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Nov. 16, 2017

New DLA Strategic Plan lays out goals for 2018-2026

DLA is reaffirming its commitment to support warfighter readiness with its new 2018-2026 Strategic Plan, which supports DoD priorities to build a more lethal force, reinforce alliances with industry and government partners, and reform business practices.

Nov. 13, 2017

242nd Marine Corps birthday celebrated at DSCC

Active duty and reserve component Marines joined civilian members of the federal workforce at Defense Supply Center Columbus to celebrate the U.S. Marine Corps’ 242nd birthday.

Nov. 7, 2017

Veteran and educator makes return visit to motivate Land and Maritime workforce

“Three hundred and thirty million Americans lay claim to the rights, liberties and securities provided by this nation, but not a single one of them is obligated to defend them. Veterans are pledged to protect and defend those rights, liberties and securities that every American enjoys. Today we salute veterans for their selfless and patriotic service,” said retired Army Reserve Maj. Gen. Dennis Laich. He is currently the director of the Ohio Dominican University’s PATRIOTS Program.

Nov. 3, 2017

CFC kicks off at DLA Land and Maritime

Federal workers and retirees can now donate online to the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime’s Combined Federal Campaign.

Oct. 27, 2017

Protecting critical infrastructure from cyber threats information technology systems

I know what you’re thinking, what is ICS and why do I even care? Well, do you like air conditioning in the summer time or heating in the winter? What about building security - do you like knowing that the door will unlock when you swipe your badge, or maybe more importantly, do you enjoy having the security that comes with the knowledge that when someone who doesn't belong in your building swipes their keycard, the door stays locked? All of those luxuries are controlled by Industrial Control Systems.

Oct. 27, 2017

DLA provides repair-part support for Army’s new security force assistance brigade

DLA customer support representatives and members of DLA Land and Maritime are working with Army officials to equip the first of what’s expected to be six security force assistance brigades that will conduct advise-and-assist missions throughout the world.

Oct. 22, 2017

The Internet Wants YOU: Consider a Career in Cybersecurity

DLA offers exciting careers and opportunities for growth and development for any level of your career ladder - from entry to full performance level, including students and veterans.

Oct. 20, 2017

Product Test Center Analytical realigns with Troop Support

It was a "common sense" decision to realign the Product Test Center Analytical with DLA Troop Support, Navy Rear Adm. Michelle Skubic, DLA Land and Maritime commander, said. The center has been testing materials warfighters need since 1919.

Oct. 20, 2017

Abilities on display at Land and Maritime awareness event

Members of the Defense Federal Community in Central Ohio recognized National Disability Employment Awareness Month at an Oct. 16 event that highlighted the government’s AbilityOne Program.

Oct. 17, 2017

The Navy makes a splash during 242nd birthday celebration at DSCC

When you think of the Navy, you think of ships, so what better way to celebrate their 242nd birthday than the 3rd Annual Cardboard Regatta boat race at the Defense Supply Center Columbus Oct. 13.

Oct. 16, 2017

DLA Land and Maritime associate earns Secretary of Defense’s top disability award

Tom Comeans never let go of his vision for the future even when his eyesight failed him. For his dedication, the Secretary of Defense honored him Oct. 5 with the Department of Defense’s top award recognizing the contributions of employees with disabilities.

Oct. 16, 2017

Today’s Predictions for Tomorrow’s Internet

Tomorrow’s internet is already upon us, with the increasing growth of the “Internet of Things” (IoT). The internet is widely available at home and on cellular devices, as well as through enterprise networks aiding in connecting homes, cities, airplanes and electrical grids. The IoT will not only connect computers but also interconnect digital assistants, smart cars, health care devices and smart grid devices like thermostats.

Oct. 12, 2017

Agency regains winning edge at 37th Annual Disability Awards ceremony

The Pentagon Disability Awards Ceremony Oct. 5 honored the Defense Logistics Agency and Thomas Q. Comeans, a small business specialist at DLA Land and Maritime, for their achievements.

Oct. 8, 2017

Cybersecurity in the Workplace is Everyone’s Business

With recent hurricanes, wildfires and earthquakes, there is no downtime from adversaries when donations are sent for relief work due to a natural disaster. Adversaries will design malicious emails that are used in social engineering attacks. The emails, also known as phishing attacks, are a form of social engineering.

Oct. 4, 2017

Defense Federal Community celebrates the accomplishments of Hispanic Americans

Central Ohio’s Defense Federal Community celebrated its 2017 National Hispanic Heritage Month during a ceremony on Sept. 27 at the Defense Supply Center Columbus. Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime and Defense Finance and Accounting Service Columbus’ Equal Employment Opportunity Offices and the Hispanic Employment Program sponsored the event.