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Dec. 17, 2021

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

A news special focusing on women in the military on ABC 6 News features two Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime leaders.

Dec. 8, 2021

Logistics on Location: DLA Land and Maritime supports USS Nitze

VIDEO: The supply team on the Navy destroyer USS Nitze works closely with Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Norfolk to get the repair parts it needs to complete its mission while at sea.

Nov. 5, 2021

WWII veteran’s grave rediscovered thanks to DLA Land and Maritime associate’s efforts

A Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime employee is generating a lot of buzz around the world this week. Army veteran and DLA Land and Maritime Customer Account Specialist Nathan Reynolds is being lauded across the globe for his instrumental efforts to rediscover the gravesite of World War II veteran Arthur Lewis and ensure the delivery of a proper gravestone marking his service. 

Oct. 27, 2021

DLA Land and Maritime Commander visits command detachments

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. Kristen Fabry moved strategically to reestablish in-person ties with Land and Maritime detachments at the DLA Maritime Norfolk and Portsmouth Naval Shipyard through on-site visits as travel restrictions eased across the Department of Defense. Fabry completed the two-day swing at the end of September before returning to Columbus, Ohio.

Oct. 18, 2021

DLA Land and Maritime employees honored for efforts resulting in conviction in long-running fraud case

The Department of Defense Office of Inspector General’s Defense Criminal Investigative Service honored two Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime employees recently for their efforts in tracking a decades-long scheme by New Orleans businessman Robert Klein to defraud DOD of millions of dollars. The effort to hold Klein accountable was a partnership between DLA Land and Maritime, DCIS, the Internal Revenue Service and the U.S. Attorney’s Office, who prosecuted the case.

Oct. 14, 2021

Land and Maritime gains consumable hardware mission

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime completed a DLA supply chain efficiency initiative by realigning its consumable hardware mission to better support DLA’s customers. The focus of the mission shift requires DLA Aviation and DLA Land and Maritime’s assumption and management of more than 900,000 national stock numbered items divided between the two Major Subordinate Commands.

Sept. 10, 2021

Land and Maritime hosts Industry Partner Roundtable

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. Kristen Fabry and members of her leadership team hosted more than 50 members of their trusted business partners on Aug. 24 at the Defense Supply Center Columbus for the 2021 DLA Land and Maritime Industry Roundtable.

Aug. 23, 2021

Celebrating DLA’s legacy as the agency closes in on 60 years

For nearly 60 years, the Defense Logistics Agency has played a critical role in supporting our servicemen and women around the globe. This week is a time to reflect on DLA Land and Maritime’s contributions to that incredible history of excellence and Warfighter support.

June 17, 2021

DLA Director visits Land and Maritime, reviews business operations plan

Defense Logistics Agency Director Navy Vice Adm. Michelle Skubic visited DLA Land and Maritime at the Defense Supply Center Columbus on June 1 for an in-person round table discussion regarding business operations and how they will be integrated into DLA’s new Strategic Plan.

May 25, 2021

Land and Maritime electronics engineer Taysa Markus featured in latest DLA Rap episode

Meet Taysa Markus, a shining star at DLA Land and Maritime, in the latest episode of the DLA Rap produced by DLA Headquarters. Markus defines resiliency. At the end of the Vietnam War, her family took on hardship, adversity and trauma and persevered. Today Markus is an electronics engineer with Land and Maritime’s Engineering and Technical Support Directorate.