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Aug. 17, 2020

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

When Hurricane Isaias was forecasted to bring heavy rain and damaging winds to the metro Richmond area Aug. 4, Defense Supply Center Richmond leadership made the decision to close center to everyone except those deemed essential in anticipation of the storm. How did you find out the center was closed?

Aug. 12, 2020

Aviation’s Duke named National CFC award winner

Christie Duke, program analyst for Defense Logistics Agency Aviation's Command Programs Office was recently recognized with a national Combined Federal Campaign Hero Award as a result of the hard work and dedication she put in to making the 2019 CFC campaign a success as campaign co-manager on DSCR.

Aug. 10, 2020

Hurricane preparedness at DLA Aviation extends beyond gates

Hurricane season is an annual affair, but emergency management personnel take a fresh look each year at their ability to prepare for and weather any storms that may roll over the installation, including recuperation from tropical storm Isaias.

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 30, 2020

Employee makes hundreds of cloth facemasks for coworkers

To help stop the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, Charlotte Bell, an American Sign Language interpreter and equal employment opportunity specialist who works for Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, made about 500 facemasks since early April 2020 for her co-workers.

July 23, 2020

World War II-era warehouse at Richmond depot to get major overhaul

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Defense Logistics Agency are teaming up on a project to restore a Defense Supply Center Richmond warehouse built in 1942.

July 23, 2020

Environmental cleanup updates discussed at virtual quarterly public meeting

Community members virtually attended the Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond’s Environmental Cleanup Program quarterly Restoration Advisory Board meeting July 13. Due to COVID-19, this is the first time the RAB has met since Oct. 21. 

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.

June 29, 2020

How to stay safe when using consumer fireworks

Summertime is when many of us engage in what some might consider the most joyous of activities: spending time with friends and family, eating, drinking and watching fireworks light up the sky. Despite professional firework displays being fun and exciting, many people feel the real fun takes place when this excitement is recreated in our own homes through the purchasing of store-bought fireworks made for personal use. Sadly enough, sometimes the results are disastrous.

May 13, 2020

Bellwood Manor House set for $3.28M renovation

The historic Bellwood Manor House at Defense Supply Center Richmond is getting a face-lift. Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $3.28 million contract to Facility Support Services for renovation of the house, which was built between 1790 and 1804 and is listed as a national and state landmark.