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Sept. 8, 2021

Communication systems are key to timely warnings during emergencies

Communication is probably the most important critical issue that can profoundly impact the outcomes of an emergency. Communication is essential because, without effective, continuous, and consistent communication, all the other areas of emergency management would be unmanageable.

Aug. 9, 2021

Seek shelter, shelter-in-place and lockdown: knowing the difference can save lives

During actual emergencies and in emergency y exercises, employees on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, may receive emergency messages and warnings through several modes of communication including computer pop up messages, and texts and phone calls, and even through speaker systems located both inside and outside of buildings across the installation.

July 1, 2021

Following safety precautions is paramount with at home fireworks

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management at Richmond’s Fire and Emergency Services and the Fire Prevention Office are looking forward to the upcoming 4th of July holiday, and we have some tips to help you enjoy the holiday safely.

April 19, 2021

DLA Installation Management Susquehanna’s Prepareathon topic #3: Emergency Action Plan

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Susquehanna Security & Emergency Services team initiated a preparedness program for the month of April. Deemed “April Prepareathon,” the Emergency Management team will provide a new topic each week this month to assist employees with preparing for disasters and other emergencies. 

March 15, 2021

DSCR mass warning system to be tested during Virginia annual tornado drill March 16

Virginia’s Severe Weather Awareness Week takes place March 15-19. On March 16, the annual tornado response drill will take place throughout many cities and counties within the commonwealth. During the drill, Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond employees on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, will test the mass warning notification system, Giant Voice, with a "seek shelter" message.

Jan. 4, 2021

How to find out about changes in DSCR operating status during inclement weather, other emergencies

The weather in the Richmond Metro area has been as uncertain this year as everything else has been during the global pandemic, with temperatures varying on some days by 20 degrees. But when winter-like weather or hazardous driving conditions do arrive, how will you be notified of changes in Defense Supply Center Richmond’s operating status?

Dec. 4, 2020

DLA Distribution Korea performs traditional safety “An-Jeon-Ji-Won-Je” ceremony

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Korea recently performed an “An-Jeon-Ji-Won-Je” traditional Korean safety ceremony at the site of the new warehouse slated for completion in February 2021.

Oct. 26, 2020

Fall Back: Change your clocks, batteries during daylight saving time

Daylight saving time is Nov. 1. As you move your clocks back an hour, don’t forget to change the batteries in your smoke detectors and other home safety devices.

Oct. 9, 2020

DLA Distribution Commanding General shares Columbus Day safety message.

Commanding General Reventlow, USMC, shares his Distribution wide safety message.

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.