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News | Oct. 31, 2017

October - News You Can Use

By Dana Thornbury DLA Land and Maritime Public Affairs

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Navy cardboard regatta:

When you think of the Navy, you think of ships, so what better way to celebrate their 242nd birthday than the 3rd Annual Cardboard Regatta boat race at the Defense Supply Center Columbus Oct. 13. The article includes video, photos and information about the teams.

Associate earns Secretary of Defense’s top disability award:

Tom Comeans never let go of his vision for the future even when his eyesight failed him. For his dedication, the Secretary of Defense honored him Oct. 5 with the Department of Defense’s top award recognizing the contributions of employees with disabilities.

Abilities on display:

Members of the Defense Federal Community in Central Ohio recognized National Disability Employment Awareness Month at an Oct. 16 event that highlighted the government’s AbilityOne Program.

DSCC celebrates accomplishments of Hispanic Americans:

Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month starting on Sept. 15 by recognizing and honoring the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America.

October is Cyber Security Awareness Month

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