DLA News Archive


March 5, 2021

Good old fashion teamwork leads to greater security measures on DSCR

The electronic security system on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, is undergoing a much-needed upgrade.

Feb. 10, 2021

Say something if you see something: February is Security Awareness Month

Defense Logistics Agency security officials are urging employees to remain vigilant, reminding them that they share everyday observations with neighbors, colleagues, family and friends.

Jan. 4, 2021

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

The weather in the Richmond Metro area has been as uncertain this year as everything else has been during the global pandemic, with temperatures varying on some days by 20 degrees. But 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?

Dec. 31, 2020

What the holidays mean to me: Michaela Millan

During the month of December, DLA Aviation Public Affairs will be running a special series of stories titled “What the holidays mean to me.” The purpose is to spotlight members of the DLA Aviation workforce during the holidays.

Dec. 15, 2020

Despite pandemic, DLA finds safe way to give to children in need through Angel Tree program

Defense Logistics Agency employees on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, responded in great magnitude to this year’s Angel Tree program during the annual gift drop-off at DLA Installation Management Richmond’s Fire Department Dec. 9.

Dec. 3, 2020

White Christmas: DSCR Angel Tree gets virtual makeover in time for the holidays

Daniel White saved Christmas for 128 students from Bellwood, Bensley and Reid Elementary Schools and Meadowbrook High School.

Nov. 25, 2020

How to find out about changes in DSCR operating status throughout the winter season

As we head into the holiday-season and with winter right around the corner, we can expect there will be inclement weather or other emergencies. Oftentimes, these types of incidents are followed by the closing of Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia to everyone except individuals considered essential personnel.

Nov. 10, 2020

Marine Corps turns 245

On this day, in 1775, the Second Continental Congress, meeting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, passed a resolution establishing the Marine Corps to augment naval forces in the Revolutionary War. The recruiting headquarters was set up in the Tun Tavern on Water Street in Philadelphia, which is considered to be the birthplace of the Marines.

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.