Marine Corps birthday and veteran events happening Nov. 7

By Dana Thornbury DLA Land and Maritime Public Affairs

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Marine Corps Birthday

9 a.m.     Building 20 Auditorium

The celebration will consist of a speech by the keynote speaker retired Marine and DLA Land and Maritime Executive Programs Director Todd Jenkins, remarks by DLA Land and Maritime and Defense Supply Center Columbus Commander Navy Rear Adm. John Palmer, color guard provided by Lima Company 3d Battalion 25th Marines and cake cutting ceremony with the oldest and youngest Marines in attendance. A cake and punch reception will follow the ceremony.

MWR's Veterans Information Fair

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.     Buckeye and Cardinal rooms

You've lent a hand to our great nation, now learn how others can help you. Receive information on education opportunities, legal services, health care, mental health and more. 

Schedule an appointment to receive a Ohio State Veteran ID Card at the event. Must bring your DD214.

  1. Select "Veteran's ID Appointment Scheduler" event.
  2. Select "DSCC" site.
  3. Select "Building 20 Buckeye Room" location.
  4. Scroll down to choose a time slot and "Book Event"
Attending Organizations:  Franklin County Recorder's Office, Chalmers P Wylie VA, AAFES Veteran's Online Purchasing, Ohio Department of Veterans Services, Military Veterans Resources, Disabled American Veterans, Ohio Department of Mental Health and  Addiction Services, Social Security Administration, VFW, The American Legion Department of Ohio, 9th Legal Operations Detachment, AMVETS, Survivors Outreach Services Program, USO.

EEO Veterans Employment Special Emphasis Program

1 p.m.     Building 20 Auditorium

The program's theme is "Understanding Veterans Qualities." The guest speaker retired Capt. Karen Roddy-Spikes will share her insights on the value veterans bring to our workforce.

For more information on the EEO SEP programs, email the Office of EEO and Diversity Special Emphasis Programs or call 614-692-2577.

Programs are physically accessible to people with disabilities and are sign language interpreted.