DLA News Archive

Tag: Mentoring L&M

March 2, 2018

33 protégés graduate Land and Maritime mentoring program

A ceremony at the Defense Supply Center Columbus recognized recent graduates of the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime’s Professional Self-Development Mentoring Program (Level I).

Jan. 23, 2018

DLA Land and Maritime mentees set to graduate, new programs starting soon

January is National Mentoring Month. Currently, the Level I programs are wrapping up a year of developing mentoring/protégé relationships and improving their own personal and professional skills. Through these mentoring programs, mentors have guided mentees in completing self-development modules, special projects and other professional activities to enhance knowledge and skills.

Jan. 18, 2018

The Merits of Mentoring

January is National Mentoring Month. And as anyone who has participated in a Mentoring Program can tell you, the productive and positive outcomes from a strong partnership can be extraordinary for the mentoree and equally as beneficial to the organization.

Jan. 1, 2018

January is National Mentoring Month

At DLA Land and Maritime, there’s an active mentoring program within the workforce and the community. Mentoring is a personal enhancement strategy through which one person facilitates the development of another by sharing known resources, expertise, values, skills, perspectives, attitudes, and proficiencies. It allows the learner to build skills and knowledge while attaining goals for career development.

Dec. 13, 2017

Which is more important for career advancement — Counseling, Mentoring and Coaching?

I’m going to oversimplify, but I’m good like that. A counselor helps you figure out why you are. A mentor helps you become more like them. A coach helps you become more like you.

Aug. 18, 2017

Debra Hobbs is recognized for contributions to the DLA Land and Maritime workforce.

There’s a saying that behind every successful woman, is a group of other successful women who have her back. For associates at DLA Land and Maritime, Debra Hobbs is one of these women.

June 7, 2017

Land and Maritime recognizes mentoring program graduates

Graduates from two classes of the Defense Logistics Agency Land Mentoring Program received recognition during separate events May 24.

April 24, 2017

Local high school students visit DSCC

Students from Whitehall-Yearling High School visited Defense Supply Center Columbus on Apr. 20 to learn about the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime during “A day in the life of a mentor” event.

March 2, 2017

DLA Land and Maritime Level I Mentees graduate the mentorship program

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime hosted the Level I Mentoring Program graduation ceremony and reception Mar. 1 at Defense Supply Center Columbus. “The Level I Mentoring Program provides the opportunity for employees to find their niche in the organization, build strategic relationships and gain a broader perspective of DLA’s mission and future,” said guest speaker and program graduate JoAnn Phillips.

July 11, 2016

Mentoring program welcomes former DLA vice director

During a recent visit to Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime, former DLA Vice Director Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Loren Reno shared his experiences with a group of associates in the Level I Mentoring Program. “The most important quality is serving, not gathering power and position,” Reno said. “Managers manage, leaders serve.”  With more than three