DLA Land and Maritime News

May 10, 2016

Five inductees honored at Land and Maritime Hall of Fame ceremony

One is remembered as a proponent for supplier excellence and small business innovation. One was

May 9, 2016

Fitness promoted through May’s Strong B.A.N.D.S. events

DSCC MWR will use the Strong B.A.N.D.S. campaign to promote fitness, wellness and resiliency during National Physical Fitness and Sports Month in May. DSCC MWR is offering five events to DSCC Associates, Military and families focused on Balance, Activity, Nutrition, Determination and Strength (B.A.N.D.S.) -- all key components of overall well-being and resiliency.

May 4, 2016

DSCC buzzing with activities as kids celebrate Take Your Child to Work Day

Under overcast skies the Defense Supply Center Columbus’ Take Your Child to Work Day kicked off in the building 20 auditorium for the more than 150 children ages 9-17 and their parents. Activities included safety presentations to raise awareness, physical activities like dodgeball, basketball, jump rope, and a visit to Land and Maritime’s Electronics Testing Lab.

May 2, 2016

Holocaust survivor shares story of resilience with DLA employees

John Koenigsberg was just five years old when the Gestapo took away his grandfather and forced his family into hiding in occupied Holland. He would spend the next two years in the care of a Catholic family who took him in, while his father joined the Dutch resistance movement and his mother’s fate remained unknown to him.

April 29, 2016

Denim Day brings awareness to sexual assault

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Denim Day was an event which encouraged people to wear jeans (denim) to help raise awareness and promote prevention of rape and sexual assaults. Land and Maritime leadership approved Wed., April 27th as a command sponsored opportunity to show support for Denim Day.

April 27, 2016

DSCC women attend workshop on “How to Become an SES”

The EEO Federal Women’s Program hosted a workshop for GS-12’s and above on “How to Become a Senior Executive Service (SES).” It was conducted by Elizabeth B. Kolmstetter, PH.D, Chief Human Capital Officer (CHCO) at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and a total of 40 employees from the federal community participated in this workshop.

April 26, 2016

Urgency drives DLA Puget Sound team in maintaining ballistic-missile submarines

The design of the Ohio-class submarine allows the vessel to operate 15 or more years between major overhauls. On average, the submarines spend 77 days at sea followed by only 35 days in-port for maintenance, creating urgency for on-shore personnel who must ensure the vessel is ready when called back to action.

April 25, 2016

DSCC Shred Day accomplishes goal

Defense Supply Center Columbus held its annual Shred Day April 20 on the installation. Associates were encouraged to bring anything they wanted shredded, including personal and work documents. DSCC’s Environmental Division processed 7.56 Tons of paper, which translates to saving 129 trees and 38 cubic yards of landfill.

April 21, 2016

King’s ship sets sail after more than 30 years in the Navy

After more than 30 years serving as a naval officer, outgoing Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Admiral John King King officially retired and is transitioning to the next chapter in his life. “It’s just been unbelievable how fast my time here at Land and Maritime has flown by and I have to tell you I’ve been extremely fortunate to work with such an inspired group of professionals,” said King.

April 20, 2016

Teamwork and experience power Navy’s nuclear supply chain

As a weapon system support manager, Joe Moore ensures nuclear powered ships and submarines have the parts they need to safely conduct their missions. That’s no easy task, considering the nuclear reactor parts list Moore manages includes more than 31,000 items.

April 19, 2016

Info fair kicks off month of sexual assault awareness and prevention at DSCC

Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) formally kicked off at the Defense Supply Center Columbus during an information fair held inside Building 20. The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime's FMWR Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) office planned the April 6 event to showcase weekly activities taking place throughout the month.

April 15, 2016

Land and Maritime military members get inside look at research facility

Two dozen service members from Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime toured Battelle Memorial Institute’s Columbus, Ohio headquarters March 24 as part of the agency’s local strategic industry engagement efforts. The regular trips seek to engage and coordinate with organizations in the community which share comparable values and goals with DLA.

April 11, 2016

Defense Federal Community celebrates 2016 National Women’s History Month

The EEO Federal Women’s Program (FWP) joined in the celebration of National Women’s History Month,

April 6, 2016

DSCC celebrates a “more perfect union” at annual luncheon

Defense Supply Center Columbus’ annual Women's History Month Luncheon took place March 23 at the

April 5, 2016

Associates Attend Annual Automated One-Time Buy Training Session

The Automated One-Time Buy Team at DLA Land and Maritime hosted an in-depth training session in