Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime completed a DLA supply chain efficiency initiative by realigning its consumable hardware mission to better support DLA’s customers. The focus of the mission shift requires DLA Aviation and DLA Land and Maritime’s assumption and management of more than 900,000 national stock numbered items divided between the two Major Subordinate Commands.
Rear Adm. Kristen Fabry visited Wright-Patterson Medical Center on Oct. 1 to thank the 88th Medical Group Airmen who provided active duty and civilians at Defense Supply Center Columbus with the COVID-19 vaccine earlier this year. The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime commander was shown the COVID and flu vaccine point-of-dispensing operations in the Medical Center’s auditorium and met with most of the 11 Airmen who made up the team that went to Columbus.
Since 1981, October has been National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The observance serves to educate communities, individuals, couples and families about the Family Advocacy Program services and other community resources that can help prevent domestic violence, raise awareness of community responsibility, and inform the community of the many ways to report domestic abuse.
Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management – Columbus Deputy Site Director Eddy Poprock retired Oct. 1 after 39 years at the Defense Supply Center Columbus. The Lorain, Ohio, native began his federal career shortly after graduating Ohio State University when he took a developmental civil engineering job at DSCC – then known as the Defense Construction Supply Center. Over the course of the next four decades, Poprock came to be known as a driving force behind many challenging and complex...
Waleska Rodriguez Diaz is a Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime contracting officer and basic contract administrator for long term contracts in the Strategic Acquisition Programs Directorate. Rodriguez Diaz talks about her career beginnings in Puerto Rico and the lessons her family instilled in her that continue to push her forward.

 

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DLA ready to ship vaccines for DOD children overseas
Brandon Gerber, supply technician with Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, packs ancillary kits for the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine Dec. 22, 2020. Photo by Nutan Chada
Oct. 27, 2021 - DLA is ready to receive, pack and ship Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for Defense Department children ages 5 to 11 upon final approval by the Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention expected early next week.

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DLA Land and Maritime Commander visits command detachments
While visiting Norfolk Naval Base DLA Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. Kristen Fabry presents Sailor of the Quarter Award Presentation to Petty Officer 2nd Class Nina Aikins for her meticulous work expediting material for submarine short-fused availabilities.
Oct. 27, 2021 - Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. Kristen Fabry moved strategically to reestablish in-person ties with Land and Maritime detachments at the DLA Maritime Norfolk and Portsmouth Naval Shipyard through on-site visits as travel restrictions eased across the Department of Defense. Fabry completed the two-day swing at the end of September before returning to Columbus, Ohio.

Land and Maritime’s second annual leader-led ethics training an interactive affair
DLA Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. Kristen Fabry and Deputy Commander Kenneth Watson discuss ethical challenges during the live training on Oct. 7.
Oct. 22, 2021 - Ethics training is often thought of as a dry and boring requirement, but the Defense Logistics

DSCC firemen make cameo in latest fitness center video
WOW! Workout Wednesdays launched last month and features short, weekly workout videos that can be combined or repeated to create personalized workouts for any fitness level. Host and Fitness Trainer Rio Mino provides expert instruction in this growing series, which includes Zumba, Kickboxing, Tabata Training, Yoga, Step, and most recently, The Whole Nine Yards featuring some of Defense Supply Center Columbus' own firefighters.
Oct. 22, 2021 - The Defense Supply Center Columbus Morale, Welfare and Recreation Center’s staff have worked tirelessly to stay engaged with customers and develop meaningful content during the COVID-19 pandemic. WOW! Workout Wednesdays launched last month and features short, weekly workout videos that can be combined or repeated to create personalized workouts for any fitness level.

Short Story, Milton Lewis (retired), DLA Land and Maritime, DLA 60th Anniversary
Former Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Acquisition Executive Milton K. Lewis will be inducted into the 2020 DLA Hall of Fame Sept. 29. Lewis led Land and Maritime’s acquisition force from 2008 until his retirement in 2017.
Oct. 21, 2021 - In Afghanistan and Iraq, U.S. soldiers lost lives to roadside bombs. In 2007, the Secretary of

DLA Land and Maritime Timeline of the Past 60 Years
Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime based at the Defense Supply Center Columbus has a long history
of support to our nation’s forces. The installation was dedicated in 1918 to expedite shipments of supplies to
troops during World War I. Since that day, DSCC continues to support warfighters across the spectrum of peace,
war and humanitarian efforts. Although the installation name has changed many times throughout the years,
the mission remains the same — to support America’s Armed Forces and her allies.
Oct. 20, 2021 - The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime based at the Defense Supply Center Columbus has a