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July 5, 2018

DLA Land and Maritime awards millions to Ohio small businesses in first half of fiscal year

The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime awarded nearly $78.5 million to Ohio small businesses in the first half of this fiscal year ending March 31st. This number includes more than $29.5 million in award dollars to small businesses in the Columbus region. The majority of dollars were awarded to small businesses in the manufacturing sector, with the following areas receiving the most award dollars: General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing, Motor Vehicle Transmission and Power Train Parts Manufacturing, Fluid Power Pump and Motor Manufacturing and Industrial Valve Manufacturing.

June 27, 2018

Logistics center welcomes new leader, Skubic gains second star

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime and the Defense Supply Center Columbus bid farewell to Navy Rear Adm. Michelle Skubic and welcomed Rear Adm. John Palmer during a change of command ceremony June 27 on base.

June 15, 2018

Supplier Conference Returns to Columbus, Ohio

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime announces the return of the DLA Land and Maritime Supplier Conference and Exposition to downtown Columbus, Ohio. The 2018 conference will be held at the Greater Columbus Convention Center June 19 – 20. This year’s theme is “Improving Warfighter Readiness by Strengthening Industry Alliances and Reforming Business Processes.”

May 22, 2018

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime to induct three into 2018 Hall of Fame class

DLA Land and Maritime will induct three new Hall of Fame members with 110 years of combined service.

May 18, 2018

A close call for a DLA Land and Maritime associate and Columbus native

What would you do if you knew today was your last day alive? Going to work would likely not be on the top of your list. Brenda Minnema, a management and program analyst for the People and Culture Directorate at DLA Land and Maritime and native to the Columbus area, almost experienced just that April 11. Her day started off like any other. She went to physical therapy in the morning, came to work, went to a meeting, ate lunch and attended a webinar. Everything seemed normal… until it wasn’t.

May 11, 2018

Palmer named next Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime commander

Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson announced Navy Rear. Adm. John T. Palmer has been selected to serve as the next commander of Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime and the Defense Supply Center Columbus. A change of command ceremony is being coordinated for late June 2018.

May 10, 2018

Free computer equipment available to Central Ohio schools

Central Ohio schools can receive free computer equipment through the Defense Logistics Agency’s Computers For Learning program. Thousands of pieces of computer equipment including monitors, CPUs, projectors, keyboards and more are now available at several locations in Ohio due in part to a nationwide Air Force IT upgrade.

May 9, 2018

Defense Supply Center Columbus celebrates 100 years of military support

Defense Supply Center Columbus surpassed its centennial milestone of providing support to servicemen and women around the world May 4. The installation commemorated the day with a ceremony and historic presentation at the installation’s operations center celebrating 100 years of logistics and Warfighter support.

April 25, 2018

Defense Supply Center Columbus to celebrate 100 years

Defense Supply Center Columbus will host a ceremony and historic presentation on the installation’s centennial anniversary to celebrate 100 years of logistics and Warfighter support.

May 10, 2016

Five inductees honored at Land and Maritime Hall of Fame ceremony

One is remembered as a proponent for supplier excellence and small business innovation. One was recognized for an ability to collect and analyze complex data. Another was a key member of multiple base