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June 20, 2019

Fire Warden Appreciation Day

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond’s Fire Prevention staff showed their appreciation during their quarterly training session June 13 with a luncheon and tour of the fire station to over 30 Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, employees who serve as fire wardens.

June 20, 2019

Safety officials share tips to avoid work-related mishaps

Are you ever distracted by your cellphone while walking, driving or using equipment? Is your workplace cluttered and messy? Do you barge out of your workstation without looking to see if a co-worker is passing?

June 18, 2019

Day takes charge of DLA Logistics Operations

Air Force Maj. Gen. Allan E. Day assumed the role as director of Defense Logistics Agency Logistics Operations June 17. He replaced Air Force Maj. Gen. Mark Johnson.

June 17, 2019

Disaster response exercise held at DSCR

As part of the approved Fiscal 2019 Installation Exercise Schedule, Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, conducted a table top exercise, June 13 in the DLA Aviation Operations Center.

June 12, 2019

Incoming DLA Indo-Pacific military deputy commander visits Richmond

Army Col. Julia Bell visited Defense Logistics Agency Aviation on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, June 12. She is slated to take over July 19 as the military deputy commander for Defense Logistics Agency Indo-Pacific located at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii.

June 10, 2019

Incoming AMCOM commander visits DLA Aviation

Incoming commander for the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama, visited Defense Logistics Agency Aviation on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, June 5

June 6, 2019

Supplier reps attend largest Industry Days event to date

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Linda Hurry opened the first day of DLA Aviation Supplier Industry Days at the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. The event held over two-days, May 29 – 30, invites industry business leaders and representatives to collaborate with DLA representatives on meeting warfighter needs.

June 4, 2019

DLA Aviation expedites part, ship deploys on schedule

April 25 was a special day … Manuel Delossantos, customer support manager, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation-San Diego, was contacted to expedite a deployment material requirement for Fixed Wing Airborne Squadron One-One-Six (VAW-116).

June 3, 2019

New top cop at DSCR

Julio Clavell said ever since he was a child growing up in Brooklyn, New York, he’s wanted to go into the law enforcement profession.

May 30, 2019

Low-key elk transfer brings high expectations of success

Nearly 20 years ago, male and female elk from the Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia’s herd took on the honorable task of helping repopulate captive herds throughout the Commonwealth. “Historically, our elk helped populate the elk displays at various Virginia wildlife parks,” said Jimmy Parrish, chief, Environmental Management Division, DLA Installation Management Richmond.

May 24, 2019

Emergency responder shares career field changes over 28 years at DSCR

My name is Ed Rust. I’m a firefighter, emergency medical technician-paramedic and hazardous materials technician with Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. May 2019 marks 28 years since I started working here — literally half my life.

May 23, 2019

National EMS Week Spotlight: Kyle Thomas

According to the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians website, in 1974 President Gerald Ford authorized Emergency Medical Services Week to celebrate EMS practitioners and the important work they do in our nation's communities. Back then, EMS was a new profession and practitioners had only just started to be recognized as a critical component of emergency medicine and the public health safety net. EMS is now firmly established as an essential public function and a vital component of the medical care continuum.

May 23, 2019

Hurry holds last town hall in Richmond

Richmond employees gathered for a town hall hosted by Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Linda Hurry May 16, in the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. She recognized employees for their outstanding work and comically made the distinction of which military service won the most service awards.

May 22, 2019

DLA senior leaders meet with industry partners during SEPRT

The annual Senior Executive Partnership Roundtable was held at the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, May 9. The SEPRT gathers senior executives from the agency’s strategic supplier alliances to meet with the Defense Logistics Agency leadership and military customer senior leaders to discuss general issues affecting DLA Aviation suppliers.

May 22, 2019

New designated smoking areas at Defense Supply Center Richmond

Designated smoking areas will be at least 50 feet from building entrances and air intake ducts and will not be located in areas commonly used by nonsmokers.