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Public Affairs Office: DLA Land and Maritime Headquarters (BLDG 20) Columbus, Ohio 

Office Phone: 614-692-2328 |  DLA.Land.and.Maritime.Public.Affairs@dla.mil

Public Affairs Officer: Michael L. Jones | 614-692-2502 |  Michael.Jones@dla.mil

Land and Maritime Public Affairs

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Mission

Provide effective and efficient worldwide support to Warfighters and our other customers.

To best support the DLA mission, DLA Land and Maritime Public Affairs provides guidance to the commander, senior leadership, directorates, staffs and detachments, as well as all tenants of Defense Supply Center Columbus.The office develops and administers proactive command information, media relations and public outreach policies and programs that communicate DLA’s critical role as a combat support agency, value added to DOD, COCOMs, the military services and warfighters, and the American people using internal and external communication avenues.

Vision

Warfighter-focused, globally responsive, fiscally responsible supply chain leadership.

Media Relations

Our Media Relations develops well thought out and responsive media operations.  The team adjusts quickly to both the scale of news media coverage and the organization's ability to communicate effectively and within the parameters provided.  The team works in concert with the News and Internal Information team to gain synergy of effort and information across all DLA audiences.

Goals and initiatives of the media relations team are to:

  • Increase positive media coverage of DLA, its mission, people, capabilities and services.
  • Increase dissemination of DLA’s compelling story as America's logistics combat support agency. Targeted, strategic engagement of the media provides DLA the opportunity to educate the American public about how the agency uses taxpayer resources as well as informing warfighters about DLA support. 

News and Web Operations

The News and Web Operations provides DLA related news and information to internal and external – non media- audiences. To build and maintain credibility, the team ensures all products are timely, accurate and consistent across audiences. In addition to operating DLA Land and Maritime's digital presence, the team contributes to several DLA agency initiatives.

Newsroom: Read our news articles.

Gallery: See our featured slideshow.

Additional News Resources

Articles and news items related to DoD and DLA activities, people or events

  • DLA Land and Maritime provides local news and stories.
  • DLA Land and Maritime People and Culture Website provides the applicable tools and resources for you to grow both personally and professionally.  Site information aids associates in becoming mentally, physically, socially and spirituality resilient. It's all about achieving the right work and life balances. This site is where Real People, Real Stories, Real Experiences, Real Opportunities are in REAL time. An organization culture where our people are valued and high performing ... which in essence is the DLA Land and Maritime Way!
  • DLA Today  is the Director's primary daily communication tool. DLA Today, transmits information and news to the DLA community, DLA customers and contractors working for and with DLA. This Intranet site is devoted to the delivery of news and information on people, learning opportunities, events and missions of DLA and its activities. Land and Maritime Way: We provide Warfighter Logistics Excellence through Accountability, Teamwork, Urgency, Agility, and Innovation built upon a Commitment to Integrity, Diversity, and Mutual Trust and Respect. Note that the link is CAC enabled.
Land and Maritime News
Land and Maritime | May 11, 2022

DSCC MWR’s Operation Cookie Drop gives Ohio military a big thank you for...

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.

Land and Maritime | May 11, 2022

Land and Maritime announces 2022 Hall of Fame inductees, to induct 2020 ...

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 and Maritime | 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.

Land and Maritime | May 3, 2022

A Proclamation on Asian American, Native Hawaiian, And Pacific Islander ...

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

Enterprisewide | 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