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Sept. 11, 2020

Defense Federal Community observes National Hispanic Heritage Month

The Defense Federal Community and the Equal Employment Opportunity Hispanic Employment Program join in the celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 through October 15, 2020. This month was designated by Congress to celebrate the contributions of Hispanic Americans, whom have influenced this country for more than 240 years, and worked hard in building this great nation.

Aug. 26, 2020

Women in Leadership Spotlight: U.S. Navy Lt. Cdr. Kara Langford

The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime recognizes Women’s Equality Day in August. In honor of women’s contributions to the agency’s global mission, we are highlighting women in leadership who contribute to our mission of providing logistics support to America’s warfighters.

Aug. 26, 2020

OPSEC: Your focused, compliant practice helps keep our service members safe

Operations Security is a process that safeguards sensitive information. It enables Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime and other Department of Defense organizations to identify and protect classified and unclassified critical information and execute measures to eliminate or reduce our adversaries' ability to use the information obtained. OPSEC challenges us to look at ourselves through the eyes of an adversary and deny the adversary the ability to act.

Aug. 21, 2020

Feds Feed Families campaign offered virtually

The Feds Feed Families campaign is going virtual this year due to COVID-19. The local Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime campaign runs Aug. 24-31 and will focus on helping local community food banks.

Aug. 19, 2020

Women in Leadership Spotlight: Deanna Blesch

The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime recognizes Women’s Equality Day in August. In honor of women’s contributions to the agency’s global mission, we are highlighting women in leadership who contribute to our mission of providing logistics support to America’s warfighters.

Aug. 12, 2020

Women in Leadership Spotlight: Linda Kelly

The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime recognizes Women’s Equality Day in August. In honor of women’s contributions to the agency’s global mission, DLA Land and Maritime is highlighting women in leadership who contribute to our mission of providing logistics support to America’s warfighters.

Aug. 7, 2020

Women in Leadership Spotlight: Chrissy Schall

Editor’s note: The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime recognizes Women’s Equality Day in August. In honor of women’s contributions to the agency’s global mission, DLA Land and Maritime is highlighting women in leadership who contribute to our mission of providing logistics support to America’s warfighters.

Aug. 7, 2020

Land and Maritime Chief of Staff, Air Force officer, Gahanna native promoted to Colonel

It has been more than 25 years since Air Force Lt. Col. Samuel F. Payne Jr. graduated from Gahanna’s Lincoln High School, left for the U.S. Air Force Academy and began his incredible Air Force career.

Aug. 5, 2020

Former Land and Maritime acquisition leader to be inducted into DLA Hall of Fame

Former Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Acquisition Executive Milton K. Lewis will be inducted into the 2020 DLA Hall of Fame Sept. 29. Lewis led Land and Maritime’s acquisition force from 2008 until his retirement in 2017. Lewis is one of nine former associates across the agency to be honored for his many contributions to the nation. Lewis joins the ranks of 126 people across DLA’s 26,000-strong workforce ever to be inducted – and only the 16th selected from Land and Maritime.

July 24, 2020

Hello DLA Land and Maritime Team!

I want to take a moment to share with you how honored I am to be your DLA Land and Maritime commander. These last few weeks transitioning to Columbus have been a fantastic experience, and I look forward to contributing to the outstanding legacy of military logistics support the DLA Land and Maritime team has established.