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Feb. 21, 2020

DLA Aviation Black History Month Spotlight: Odessa Yumi Maxwell

The Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Black History Month Spotlight recognizes Odessa Yumi Maxwell, branch chief, Logistics Cataloging and Data Solutions Portfolio, DLA Information Operations.

Feb. 20, 2020

Changes planned for Richmond Center Restaurant and Centre Perk Café

Employees and customers of the Center Restaurant and Centre Perk Café on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, will experience big changes this year. Plans are in place for the current operation to close by June 2020 and reopen under a new business model after a short transition period.

Feb. 10, 2020

Storm drain improvements good for installation, environment

Views of white steam erupting from manhole covers around the installation might remind one of majestic geysers or whales expelling air at the ocean surface; but this warm cloud of condensation serves its own purpose for the infrastructure of Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

Jan. 24, 2020

Networking at the speed of ‘just right’

How quickly can you get to know your co-workers? The Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Strategic Acquisition Programs Directorate clocked it at around three minutes during its speed networking event Jan. 15 in the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

Jan. 17, 2020

DLA Aviation marks MLK Day with call to service

The legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. is multifaceted, but one of his lasting messages has been one of public service. Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity, in conjunction with its Strategic Acquisition Directorate, is celebrating MLK Day — a national day of service — with a call to employees to put on their community service hats and make life a little better for their fellow men and women.

Dec. 13, 2019

Bensley students warm up DSCR tree lighting ceremony with “Hot Chocolate”

The holiday season can be tricky when it comes to Virginia weather. Like a polar vortex in reverse, warm weather made its appearance during the 2019 Tree Lighting Ceremony on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Dec. 10. Despite the unseasonably mild temperatures, nearly 400 Defense Logistics Agency military and civilian employees and military members from other organizations on the installation were still able to experience what the Bensley Elementary School’s fifth-grade chorus sang about: “This Magic Season.”

Oct. 11, 2019

DLA Aviation sustaining mission capable goal of 80 percent

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, recognizes employees in the Navy Customer Facing Division of the Customer Operations Directorate for reaching the combat-ready aircraft goal, set forth before them by commander, Naval Air Forces, during a small ceremony on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Oct. 4.

Oct. 10, 2019

The season of giving underway at DSCR

Defense Supply Center Richmond’s Combined Federal Campaign 2019 kicked off in grand style with a ceremony in the Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Oct. 8. As in the past few years, the theme this year is Show Some Love.

Oct. 4, 2019

Mediation: DLA’s hidden gem

DLA’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program, RESOLVE, provides a quick, informal and cost-efficient means of addressing and resolving workplace disputes.

Sept. 30, 2019

DSCR employees help clean up along James River

Defense Logistics Agency employees from Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, participated in the James River Regional Cleanup hosted by the James River Advisory Council Sep. 14 at Falling Creek Ironworks Park in North Chesterfield County. The river clean-up, which resulted in the collecting of more than 100 bags of trash, was part of a larger initiative sponsored by the James River Advisory Council that included similar activities throughout seventeen locations around the state of Virginia.