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Aug. 23, 2018

MWR holds second annual Bellwood Bash at DSCR

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Operations Richmond’s Morale, Welfare and Recreation Office rang in its second annual Bellwood Bash Family and Friends Day Aug. 14, welcoming guests to enjoy food, DJ music, kids’ activities and a 5K fun run/walk on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

Aug. 22, 2018

DLA volunteer efforts to account for real property in full swing

A major volunteer effort has been underway to assess and account for as many as 18,000 real property assets across 550 sites, and Defense Logistics Agency Aviation personnel are playing a crucial role in the process. The first site visits began in May 2018 and are expected to end Sept. 15. The remaining months of 2018 will be used by DLA headquarters to validate the results.

Aug. 21, 2018

Aviation reservists share success of initiatives with Joint Reserve Force director

Navy Rear Adm. Deborah Haven, director, Defense Logistics Agency Joint Reserve Force, visited Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Aug. 11 to recognize outstanding joint reserve personnel and learn about the reserve team’s current initiatives and projects.

Aug. 15, 2018

Loud and Clear

Growing up a deaf woman in a hearing society is not without its challenges, but Patricia “Trix” Bruce has risen to those challenges and overcome them with aplomb. She has since made it her mission to help educate the hearing community and deaf interpreters about the most productive and rewarding ways to communicate and engage with deaf people.

Aug. 6, 2018

AVLOG training event builds readiness

Nearly 150 professionals gathered in the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia July 31 - August 2 for the third annual Marine Aviation Logistics (AVLOG) Off-Site team building and training event.

Aug. 3, 2018

DLA Aviation hosts agencywide Post Award Summit

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation hosted more than 50 contract administrators from throughout the DLA enterprise and Defense Contract Management Agency for the 3rd Post Award Summit July 24-25. The summit was held on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

July 27, 2018

20th Hall of Fame ceremony welcomes five inductees

The Defense Logistics Agency celebrated the “platinum anniversary” of its Hall of Fame event, inducting five individuals during a ceremony at the Headquarters McNamara Complex, July 26.

July 26, 2018

Aviation buyers use reverse auctioning to save taxpayer money

More than 50 people attended one of three Defense Logistics Agency Aviation reverse auctions training sessions held in the McKeever Auditorium on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, July 19. Dozens more from around the DLA Enterprise caught the training via video teleconferencing.

July 23, 2018

From extreme heat to extreme rain, DLA leaders help keep the installation ready to respond

During the summer months, Defense Logistics Agency, Installation Operations Richmond has partnered with the Federal Emergency Management Agency to promote awareness of heat and drought conditions, as well as flooding, on the installation and surrounding areas through the Ready Campaign.

June 11, 2018

Construction Begins on DSCR’s New East Gate

In an effort to comply with current anti-terrorism standards, Defense Logistics Agency Installation Operations Richmond is embarking on a $6 million project to replace the East Gate. The new gate will be located near the former housing area adjacent to Jefferson Davis Highway on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. The work began this month and is expected to be completed by August 2019.