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Nov. 19, 2019

Employee Spotlight: Matthew Kidd

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.

Nov. 15, 2019

DSCR recycling efforts highlighted on America Recycles Day Nov. 15

Each Nov. 15 we celebrate “America Recycles Day.” Most folks think that recycling was a product of the late 1960s, but the initiative to protect the environment got its start long before that.

Nov. 14, 2019

Hall of Fame medal and award recipient’s contributions to DLA are price-less

Few federal employees can attest to a level of success and achievement obtained in more than 34 years of service, but Janet Price has the resumé that represents such a career.

Nov. 13, 2019

DLA Aviation-Cherry Point leadership welcomes Marine Corps Logistics Command personnel to North Carolina for strategic engagements

Personnel from Marine Corps Logistics Command, Albany, Georgia, and Barstow, California, traveled to Marine Corps Air Station, Cherry Point, North Carolina for a two-day workshop Oct. 23-24.

Nov. 8, 2019

How to find out about changes in DSCR operating status during inclement weather, other emergencies

There are several ways Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, employees can find out about changes in the installation’s operating status during winter weather and other emergencies.

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.

Nov. 6, 2019

DLA Aviation Philadelphia setting records in its support of the nation’s warfighters

In 1966, in the midst of what many historians believe was the decade that defined this country, Motown recording artist and Philadelphia native Tammi Terrell teamed up with legendary soul heavyweight Marvin Gaye, to release “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” considered to be one of the most iconic songs in music history.

Nov. 5, 2019

Marines converge on Defense Supply Center Richmond for three-day course

Close to 45 Marines, sailors and Department of Defense civilians from around the country and as far away as Japan, converged on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, for the Defense Logistics Agency Marine Aviation Wholesale Resident Course Oct. 28-30. This is the second year the course was held in Richmond.

Nov. 4, 2019

Finding ability beyond disabilities in the workforce

The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and other legislative actions before it, have helped individuals with disabilities make great strides in being considered as equals alongside their professional peers. Despite these changes in the law, changes in thinking among employers remains a challenge.

Nov. 3, 2019

MWR hosts first DSCR trunk or treat event

Ghost, goblins, superheroes, princesses and many other costumed characters came out for the first installation Halloween Trunk or Treat event Oct. 31 in the Community Recreation Center.

Nov. 1, 2019

DLA’s first chief data officer named DoD government executive of the year

After more than 33 years of government service, all with the Defense Logistics Agency, Teresa W. Smith continues to thank her parents, family and mentors for instilling in her the importance of public service, something she believes led to her recognition as the Department of Defense Government Executive of the Year.

Nov. 1, 2019

The haunting of the historic Bellwood Manor House on DSCR takes center stage on Halloween

The Bellwood manor House on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia is one of the oldest houses in Chesterfield County. It’s also known as the home to all sorts of ghosts and goblins.

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. 28, 2019

PaCE program grads represent the next generation of DLA leaders

More than 40 Defense Logistics Agency Aviation employees who were students in the Pathways to Career Excellence program were recognized Oct. 23 during a graduation held in their honor at the Frank B. Lotts Conference Center on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia.

Oct. 25, 2019

DLA Aviation Navy Lieutenant receives fleet support logistics award

Navy Lt. Angeli Rodriguez received the Alva Bryan Lasswell Award for Fleet Support at the Town and Country Resort and Convention Center, San Diego, California, during the National Defense Industrial Association’s Fall Defense and Industry Forum, Oct. 8.