DLA News Archive

Tag: Mentoring L&M

March 26, 2021

DSCC Toastmasters Clubs to host joint meeting, competition March 31

The Defense Supply Center Columbus is home to three Toastmasters International Clubs and this week anyone assigned to the installation will have the opportunity to see how Toastmasters may benefit them when the three clubs host a joint meeting and competition.

Sept. 11, 2020

Land and Maritime commander talks 2020 successes, reconstitution during first town hall

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. Kristen Fabry shared her leadership philosophy and impressions from her first two months on the job with associates in a DLA live-streamed Town Hall Sept. 10.

Feb. 27, 2020

Mentoring takes center stage at program's graduation

The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Deputy Commander Kenneth Watson got up close and personal with graduating mentees and their mentors at the 2019/2020 Level I Mentoring Program graduation Feb. 26 in the Defense Supply Center Columbus Operations Center Auditorium.

Feb. 25, 2020

Mentoring Program receives CPI awareness training

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime’s Process Management Branch Chief Michael Lanning and Contractor Ganesh Siva teamed up to conduct a Continuous Process Improvement Awareness session in the Buckeye Room Dec. 3 for the Level I Mentoring Program.

Feb. 20, 2020

Level I Mentoring Program Graduation

The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime will celebrate the graduation of 20 associates from its Level I Mentoring Program Feb. 26 at 9:30 a.m. in the Defense Supply Center Columbus’ Operations Center Auditorium. The mission of the program is to allow DLA Land and Maritime associates below the General Schedule and Wage Grade 9 levels to develop mentoring and protégé relationships with other associates, and build on their own personal and professional skills.

Feb. 14, 2020

Carter G. Woodson nominees announced

The Defense Supply Center Columbus has named the 2020 Carter G. Woodson Award nominees. The annual award recognizes two individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the African American community – one each from the Central Ohio community 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.

Nov. 7, 2019

Land and Maritime associate inducted into Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine inducted Army Col. John Dreska into the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame Nov. 7 during a ceremony at Radiant Life Church in Dublin, Ohio. In addition to his military service, Dreska works for the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime as the division chief for batteries, tires and engines.

Nov. 4, 2019

Land and Maritime Commander discusses leadership development principles

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. John Palmer shared some essential management principles with Land and Maritime associates during a Leadership Development Council sponsored event Oct. 30 in the Building 20 Auditorium.

Oct. 31, 2019

Linda Johnson retires after 36 years

A longtime leader bid farewell to the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Oct. 24. Linda Johnson, deputy director of the Land Customer Operations directorate, retired after 36 years of federal service. In her final role, Johnson helped lead the team responsible for readiness support to nearly 19,000 U.S. Army and Marine Corps customers, with sales orders worth approximately $7.4 billion.

Sept. 27, 2019

Mentoring Networks at DLA Land and Maritime

DLA Land and Maritime's Level III Mentees mentor 11 Level I mentees (protégés) during a 3-hour session on networking Sept. 19 at Defense Supply Center Columbus (DSCC).