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April 6, 2020

Women’s World War II achievements remembered ahead of anniversary

The Department of Defense pays tribute each year to the women who pushed gender-defined barriers. They fought for what they believed in and in doing so paved the way for the women who came after them, changed he course of history and redefined the United States military.

April 2, 2020

Positive practices emphasized during Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and serves as an annual observation to raise awareness of child abuse and prevention. The statistics about child abuse are stark – in 2018, approximately 678,000 children in the U.S. were found to be victims of child abuse or neglect.

March 27, 2020

Commentary: Employee Assistance Program is here to help

These are strange times we find ourselves in. As the world grapples with coronavirus, it’s an especially stressful time for all and many are asking questions about what’s next.

March 23, 2020

Land and Maritime Deputy Commander addresses leadership development skills

More than 50 leadership minded Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime associates gathered in the Building 20 Buckeye/Cardinal rooms March 11 to hear Land and Maritime Deputy Commander Kenneth Watson share some of his insights and key principles in becoming a successful leader.

March 23, 2020

Land and Maritime presents its Dynamic Operating Plan to DLA Director, highlights strategic logistics capabilities.

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. John Palmer and his senior leadership team presented a review of the Land and Maritime Dynamic Operation Plan to Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams, DLA director, and members of the DLA headquarters staff via video teleconference March 13.

March 19, 2020

2020 Ohio State University Summer Career and Internship Fair

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime recruiters participated in the Ohio State University Summer Career and Internship Fair Feb. 26.

March 16, 2020

DLA Land and Maritime commander visits Pearl Harbor

Associates at Defense Logistics Agency Maritime Pearl Harbor welcomed DLA Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. John T. Palmer Feb. 26-28. The detachment is one of several around the United States helmed by the Central Ohio-based logistics center.

March 11, 2020

DLA Maritime Pearl Harbor commander earns meritorious award

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. John T. Palmer was on hand Feb. 28 to recognize DLA Maritime Pearl Harbor Director Cdr. Bruce Reilly with the Defense Meritorious Service Medal for his exceptional service.

March 8, 2020

DLA Land and Maritime hosts Energy Deputy Commander during orientation visit

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. John T. Palmer, hosted DLA Energy’s Deputy Commander W. Eric Smith during an orientation visit March 3.

March 5, 2020

DLA Land and Maritime deputy commander highlights national conference on tactical vehicle fleet

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Deputy Commander Kenneth Watson was a keynote speaker at the 2020 Tactical Wheeled Vehicles Conference March 3 in Austin, Texas.

March 3, 2020

‘You are not alone:’ Meditation room provides respite

“To feel so alone in a place as big as this.” The anonymous words scribbled in green marker got Helen Brooks’ attention. They were left on a dry erase board in the Interfaith Meditation Room at the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime’s headquarters where Brooks is a resolution specialist.

Feb. 27, 2020

Mentoring takes center stage at program's graduation

The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Deputy Commander Kenneth Watson got up close and personal with graduating mentees and their mentors at the 2019/2020 Level I Mentoring Program graduation Feb. 26 in the Defense Supply Center Columbus Operations Center Auditorium.

Feb. 21, 2020

Defense Supply Center Columbus’ African American History Program features Columbus City Schools official

Defense Supply Center Columbus’ workforce gathered in the Operations Center Auditorium to celebrate the installation’s African American History program Feb. 19, honoring African Americans past and present contributions to America’s success.

Feb. 14, 2020

Carter G. Woodson nominees announced

The Defense Supply Center Columbus has named the 2020 Carter G. Woodson Award nominees. The annual award recognizes two individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the African American community – one each from the Central Ohio community and the Defense Federal community. Past recipients include former Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman, Congresswoman Joyce Beatty and Charles Tennant, the founder of Columbus’ Africentric School.

Feb. 5, 2020

Spring-like weather ends, associates prepare for cold

As the sun set over Defense Supply Center Columbus Feb. 3, it marked the end of a handful of Spring-like days in Central Ohio. Associates enjoyed temperatures in the low 60s thanks to a wave of warm weather.