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Oct. 17, 2016

Everyone has a role in conserving energy

October is National Energy Action Month. The Department of Energy has published a list of actions individuals can take in their workplaces to conserve energy and help achieve a healthier environment. Many of the items are simple and common sense actions that can have a big impact over time.

Oct. 12, 2016

Employee Spotlight: Luis Alejo

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation employee, Luis Alejo, is a customer support specialist at Robins Air Force Base, Warner Robins, Georgia. He is dedicated to serving the warfighter and providing them the support they need when they need it.

Oct. 11, 2016

Don’t wait, check smoke alarm date

Did you know that most home fire deaths happen when people are asleep between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m.? During Fire Prevention Week, DLA Installation Support at Richmond Fire and Emergency Services personnel remind employees to replace smoke alarms every 10 years.

Oct. 7, 2016

“Show Some Love” theme echoed during DSCR kick-off for Combined Federal Campaign

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Allan Day hosted the annual Combined Federal Campaign kicked-off Oct. 4, in the Lott’s Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

Oct. 6, 2016

Attorney bids farewell after 36-year career

Defense Logistics Agency employees on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia bid farewell to one of the installation’s legal icons at the historic Bellwood Club Sept. 29. Donald Tracy, deputy chief counsel, DLA Counsel – Aviation, bid farewell to his colleagues and friends in a retirement ceremony celebrating his 36-year legal career, all on DSCR.

Oct. 5, 2016

DLA DORRA Employee Spotlight: Sharon Parham

DLA Aviation Public Affairs Office spotlights Sharon Parham, a DORRA analyst, who is passionate about sports.

Oct. 4, 2016

Security and Emergency Services prevents, protects, responds and recovers

On any given day, the people, places and things at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia are protected by the men and women working as police officers, firefighters and a host of other security professionals that keep the center safe and operating.

Oct. 3, 2016

Fair emphasizes emergency readiness at work, home

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Support at Richmond, Virginia’s Security and Emergency Services Division held a Preparedness Fair closing out National Preparedness Month Sept. 28 during the lunch rush at the Defense Supply Center Richmond cafeteria.

Oct. 3, 2016

Aviation Leader Commentary: Enhanced warfighter support

Plain and simple, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Customer Operations Directorate’s Mapping Division exists solely to serve the warfighter. It’s their passion and the passion of all DLA Aviation employees.

Sept. 29, 2016

Shelter in place awareness could save lives during a CBRNE incident

September is National Preparedness Month. One of the warnings you may be given if chemical, biological, nuclear or high explosives (CBRNE) may have been released into the atmosphere is to shelter in place (SIP). This is a precaution aimed to keep you safe while remaining indoors. SIP means selecting a small, interior room, with no or few windows, and taking refuge there. It does not mean sealing off your entire office building. The Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia CBRNE Annex Plan details what you should do if an CBRNE incident occurs on DSCR.

Sept. 28, 2016

Commentary: DORRA employees embrace resiliency

Resiliency is one of those things that we work at every day on our own and with the encouragement of others. September is Defense Logistics Agency’s Resiliency Month, and Sep. 7 was celebrated as Resiliency Day across the agency. It was a time set aside to provide employees an opportunity to accentuate their actions to maintain and improve resiliency in their lives.

Sept. 27, 2016

Employee Spotlight: Maria Friend

What is your job title, and what do you do, specifically? DLA Aviation Pathways Student Intern (Contracting). I support my section by performing pre-award functions inclusive of acquisition planning, soliciting, evaluation, negotiation, and the awarding of contracts compliant with Federal Government Regulations and Policies.

Sept. 26, 2016

Air Force celebrates 69 years of flying high into the wild blue yonder

In 1947, Jackie Robinson broke the major league baseball color barrier, the United Nations voted in favor of the creation of an Independent Jewish State of Israel, the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union began, and President Harry S. Truman signed The National Security Act of 1947, creating both the Central Intelligence Agency and the Department of the Air Force.

Sept. 23, 2016

Prevention key to staying ahead of Zika virus

Defense Supply Center Richmond is one of four federal installations in Central Virginia collecting mosquitoes to test for the Zika virus. Defense Logistics Agency Installation Support at Richmond’s Environmental Office is working with Kenner Army Health Clinic’s Preventive Medicine Clinic to prevent the spread (or reduce the risk) of the microcephaly causing disease in the commonwealth. Microcephaly is a medical condition in which the brain does not develop properly during pregnancy resulting in a smaller than normal head.

Sept. 22, 2016

Disasters are unpredictable; be prepared

We all know we can’t predict when a natural disaster will occur. We also can’t predict when man-made events such as an active shooter will take place. However, we can plan and prepare to respond to these types of events