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May 11, 2022

DSCC MWR’s Operation Cookie Drop gives Ohio military a big thank you for Military Appreciation Month

In honor of Military Appreciation Month, the Defense Supply Center Columbus Morale, Welfare and Recreation’s annual Operation Cookie Drop distributes hundreds of cases of Girl Scout cookies donated by the Girl Scouts of Ohio's Heartland each May. This year, the Girl Scouts and DSCC MWR distributed 1300 cases of cookies to about 5,600 service members from 32 units (large and small) throughout Ohio.

May 11, 2022

Land and Maritime announces 2022 Hall of Fame inductees, to induct 2020 and 2021 honorees in combined ceremony

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Deputy Commander Kenneth Watson has announced the inductees into the 2022 DLA Land and Maritime Hall of Fame. Four former Land and Maritime leaders, including two from Maritime Supplier Operations, one from Land Customer Operations and one from Business Process Support, will be inducted in a combined ceremony later this summer along with official inductions for the Classes of 2020 and 2021. The two previous induction ceremonies were delayed due to the pandemic.

May 6, 2022

Commentary: Advancing leaders through collaboration

When I was in college as a cadet, the theme of “cooperate and graduate” occupied just about everything cadets did.

May 3, 2022

A Proclamation on Asian American, Native Hawaiian, And Pacific Islander Heritage Month, 2022

During Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, our Nation recognizes the innumerable contributions, vibrant cultures, and rich heritage of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (AA and NHPIs).  As some of the fastest-growing racial and ethnic groups in the Nation, AA and NHPI communities represent a multitude of ethnicities, languages, and experiences that enrich America and strengthen our Union.

May 2, 2022

DSCC named Tree City USA for the fourth consecutive year

Defense Supply Center Columbus was named a Tree City USA for the fourth consecutive year at the annual Tree City USA Awards Presentation on April 21 in the Schnormeier Event Center in Ariel-Foundation Park in Mt. Vernon, Ohio. The all-day event was attended by representatives from 45 communities across 15 counties in Central Ohio.

April 29, 2022

Pinwheel Parade educates, raises awareness of effects of child abuse

A sense of normalcy was in the chilly morning air as the first Pinwheel Parade in two years stepped off from the Defense Supply Center Columbus’ Child Development Center April 26. Children from the CDC hopped, walked, waddled and rode around the block waving their pinwheels escorted by DSCC Police, parents and CDC staff members.

April 22, 2022

Land and Maritime in middle of the pack as Teal Ribbon Relay for Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month nears final stretch

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime needs a good final push as it sits near the middle of the pack as the Defense Logistics Agency’s Teal Ribbon Relay challenge for Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) reaches its final stretch.

April 21, 2022

Sip (Tea) ‘n Paint event shares awareness of April observances

Program managers for the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime’s Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program and Defense Supply Center Columbus’ Family Advocacy Program joined forces to host a combined Sip (Tea) ‘n Paint event to educate the defense federal community and provide resource materials on sexual violence and child abuse prevention topics.

April 8, 2022

DLA Land & Maritime focuses on industry partnerships and emerging technology on second day of supplier conference

The 2022 Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Supplier Conference and Exhibition concluded April 7 following a day filled with informative speakers from defense and industry, collaborative breakout sessions and discussion panels focused on improving communication and relationships with industry partners, as well as identifying new opportunities to support the Warfighter.

April 7, 2022

Defense Supplier Conference returns to Columbus, Ohio

After a four-year hiatus, Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime and the National Defense Industry Association brought the DLA Land and Maritime Supplier Conference and Exhibition back to downtown Columbus, Ohio, April 6-7. More than 800 defense industry representatives packed a ballroom in the Greater Columbus Convention Center for first day speakers, including Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine, Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Sustainment Steven Morani, DLA Director Navy Vice Adm. Michelle Skubic, and DLA Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. Kristen Fabry.

April 4, 2022

Resiliency, The Strength of a People...Never Forget: Celebrating European American Month and Holocaust Remembrance Day

April is the month we set aside time to recognize European Americans, specifically those European Jews murdered or marginalized by Nazi Germany during the Holocaust. This year’s theme is “Resiliency, The Strength of a People…Never Forget.”  The Holocaust was a genocide that refers specifically to the attempted annihilation of European Jews by Nazi Germany and its collaborators. Annual remembrances ensure we never forget.

March 31, 2022

Violence prevention a focus in April 2022

The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime and the Defense Supply Center Columbus will kick off Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month and Child Abuse Prevention Month in April with a variety of virtual-and office-friendly activities to boost awareness.

March 24, 2022

Six things you might not know about the Defense Supply Center Columbus in Whitehall

Shielded by barbed-wire fencing, the massive facility's rows of parked military vehicles and dozens of nondescript buildings lend it a slightly menacing allure not unlike the covert military bases of a Hollywood spy film. A passerby may wonder: What goes on within the grounds of the Defense Supply Center Columbus on the northern borders of Whitehall?

March 10, 2022

DLA Warren’s procurement creativity sustains U.S. Army tank engine availability

The U.S. Army’s M88A2 Hercules Recovery Vehicle Platform can rescue more tanks in the field thanks to a collaborative effort between the Army and the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Warren.

March 8, 2022

March 20-26 is Severe Weather Awareness Week

The Defense Supply Center Columbus was set to participate in the Ohio statewide Tornado Drill March 23 as part of the state’s Severe Weather Awareness Week but the drill was cancelled due to the forecast of potential severe weather in the area.