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Nov. 7, 2019

DSCR celebrates Marine Corps birthday

Marine Corps service members and Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, employees filled the old center cafeteria Nov. 5 to celebrate the birthday of the Corps.

Oct. 31, 2019

Take two … minutes to change your clock and your smoke alarm batteries

Daylight Saving Time is almost here, and when you change your clocks on Nov. 3, make sure you change the batteries in your smoke detectors, too.

Oct. 11, 2019

DLA Aviation sustaining mission capable goal of 80 percent

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, recognizes employees in the Navy Customer Facing Division of the Customer Operations Directorate for reaching the combat-ready aircraft goal, set forth before them by commander, Naval Air Forces, during a small ceremony on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Oct. 4.

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!”

Oct. 9, 2019

DLA cake wars

In recognition of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation hosted an old-fashion cake-off in the Center Restaurant on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, Sept. 30, 2019.

Sept. 30, 2019

DSCR employees help clean up along James River

Defense Logistics Agency employees from Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, participated in the James River Regional Cleanup hosted by the James River Advisory Council Sep. 14 at Falling Creek Ironworks Park in North Chesterfield County. The river clean-up, which resulted in the collecting of more than 100 bags of trash, was part of a larger initiative sponsored by the James River Advisory Council that included similar activities throughout seventeen locations around the state of Virginia.

Sept. 20, 2019

DLA joins the Air Force in celebrating its 72nd birthday

Members of the DSCR workforce, including military, government civilians and defense contractors, came together on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, to celebrate the 72nd birthday of the U.S. Air Force, Sept. 18.

Aug. 12, 2019

Employee Spotlight: Andres Gerena

Employee spotlight regularly features outstanding non-supervisory personnel from throughout the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and other DLA employees on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. Organizational directors may submit names of employees they wish to feature in this column to DLA Aviation Public Affairs. For more information, call (804) 279-3139.

May 24, 2019

Emergency responder shares career field changes over 28 years at DSCR

My name is Ed Rust. I’m a firefighter, emergency medical technician-paramedic and hazardous materials technician with Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. May 2019 marks 28 years since I started working here — literally half my life.

May 23, 2019

National EMS Week Spotlight: Kyle Thomas

According to the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians website, in 1974 President Gerald Ford authorized Emergency Medical Services Week to celebrate EMS practitioners and the important work they do in our nation's communities. Back then, EMS was a new profession and practitioners had only just started to be recognized as a critical component of emergency medicine and the public health safety net. EMS is now firmly established as an essential public function and a vital component of the medical care continuum.