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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.

Oct. 20, 2020

Environmental cleanup efforts on DCSR discussed at virtual quarterly meeting

Community members virtually attended the Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond’s Environmental Cleanup Program quarterly Restoration Advisory Board meeting Oct. 19. These meetings have not been held in-person since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Oct. 16, 2020

Aviation names third quarter Employee of the Quarter award recipients

Three Defense Logistics Agency Aviation employees were named Employee of the Quarter Award for the third quarter of FY20, which ran from April to June.

Oct. 16, 2020

Aviation second quarter award winners are at the top of their class

Teamwork, a willingness to grow and an eye toward improvement. These characteristics are evident in the recipients of the Aviation Employee of the Quarter Award for the second quarter of 2020. Despite their different roles, each of them displays professional excellence that contributes to the overall success of Defense Logistics Agency Aviation.

Oct. 15, 2020

Virtual book club brings awareness during Domestic Violence Prevention Month at DSCR

Domestic Violence Awareness Month was first introduced in 1981 by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence to bring awareness to victims of domestic violence.