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Archive: October, 2018

Oct. 30, 2018

Force Protection Conditions - A Tutorial

As you are driving into the installation or walk into an entrance to a building, you may have noticed that we are at FPCON B and wonder what that really means to you.

Oct. 29, 2018

DSCR employees attend a Safety Stand Down Oct. 23

Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, employees attended a Safety Stand Down Oct. 23.

Oct. 26, 2018

Conference center fills to capacity for DLA Aviation commander’s Town Hall

Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, employees filled the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center Oct. 23 during Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Linda Hurry’s Town Hall.

Oct. 25, 2018

Commander speaks with county students about DLA careers

Students from all 10 Chesterfield County, Virginia, high schools gathered together Oct. 22 at Chesterfield Career and Technical Center to hear Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Air Force Commander Brig. Gen. Linda Hurry tell them about DLA Aviation and share information about logistics career fields as well as the Pathways to Career Excellence (PaCE) and Pathways Internship programs currently available.

Oct. 24, 2018

Customer Operations director hosts New Commanders’ Round Robin

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Customer Operations director hosted a two-day New Commanders Round Robin to familiarize commanders assigned to DLA Aviation industrial support activities (ISA) on key aspects of the organization and its directorates, at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Oct. 15-16.

Oct. 23, 2018

DLA Aviation offers employees tools to better cope with workplace misunderstandings

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE Local 1992) Union along with the Command Support Directorate, hosted a self-help seminar for employees to help combat workplace differences, Oct. 3 at the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center, Defense Supply Center Richmond.

Oct. 23, 2018

Restoration Advisory Board discusses latest cleanup results

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Operations Richmond personnel, community members, and Restoration Advisory Board members held their quarterly meeting Oct. 15 at the Bensley Community Center in Chesterfield County, Virginia, to discuss current remediation operations on Defense Supply Center Richmond.

Oct. 17, 2018

Students graduate from PACE Program Oct. 10

Friends, family and co-workers gathered Oct. 10 in the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, to celebrate the graduation of approximately 100 students from the Defense Logistics Agency Pathways to Career Excellence Program.

Oct. 16, 2018

DSCR recognizes annual Fire Prevention Week

Defense Supply Center, Richmond, Virginia recognized National Fire Prevention Week with a huge kick-off in support of this year’s theme “Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware Fire can happen anywhere,” on Oct. 9.

Oct. 15, 2018

The Barn opens its doors once again

After two years of renovations, the DSCR Community Center — also known as “The Barn” — is open and ready to welcome visitors once again. The 80-year-old structure at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, has hosted many recreational and professional functions including conferences, private and government ceremonies, and summer community programs.

Oct. 10, 2018

Retirees visit new operations center on DSCR

A line in the book “You Can't Go Home Again,” written by Thomas Wolfe states “Some things will never change. Some things will always be the same.”

Oct. 8, 2018

Event puts creative spin on domestic violence awareness

Come out and break a sweat while bringing awareness to the issue of domestic violence at this year’s Spin for the Cause/Breaking the Cycle of Domestic Violence. A joint venture between Defense Logistics Agency Installation Operations Richmond and the U.S. Army Reserve 80th Training Command, Spin for the Cause encourages physical and mental fitness to help overcome obstacles and gain empowerment.

Oct. 5, 2018

Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 7 -13: Look, Listen, Learn

Fire Prevention Week is a time for fire prevention staff and other departments across the country to connect with those serving in their communities as it relates to fire safety and prevention, whether at home or in the workplace.

Oct. 3, 2018

DLA Aviation Support to the Unsung Workhorse Aircraft

It could be argued that true military aviation took off in 1903 when Dayton, Ohio, natives Wilbur and Orville Wright launched the first self-propelled airplane off a hill in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina.

Oct. 2, 2018

Benjamin “Gil” Perkins inducted as the 2018 Hall of Fame recipient

For his dedicated service and contributions to Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, Benjamin “Gil” Perkins, former DLA Aviation chief counsel was inducted into the 2018 DLA Aviation Hall of Fame Sept. 27. Perkins retired in 2015 after 34 years of service.