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May 15, 2017

Columbus Federal Defense Community celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month at DSCC

Federal employees at Defense Supply Center Columbus celebrated the history and diversity of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders during their annual heritage event on the installation.

May 12, 2017

DSCC Police Officers are celebrated during Police Week

In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as Police Week. Today, DSCC highlights a few of our officers to celebrate Police Week.

May 12, 2017

Land and Maritime Commander visits detachments for operational assessment

Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Admiral Michelle Skubic is engaged in a demanding travel schedule that recently included Army and Navy operations in Pennsylvania. While there, Skubic also visited two Land and Maritime detachments for operational orientations to help accelerate her assessment of Land and Maritime operations.

May 2, 2017

Summer discounts, adventures and safety tips offered at DLA Land and Maritime

Summer is here and you know what that means: vacation. As we enter the busiest vacation period of the year known as the 101 critical days of summer (Memorial Day weekend thru Labor Day weekend), DLA Land and Maritime would like to help make your getaway the best ever, whether you are staying local, heading to the beach or traveling abroad. Here is all the information you need from safety tips and vacation reminders to discount options for your summer adventures.

May 1, 2017

DSCC celebrates ‘Take our daughters and sons to work day’

Defense Supply Center Columbus hosted more than 100 children of federal defense workers April 27 during its annual “Take our daughters and sons to work day” event.

April 25, 2017

Land and Maritime engineer honored for fiber optics work

The Department of Defense is engaged in a continual effort to improve operational efficiencies of

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.

April 19, 2017

Acquisition executive temporarily joins Land and Maritime team

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime has expanded its leadership team with the addition of Roxanne Banks, deputy director of Acquisition (J7) for DLA at Ft. Belvoir, VA.

April 17, 2017

Land and Maritime Small Business Office wins Vanguard Award

The Department of Defense (DoD) has awarded the Verdure Award to the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Office of Small Business Programs for their contributions to buying method efficiency and innovation.

April 13, 2017

Walk-a-Lap for a Survivor

Thank you to all the associates and service members that came out to show your support and raise awareness about the serious causes and effects of sexual assault.

April 12, 2017

Land and Maritime, Distribution leadership gather to discuss future efficiencies

On Apr. 5, DLA Land and Maritime senior leadership met with DLA Distribution commander Army Brig. Gen. John Laskodi and key staff members to discuss the duo’s partnership and ways to create efficiencies benefitting the DLA enterprise.

April 7, 2017

2017 SAAPM activities highlighted at DSCC information fair

Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) officially kicked off with an information fair at Defense Supply Center Columbus.

April 6, 2017

Land and Maritime’s Lewis retires after more than 38 years of federal service.

Milton Lewis, DLA Land and Maritime’s Acquisition Executive for the past nine years, retired Mar. 31 after completing more than 38 years of dedicated and decorated service to the Department of Defense.

April 1, 2017

Going the distance for SAPR - DLA Virtual Challenge & Competition

In recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness & Prevention Month (SAAPM), the DLA SAPR program invites all DLA employees, worldwide, to participate in a virtual “Going the Distance for SAPR” challenge. Our goal is to get the word out across the DLA enterprise about the SAPR program and resources, but most important, participation will show support for survivors.

March 31, 2017

Women’s Program workshop drives participants to action

As part of the National Women’s History Month celebration, the Equal Employment Opportunity Federal Women’s Program hosted a workshop for GS-12’s and above titled “Moving Strategy into Action” focusing on women in the workplace. This event took place Mar. 22 at the Armed Forces Reserve Center on the Defense Supply Center Columbus (DSCC) Installation. Twenty-five employees from the federal community participated in this workshop.