DLA Land and Maritime News

Archive: March, 2021

March 26, 2021

Passing of former commander of the Columbus supply center, 82

Former Defense Construction Supply Center commander and retired Army Maj. Gen. John P. Dreska, who led the merger of four separate military service commissary systems into one efficient worldwide agency as the first commander of the Defense Commissary Agency, passed away March 15 after a brief illness. He was 82.

March 26, 2021

DSCC Toastmasters Clubs to host joint meeting, competition March 31

The Defense Supply Center Columbus is home to three Toastmasters International Clubs and this week anyone assigned to the installation will have the opportunity to see how Toastmasters may benefit them when the three clubs host a joint meeting and competition.

March 26, 2021

Defense Supply Center Columbus celebrates Women’s History Month

Defense Supply Center Columbus celebrated its Women’s History Month Program virtually March 24 and featured Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. Kristen Fabry as its guest speaker. The event was live streamed and the theme for this year’s program was Making Monumental History in 2021.

March 19, 2021

DLA Land and Maritime welcomes new chief of staff

U.S. Navy Capt. Dinis Pimentel joined the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime leadership team as chief of staff this month following the departure of Air Force Col. Samuel Payne for his new assignment at DLA headquarters.

March 19, 2021

Land and Maritime Public Affairs Specialists honored with 2020 DLA Journalism Awards

The Defense Logistics Agency recognized two DLA Land and Maritime Public Affairs Specialists for garnering top awards during the 2020 DLA Journalism Award competition. The competition is held annually and showcases DLA’s most effective journalism contributions to the DLA mission.

March 3, 2021

Land and Maritime Chief of Staff departs to support DLA Director as executive officer

After serving an accelerated assignment U.S. Air Force Col. Samuel Payne left Land and Maritime Feb. 26 to assume new responsibilities as the executive officer for Defense Logistics Agency Director Navy Vice. Adm. Michelle Skubic.