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July 28, 2022

ABC 6 News ‘She Serves’ features DLA Land and Maritime commander

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Commander Army Brig. Gen. Gail Atkins will be featured in a local news special July 29 focused on women stationed around Central Ohio currently serving in the Armed Forces.

June 22, 2022

How to watch Land and Maritime Hall of Fame induction June 29

Twelve leaders across the Defense Logistics Agency team in Columbus will be officially inducted into the DLA Land and Maritime Hall of Fame June 29 at the Defense Supply Center Columbus.

June 21, 2022

Cmdr. John Mullen takes command as father and former Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff watches

“I remember it was his change of command day for the USS Yorktown, CG 48, It was 1991 or 1992, I was 12 or 13, and he got up there and had just assumed command. He was giving his opening speech to the crew and made a comment, ‘I am going to make the USS Yorktown better when I leave than when I took over.’” Cmdr. John S. Mullen, commanding officer of Navy Talent Acquisition Group (NTAG) Ohio River Valley (ORV), said remembering words his father, Former Chairman, Joint Chief of Staff (JCS) and Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. (ret.) Michael Mullen said over 30 years ago.

June 10, 2022

DSCC fuel point project to provide long-term solution for aging tanks

Three 10,000-gallon fuel tanks were installed at Defense Supply Center Columbus June 1, marking the beginning of a long-term project at the installation’s fuel point to replace aging underground fuel storage tanks with above-ground tanks.

May 25, 2022

DSCC celebrates Arbor Day, plants 37 native trees at MWR Sports Park

As part of an ongoing effort to further develop Defense Supply Center Columbus’ urban forest under the Tree City USA program, 37 larger caliper native trees were planted at the DSCC MWR Sports Park May 10 by Installation Management personnel.

May 11, 2022

DSCC MWR’s Operation Cookie Drop gives Ohio military a big thank you for Military Appreciation Month

In honor of Military Appreciation Month, the Defense Supply Center Columbus Morale, Welfare and Recreation’s annual Operation Cookie Drop distributes hundreds of cases of Girl Scout cookies donated by the Girl Scouts of Ohio's Heartland each May. This year, the Girl Scouts and DSCC MWR distributed 1300 cases of cookies to about 5,600 service members from 32 units (large and small) throughout Ohio.

May 9, 2022

DSCC commander to honor fallen at Bexley Memorial Day event

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Commander U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Kristen Fabry will be the keynote speaker for the City of Bexley’s annual Memorial Day service May 30. Bexley is a neighboring community of the Defense Supply Center Columbus military installation. The ceremony begins at 11 a.m. at Drexel Circle.

May 2, 2022

DSCC named Tree City USA for the fourth consecutive year

Defense Supply Center Columbus was named a Tree City USA for the fourth consecutive year at the annual Tree City USA Awards Presentation on April 21 in the Schnormeier Event Center in Ariel-Foundation Park in Mt. Vernon, Ohio. The all-day event was attended by representatives from 45 communities across 15 counties in Central Ohio.

April 29, 2022

Pinwheel Parade educates, raises awareness of effects of child abuse

A sense of normalcy was in the chilly morning air as the first Pinwheel Parade in two years stepped off from the Defense Supply Center Columbus’ Child Development Center April 26. Children from the CDC hopped, walked, waddled and rode around the block waving their pinwheels escorted by DSCC Police, parents and CDC staff members.

April 22, 2022

Land and Maritime in middle of the pack as Teal Ribbon Relay for Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month nears final stretch

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime needs a good final push as it sits near the middle of the pack as the Defense Logistics Agency’s Teal Ribbon Relay challenge for Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) reaches its final stretch.