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May 20, 2022

Supply technician shares a personal connection to DSCR aircraft

When David Buonconsiglio began his job as a supply technician for Defense Logistics Agency Distribution at Richmond, Virginia, on Defense Supply Center Richmond two months ago, it didn’t take him long to get reacquainted with a memory from his past.

May 18, 2022

Leaders share accomplishments supporting warfighters during SEPRT

More than 130 Defense Logistics Agency leaders, military customer senior leaders and supplier partners gathered in the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, May 10-11 for the annual Senior Executive Partnership Round Table to discuss challenges and accomplishments in support of warfighters across the DLA landscape over the past year.

May 16, 2022

DSCR named CFC Agency of the Year in its region

Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, won the 2021 Combined Federal Campaign Agency of the Year Award for the South Central Virginia and Albermarle Bay areas.

May 12, 2022

Tyler selected as new DLA Aviation Commander

Air Force Brig. Gen. Sean Tyler has been selected to serve as the next Defense Logistics Agency Aviation commander at Richmond, Virginia. He will replace Air Force Brig. Gen. David Sanford, whose next assignment will be director of logistics, engineering and force protection for Headquarters Air Mobility Command at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.

May 10, 2022

Employee Spotlight: Mearle Tilton

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.

May 6, 2022

DLA Aviation CPI project improves organic manufacturing process

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Continuous Process Improvement Office completed a project that shortened the time to process emergency requests for organically manufactured parts by 21%.

May 4, 2022

Get physical May 16 at newly opened Red Brick Fitness Center

The newly rebuilt fitness center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia is back, bigger and better and ready to help you reach your fitness goals starting May 16.

May 2, 2022

Employee Spotlight Questions: Joseph “Scott” Wilson

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.

April 28, 2022

Irons and putters were swinging during annual golf tournament hosted by DLA Aviation at OKC

On a sunny and surprisingly warm early April day, close to 100 people, making up 24 teams, took part in the 13th annual Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Golf Classic played at Choctaw Creek Golf Course in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma April 9.

April 27, 2022

Data pull project introduces standardization to Cherry Point sustainment team

One of the best ways to measure the success of any project is to analyze the data generated by that project. Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Cherry Point, North Carolina, sustainment support specialists within the Planning and Support Division are dedicated to delivering supportability analysis, ensuring warfighter support success and a continuous process improvement project focused on improving data pulls has provided them with a better tool for doing just that.

April 26, 2022

DLA Aviation at San Diego team members welcome new commander

San Diego team members from Defense Logistics Agency Aviation gathered April 22 to welcome Navy Commander Fred Albesa as their new commander, while saying farewell to Navy Commander Maxine Gardner who assumed command in 2020.

April 25, 2022

DSCR changes address May 1

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond, Virginia, is updating its address to reflect Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia’s main gate location May 1. The address coincides with the installation’s North Gate, located off Strathmore Road in Chesterfield County, Virginia.

April 22, 2022

How to properly prepare for a hurricane

Hurricanes are a type of storm called a tropical cyclone, which forms over tropical or subtropical waters. These storms can cause catastrophic damage to communities and property, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

April 21, 2022

DSCR continues making great strides in its groundwater cleanup efforts

The Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond Environmental Cleanup Program’s quarterly Restoration Advisory Board met April 18 at Bensley Community Center in Chesterfield, Virginia. It was the first time members had the option of attending the meeting in person since 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

April 20, 2022

DLA Aviation Logistics Operations Center employees give back to the local community through volunteerism

Employees working within Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Logistics Operations Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, took time from their schedules for a team building event, volunteering at the Richmond Feed More facility in Richmond, Virginia, March 31.