DLA Land and Maritime News

Archive: 2021

Sept. 10, 2021

Land and Maritime hosts Industry Partner Roundtable

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. Kristen Fabry and members of her leadership team hosted more than 50 members of their trusted business partners on Aug. 24 at the Defense Supply Center Columbus for the 2021 DLA Land and Maritime Industry Roundtable.

Sept. 10, 2021

Hispanic Employment Program kicks off monthlong observance with employee spotlights

The Hispanic Employment Program is highlighting several Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime employees throughout its monthlong observance of Hispanic Heritage Month Sept. 15- Oct. 15. This week, the program will feature Frances R. Quinones, an inventory management specialist for DLA Land and Maritime’s Industrial Hardware Team.

Sept. 3, 2021

DSCC celebrates Women’s Equality Day virtually

The Defense Federal Community celebrated Women’s Equality Day with a virtual observance Aug. 26 featuring military and civilian panelists from across the Defense Logistics Agency team. Women’s Equality Day is officially commemorated annually on Aug. 26 nationwide to coincide with the anniversary of the 19th Amendment granting women the right to vote. The theme of this month’s observance was “Courage, Risk, Change.”

Aug. 27, 2021

60th Anniversary: Associate Lori Phillips shares thoughts on decades of service with agency

DLA Land and Maritime’s Lori Phillips talks about her history with the agency for DLA's 60th Anniversary.

Aug. 26, 2021

Acquisition executive addresses procurement questions at brown bag event

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime’s Acquisition Executive Mark Brown took on questions from across the workforce Aug. 25 during his annual Brown Bag Lunch hosted by the Leadership Development Council.

Aug. 26, 2021

Celebrating DLA's 60th Anniversary: DLA Land and Maritime over the years

For 60 years, the Defense Logistics Agency has been a leader in defense logistics, dedicated to advancing the art and science of end-to-end supply chain management and streamlined acquisition. In celebration of the DLA’s upcoming 60th Anniversary celebration in October, DLA Land and Maritime looks back at the early days of our historic support to what is known today as DLA.

Aug. 25, 2021

60th Anniversary: Longtime associate recalls DLA jobs before today's technology

Remember typing pools? Electric typewriters? Only one telephone per group? DLA Land and Maritime’s Debbie Miller talks about what it was like working in various DLA jobs before today's technology.

Aug. 24, 2021

DLA Land and Maritime Timeline of the Past 60 Years

The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime based at the Defense Supply Center Columbus has a long history of support to our nation’s forces. See the timeline for some of the Central Ohio logistics center's key moments in the early days of the agency.

Aug. 23, 2021

Celebrating DLA’s legacy as the agency closes in on 60 years

For nearly 60 years, the Defense Logistics Agency has played a critical role in supporting our servicemen and women around the globe. This week is a time to reflect on DLA Land and Maritime’s contributions to that incredible history of excellence and Warfighter support.

Aug. 13, 2021

DLA Land and Maritime welcomes incoming chief of staff

Air Force Col. Christopher Tooman officially joined the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime team last week, succeeding departing Navy Capt. Dinis Pimentel as chief of staff for the Central Ohio logistics center.

July 30, 2021

Veterans Employment Program addresses transition between military, civilian, virtual life

The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime collaborated with the Defense Finance and Accounting Service – Columbus in July to produce a virtual panel discussion as part of the Office of Equal Employment and Diversity’s Veterans Employment Program observance.

July 22, 2021

Vendor matchmaking events strengthen DLA small business partnerships

The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Office of Small Business Programs helps small business owners learn the ropes of federal contracting. One of the ways the office has continued to innovate is through vendor matchmaking opportunities.

July 22, 2021

DSCC plants saplings at MWR Sports Park

The Defense Supply Center Columbus Installation Management Team planted 50 tree saplings at the DSCC MWR Sports Park this summer. The saplings were donated through an Urban Tree Project partnership in consult with the City of Columbus and the Urban Tree Master Plan Project to identify sites for potential tree plantings and expand the city’s existing tree canopy.

July 12, 2021

Land and Maritime Commander recognizes Ohio Army National Guard’s COVID-19 vaccination contributions

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. Kristen Fabry recognized 11 Ohio Army National Guard members for their support to the Defense Supply Center Columbus’ recently concluded vaccination effort during a June 29 appreciation event. The OHARNG also provided the medical facility and staff required to administer the vaccine. Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and DLA partnered in the effort.

July 9, 2021

LGBTQ Pride Month concluded with Special Emphasis Program

The Defense Federal Community Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity hosted its annual