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March 23, 2016

DSCR reaches crucial milestone in quest to achieve OSHA star

Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, is one step closer to receiving a star under the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Voluntary Protection Program.

March 22, 2016

Resiliency helps wounded warrior return to workforce

Retired Army Capt. Santiago “Angel” Rodriguez was a lunchtime speaker at the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Senior Leadership Conference held March 1-3 in Richmond, Virginia. He spoke about his military deployments, multiple injuries he sustained; and how practicing resiliency techniques enabled him work at DLA.

March 17, 2016

Employee Working Group holds Warrior Wednesday fun walk/run

Defense Logistics Agency employees on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia celebrated the March Warrior Wednesday with a Spirit of Spring Fun Walk/Run.

March 15, 2016

DLA supervisor shares deployment experience as resiliency lesson

A DLA Aviation supervisor recently shared her experiences from her 2015 deployment to Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, where she served for six months as the DLA Support Team deputy commander.

March 14, 2016

SLC focuses on innovation, resiliency, culture

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Allan Day hosted the Senior Leadership Conference, themed “Building a Culture of Innovation and Resiliency,” March 1-3 on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

March 14, 2016

DLA Aviation keeps F/A-18 jets soaring

F/A-18 Hornet fighter jets, flown by Navy and Marine Corps pilots, have patrolled U.S. and international airspace for more than 30 years — and will likely keep flying well into the future, with the help of a special DLA Aviation team.

March 10, 2016

DSCR participates in statewide tornado drill March 22

Devastating tornadoes hit Virginia Feb. 24, killing three in Waverly and another in Appomattox

March 9, 2016

Resiliency toolkit explored during Senior Leader Conference

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation senior leaders met on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, March 1 -3, reviewing 2015 successes and missed opportunities and the activity’s way forward for 2016. But the conference wasn’t just about the mission, leaders also focused on building a culture of innovation and resiliency through the sharing of personal testimonies and learning tools to enable them and their employees to adapt to and persevere in the face of personal and professional challenges.

March 8, 2016

Aviation Hall of Fame nominations accepted through March 31

Nominations for Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s annual Hall of Fame for 2016 will be accepted March 9 - 31. The Aviation Hall of Fame honors former employees who have made significant and enduring contributions to DLA or DLA Aviatio

March 2, 2016

DLA acquisition professionals' support for earthquake relief featured in new video

Acquisition professionals' support for earthquake relief in Haiti is featured in a new video released on DLA's YouTube and Facebook sites.

March 1, 2016

Air Force senior leaders visit DLA Aviation

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation officials hosted senior leaders from the Air Force Sustainment Center, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma Feb. 23 on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

Feb. 29, 2016

DLA celebrates Black History Month at DSCR by honoring local hallowed grounds

Defense Logistics Agency employees on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, celebrated Black History Month with an observance held Feb. 25. The program, which was held in the Lott’s Conference center, included two documentaries, displays of artifacts, photos and other historical documents, a keynote speaker and songs performed by the Bellwood Choir.

Feb. 25, 2016

Directorate reflects on actions as agency prepares to launch new culture survey

As the Defense Logistics Agency prepares to launch its 2016 Culture Survey in March, Cynthia Stinchcomb reflects back on action plans implemented in her directorate as a result of the 2014 survey.

Feb. 24, 2016

Acquisition professionals video series debuts

The first of nine videos profiling Defense Logistics Agency acquisition professionals debuted on the organization’s YouTube and Facebook sites Feb. 24.

Feb. 24, 2016

Central Virginia PAOs discuss leveraging social media

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Public Affairs Office hosted the Central Virginia Military Public Affairs luncheon and meeting Feb. 18, 2016 at the Bellwood Club on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. Guest speaker, DLA Social Media Manager Mason Lowery presented an overview on social media strategies.