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, will test the mass warning notification system, Giant Voice, with a "seek shelter" message.

March 10, 2021

2021 Spring Change Your Clock/Change Your Battery Campaign

Fire and Emergency Services personnel with Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond are encouraging employees to change batteries in smoke alarms when they change their clocks for Daylight Saving Time March 14.

Nov. 5, 2020

Pumping iron returns to DSCR Fitness Center

Paul Henry, an electrician for Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, seemed like a kid in the candy store as he moved from one piece of equipment to another inside the Fitness Center on DSCR. Working out there is something he hasn’t been able to do since it was shut down in early spring due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Nov. 2, 2020

Lead-acid a positive for the environment

Batteries aren’t exactly great for the environment, but recycling is. Employees from Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Richmond, DLA Installation Management Richmond and DLA Disposition Services Richmond, Virginia turned a negative into a positive Oct. 28 when they decided to return over 1,500 lead-acid batteries back to the manufacturer.

Oct. 26, 2020

Fall Back: Change your clocks, batteries during daylight saving time

Daylight saving time is Nov. 1. As you move your clocks back an hour, don’t forget to change the batteries in your smoke detectors and other home safety devices.

Oct. 9, 2020

The Great ShakeOut: what you can do to prepare for an earthquake

Emergencies can occur in the blink of an eye, with the impact ranging from temporary disruption of activities to a loss of an installation’s ability to perform its assigned missions. Employees receive warnings of approaching weather emergencies, such as blizzards, tornados, floods, etc., in time for them to take measures to minimize loss of life or property. However, there may be no warning signs when it comes to an earthquake.

Oct. 5, 2020

Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen

Cooking fires are the number one cause of in-home fires and injuries. The National Fire Protection Association, the official sponsor of Fire Prevention Week for more than 95 years, has announced “Serve up Fire Safety in the Kitchen” as the theme for Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 4-10.