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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.

April 28, 2020

911 awareness procedures help DSCR employees

National 911 Awareness Month is observed every April on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. The 911 system serves as a vital link between emergency responders and the public. The number gives the public a single, simple way to call for help in the event of a fire or other emergency. 911 was chosen as the national emergency phone number during the days of rotary telephones because the 9 and the 1 were easy to find on the dial.

April 22, 2020

DLA Aviation Employee Spotlight: Kimberly Styron

Employee spotlight regularly features outstanding non-supervisory personnel from throughout the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and other DLA employees on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. Organizational directors may submit names of employees they wish to feature in this column to DLA Aviation Public Affairs. For more information, call (804) 279-3139.

April 6, 2020

DSCR East Gate temporarily closes effective April 8

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and decreased traffic on the installation, the East Gate, accessible from Jefferson Davis Highway on the Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, will close effective April 8 until further notice.

March 30, 2020

Natural gas brings environmentally friendly heat to DSCR

Benjamin Franklin once said that “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Those words of wisdom hold especially true in the world of environmental protection.