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May 23, 2019

Hurry holds last town hall in Richmond

Richmond employees gathered for a town hall hosted by Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Linda Hurry May 16, in the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. She recognized employees for their outstanding work and comically made the distinction of which military service won the most service awards.

May 23, 2019

Summer in the city: Exploring Columbus for an active life

The arrival of summer sparks a passion with the outdoors, especially after the elongated winter that overstayed its welcome this year. Getting out and enjoying the weather couldn’t be easier. Here’s a look at how to get active around Columbus to include activities and events that are affordable or better yet, free.

May 22, 2019

DLA senior leaders meet with industry partners during SEPRT

The annual Senior Executive Partnership Roundtable was held at the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, May 9. The SEPRT gathers senior executives from the agency’s strategic supplier alliances to meet with the Defense Logistics Agency leadership and military customer senior leaders to discuss general issues affecting DLA Aviation suppliers.

May 22, 2019

DLA’s mission evolves with DoD needs

The Defense Logistics Agency has grown in scope and responsibility since its founding in 1961. While need and proven capabilities have driven DLA to expand overseas, assume retail operations and serve as one of the nation’s go-to agencies in responses to natural disasters, not every mission the agency has acquired over its 58 years of existence remains with it.

May 22, 2019

New designated smoking areas at Defense Supply Center Richmond

Designated smoking areas will be at least 50 feet from building entrances and air intake ducts and will not be located in areas commonly used by nonsmokers.

May 22, 2019

Distribution Norfolk hosts U.S. Army Security Assistance Command team members

U.S. Army Security Assistance Command team members recently visited facilities at DLA Distribution Norfolk, Virginia. Joseph Kidwell, Jr., senior central case manager, USASAC, expressed his team’s

May 21, 2019

DLA Energy 2019 Worldwide Energy Conference Underway

The 2019 Defense Logistics Agency Energy Worldwide Energy Conference and Tradeshow opened at the Gaylord National Hotel and Conference Center in National Harbor, Maryland, with record attendance May 20.

May 21, 2019

Emergency 9-1-1 Campaign: What everyone should know

Defense Logistics Agency Richmond Fire and Emergency Services Division will kick off its 2019 Emergency 9-1-1 campaign May 20 and it will run through May 24. This year’s theme is “What Everyone Should Know About 9-1-1.” It’s an effort to educate the Defense Supply Center Richmond community about the Enhanced 9-1-1 system, which routes an emergency call to the appropriate 911 answering point for the caller's location and automatically displays the caller's phone number and address.

May 21, 2019

EMS Week Spotlight: Jason Stanley

“DLA Columbus Fire and Emergency Services would like to honor Firefighter and Emergency Medical Technician Jason Stanley for his efforts beyond the call,” said, DLA Columbus Assistant Fire Chief Paul Alexander. Stanley first became a firefighter and an EMT in 1994. He joined DLA Columbus as a fire inspector in 2008. In 2010, he transitioned from a fire inspector role to that of a firefighter and EMT. Stanley joined the Ohio Air National Guard as a Search and Extraction Medic in 2013. He’s current a Staff Sergeant and will be promoted to Technical Sergeant June 1.

May 21, 2019

DSCC celebrated Police Week, honoring officers

Every year DSCC participates in National Police Week with various observances and events on the installation in honor of the Police Officers who serve and protect the base. This year’s activities concluded with a cookout and the DSCC Police receiving a custom designed coin from the AFGE 1148 Union recognizing their efforts throughout the year for Police Week.