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Welcome to Defense Supply Center Richmond 

Official Site: Defense Supply Center Richmond

Defense Supply Center Richmond is the headquarters for Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and the primary supply source for more than one million repair parts and operating items. The center, also known as Bellwood, occupies one of the oldest inhabited parcels of land in the United States. 

The facility sits on over 600 acres in southern Chesterfield County, VA, on the south side of the Greater Richmond area. The city of Chester lies south of the facility, while Glen Allen is to the north. Other nearby towns include Powhatan, Henrico, and Williamsburg, which sits about an hour east of the center. 


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Frequently Asked Questions About Defense Supply Center Richmond 



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1. What is the population of Defense Supply Center Richmond? 

Defense Supply Center Richmond employs over 4,000 servicemembers and civilians across the country. More than half of the population are civilians and contract workers, and only a few are active-duty military personnel. 


2. What is the zip code for Defense Supply Center Richmond? 

The zip code for Defense Supply Center Richmond is 23237. Other nearby zip codes include 23231 and 23223. 


3.  What is the BAH for Defense Supply Center Richmond? 

The BAH for Defense Supply Center Richmond ranges from $1,839 for E-1 to $2,073 for E-9 with dependents, and $1,962 for O-1 to $2,649 for O-7 with dependents. See housing section for more info. 


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Arrival Lodging 

Antler Inn Lodging

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Antler Inn Lodging handles arrival lodging for employees and servicemembers relocating to Defense Supply Center Richmond. 


Building 97

Defense Supply Center Richmond

Richmond, VA 23237


(804) 279-1091 or (804) 837-7838


Defense Supply Center Richmond Housing 


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There is no on-base housing offered at Defense Supply Center Richmond. Military members and their families will find housing options in Richmond or nearby Petersburg, VA. 


Defense Supply Center Richmond Off-Base Housing 

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Defense Supply Center Richmond BAH Information 

The Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) is a U.S. based allowance determined by geographic duty location, pay grade, and dependency status. It provides uniformed service members compensation based on housing costs in local civilian housing markets when government quarters are not provided. Learn more about your Basic Allowance for Housing.

Defense Supply Center Richmond is near Richmond with many options to buy or rent.  The Defense Supply Center Richmond BAH is close to the cost of living in the area. Some sample Defense Supply Center Richmond BAH rates for zip code 23237:

  • E-1 with dependents: $1,839
  • E-1 without dependents: $1,431
  • E-9 with dependents: $2,073
  • E-9 without dependents: $1,965
  • O-1 with dependents: $1,962
  • O-1 without dependents: $1,722
  • O-7 with dependents: $2,649
  • O-7 without dependents: $1,992


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Support for Military & Families 


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Things to Do Near Defense Supply Center Richmond 


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Children’s Museum of Richmond. Filled with unique exhibits and interactive play, the Children’s Museum of Richmond is a great family outing promoting learning through play.  


Metro Richmond Zoo. The Metro Richmond Zoo houses over 2,000 animals and over 190 species, giving your family an excellent opportunity to learn about incredible animals. 


Virginia Museum of Fine Art. The Virginia Museum of Fine Art is one of the largest comprehensive art museums in the country. Open 365 days, featuring curated exhibits, workshops, and audiovisual programs, it’s a great way to dive headfirst into the creative art world. 


James River Park System. This 550-acre oasis sits in the middle of Richmond and offers endless outdoor activities, from bike riding to tree climbing, kayaking, whitewater rafting, and more. 


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. This 50-acre botanical garden houses over a dozen themed gardens like the Children’s Garden, Rose Garden, and more. Here, you can take in the scenery and follow up your afternoon outing with a meal and shopping. 


Richmond Flying Squirrels Baseball. If you’re a baseball fan, head to one of the local games! The Flying Squirrels are a Double-A affiliate of the 2010, 2012, and 2014 World Series Champion San Francisco Giants.


Proper Pie Company. Whether you’re looking to satisfy a sweet tooth or a hankering for something savory, Proper Pie Company serves it all and is open Wednesday through Sunday. 

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Base Address:

8000 Jefferson Davis Highway
Richmond , 23297-5100