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June 2, 2022

DSCC commander takes part in local Memorial Day service tradition

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime and Defense Supply Center Columbus Commander U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Kristen Fabry spoke to a crowd of more than 100 attendees in Bexley, Ohio, at the community’s Memorial Day service May 30.

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.

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. 

Nov. 4, 2021

DSCC federal community participates in annual Columbus Veterans Day Parade

The Columbus Veterans Day Parade returned Nov. 5 after a pandemic pause and Defense Supply Center Columbus volunteers are getting in on the action ahead of the big day. Over the years, volunteers from DSCC’s largest tenants at the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime and the Defense Finance and Accounting Service – Columbus have helped organize and put on the Columbus Veterans Day Parade, said John Dreska, division chief for DLA Land and Maritime’s Batteries, Tires, Engines and Armament section.

June 3, 2021

DSCC commander honors fallen at local Memorial Day service

Memorial Day weekend heralded a return to traditional in-person events beginning with observances held across Ohio to honor the nation’s fallen service members.

Feb. 19, 2021

Land and Maritime Commander contributes to virtual ethics panel discussion

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. Kristen Fabry participated in a February 10 virtual leadership ethics panel discussion led by Thomas More University.

Oct. 8, 2020

Land and Maritime commander talks Ohio’s support to national defense readiness

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. Kristen Fabry participated as a guest panelist in Ohio’s Defense and Aerospace Forum state-wide event conducted virtually Oct. 6.

May 8, 2020

Combined Federal Campaign reopens in response to coronavirus

Federal workers have another opportunity to donate to the Combined Federal Campaign beginning today – this time in support of charities working overtime in the coronavirus pandemic fight. The U.S. Office of Personnel Management approved a special COVID-19 solicitation period running through June 30.

May 1, 2020

Fitness Center offers free online options for staying in shape during social distancing

The Defense Federal Community may no longer be able to attend in-person fitness classes at the Defense Supply Center Columbus Fitness Center but they still have a variety of virtual options for staying in shape to choose from thanks to the center’s fitness experts. When fitness centers across Ohio closed in late March to comply with the coronavirus pandemic’s social distancing requirements, the installation’s Fitness Center quickly responded by adding free virtual workout options, On-Demand videos and Workout of the Day plans.

April 27, 2020

DOD observes Holocaust Days of Remembrance, recognizes 75th anniversary of liberation

Each year, our nation observes the Holocaust Days of Remembrance week established by Congress to honor and remember the victims of the Holocaust and their liberators. The Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute is highlighting the significant contributions of special observance groups towards achieving total victory in this watershed event.