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April 6, 2022

April is Security Awareness Month: If you see something, say something!

We all have our daily routines. We go to work, stop by the store, maybe pick up our kids from school and travel home. We usually do not alter our routines unless something unusual occurs. It is the unusual events or unique observations that Defense Logistics Agency, Installation Management Richmond’s Security and Emergency Services wants to hear about! To assist you with reporting these unusual occurrences, DLA has developed a program called DLA iWatch.

March 18, 2022

Bellwood elk pass annual inspection with flying colors

The elk roaming freely within designated pastures on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, were given a clean bill of health by the Commonwealth of Virginia during their annual inspection March 16.

March 14, 2022

Annual tornado drill held on Defense Supply Center Richmond

Every year, Virginia’s tornado season peaks during the spring and summer seasons. It’s a time when the commonwealth is susceptible to severe thunderstorms which can produce short-lived, but very destructive tornados.

March 7, 2022

Grieving mothers find strength from family, friends and DLA Employee Assistance Program

In the mid-1980’s, the late pop icon Prince recorded a song for the Under the Cherry Moon soundtrack titled Sometimes it Snows in April. In it, he laments “Sometimes I wish that life was never ending, but all good things they say, never last.” It’s an emotion Gail Gillus, a supervisory program analyst within Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Command Support Directorate’s Resource Management Division at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, has experienced for the past five months.

March 2, 2022

DSCR testing mass warning system during Virginia annual tornado drill March 8

Virginia Severe Weather Awareness Week 2022 takes place March 7-11. On March 8, 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.

Jan. 19, 2022

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

Hazardous weather is once again predicted for the Richmond Metro area later this week.  When winter-like weather or hazardous driving conditions do arrive, how will you be notified of changes in Defense Supply Center Richmond’s operating status?

Jan. 11, 2022

Fitness Center ready to help you keep your healthy New Year’s resolution

Getting fit and staying that way are New Year’s resolutions that just about everyone has made since resolutions were first imagined. If you’re ready to stick to your goal, the Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond, Virginia’s Fitness Center is ready to help.

Jan. 5, 2022

Tree beautification program’s roots run deep

Few beautification projects have longer lasting benefits than tree planting, and the 50 trees planted this fall on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, will provide shade, shelter and improved air quality for years to come.

Dec. 14, 2021

Employees bring cheer through DLA Aviation Angel Tree program

Employees on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, donned their wings again this year to provide gifts for local families through the Angel Tree program.

Nov. 24, 2021

Local shelter gives thanks for DSCR generosity

Defense Supply Center Richmond employees and local organization Home Again Shelter have partnered this year to gather a cornucopia of donations for a Thanksgiving Food Drive. The workforce donated Thanksgiving meal items, which Home Again Shelter employees used to create meal kits for families in need throughout the Greater Richmond, Virginia, region.