DLA News Archive

Tag: Safety L&M

June 29, 2018

Keep alertness high along with patriotic spirit this July 4

Each year many DLA employees and family members attend Fourth of July celebrations across this great country, as well as celebrations in overseas locations. While there are no credible or specific threats, staying aware of your surroundings can help you have a safe celebration.

June 19, 2018

Join the DSCC Wellness Council

DSCC Wellness Council is open to all associates working at the Defense Supply Center Columbus.

June 8, 2018

The pressure is on during hose testing at DSCC

Firefighter and EMT Dustin Buckley rolls out water hoses during routine pressure testing June 4 at DSCC. Each year, all hoses and attachments are tested to ensure they meet federal codes and guidelines.

May 20, 2018

DSCC EMS Week - A Look at EMTs

The Defense Supply Center Columbus highlights a few Emergency Medical Technicians and paramedics during the 2018 National EMS Week as a way to thank the DSCC EMS team for answering the call and providing quality care to associates and local community members in their time of need.

May 20, 2018

National EMS Week 2018 celebrated at DSCC

This year's theme: "EMS Strong: Stronger Together" is a reminder that Emergency Medical Technicians and paramedics remain committed to the tough work that requires passion, purpose and heart to carry out well every day, often in difficult circumstances. This year, each day has a unique theme highlighting EMS Strong: Stronger Together.

May 20, 2018

EMS Strong: Stronger Together

EMS week was first nationally recognized in 1974 when President Gerald R. Ford signed the Emergency Medical Services Systems bill. This year the emphasis is on the theme “Stronger Together.”

May 18, 2018

Two associates complete Advanced Tactical Operations Medical Specialist course at the Ohio Fire Academy

Tactical Emergency Medical Services is nothing new to the Department of Defense. For years, combat medics have been providing lifesaving care during combat operations in less than ideal conditions. Today, civilian medics are taking the knowledge that’s been gained from the battlefront and using it to save the lives of victims involved in hostile events where large loss of blood is a concern and survivability is limited to minutes.

May 14, 2018

Police Week underway at DSCC

Police Sergeant Joseph Rocha recites a proclamation announcing the start of National Police Week during a May 14 ceremony at the Defense Supply Center Columbus.

May 14, 2018

A close call for a DLA Land and Maritime associate

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, almost experienced just that April 11.

April 10, 2018

SAPR Kick-Off

Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month formally kicked-off at the Defense Supply Center Columbus during an information and activity fair held inside Building 20. The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime's Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program hosted the 5th annual Information and Activity Fair to kick-off 2018’s Sexual Assault Awareness & Prevention Month April 4.