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Oct. 8, 2021

Admiral visits Wright-Patt clinic to thank Airmen

Rear Adm. Kristen Fabry visited Wright-Patterson Medical Center on Oct. 1 to thank the 88th Medical Group Airmen who provided active duty and civilians at Defense Supply Center Columbus with the COVID-19 vaccine earlier this year.

Oct. 7, 2021

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Since 1981, October has been National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The observance serves to educate communities, individuals, couples and families about the Family Advocacy Program services and other community resources that can help prevent domestic violence, raise awareness of community responsibility, and inform the community of the many ways to report domestic abuse.

Oct. 7, 2021

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Waleska Rodriguez Diaz

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Associate Waleska Rodriguez Diaz talks about her career beginnings in Puerto Rico and the lessons her family instilled in her that continue to push her forward.

Oct. 1, 2021

Longtime DSCC engineer, installation deputy retires

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management – Columbus Deputy Site Director Eddy Poprock retired Oct. 1 after 39 years at the Defense Supply Center Columbus. The Lorain, Ohio, native began his federal career shortly after graduating Ohio State University when he took a developmental civil engineering job at DSCC – then known as the Defense Construction Supply Center.

Sept. 30, 2021

National Hispanic Heritage Month Interview: Anamaria Perales-Lang

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Associate Anamaria Perales-Lang talks about her Hispanic roots and what inspires her.

Sept. 27, 2021

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Gerardo Davila-Roman

The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime recognizes Hispanic Heritage Month each year from September 15th to October 15th. The Hispanic Employment Program is highlighting employees of Hispanic heritage throughout the month in honor of their enduring contributions to the agency’s global mission of logistics support to America’s warfighters.

Sept. 18, 2021

Ohio air power legacy remembered as Air Force celebrates 74 years

The United States Air Force crossed another milestone Sept. 18, celebrating 74 years since the National Security Act of 1947 gave birth to the modern air service as a separate military branch from the U.S. Army. It also serves as a reminder of Ohio’s role in the innovation of flight.

COLUMBUS, Ohio Sept. 17, 2021

Ohio played a part in repatriating POWs from North Vietnam

As we pause on this National POW/MIA Recognition Day to reflect on those who were held as prisoners of war or remain missing in action, it is important to remember the ongoing mission to bring home all who served in America’s conflicts from World War II to the present.

Sept. 15, 2021

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: John Ramos

The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime recognizes Hispanic Heritage Month Sept. 15-Oct. 15. The Hispanic Employment Program is highlighting employees of Hispanic heritage throughout the month in honor of their enduring contributions to the agency’s global mission of logistics support to America’s warfighters.

Sept. 10, 2021

Agency’s logistics operations chief visits Land and Maritime

U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Doug Noble visited the Defense Supply Center Columbus Sept. 1-2 in his inaugural visit as DLA’s Director of Logistics Operations and Commander of Joint Regional Combat Support.

Sept. 10, 2021

Land and Maritime hosts Industry Partner Roundtable

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. Kristen Fabry and members of her leadership team hosted more than 50 members of their trusted business partners on Aug. 24 at the Defense Supply Center Columbus for the 2021 DLA Land and Maritime Industry Roundtable.

Sept. 10, 2021

Hispanic Employment Program kicks off monthlong observance with employee spotlights

The Hispanic Employment Program is highlighting several Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime employees throughout its monthlong observance of Hispanic Heritage Month Sept. 15- Oct. 15. This week, the program will feature Frances R. Quinones, an inventory management specialist for DLA Land and Maritime’s Industrial Hardware Team.

Sept. 3, 2021

DSCC celebrates Women’s Equality Day virtually

The Defense Federal Community celebrated Women’s Equality Day with a virtual observance Aug. 26 featuring military and civilian panelists from across the Defense Logistics Agency team. Women’s Equality Day is officially commemorated annually on Aug. 26 nationwide to coincide with the anniversary of the 19th Amendment granting women the right to vote. The theme of this month’s observance was “Courage, Risk, Change.”

Aug. 27, 2021

60th Anniversary: Associate Lori Phillips shares thoughts on decades of service with agency

DLA Land and Maritime’s Lori Phillips talks about her history with the agency for DLA's 60th Anniversary.

Aug. 26, 2021

Acquisition executive addresses procurement questions at brown bag event

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime’s Acquisition Executive Mark Brown took on questions from across the workforce Aug. 25 during his annual Brown Bag Lunch hosted by the Leadership Development Council.