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Sept. 25, 2020

Preparedness eases the stress of experiencing natural disasters

National Preparedness Month is an opportunity to include the entire family in disaster preparedness planning. Children, especially, can benefit from being part of disaster preparedness planning, as it can help them feel like they have some control during events such as severe weather, which can be stressful and frightening.

Sept. 16, 2020

Disaster preparedness, one step at a time

Virginia has seen its share of disaster events this year. From heavy snow to damaging winds, to flooding and tornadoes, residents continue to prove their resilience in the face of adverse events.

Sept. 9, 2020

Fitness Center move involves plenty of sweat, heavy lifting

The old accommodations for Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond’s Morale, Welfare and Recreation’s popular Red Brick Fitness Center weren’t making the grade. While construction of a new Fitness Center gets under way, the workout equipment will be housed in the Community Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

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.

Aug. 28, 2020

A Phantom and Falcon move onto DSCR

On Aug. 26 and 27, Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia became the home to two new aircraft displays, a F-4 Phantom II and a F-16 Fighting Falcon.

Aug. 7, 2020

Defense Supply Center Richmond gets a facelift

Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, is currently undergoing renovations to the installation in the form of upgrades and/or additions.

July 7, 2020

DLA Installation Management Richmond works to improve Parker Pond

One of the advantages of working on Defense Supply Center Richmond is its location in an idyllic part of Virginia. The natural resources and outdoor beauty are perks, and among the more popular spots is Parker Pond.

April 28, 2020

911 awareness procedures help DSCR employees

National 911 Awareness Month is observed every April on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. The 911 system serves as a vital link between emergency responders and the public. The number gives the public a single, simple way to call for help in the event of a fire or other emergency. 911 was chosen as the national emergency phone number during the days of rotary telephones because the 9 and the 1 were easy to find on the dial.

March 30, 2020

Natural gas brings environmentally friendly heat to DSCR

Benjamin Franklin once said that “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Those words of wisdom hold especially true in the world of environmental protection.

March 24, 2020

Tornado Safety emphasized in March

As spring approaches, so does changes in weather. One weather event you need to make a plan of action for is Tornados!   According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association’s National Climate Data Center, the Commonwealth of Virginia has an average of 18-20 tornado events per year. The season usually starts in April and ends in November.