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Nov. 27, 2018

Family service, loss themes of 2018 Marine Corps birthday celebration at DSCC

The Marine Corps celebrated 243 years of service to the nation during a birthday celebration at the Defense Supply Center Columbus Nov. 7. “The U.S. Marine Corps has a long, proud history of service defending America’s liberties and ideals dating back to the foundation of our country,” said Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Deputy Commander Steve Alsup opening the program. “Through multiple conflicts, the valor and courage of the Corps has been battle-tested and proven.”

Nov. 5, 2018

Land and Maritime associates gain insight into agency functions and how their work impacts mission

The purpose of the academy is to increase DLA Land and Maritime employees understanding of the organization’s mission and how it’s accomplished. The academy kicked-off with a high-level overview of the Defense Logistics Agency, narrowing focus down to Land and Maritime operations.

Oct. 31, 2018

DLA Land and Maritime’s Level III Mentoring program protégés support community outreach

DLA Land and Maritime’s Level III Mentoring Program introduced its class of 2020 in January 2018. The protégés have been busy since then; working with their mentors, facilitating local events, attending leadership development activities, shadowing and mentoring others.

Oct. 4, 2018

The Defense Federal Community celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month

The Defense Supply Center Columbus’ Equal Employment Opportunity Hispanic Employment Program joined in the celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15. This month was designated by Congress to celebrate the rich heritage and cultural diversity that Hispanic Americans have contributed to the United States of America. This year’s theme was ‘Resilient and Ready.’

Aug. 29, 2018

DLA Land and Maritime associates race across Ohio

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime associates spent their weekend running 131 miles for cancer awareness Aug 24-25, as part of the fourth annual Columbus to Cincinnati Relay Run. Team "Are We There Yet?" completed the two-day running adventure across Ohio and raised more than $2,800 to help in the fight against cancer.

Aug. 27, 2018

DSCC celebrates Women’s Equality Day

The Defense Federal Community celebrated Women’s Equality Day Aug. 22 with an outdoor observance at the Defense Supply Center Columbus’ Mission Park marked by music, food and fellowship. “Today we celebrate the progress we’ve made to advance the full participation of women in the federal workplace,” said DSCC and Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. John Palmer.

Aug. 1, 2018

DSCC’s fight against hunger continues in 2018

DLA Land and Maritime and DSCC are partnering with the Mid-Ohio Food Bank to help fight hunger in the greater Columbus area. For the past nine years, the installation has provided continuous support to the local food bank aiding half a million people experiencing food insecurity annually in Ohio.

July 12, 2018

Homecoming event recognizes mission contributions of forward presence associates

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime welcomed home approximately 50 of its forward presence associates June 25 for a weeklong opportunity to reenergize and ensure everyone is familiar with updated procurement guidelines. The homecoming event also provided priceless networking possibilities and other essential training requirements.

May 11, 2018

Century of support celebrated at Central Ohio Supply Center

The Defense Supply Center Columbus marked 100 years of continuous military logistics support during a May 4 ceremony at the Central Ohio installation.

May 10, 2018

European immigration theme of annual observance

Associates learned about Central Ohio’s role in European immigration during the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime’s European American Heritage Month program April 25.