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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 6, 2022

Commentary: Advancing leaders through collaboration

When I was in college as a cadet, the theme of “cooperate and graduate” occupied just about everything cadets did.

May 3, 2022

A Proclamation on Asian American, Native Hawaiian, And Pacific Islander Heritage Month, 2022

During Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, our Nation recognizes the innumerable contributions, vibrant cultures, and rich heritage of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (AA and NHPIs).  As some of the fastest-growing racial and ethnic groups in the Nation, AA and NHPI communities represent a multitude of ethnicities, languages, and experiences that enrich America and strengthen our Union.

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.

Feb. 25, 2022

2022 Carter G. Woodson Award winners announced during African American History program

Defense Supply Center Columbus’ workforce were provided the opportunity to virtually celebrate the 2022 Defense Federal Community Equal Employment Opportunity African American Employment Black History Month program “Soul Food & The African American Diet: From Slavery to Bondage,” via a live-streamed video that was broadcasted from the Operations Center Auditorium on Feb. 16.

Feb. 10, 2022

2022 Carter G. Woodson nominees announced

The Defense Supply Center Columbus named its 2022 Carter G. Woodson Award nominees this week. The annual award recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the African American community in Central Ohio and the Defense Federal community. Past recipients include former Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman, Congresswoman Joyce Beatty and Charles Tennant, the founder of Columbus’ Africentric School.

Jan. 13, 2022

DSCC celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. observance virtually

The Defense Federal Community celebrated the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Jan. 12, with a live-streamed panel discussion sponsored by the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity’s African American Employment Committee.

Nov. 4, 2021

Commentary: Beauty, Balance and Harmony in Native American traditions

The 2021 theme for Native American/Alaskan Native Heritage Month emphasizes the rich traditions that form the foundations of social development combined with spirituality as the life blood of a life of resilience. This narrative represents one in a series of articles celebrating Native American culture.

Oct. 29, 2021

Navy once again comes out on top at the second annual Navy Birthday COVATTA

Out of a field of 10 hand built and meticulously decorated boats, Don E’s Revenge, owned by Navy Cmdr. Eric McCandless, blew out the competition and emerged victorious, an improvement on his second place finish last year. Some of his competitors came close but he was sure it was certain modifications that thwarted all others in the field that day in the second annual COVATTA, a abridged version of the annual regatta staged at the Eagle Eye Golf Course pond pre-COVID. The COVATTA was part of the 246th Navy Birthday celebration at Defense Supply Center Columbus.

Oct. 22, 2021

Land and Maritime’s second annual leader-led ethics training an interactive affair

Ethics training is often thought of as a dry and boring requirement, but the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime’s Legal Office livened it up a bit with an interactive hybrid event on Oct. 7 featuring a panel of Land and Maritime leaders from across the enterprise recounting ethical challenges they have faced in their careers.