DLA Land and Maritime News

Archive: May, 2016

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.