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May 1, 2020

DLA Distribution employees battle blaze; saving lives and material through bravery

What started as an electrical fire could have easily turned into a disaster for all the employees throughout the building had it not been for the exemplary actions taken by the employees involved.

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.

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.

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 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.  

Jan. 8, 2020

Security officials caution employees to be aware of force protection conditions

As military installations tighten security in response to heightened activity in the Middle East, Defense Logistics Agency security officials are reminding employees to be aware of force protection condition levels. 

Jan. 6, 2020

San Joaquin’s Voluntary Protection Program Hazard Prevention and Control Team receives top honor

Team was awarded the Employee Safety/Voluntary Protection Program team award at the Defense Logistics Agency 52nd Annual Employee Recognition Program ceremony

Dec. 24, 2019

DLA Distribution Commanding Officer's Holiday Message

Distribution Commanding Officer's holiday message highlights the events of the past year - shares tips for holiday safety

Dec. 10, 2019

DLA employees, teams honored during annual awards ceremony

The Defense Logistics Agency held its 52nd Annual Employee Recognition Awards Ceremony Dec. 6 to honor team and individual achievements throughout the year.

Nov. 27, 2019

Safety officials recommend tips for avoiding holiday-related hazards

Traveling, decorating, cooking and giving are all part of the holiday season, and taking basic precautions will help keep family and friends safe and injury-free.