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Oct. 4, 2022

DHRS Senior Leaders Gather in Columbus for Summit

More than 60 senior leaders from across the various organizations that comprise the Defense Logistics Agency’s Human Resources Services, the operational arm of and largest organization in DLA J1, gathered in Columbus Sept. 20-22 for a leadership summit to network and strategize for the future.

Sept. 29, 2022

DLA Land and Maritime soldiers assess functional fitness through new Army Combat Fitness Test

Army personnel assigned to Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime participated for the first time in the new Army Combat Fitness Test Sept. 20 and 21 at the Defense Supply Center Columbus Fitness Center.

Sept. 29, 2022

Commentary: Honoring the accomplishments of Retired DLA Employee Romulo Alberto Faria during Hispanic Heritage Month

Romulo Alberto Faria is well known within the Hispanic community at the Defense Logistics Agency in Columbus and was always keen to provide guidance and support to new Latinos joining our workforce.

Sept. 27, 2022

Photos: DSCC Police host National Night Out at Noon Sept. 21

The Defense Supply Center Columbus Police Department hosted a National Night Out at Noon event on Sept. 21 at the Mission Park Pavilion with the goal of enhancing the relationship between the DSCC workforce and the police department while bringing back a true sense of community.

Sept. 26, 2022

Defense Supply Center Columbus’ shoot house promotes police force readiness

During the height of the pandemic while most of the workforce was operating under maximum telework, the Defense Supply Center Columbus completed upgrades to a new live-fire police training facility.

Sept. 23, 2022

DLA Land and Maritime, DLA Aviation talk strategy, structure at counterpart visit

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation senior leaders discussed organizational structures and strategies with their DLA Land and Maritime counterparts during a visit to Defense Supply Center Columbus Sept. 19.

Sept. 21, 2022

DLA Land and Maritime looks to the future while recognizing 75 years of Air Force achievement

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Commander Army Brig. Gen. Gail Atkins and members of her leadership team hosted the U.S. Air Force 75th birthday celebration at the Defense Supply Center Columbus’ Mission Park Pavilion Sept. 16, to recognize the historical achievements and highlight the future of the service.

Sept. 19, 2022

Eagle Eye Golf Course designated as Monarchs in the Rough official butterfly habitat site

Defense Supply Center Columbus Eagle Eye Golf Course has been designated as a Monarchs in the Rough official habitat site for the monarch butterfly by Audubon International.

Sept. 16, 2022

National Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Santiago L. Martínez-Rivera

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime’s Hispanic Employment Program joined in the celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month by recognizing the contributions of DLA Pathways to Career Excellence contract specialist and Central Ohio Men’s Adult Baseball All-Star Santiago Luis Martínez-Rivera. 

Sept. 2, 2022

Land and Maritime experts engage with government, academia, industry at GSVETS conference

The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime participated in the 14th annual Ground Vehicle Systems Engineering and Technology Symposium in Novi, Michigan Aug. 16-18.

Aug. 25, 2022

Women’s Equality Day program emphasizes empowerment

The Defense Federal Community and Federal Women’s Program celebrated Women’s Equality Day with a virtual observance Aug. 17 at the Defense Supply Center Columbus featuring keynote speaker Rebecca Beck, director of Accounting Standards and Reporting for Defense Finance and Accounting Service.

Aug. 18, 2022

Turning the tide on trash: installation environmental office shares message on the ocean’s plastic

Plastic is prolific in everyday life. Yet widespread use may ultimately impair environmental sustainability as these products find their ways into our oceans, lakes and rivers. The good news is that plastics that are disposed of properly largely avoid entering waterways and the food chain.

Aug. 8, 2022

Land and Maritime Resolution Specialist renders National Anthem at state women veterans conference

If anyone has attended a Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime event lately either virtually or in person, they have heard the vocal stylings of resolution specialist Lisa Griffin singing the National Anthem. Griffin has been a staple at these events for years and has sung for groups large and small.

July 28, 2022

ABC 6 News ‘She Serves’ features DLA Land and Maritime commander

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Commander Army Brig. Gen. Gail Atkins will be featured in a local news special July 29 focused on women stationed around Central Ohio currently serving in the Armed Forces.

July 26, 2022

Building 20 Lactation Room supports nursing mothers

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime’s Safety and Occupational Health Division maintains a Lactation Program for DLA Columbus personnel ensuring access to a lactation room.