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Mentoring, Training and Development News
Suppliers learn tips for government contracting at free training session
Nearly 50 suppliers attended a free Training, Knowledge and Opportunities class hosted by the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Sept. 12 at the Defense Supply Center Columbus. The class is offered several times throughout the year by DLA Land and Maritime’s Small Business Office and teaches suppliers how to be successful in federal government contracting. Suppliers heard from nearly two dozen experts on all aspects of working with DLA and learned about updates and changes to regulations that could impact them as they pursue contracts.
Sept. 18, 2018 - Nearly 50 suppliers from across the country took part in a two-day training session Sept. 11-12 at the Defense Supply Center Columbus on how to do business with the Defense Logistics Agency.

2018 Resiliency Month Focuses on Mental Health
Sept. 6, 2018 - Join People and Culture at this year’s Resiliency Fair focusing on the Mental Pillar of the Resiliency Model Sept. 13 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Peruse the Building 20 Buckeye and Cardinal Rooms.

MWR Family Services Program Concludes Summer Series
The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Morale, Welfare and Recreation’s Family Services Program concluded their Summer Retirement Seminar Series with a final seminar focused on retirement income decisions in the Building 20 Auditorium Aug. 7. Previous sessions included Medicare planning and Social Security entitlements.
Aug. 10, 2018 - MWR Family Services Program concluded their Summer Series with the third of three seminars focused on retirement on August 7, 2018, the in the DSCC Building 20 Auditorium.

Mentoring Programs

DLA Land and Maritime's mentoring program is designed to provide professional development and learning opportunities that will allow participants to develop competencies and skills.


You get the best out of others when you give the best of yourself. It is only as we develop others that we permanently succeed. -Harvey Firestone


What is Mentoring

Mentoring is a personal enhancement strategy through which one person facilitates the development of another by sharing known resources, expertise, values, skills, perspectives, attitudes, and proficiencies. It allows the learner to build skills and knowledge while attaining goals for career development.

Benefits of Mentoring

  • Build Relationships
  • Build Confidence
  • Professional and Personal Growth

Our Mentoring Programs provide opportunities that will allow participants to develop personally, professionally, and the opportunity to network


Mentoring Program Levels

Level I Flash Mentor EventLevel I- Professional Self-Development Mentoring Program

  • Below GS/WG-9 Grade Levels
  • Voluntary
  • 1 year commitment
  • Self-Development
  • Career Development Plan
  • Situational Mentoring

For more information, call 614-692-4655 or email Level l.   

Level II Mentor EventLevel II- Mentoring Program for Leaders

  • GS-9 through 12 (or equivalent)
  • Voluntary
  • 9 month commitment
  • Leadership Competency Development
  • Mentoring Action Plan (MAP)
  • Mentoring Agreement

For more information, call 614-692-5051 or email Level ll.   

Level III Protege ReunionLevel III- Advanced Mentoring Program for Leaders

  • GS-13 & 14s
  • Competitive
  • 2 year commitment
  • Leadership Competency Development
  • Mentoring Action Plan (MAP)

For more information, call 614-692-3518 or email Level lll.   


Mentoring is a powerful strategy for growth and enhancing the capabilities of DLA associates.