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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.

April 20, 2022

Pinwheel parade focuses on making children priority number one

While April is designated as Child Abuse Prevention Month, the Defense Department declares its commitment to the safety and wellbeing of children all year long. In 2022, DOD leads these efforts with the campaign “All In To End Child Abuse.”

April 20, 2022

Transportation supervisor course goes virtual

As Defense Logistics Agency’s largest major subordinate command, DLA Distribution’s global footprint requires the organization to continuously deliver world-class training and support to customers and employees. The need to evaluate and improve training is constant, especially in critical areas and the distribution and materiel logistics training division, or DTD, is always prepared.

April 19, 2022

February employees of the month rise to meet production challenges for A-10 aircraft

DeAnne Allshouse and Theresa McKinzie, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation customer specialists were selected as Employees of the Month for February. Allshouse won the general schedule 1-9 category and McKinzie took the award in the GS 10-13 category.

April 18, 2022

DLA Installation Management Susquehanna’s April “PrepareAthon” topic #3: Prepping your Emergency Action Plan 

It is important that we identify all potential hazards and develop, review and test an Emergency Action Plan to maximize our ability to safely react in those situations.

April 15, 2022

National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week celebrated on Defense Supply Center Richmond

National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week is held every year during the second week of April to honor telecommunications personnel for their commitment, service and sacrifice. This year, it is celebrated April 10-16.

April 14, 2022

Defense Supply Center Richmond recognized for environmental excellence

Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, was recently awarded the Virginia Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award during a ceremony held at Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Virginia, during the 2022 Environment Virginia Symposium March 29.

April 14, 2022

Fleming retires from DLA Distribution General Counsel

Michael A. Fleming, supervisory counsel, labor and employment for Defense Logistics Agency Distribution General Counsel, retired March 31 from federal service after a thirty-eight-year career.

April 13, 2022

Continuous process improvement projects enhance PaCE curriculum

Over the years, the Defense Logistics Agency Pathways to Career Excellence program, formerly known as DLA Corporate Intern Program, has been a catalyst for bringing in and training the next generation workforce that DLA will depend on to continue providing outstanding support to the nations warfighters.

April 11, 2022

Firefighter and Police Officer of the Year for San Joaquin County

Firefighter/Engineer Joseph Guerrero and Police Sgt. Ken-Ken DeVera from Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management San Joaquin, California, were recognized as San Joaquin County’s 2022 Firefighter and Police Officer of the Year during a community recognition dinner hosted by the Tracy American Legion Post 172, March 26. Guerrero will now compete for Regional Firefighter of the Year honors.

April 11, 2022

Awareness and tips for emergency calls emphasized during National 9-1-1 Education Month

National 9-1-1 Education Month is observed annually in the month of April at the Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. The 9-1-1 system serves as the vital link between the public and emergency responders. It is intended as a nationwide telephone number and gives the public fast and easy access to a public safety answering point.

April 11, 2022

DLA Installation Management Susquehanna’s PrepareAthon topic #2: Flood safety tips/Telecommunicator week

Deemed “April PrepareAthon,” the Security & Emergency Services Management team will provide a new topic each week this month to assist employees with preparing for disasters and other emergencies. 

April 6, 2022

DLA Distribution San Diego hosts U.S. Fleet Forces Command

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Diego, California, welcomed Navy Rear Adm. Matt Ott III, deputy chief of staff for Fleet Ordnance and Supply, U.S. Fleet Forces Command.

April 6, 2022

April is Security Awareness Month: If you see something, say something!

We all have our daily routines. We go to work, stop by the store, maybe pick up our kids from school and travel home. We usually do not alter our routines unless something unusual occurs. It is the unusual events or unique observations that Defense Logistics Agency, Installation Management Richmond’s Security and Emergency Services wants to hear about! To assist you with reporting these unusual occurrences, DLA has developed a program called DLA iWatch.