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April 23, 2019

Commentary: Deployment leads to valuable experience for employee while supporting warfighter

I had seen the emails asking for volunteers for years and always had it in the back of my mind as something I would like to do. I was in Army from 1984 - 87, but never deployed. One of the most important things I value in a job is being able to do something important

April 19, 2019

Commentary: First-time deployee expands logistics and leadership knowledge

I first heard about DLA Support Team- deployment opportunities from a co-worker.  I decided to deploy for both professional and personal reasons. I wanted the opportunity to support the warfighter on a more direct level, and saw this as a way to expand my knowledge of logistics and leadership.

April 12, 2019

DSCR employees “pedal for prevention” during Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, employees came out April 10 to “pedal for prevention” in support of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month .

April 11, 2019

DSCR Restoration Advisory Board holds quarterly meeting

Community members attended the Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond’s Environmental Cleanup Program quarterly Restoration Advisory Board meeting April 8 at the Bensley Community Center in Chesterfield County, Virginia.

April 10, 2019

DLA HR director speaks at Aviation Leadership Forum

Members of Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Leadership Working Group invited DLA Human Resources Director Brad Bunn to speak at their April 1 forum on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

April 5, 2019

Emergency response terms explained

Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, conducted a tornado response exercise March 19. During the exercise, the installation’s mass notification system disseminated the message that included the words “seek shelter.” Participants’ post-exercise comments indicated confusion with respect to the meaning of “seek shelter,” which is different from “shelter-in-place” or “lockdown.”

April 4, 2019

Old-school whiteboards: a key tool in warfighter readiness

Advancements in technology are critical to the ongoing success of military operations here and overseas, and this need is evident to the thousands of men and women in service who rely on technology to help them accomplish their missions. But one analog staple survives — and even thrives — alongside the high-tech gadgets in service today: the humble whiteboard.

April 3, 2019

Wolfe takes over Human Resources at Aviation

On a sunny, but cool late March afternoon, Theresa Wolfe’s face beamed as she basked in the warmth of the sun’s rays provided through the windows of her first floor office in the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Operations Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia. It was one of the rare moments of down time she’s been able to take since taking over as the head of Human resources for DLA Aviation less than two months ago.

April 1, 2019

Get fit and support Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

No fooling - April 1 is the beginning of the Defense Logistics Agency Virtual Fitness Challenge in support of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. The challenge runs through April 30.

March 28, 2019

DLA Women's History Month: Celebrating Dr. Angela Curtis

March is Women's History Month and DLA celebrate Dr. Angela Curtis.

March 27, 2019

Congresswoman visits Defense Supply Center Richmond

U.S. Rep. Abigail Spanberger, D-Va., visited Defense Supply Center Richmond on March 22 and met with Air Force Brig. Gen. Linda Hurry, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and Defense Supply Center Richmond commander, for an overall introduction to the installation and its purpose.

March 26, 2019

National Women’s History Month: Five military women broke through glass ceilings within DLA Aviation

Since the Revolutionary War, when a woman, only known as “Agent 355,” served in George Washington’s spy ring, women have served in vital roles in the U.S. military: nurses, doctors, lawyers, fighter pilots, soldiers, sailors, Marines and airmen.

March 26, 2019

Employee Spotlight: Enrique Moreno

Name: Enrique MorenoOrganization: DLA Aviation - OgdenYears of Service: TwoWhat is your job title,

March 19, 2019

DSCR Readies for Statewide Tornado Drill

Tornados might seem out of place in Virginia, which is nowhere near America’s so-called Tornado Alley, but they do happen here. And when they do, the aftermath can be devastating, which is why Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, employees participate in a Statewide Tornado Drill each year.

March 15, 2019

New sources, faster parts for potential DLA suppliers

DLA Aviation’s Replenishment Parts Purchase or Borrow Program solves procurement issues like long production lead times and rising supply costs.