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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 16, 2022

DSCC Child Development Center garden teaches children about science and cooperation

The sun was shining, birds chirping, and the bumblebees were buzzing amid the cacophony of little voices from seven pre-K classes as they took turns to bring their garden to life after a long winter’s sleep in front of the Defense Supply Center Columbus’ Child Development Center June 8. The garden serves as an experiential learning experience and is an extension of the curriculum provided in the classroom.

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 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.

March 31, 2022

Violence prevention a focus in April 2022

The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime and the Defense Supply Center Columbus will kick off Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month and Child Abuse Prevention Month in April with a variety of virtual-and office-friendly activities to boost awareness.

March 24, 2022

Six things you might not know about the Defense Supply Center Columbus in Whitehall

Shielded by barbed-wire fencing, the massive facility's rows of parked military vehicles and dozens of nondescript buildings lend it a slightly menacing allure not unlike the covert military bases of a Hollywood spy film. A passerby may wonder: What goes on within the grounds of the Defense Supply Center Columbus on the northern borders of Whitehall?

March 8, 2022

March 20-26 is Severe Weather Awareness Week

The Defense Supply Center Columbus was set to participate in the Ohio statewide Tornado Drill March 23 as part of the state’s Severe Weather Awareness Week but the drill was cancelled due to the forecast of potential severe weather in the area. 

Jan. 28, 2022

Defense Supply Center Columbus welcomes new site director

Kristine Freels is the new Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management – Columbus Site Director. Freels replaces Dan Bell who retired in December.

Jan. 7, 2022

National Guard reports for duty at Defense Supply Center Columbus to aid Ohio hospitals amid COVID surge

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Commander Rear Adm. Kristen Fabry and Ohio National Guard Adjutant General Major General John C. Harris, Jr. accompanied Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and his wife, Fran, during a visit with members of the Ohio National Guard Jan. 6 at the Defense Supply Center Columbus. Guard members are reporting for duty to aid the state's hospitals during the current surge in COVID-19 hospitalizations.