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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.

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 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.

March 18, 2022

Bellwood elk pass annual inspection with flying colors

The elk roaming freely within designated pastures on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, were given a clean bill of health by the Commonwealth of Virginia during their annual inspection March 16.

March 14, 2022

Annual tornado drill held on Defense Supply Center Richmond

Every year, Virginia’s tornado season peaks during the spring and summer seasons. It’s a time when the commonwealth is susceptible to severe thunderstorms which can produce short-lived, but very destructive tornados.

March 7, 2022

Grieving mothers find strength from family, friends and DLA Employee Assistance Program

In the mid-1980’s, the late pop icon Prince recorded a song for the Under the Cherry Moon soundtrack titled Sometimes it Snows in April. In it, he laments “Sometimes I wish that life was never ending, but all good things they say, never last.” It’s an emotion Gail Gillus, a supervisory program analyst within Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Command Support Directorate’s Resource Management Division at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, has experienced for the past five months.

March 2, 2022

DSCR testing mass warning system during Virginia annual tornado drill March 8

Virginia Severe Weather Awareness Week 2022 takes place March 7-11. On March 8, the annual tornado response drill will take place throughout many cities and counties within the commonwealth. During the drill, Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond employees on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, will test the mass warning notification system, Giant Voice, with a "seek shelter" message.

Sept. 29, 2021

Chesterfield County toasts DLA Installation Management Richmond’s wastewater treatment efforts at DSCR with Platinum Award

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond received the Platinum Award from Chesterfield County, Virginia, officials Sept. 20 for achieving 100% compliance with the county’s industrial wastewater regulations on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

May 26, 2021

Changes occurring on Defense Supply Center Richmond

Those working within Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Planning Process Directorate on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, have new, temporary homes. More than 220 people moved from Building 31, H Bay and Building 32, H and M Bays into the four huge trailers in the parking lot in front of bldg. 59 along G Road. The move took place between May 3-10.