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April 6, 2020

DSCR East Gate temporarily closes effective April 8

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and decreased traffic on the installation, the East Gate, accessible from Jefferson Davis Highway on the Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, will close effective April 8 until further notice.

April 1, 2020

DLA Aviation Employee Spotlight: Cherokee Frye

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.

March 31, 2020

Aviation employees celebrate Women’s History Month by serving others

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation-Jacksonville, Florida, employees decided to celebrate Women’s History Month March 10 by serving others at the non-profit Clara White Mission in downtown Jacksonville.

March 30, 2020

Natural gas brings environmentally friendly heat to DSCR

Benjamin Franklin once said that “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Those words of wisdom hold especially true in the world of environmental protection.

March 25, 2020

DSCR Visitor Center moves to appointment only for CAC, retiree, dependent ID cards

Due to the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic and guidance regarding social distancing, the Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Visitor Center will begin issuing common access cards, retiree and military dependent identification cards by appointment only effective March 26.

March 25, 2020

DLA Aviation Women’s History Month Spotlight: Moraima Lugo-Millán

March is Women’s History Month. The theme this year is “Valiant Women of the Vote,” honoring “the brave women who fought to win suffrage rights for women, and who continue to fight for the voting rights of others.” This week, the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation spotlight shines on Moraima Lugo-Millán, who is a chemist in the Engineering Directorate.

March 24, 2020

Tornado Safety emphasized in March

As spring approaches, so does changes in weather. One weather event you need to make a plan of action for is Tornados!   According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association’s National Climate Data Center, the Commonwealth of Virginia has an average of 18-20 tornado events per year. The season usually starts in April and ends in November.  

March 20, 2020

Customer operations support extends to Fort Rucker

The mission of supporting the warfighter through interagency sustainment has been embodied to the fullest by members of Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Richmond, Virginia’s customer service specialists.

March 18, 2020

DLA Aviation Press Release 2020-03-18-001: COVID-19 Response from the DLA Aviation Commander for Defense Supply Center Richmond

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation is currently maximizing telework for our telework eligible workforce while avoiding mission degradation. Social distancing and avoiding large gatherings are being utilized to minimize the spread of COVID-19 on DSCR.

March 18, 2020

DLA Aviation Women’s History Month Spotlight: Julia Roquemore

March is Women’s History Month. The theme this year is “Valiant Women of the Vote,” honoring “the brave women who fought to win suffrage rights for women, and who continue to fight for the voting rights of others.” This week, the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation spotlight shines on Julia Roquemore, who is the deputy director in the Supplier Operations Commodities Directorate.

March 16, 2020

Greatness in the struggle: speaker encourages women to push through challenges

In recognition of Women’s History Month, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity, in conjunction with its Engineering Directorate, welcomed Terri Dickerson, director, Civil Rights Directorate, U.S. Coast Guard, to deliver a presentation on “Celebrating Milestones, Personal and Professional, Reached by Women” March 11, in the Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

March 11, 2020

DLA Aviation Women’s History Month Spotlight: Dr. Nusnin Akter

March is Women’s History Month. The theme this year is “Valiant Women of the Vote,” honoring “the brave women who fought to win suffrage rights for women, and who continue to fight for the voting rights of others.” This week, the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation spotlight shines on Dr. Nusnin Akter, who is a chemical engineer in the Engineering Directorate.

March 9, 2020

DLA Aviation shares sustainment practices at International Military Helicopter Symposium

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. David Sanford recently traveled to London were he was invited by the British Ministry of Defense to speak at the International Military Helicopter Symposium Feb. 25-27.

March 6, 2020

The gift that keeps on giving

Federal civilians and military service members attached to Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, took advantage of the opportunity to give back, by coming together to raise more than $81,000 in support of the 2019 Combined Federal Campaign which ran from Sept. 9, 2019 through Jan. 12, 2020.

March 5, 2020

DLA Aviation town hall highlights coming changes

A special Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander’s Town Hall March 4 brought a full house to the Frank P. Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. DLA Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. David Sanford addressed several issues including supply chain realignment, the coronavirus (COVID-19), the Year of Accountability and a special award.