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Feb. 25, 2022

2022 Carter G. Woodson Award winners announced during African American History program

Defense Supply Center Columbus’ workforce were provided the opportunity to virtually celebrate the 2022 Defense Federal Community Equal Employment Opportunity African American Employment Black History Month program “Soul Food & The African American Diet: From Slavery to Bondage,” via a live-streamed video that was broadcasted from the Operations Center Auditorium on Feb. 16.

Feb. 10, 2022

2022 Carter G. Woodson nominees announced

The Defense Supply Center Columbus named its 2022 Carter G. Woodson Award nominees this week. The annual award recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the African American community in Central Ohio 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.

Jan. 28, 2022

Defense Supply Center Columbus welcomes new site director

Kristine Freels is the new Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management – Columbus Site Director. Freels replaces Dan Bell who retired in December.

Jan. 21, 2022

DLA Land and Maritime website has a new look

You may have noticed in the last few days that the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime public website, DLA Land and Maritime, has a new look. The change is part of an enterprise-wide website redesign which has been underway since early 2020.

Jan. 18, 2022

DSCC MWR provides support to National Guard members amid recent activation

The Defense Supply Center Columbus Morale, Welfare and Recreation Team supported Ohio National Guard service members recent activation by providing snacks during December and January.

Jan. 13, 2022

DLA award winners announced, seven from Columbus workforce named

Seven Defense Supply Center Columbus employees and one workforce team have been recognized as top performers at the Defense Logistics Agency’s 54th Annual Employee Recognition Awards for the calendar year 2021.

Jan. 13, 2022

DSCC celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. observance virtually

The Defense Federal Community celebrated the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Jan. 12, with a live-streamed panel discussion sponsored by the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity’s African American Employment Committee.

Jan. 7, 2022

National Guard reports for duty at Defense Supply Center Columbus to aid Ohio hospitals amid COVID surge

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Commander Rear Adm. Kristen Fabry and Ohio National Guard Adjutant General Major General John C. Harris, Jr. accompanied Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and his wife, Fran, during a visit with members of the Ohio National Guard Jan. 6 at the Defense Supply Center Columbus. Guard members are reporting for duty to aid the state's hospitals during the current surge in COVID-19 hospitalizations.

Jan. 7, 2022

Former leader behind mine-resistant vehicles inducted into DLA Hall of Fame

Former Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Deputy Commander James McClaugherty has earned a place in the 2021 DLA Hall of Fame for overseeing increased material availability and inventory reduction.

Jan. 6, 2022

Installation Site Director retires, shares career lessons

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management – Columbus Site Director Dan Bell retired Dec. 30 after 20 years at the Defense Supply Center Columbus.

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.

Dec. 13, 2021

Annual holiday event returns to DSCC

The annual Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Holiday Open House was held in person on Dec. 8, following a one-year hiatus due to COVID-19 pandemic safety protocols.

Dec. 8, 2021

Logistics on Location: DLA Land and Maritime supports USS Nitze

VIDEO: The supply team on the Navy destroyer USS Nitze works closely with Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Norfolk to get the repair parts it needs to complete its mission while at sea.

Dec. 1, 2021

Rock Your Mocs winner announced

The Native American/Alaskan Native Employment Program has announced the winner of the 2021 Rock Your Mocs contest is Steven Zimmer. Zimmer is a resolution specialist with Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime's Maritime Supplier Operations directorate.

Nov. 18, 2021

Commentary: Catawba Indian Nation keeps Native American traditions alive

The final article in recognition of Native American/Alaskan Native Heritage Month introduces the Piedmont area of South Carolina, North Carolina and parts of Virginia representing the ancestral lands of the Catawba Indians who have occupied the region along the Catawba River dating back 6,000 years.