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Sept. 2, 2016

Pentagon’s top acquisition official talks innovation, sustainment with defense industry

The United States’ technological superiority is being challenged, and the Department of Defense must start implementing new, innovative ideas to beat the competition, the Pentagon’s top acquisition official told military and industry officials Aug. 31 at the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Supplier Conference and Expo in Columbus, Ohio.

Sept. 1, 2016

Smart buyers, common sense key to equipment readiness says leader of Army’s combat ground systems

The Army’s program executive officer for Ground Combat Systems advised fellow logisticians and industrial representatives to not become victims of the acquisition process Sept. 30 during the DLA Land and Maritime Supplier Conference and Expo at Columbus, Ohio.

Aug. 31, 2016

Women's Equality Day Celebrated in Columbus

The Defense Supply Center Columbus hosted its 2016 Women’s Equality Day program at the building 11 auditorium August 17 featuring a five-member panel who addressed women’s workforce and social issues – to include challenges and successes.

Aug. 30, 2016

DLA, defense industry collaborate on maximizing warfighter readiness

DLA keeps its promise to support warfighters around the world because of America’s defense industrial base, DLA Logistics Operations Director Navy Rear Adm. Vincent Griffith said Aug. 30 during the DLA Land and Maritime Supplier Conference and Expo in Columbus, Ohio.

Aug. 19, 2016

DLA Land and Maritime presents annual plan to agency director

Senior leaders at Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime presented their Annual Operating Plan to the director of the agency Aug. 16 during a morning presentation at Defense Supply Center Columbus. Land and Maritime directors and supervisors presented DLA Director Air Force Lt. Gen. Andy Busch with detailed information demonstrating their progress in achieving his five stated goals for mission success.

Aug. 11, 2016

Employees share culture, diversity, and talent at DSCC

How many stripes are on the U.S. flag? If you know the answer, you may have had a shot at the trivia challenge at Defense Supply Center Columbus’ 2016 Installation People and Culture Day.

Aug. 5, 2016

DLA associate entertains community with theatre productions

Linda Thomas is an acquisition specialist in the Strategic Acquisition Programs Directorate at DLA

Aug. 3, 2016

Following tragedy, local TV personality shares message

“I have great memories of Maria. There’s a problem with memories. You can’t hug a memory, you can’t

Aug. 2, 2016

Enlisted Excellence at DLA Maritime Pearl Harbor

The current enlisted workforce at DLA Maritime Pearl Harbor is comprised of 10 Sailors, whose primary mission is to support the material needs of more than 30 shops at the Intermediate Maintenance Facility of the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard.

Aug. 1, 2016

New graduates on pathway to success at DLA

After two years of intense study, on-the-job training, classroom sessions, and web-based

July 28, 2016

Embrace diversity with the 2016 DSCC Installation People and Culture

Defense Supply Center Columbus (DSCC) is celebrating the diversity of its 9,000-plus member workforce at the 2016 DSCC Installation People and Culture events Aug. 3. The theme is “E Pluribus Unum,” “Out of Many One,” a phrase that captures the symbolism of unity. The purpose of the event is to bring the virtual workforce together to embrace our diversity, enhance cultural understanding, and strengthen the unity of the DSCC workforce.

July 19, 2016

Million-tire milestone

DLA Land and Maritime’s Tires Successor Initiative achieved a major milestone June 28 when a 16.00R20 radial tire sent to the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, California, in support of the HEMTT retrofit program became the millionth tire shipped since contract performance began.

July 12, 2016

DLA joins fight against Zika

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime health officials are working with Army entomologists to collect mosquito samples on its installation in Columbus, Ohio, to test for the Zika virus.

July 11, 2016

DLA Land and Maritime celebrates LGBT pride

The theme at the 2nd annual Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Pride event at Defense Supply

July 11, 2016

Mentoring program welcomes former DLA vice director

During a recent visit to Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime, former DLA Vice Director Lt.