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March 26, 2021

Defense Supply Center Columbus celebrates Women’s History Month

Defense Supply Center Columbus celebrated its Women’s History Month Program virtually March 24 and featured Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. Kristen Fabry as its guest speaker. The event was live streamed and the theme for this year’s program was Making Monumental History in 2021.

March 19, 2021

DLA Land and Maritime welcomes new chief of staff

U.S. Navy Capt. Dinis Pimentel joined the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime leadership team as chief of staff this month following the departure of Air Force Col. Samuel Payne for his new assignment at DLA headquarters.

March 19, 2021

Land and Maritime Public Affairs Specialists honored with 2020 DLA Journalism Awards

The Defense Logistics Agency recognized two DLA Land and Maritime Public Affairs Specialists for garnering top awards during the 2020 DLA Journalism Award competition. The competition is held annually and showcases DLA’s most effective journalism contributions to the DLA mission.

March 3, 2021

Land and Maritime Chief of Staff departs to support DLA Director as executive officer

After serving an accelerated assignment U.S. Air Force Col. Samuel Payne left Land and Maritime Feb. 26 to assume new responsibilities as the executive officer for Defense Logistics Agency Director Navy Vice. Adm. Michelle Skubic.

Feb. 26, 2021

African American History Month culminates with Hanford Village as hidden gem part 2

The Defense Supply Center Columbus Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity African American Employment Program commemorates Black History Month with a two-part series recognizing Hanford Village, a hidden gem in the local community of Columbus, Ohio. This year’s national theme is “The Black Family: Representation, Identity, Diversity.” The second part of this series focuses on the identity and diversity within the black families in Hanford Village.

Feb. 23, 2021

Black History Month Spotlight: Jonathan Stone

The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime recognizes Black History Month in February. This year’s national theme is The Black Family: Representation, Identification, Diversity. The African American Employment Program highlights employees throughout the month in honor of their enduring contributions to the agency’s global mission of logistics support to America’s warfighters.

Feb. 19, 2021

Land and Maritime Commander contributes to virtual ethics panel discussion

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. Kristen Fabry participated in a February 10 virtual leadership ethics panel discussion led by Thomas More University.

Feb. 10, 2021

African American History Month highlights Hanford Village as Hidden Gem

The Defense Supply Center Columbus’ Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity and the African American Employment Program commemorate Black History Month with a two-part series recognizing Hanford Village, a hidden gem in our local community. This year’s national theme is “The Black Family: Representation, Identity, Diversity.” Part I of this series focuses on the representation of the Black Family in Hanford Village and the impact of zoning on the community.

Feb. 9, 2021

January New Employee Orientation welcomes 22 associates

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime rang in the new year by welcoming 22 new employees at the New Employee Orientation held virtually through WebRTC Jan. 20-21.

Feb. 3, 2021

Acquisition professionals receive award honors

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime acquisition personnel at Procurement Process Support and Land Supplier Operations received enterprise-wide recognition at the 53rd Annual Employee Recognition Awards. This week features two award profiles as part of ongoing coverage of Columbus’ award recipients: Linda Allensworth and Lilli Hopson.

Feb. 3, 2021

Black History Month: Honoring the Past, Securing the Future

This month, the Department of Defense pays tribute to African American men and women who changed the course of history and redefined the United States military. To commemorate the 75th Anniversary of World War II, the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute released a presentation capturing some of the key contributions and sacrifices made by service members and those who served on the home front during that time.

Jan. 28, 2021

Columbus emergency professionals honored at DLA Annual Awards

Eight Columbus employees and two teams garnered top honors in the 53rd Annual Employee Recognition Awards announced by the Defense Logistics Agency. Due to current health guidelines, employees received recognition via a virtual ceremony that is scheduled to be released later this month. As part of that recognition, DLA Land and Maritime is highlighting several Columbus recipients each week. The second group includes two emergency professionals and the Defense Supply Center Columbus’ fire department.

Jan. 22, 2021

Columbus awardees recognized

Eight Columbus employees and two teams garnered top honors in the 53rd Annual Employee Recognition Awards announced by the Defense Logistics Agency. Due to current health guidelines, employees received recognition via a virtual ceremony that is scheduled to be released later this month. As part of that recognition, DLA Land and Maritime is highlighting several Columbus recipients each week. The first group includes two Land Supplier Operations associates and a safety and occupational health specialist.

Jan. 19, 2021

DSCC honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The Defense Supply Center Columbus’ annual celebration honoring the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was released in a virtual format this week as the nation celebrates what would’ve been his 92nd birthday.

Jan. 14, 2021

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: Remember! Celebrate! Act!

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is remembered as America’s preeminent advocate of nonviolence and a leader of the Civil Rights movement.