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Nov. 2, 2018

Wounded warrior will speak at DSCC Veterans Day observance

A wounded warrior will be the keynote speaker during the Defense Supply Center Columbus’ annual Veterans Day celebration Nov. 7. Columbus, Ohio, native and retired Army Capt. Karen Roddy-Spikes will speak about her military experience and what it means to be a veteran during a presentation at the installation’s Operations Center Auditorium beginning at 1 p.m.

Oct. 23, 2018

DLA Land and Maritime celebrates a quarter of a century of military service with Naval officer retirement

Colleagues, family and friends joined together to honor Navy Capt. Brian Ginnane’s 25 years of military service during an Oct. 12 retirement ceremony at DSCC.

Oct. 16, 2018

Puget Sound increases contracting awards nearly 50 percent, awarding small businesses millions

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime’s Puget Sound detachment achieved a 43 percent increase in contracting actions this year. The contracting division executed more than $103 million in contract awards during fiscal year 2018 in support of the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility, an increase of nearly 50 percent over FY17.

Oct. 9, 2018

DSCC associate saves life on commute home

We’ve all heard the saying, “It’s all about being in the right place at the right time,” but these words couldn’t be truer for Daniel McCombs. It was dark outside and he was focused on ensuring the safety of the witnesses. This is when he noticed the car on flames and heard someone was still inside, he immediately went into response mode – trying to figure out how to save the driver.

Oct. 3, 2018

Associates bring hope to Mission Park

Mission Park welcomed Hope Garden as its newest memorial during a dedication event Oct. 2 kicking off Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Hope Garden is a living memorial to those who have lost their lives to abuse and a symbol of the resilience of survivors.

Sept. 25, 2018

Central Ohio small businesses gain millions

The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime announced that more than $120 million in government contracting dollars have been awarded to Ohio small businesses since the beginning of the fiscal year. Third quarter numbers released today reflect an increase of more than $40 million from the first half of the fiscal year. Nearly $37 million in award dollars have gone to small businesses in the Columbus region – an increase of more than $7 million in the third quarter. The Columbus Metropolitan Region encompasses the following counties according to the Columbus Chamber of Commerce: Delaware, Fairfield, Franklin, Knox, Logan, Licking, Madison, Marion, Morrow, Pickaway and Union.

Sept. 20, 2018

DLA Land and Maritime wraps up food drive, launches pledge campaign

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime and the Defense Supply Center Columbus recently showed community support through food drives and charitable giving. The DSCC workforce concluded a month-long food drive, collecting 9,143 pounds of goods that will go on to support more than 525,000 individuals in Central Ohio.

Sept. 18, 2018

Suppliers learn tips for government contracting at free training session

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. The free Training, Knowledge and Opportunities class – known as a TKO – is offered through the DLA Land and Maritime Small Business Office and is designed to teach suppliers new to federal government contracting how to be successful.

Sept. 13, 2018

Associates, retirees swing into fun at the 2018 Commander’s Cup

DSCC and DLA Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. John Palmer hosted the 21st Annual Commander’s Cup at the Eagle Eye Golf Course Sept. 7. The event builds comradery across various directorates and tenants on the installation.

Sept. 13, 2018

TACOM, DLA Land and Maritime strategic partnership ensures readiness

“The big test is ‘Are we ready?' Are we ready to equip the Warfighter to fight the next fight?” said DSCC and DLA Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. John Palmer. This question of readiness was the foundation of the visit between Palmer and Army Maj. Gen. Daniel Mitchell, commander for TACOM.