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March 22, 2018

EEOD director reflects on changes in diversity throughout 35-year career

After a storied career spanning more than 35 years in civil service, Harold McManus retires at the end of March from his post as director of Defense Logistics Agency Aviation’s Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity. The times, they are always changing, and McManus has ridden on the crest of the wave that swept in changes to the way women, minorities and individuals with disabilities are treated in the workplace.

Feb. 14, 2018

DSCR honors veterans as part of National Salute to Veterans Patients Week

Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, showed much valentines love to the veterans and staff at Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Feb. 13.

Oct. 23, 2017

Commander meets with Chesterfield County leadership

Defense Logistics Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Linda Hurry met with several Chesterfield County leaders Oct. 19 to discuss DLA Aviation’s mission, as well as future partnership opportunities with the county and community.

Aug. 28, 2017

DSCR supports local community during annual Feds Feed Families food drive

Defense Logistics Agency employees on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, collected and donated more than 199 pounds of food in support of this year’s annual Feds Feed Families food drive.

May 30, 2017

Susquehanna hosts annual Children’s Trout Derby

The annual Children's Trout Derby was held on May 20 at the Children’s Trout Pond located on Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna.

April 25, 2017

Sasebo detachment employees assist local community in cleanup efforts

Logistics Agency Distribution Yokosuka, Japan’s, Sasebo detachment assisted the Tawaraga-Uro Cho community in cleanup and maintenance efforts in the area.

Feb. 6, 2017

Military leader professional development: lunch and learn

A military leader professional development “brown bag lunch’ event was held Jan. 27 on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. Personnel from Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Administration Medical Center spoke to the group about their Polytrauma Transitional Rehabilitation Program and partnership with DLA Aviation.

Dec. 22, 2016

DLA Aviation Customer Operations Mapping employees' kids – helping kids

Employees of DLA Aviation Customer Operations Mapping held a holiday luncheon for many of their children, Dec. 20, in their office on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. The children enjoyed music, and snacks while they made Christmas cards to attach to the gifts, purchased by employees, to donate to the children who are patients at Children’s Hospital of Richmond at Virginia Commonwealth University.

Dec. 14, 2016

Employees bring holiday joy to local schoolchildren

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support employees, known for providing critical supplies to warfighters, supplied gifts, games and cheer to local students during the annual Children’s Holiday Party Dec. 8.

Nov. 18, 2016

Commander speaks to CCPS Tech Center students about logistics, leadership

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Allan Day visited the Chesterfield County Public Schools Career and Technical Education Center (Hull Street Road location) Nov. 3, where he spoke to approximately 70 students.