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July 7, 2020

DLA Installation Management Richmond works to improve Parker Pond

One of the advantages of working on Defense Supply Center Richmond is its location in an idyllic part of Virginia. The natural resources and outdoor beauty are perks, and among the more popular spots is Parker Pond.

April 28, 2020

911 awareness procedures help DSCR employees

National 911 Awareness Month is observed every April on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. The 911 system serves as a vital link between emergency responders and the public. The number gives the public a single, simple way to call for help in the event of a fire or other emergency. 911 was chosen as the national emergency phone number during the days of rotary telephones because the 9 and the 1 were easy to find on the dial.

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 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 4, 2020

Spring forward with DST, working smoke alarms

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond’s Fire Prevention Office would like to remind everyone of the importance of changing your smoke detector batteries when you move your clock forward March 8, in conjunction with Daylight Saving Time. The smoke detectors could be the most important safety equipment in your home, but in many cases, they are the least maintained.

Feb. 10, 2020

Storm drain improvements good for installation, environment

Views of white steam erupting from manhole covers around the installation might remind one of majestic geysers or whales expelling air at the ocean surface; but this warm cloud of condensation serves its own purpose for the infrastructure of Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

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. 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.

Oct. 21, 2019

DSCR participates in the world’s greatest shakeout

Dozens of employees across Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, joined millions of people worldwide, at 10:17 a.m. Oct. 17 when they participated in The Great ShakeOut.

Oct. 9, 2019

DLA Fire and EMS professionals educate employees on fire safety

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond’s Fire and Emergency Services is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association to promote this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign. This year’s theme is “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape!”