DLA News Archive


Sept. 23, 2022

Bellwood clock undergoes much needed facelift

The grandfather clock once owned by James Bellwood, the last private owner of the land which is now part of Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, is back to keeping accurate time as it once did 135 years ago.

Aug. 31, 2022

Construction of Phase 2 of Aviation Operations Center nearly halfway to completion

About a year-an- a-half ago, if your office or cubicle was located in Building 46 on Defense Supply Center Richmond, you used to be able to look out one of the huge windows and get a birds-eye-view of the Bellwood elk roaming freely.

July 18, 2022

Think fire safety this summer!

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond, Virginia’s Fire Prevention Office would like to remind everyone that with summer fun comes summer hazards. With many people couped up for the last couple years, many are now feeling comfortable meeting up in groups and starting to get back together. If you have a gathering that includes outside fire pits or bon fires, make sure to check your local ordinances to see if you are allowed to have an open fire in your area.

May 23, 2022

Family members of early DSCR landowner pay respects to their ancestors

In 1797, Richard Gregory, one of the wealthiest landowners in Chesterfield County, Virginia, purchased 1,000 acres of land Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, sits on today. On this land he built Manor House, now known as the Bellwood House. It’s one of the oldest houses in Chesterfield County and is listed as a national historic landmark.

May 20, 2022

Supply technician shares a personal connection to DSCR aircraft

When David Buonconsiglio began his job as a supply technician for Defense Logistics Agency Distribution at Richmond, Virginia, on Defense Supply Center Richmond two months ago, it didn’t take him long to get reacquainted with a memory from his past.

May 16, 2022

DSCR named CFC Agency of the Year in its region

Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, won the 2021 Combined Federal Campaign Agency of the Year Award for the South Central Virginia and Albermarle Bay areas.

April 21, 2022

DSCR continues making great strides in its groundwater cleanup efforts

The Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond Environmental Cleanup Program’s quarterly Restoration Advisory Board met April 18 at Bensley Community Center in Chesterfield, Virginia. It was the first time members had the option of attending the meeting in person since 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

April 20, 2022

Pinwheel parade focuses on making children priority number one

While April is designated as Child Abuse Prevention Month, the Defense Department declares its commitment to the safety and wellbeing of children all year long. In 2022, DOD leads these efforts with the campaign “All In To End Child Abuse.”

April 14, 2022

Defense Supply Center Richmond recognized for environmental excellence

Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, was recently awarded the Virginia Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award during a ceremony held at Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Virginia, during the 2022 Environment Virginia Symposium March 29.

April 6, 2022

April is Security Awareness Month: If you see something, say something!

We all have our daily routines. We go to work, stop by the store, maybe pick up our kids from school and travel home. We usually do not alter our routines unless something unusual occurs. It is the unusual events or unique observations that Defense Logistics Agency, Installation Management Richmond’s Security and Emergency Services wants to hear about! To assist you with reporting these unusual occurrences, DLA has developed a program called DLA iWatch.