DLA News Archive


May 20, 2019

National EMS Week Spotlight: Ed Rust

According to the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians website, in 1974 President Gerald Ford authorized Emergency Medical Services Week to celebrate EMS practitioners and the important work they do in our nation's communities. Back then, EMS was a new profession and practitioners had only just started to be recognized as a critical component of emergency medicine and the public health safety net. EMS is now firmly established as an essential public function and a vital component of the medical care continuum.

May 17, 2019

Honoring heroes in blue: National Police Week’s Peace Officer Memorial Service marks the contributions of local law enforcement

The ripple of law enforcement contributions were felt by over 340 attendees during a Peace Officer Memorial Service held May 15 in the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

May 10, 2019

Five-Alarm Achievement: Rodgers makes history as first DLA firefighter to enter DoD Firefighter Hall of Fame

It only took a spark, but the blaze of a career built by Fire Chief Don Rodgers, Fire and Emergency Branch, Security and Emergency Services Division, Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond, has also served to illuminate his many achievements. Rodgers made local history May 3, when he became the first DLA firefighter to be inducted into the 2019 Department of Defense Firefighters Hall of Fame.

March 19, 2019

DSCR Readies for Statewide Tornado Drill

Tornados might seem out of place in Virginia, which is nowhere near America’s so-called Tornado Alley, but they do happen here. And when they do, the aftermath can be devastating, which is why Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, employees participate in a Statewide Tornado Drill each year.

March 7, 2019

Remember to spring for new batteries, save lives

Springing forward shouldn’t be the only thing on your mind as we begin Daylight Saving Time at 2 a.m. this Sunday, March 10.

Jan. 28, 2019

Marquee your words

Last fall, two brand new state-of-the-art marquees on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, displayed their first messages in vivid color. The installation of these chromatic communication tools are the culmination of a nearly three-year journey, which involved the efforts of several hard-working individuals.

Dec. 20, 2018

DSCR holiday spirit

Employees show holiday spirit

Dec. 14, 2018

Angels among us donate to children in need

Mother Teresa once said, “If you cannot feed a hundred people, then just feed one.” At Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, generous employees give as much as they can by participating in the annual Angel Tree program.

Oct. 26, 2018

Conference center fills to capacity for DLA Aviation commander’s Town Hall

Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, employees filled the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center Oct. 23 during Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Linda Hurry’s Town Hall.

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.