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Nov. 26, 2019

Future focused fair welcomes DLA employees

Though the day-to-day tasks we tackle may keep us occupied from dawn til dusk, it’s still important to plan for the future. This is why the Defense Supply Center Richmond Health Benefits Fair continues to draw a sizeable crowd each year.

Nov. 22, 2019

Tips to help employees practice safety during the holiday season

It is that time of year again and with winter fast approaching Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond’s Fire and Emergency Services would like to remind everyone of the importance of safety during the holidays.

Nov. 19, 2019

Employee Spotlight: Matthew Kidd

Employee spotlight regularly features outstanding non-supervisory personnel from throughout the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and other DLA employees on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. Organizational directors may submit names of employees they wish to feature in this column to DLA Aviation Public Affairs. For more information, call (804) 279-3139.

Nov. 15, 2019

DSCR recycling efforts highlighted on America Recycles Day Nov. 15

Each Nov. 15 we celebrate “America Recycles Day.” Most folks think that recycling was a product of the late 1960s, but the initiative to protect the environment got its start long before that.

Nov. 14, 2019

Hall of Fame medal and award recipient’s contributions to DLA are price-less

Few federal employees can attest to a level of success and achievement obtained in more than 34 years of service, but Janet Price has the resumé that represents such a career.

Nov. 13, 2019

DLA Aviation-Cherry Point leadership welcomes Marine Corps Logistics Command personnel to North Carolina for strategic engagements

Personnel from Marine Corps Logistics Command, Albany, Georgia, and Barstow, California, traveled to Marine Corps Air Station, Cherry Point, North Carolina for a two-day workshop Oct. 23-24.

Nov. 8, 2019

How to find out about changes in DSCR operating status during inclement weather, other emergencies

There are several ways Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, employees can find out about changes in the installation’s operating status during winter weather and other emergencies.

Nov. 7, 2019

DSCR celebrates Marine Corps birthday

Marine Corps service members and Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, employees filled the old center cafeteria Nov. 5 to celebrate the birthday of the Corps.

Nov. 6, 2019

DLA Aviation Philadelphia setting records in its support of the nation’s warfighters

In 1966, in the midst of what many historians believe was the decade that defined this country, Motown recording artist and Philadelphia native Tammi Terrell teamed up with legendary soul heavyweight Marvin Gaye, to release “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” considered to be one of the most iconic songs in music history.

Nov. 5, 2019

Marines converge on Defense Supply Center Richmond for three-day course

Close to 45 Marines, sailors and Department of Defense civilians from around the country and as far away as Japan, converged on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, for the Defense Logistics Agency Marine Aviation Wholesale Resident Course Oct. 28-30. This is the second year the course was held in Richmond.

Nov. 4, 2019

Finding ability beyond disabilities in the workforce

The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and other legislative actions before it, have helped individuals with disabilities make great strides in being considered as equals alongside their professional peers. Despite these changes in the law, changes in thinking among employers remains a challenge.

Nov. 3, 2019

MWR hosts first DSCR trunk or treat event

Ghost, goblins, superheroes, princesses and many other costumed characters came out for the first installation Halloween Trunk or Treat event Oct. 31 in the Community Recreation Center.

Nov. 1, 2019

DLA’s first chief data officer named DoD government executive of the year

After more than 33 years of government service, all with the Defense Logistics Agency, Teresa W. Smith continues to thank her parents, family and mentors for instilling in her the importance of public service, something she believes led to her recognition as the Department of Defense Government Executive of the Year.

Nov. 1, 2019

The haunting of the historic Bellwood Manor House on DSCR takes center stage on Halloween

The Bellwood manor House on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia is one of the oldest houses in Chesterfield County. It’s also known as the home to all sorts of ghosts and goblins.