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DLA forward presence enhances commodity, service support during Saber Strike
Army Master Sgt. Lewmas Laurinaitis, a culinary specialist with the 16th Sustainment Brigade cooks French toast in a mobile kitchen with subsistence items provided by DLA during Saber Strike 2018. DLA is supporting the U.S. Army, Europe-led exercise taking place in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland June 3-15. Photo by Nutan Chada
June 19, 2018 - U.S. forces in the Baltics and Poland for Saber Strike 2018 have easier access to critical supplies like food, fuel and repair parts with the deployment of Defense Logistics Agency personnel to Powidz, Poland.

DLA Land and Maritime News

Land and Maritime officer finishes Army career after 25 years
Kristen Farrand, wife of retiring Army Col. Dale Farrand (middle), speaks at his retirement ceremony May 31 at the Defense Supply Center Columbus. She shared photos and stories of their time together during his 25-year career. Also pictured is Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. Michelle Skubic.
June 5, 2018 - Colleagues, friends and family members came together to honor the career of Army Col. Dale Farrand during a May 31 retirement ceremony at the Defense Supply Center Columbus.

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June 5, 2018 - Joy at work gives people the freedom to use their talents and skills for the benefit of society, without being crushed or controlled by autocratic supervisors or staff offices…People I have met—regardless of class, income, nationality, and education level—want a chance to make the most of their abilities to meet the needs of their families while doing something useful for society. -- Dennis W. Bakke

Hawaii Sailor recognized for outstanding volunteer service
Defense Logistics Agency Maritime Pearl Harbor Director Navy Cdr. Bruce Reilly (left) presents the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal to Logistics Specialist 1st Class (Surface Warfare) Chanell Edwards during a May 9 ceremony at DLA Land and Maritime’s Pearl Harbor detachment.
June 5, 2018 - A Defense Logistics Agency Sailor assigned to Land and Maritime’s Pearl Harbor detachment has received the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal for her volunteer service from February 2013 through April 2018.

Three former associates inducted into the 2018 DLA Land and Maritime Hall of Fame
Three former associates were inducted into the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Hall of Fame May 24 at the Defense Supply Center Columbus Operation Center’s auditorium. Picture (l-r) are DLA Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. Michelle Skubic, Stephen E. Rodocker, Harvey P. Hodak  and Steve E. Finney.
May 29, 2018 - Three former Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime associates joined the Land and Maritime Hall of Fame at the Defense Supply Center Columbus Building 20 Auditorium May 24. Associates joined the ceremony to honor the newest members and celebrate their 110 combined years of federal service; 77 of those years at Land and Maritime and its legacy organizations.

DSCC celebrates culture, history of Asian American community
Members of the Central Ohio Defense Federal Community prepare to sample foods during the Asian American Pacific Islander Month celebration at the Defense Supply Center Columbus. The May 23 event featured a presentation by Dr. Yung-Chen Lu, founder of the Columbus Asian Festival and professor emeritus at The Ohio State University.
May 29, 2018 - A May 23 ceremony at the Defense Supply Center Columbus honored the heritage of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and recognized their contributions to the community.

Summer in the city: Exploring Columbus for an active life
Families explore one of the 353 Central Ohio parks that are perfect for walking, running, cycling and just taking in the great outdoors.
May 23, 2018 - 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.

Commentary: Kevin Zantt exemplifies DLA Culture of Caring
Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Associate Kevin Zantt truly exhibits the DLA Culture of caring about people. May 14 the associate alerted the cafeteria associates that he found $20 and would like to get it back to the owner. Two days later with the help of the cafeteria associates, he was able to make Linda Thomas’ day and returned her money.
May 22, 2018 - One of the most awesome things happened to me May 16. On May 14, I went to the cafeteria. When I got to the register to pay for my lunch, I only had $5 in my hand; mind you I came into the cafeteria with $25. I was upset about losing $20 but just chalked it up as a lost.

Summer in the city: Exploring Columbus for an active life

Here’s a look at how to get active around Columbus to include activities and events that are affordable or better yet, free.

Parks

Columbus has an abundance of Central Ohio parks to explore − 353 to be exact, with 8,221 acres of parkland and 120 miles of regional trails. Parks are perfect for walking, running, cycling and just taking in the great outdoors.


poolAquatics

Pools are on the top of the destination list during a scorching hot summer day. One can take a refreshing splash in the MWR pool or take a dip into one of the eight Columbus outdoor pools.


FestivalEvents

From local festivals to theater and concerts, there’s something for everyone in Columbus.


GolfGolfing

Golfers can play on the installation at Eagle Eye Golf Course or at one of the six Columbus Municipal Golf Courses.


SoftballSports Leagues

Another way to have fun and get active in a social environment is to join a sports league offered at DSCC MWR or Columbus Recreation and Parks Department.


Powder blast 5KActivities & Programs

Maybe you’re looking for an organized program but don’t want to be committed long-term.  Check out activities that can be done as an individual or with a group without making a re-occurring calendar date.