DLA Land and Maritime News

Archive: 2016

Oct. 18, 2016

AbilityOne Day highlights benefits of federal employment program

“I didn’t think this could ever happen to me.”Scott Owens was a rising star in his platoon within

Oct. 14, 2016

Defense federal community celebrates the contributions of Hispanic Americans

A ceremony recognizing National Hispanic Heritage Month took place inside the auditorium at Defense

Oct. 11, 2016

Associate honored posthumously with signage

On Oct. 8, the community, family and friends of Stephen Byus came together to remember him with a ceremony and unveiling of a new sign. Senate Bill 182, which was enacted earlier this year, named State Route 93 from the boundaries of the City of Wellston to the Village of Coalton as the “Lieutenant Stephen Byus Memorial Highway.”

Oct. 11, 2016

Cost savings through contract consolidation

Agency-wide, DLA’s procurement professionals are being encouraged to look for innovative ways to

Oct. 3, 2016

Mary Mahey: A DLA employee's journey with breast cancer

When Mary Mahey, contracting officer with DLA Land and Maritime at Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, first received the news, she was in total shock and disbelief. She had never had any serious illnesses.

Sept. 29, 2016

DNA marking technology improves quality through fraud prevention

The Defense Logistics Agency is investigating the expanded use of DNA marking technology as a

Sept. 27, 2016

Land and Maritime Soldier receives National Image Award

A Soldier at Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime has been honored with the 2016 National

Sept. 27, 2016

National Hispanic conference offers training, inspiration

Two Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime associates attended the 44th Annual Federal Employees Leadership and Diversity Training Program, also known as the 2016 National Training Program (NTP), on Sept. 12-16 in Albuquerque, N.M.

Sept. 23, 2016

CFC season underway at DSCC

“I give because I know how much it helps.”When Vickie Diggs shared her personal story at the

Sept. 23, 2016

POW/MIA remembrance ceremony held at DSCC

Defense Supply Center Columbus held a solemn yet heartfelt ceremony Sept. 16 inside the Building 20

Sept. 7, 2016

Conference highlights warfighter support, opportunities for small businesses

Small businesses play a large role in supporting the warfighter, and that impact was on display Aug. 30 – Sep. 1 at a Defense Logistics Agency conference in Columbus, Ohio.

Sept. 6, 2016

Land and Maritime promotes unity at Captains of Industry meeting

Cybersecurity, future requirements of land and sea forces as well as cost pricing were topics of discussion between senior leadership and industry heavyweights Aug. 30 inside the Columbus Convention Center.

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.