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June 28, 2019

Creating a culture of safety

Each year the third week in the month of June is designated as Firefighter Safety Stand Down week. This year’s national theme is “Reduce your exposure: It’s everyone’s responsibility” and is chosen by the Firefighter Safety Stand Down group.

June 27, 2019

Employees celebrate opening of new DLA Aviation Operations Center

Four years after construction began in 2015, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Linda Hurry officiated a ribbon cutting ceremony commemorating the opening of the DLA Aviation Operations Center June 25.

June 26, 2019

LGBT Pride Month celebrated on DSCR

The Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Office, in conjunction with the American Federation of Government Employees Local 1992 hosted a lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Pride Month celebration in the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, June 25.

June 25, 2019

Mentees celebrate completion of yearlong program

Twenty-five Defense Logistics Agency Aviation employees gathered in the Community Recreation Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, June 18 to celebrate their completion of a yearlong mentoring program that began last May.

June 24, 2019

Annual event celebrating the end of slavery held on DCSR

Juneteenth is celebrated on June 19 every year and is the oldest known celebration honoring the end of slavery in the United States. It commemorates the freeing of black slaves two years after President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation on Jan. 1, 1863.

June 21, 2019

DLA Aviation ‘policy wizard’ becomes Hall of Fame member

Dorothy Jean Lohr, a DLA Aviation procurement analyst who began her career as a GS-4 secretary, became known to colleagues as the "Wizard of Policy," due to her integral role and expertise in automated acquisition. She will be inducted into the DLA Hall of Fame June 26.

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.