DLA Land and Maritime News

Archive: 2016

June 17, 2016

Retail side of warfighter support is focus of DLA event

DLA’s Retail Operations Division, in coordination with DLA Land and Maritime, brought total focus to the retail side of DLA's warfighter support at the second Semi-Annual Total Retail Sustainment Review, May 24-25 at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine.

June 10, 2016

High school seniors hone skillsets through Land and Maritime’s internship program

Four students from Eastmoor Academy High School recently completed their four month long internships

June 2, 2016

DSCC celebrates Asian American Pacific Islander month; engineer wins annual award

Defense Supply Center Columbus held its annual Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Month celebration May 25 inside DLA Land and Maritime’s headquarters building auditorium and handed out the 2016 Shoong Yin Award.

June 1, 2016

Land and Maritime shares Memorial Day message with installation neighbor

Under the glare of intense sunshine DLA Land and Maritime Navy Capt. Brian Ginnane spoke to Bexley, Ohio residents on Memorial Day as part of their Memorial Day celebration. Ginnane highlighted Ohioans who made the ultimate sacrifice by giving their lives as part of that sacred service.

May 25, 2016

DSCC shows appreciation for officers during Police Week

From the sentinels at the entry gates to the patrol cars that keep watch over the streets, police officers at Defense Supply Center Columbus are a ubiquitous sight across the installation. While most associates see them every day, many may not realize the amount of work that goes into keeping the facility safe 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

May 19, 2016

DLA Police Officer’s real-life skills benefit safety, support charity

If you’re a fan of reality-themed television shows then you might want to tune in and watch the

May 17, 2016

Federal workers celebrated at annual luncheon

Federal workers from Columbus and Central Ohio filled the ballroom at Villa Milano May 5 for the 2016 Excellence in Government Awards luncheon. Hosted by the Federal Executive Association, the awards luncheon is held annually in conjunction with Public Service Recognition Week.

May 13, 2016

Police Week to honor, recognize installation officers

Police officers at Defense Supply Center Columbus are hosting a variety of events throughout the week of May 15-21 to recognize the significance of Police Week, including a wreath laying ceremony, a 5k run, an information booth, and a cookout honoring the sacrifices made by the men and women who protect the installation.

May 10, 2016

Five inductees honored at Land and Maritime Hall of Fame ceremony

One is remembered as a proponent for supplier excellence and small business innovation. One was

May 9, 2016

Fitness promoted through May’s Strong B.A.N.D.S. events

DSCC MWR will use the Strong B.A.N.D.S. campaign to promote fitness, wellness and resiliency during National Physical Fitness and Sports Month in May. DSCC MWR is offering five events to DSCC Associates, Military and families focused on Balance, Activity, Nutrition, Determination and Strength (B.A.N.D.S.) -- all key components of overall well-being and resiliency.

May 4, 2016

DSCC buzzing with activities as kids celebrate Take Your Child to Work Day

Under overcast skies the Defense Supply Center Columbus’ Take Your Child to Work Day kicked off in the building 20 auditorium for the more than 150 children ages 9-17 and their parents. Activities included safety presentations to raise awareness, physical activities like dodgeball, basketball, jump rope, and a visit to Land and Maritime’s Electronics Testing Lab.

May 2, 2016

Holocaust survivor shares story of resilience with DLA employees

John Koenigsberg was just five years old when the Gestapo took away his grandfather and forced his family into hiding in occupied Holland. He would spend the next two years in the care of a Catholic family who took him in, while his father joined the Dutch resistance movement and his mother’s fate remained unknown to him.

April 29, 2016

Denim Day brings awareness to sexual assault

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Denim Day was an event which encouraged people to wear jeans (denim) to help raise awareness and promote prevention of rape and sexual assaults. Land and Maritime leadership approved Wed., April 27th as a command sponsored opportunity to show support for Denim Day.

April 27, 2016

DSCC women attend workshop on “How to Become an SES”

The EEO Federal Women’s Program hosted a workshop for GS-12’s and above on “How to Become a Senior Executive Service (SES).” It was conducted by Elizabeth B. Kolmstetter, PH.D, Chief Human Capital Officer (CHCO) at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and a total of 40 employees from the federal community participated in this workshop.

April 26, 2016

Urgency drives DLA Puget Sound team in maintaining ballistic-missile submarines

The design of the Ohio-class submarine allows the vessel to operate 15 or more years between major overhauls. On average, the submarines spend 77 days at sea followed by only 35 days in-port for maintenance, creating urgency for on-shore personnel who must ensure the vessel is ready when called back to action.