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DLA sweeps DoD Workforce Recruitment Program Awards
Winners and DLA representatives pose for a photo during the Defense Department’s 2018 Workforce Recruitment Program Awards ceremony July 18 in Alexandria, Virginia. From left: DLA Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams; Brian Davis, director, Defense Personnel and Family Support Center; WRP Participant of the Year Nicolas Abbott; DLA Installation Support Director Gordon Hackett; and DLA Senior Enlisted Leader Navy Command Master Chief Shaun Brahmsteadt
July 22, 2019 - The Defense Logistics Agency proved its commitment to employing people with disabilities by dominating the Defense Department’s 2018 Workforce Recruitment Program Awards in a July 18 ceremony in Alexandria, Virginia. The agency placed in all four categories for the first time and was named WRP Component of the Year for the second year. 

DLA Land and Maritime News

Small Businesses receive answers to questions during event
Supervisory Purchasing Agent Jessica Reichard and Contract Specialist and Bangor Team Lead Andrea Hart spoke to small businesses about Defense Logistics Agency Maritime - Puget Sound focusing on how suppliers can do business with DLA during a July 17 “Meet the Buyers” event in Bremerton, Washington.
July 19, 2019 - DLA Land and Maritime detachment at Puget Sound participated in the “Meet the Buyers” small business outreach event in Bremerton, Washington, July 17. “Every time we attend an event like this, one of the key takeaways is an increased vendor pool across every socioeconomic category,” Hart said. “New vendors are able to learn about the many resources available to them, and how to successfully supply correct information when quoting DLA requirements. This provides immeasurable intrinsic value in ensuring DLA Maritime – Puget Sound is able to maximize contract award dollars to small business concerns.”

Leadership lessons for lunch
Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime acting Deputy Commander and Acquisition Executive Mark Brown shared his experience on the subject of leadership with associates during the “Brown Bag Lunch Leadership Conversation.” The event was hosted by the Leadership Development Council July 10 in the Operations Center Cardinal room at the Defense Supply Center Columbus.
July 16, 2019 - DLA Land and Maritime acting Deputy Commander and Acquisition Executive Mark Brown shared his experience on the subject of leadership with more than 30 military and civilian DLA Land and Maritime associates during the “Brown Bag Lunch Leadership Conversation.” The event was hosted by the Leadership Development Council July 10 in the Operations Center Cardinal Room at DSCC.

DLA Land and Maritime, Operational Support Division Land Customer Operation Division Chief retires
Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. John Palmer presents Marine Corps Lt. Col. Kirk Greiner, Operational Support Division Land Customer Operation division chief, with a certificate of retirement during Greiner’s July 3 retirement ceremony at the Navy Reserve Center Rickenbacker Air Base in Columbus, Ohio.
July 9, 2019 - DLA Land and Maritime, Operational Support Division Land Customer Operation Division Chief Marine Corps Lt. Col. Kirk A. Greiner retired after more than 30 years of military service to his country.

Son of a Son of a Sailor…. Naval legacies
Petty Officer 2nd Class Andrew Tonski, 2016 Junior Sailor of the Year for the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), views the history of Texas A&M University during a tour of the campus at College Station, Texas. The tour is part of a two-day namesake trip to Texas where Sailors engaged with the local community about the importance of the Navy.
July 8, 2019 - The United States Navy has a long tradition enlisting some of the most gifted and dedicated men and women the United States has to offer. This proud naval tradition is one that Petty Officer First Class Andrew Tonski knows all too well. Tonski was born Sept, 8 1992, in New Haven, Conn. into a naval family found himself being just the newest member in his family to partake in this naval tradition when he enlisted in the Navy in the summer of 2012.

Land and Maritime commander conducts town hall, bids farewell to deputy commander
Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. John Palmer presents Lisa Alsup with a certificate of appreciation as her husband Steven looks on during his June 19 retirement ceremony in building 20.
June 24, 2019 - Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime associates gathered in the Defense Supply Center Columbus’ Building 20 Auditorium June 19 for a dual purpose Town Hall and retirement acknowledgement of Deputy Commander Steven Alsup.

Summer in the city

Exploring Columbus for an active life

Leading an active lifestyle in Columbus doesn’t have to be hard work, in fact it’s the opposite. With bike paths and parklands to shopping and entertainment, being active will be a side effect of the fun to be had.

Here’s a look at how to get active around Columbus to include activities and events that are affordable or better yet, free.


Parks

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Columbus has an abundance of Central Ohio parks to explore − 353 to be exact, with 8,221 acres of parkland and 120 miles of regional trails. Parks are perfect for walking, running, cycling and just taking in the great outdoors.


Aquatics

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One can take a refreshing splash in the MWR pool or take a dip into one of the eight Columbus outdoor pools.

Another great way to beat the heat is to visit Zoombezi Bay, Columbus' 22-acre outdoor waterpark. Discount tickets are offered through MWR ITR.


Events

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From local festivals to theater and concerts, there’s something for everyone in Columbus.

This year’s summer festivals include annual favorites such as Rhythm on the River, Red, White & Boom, and Jazz and Rib Fest and all offer opportunities to walk, dance, explore and enjoy.

For theater lovers, Schiller Park is a perfect spot to enjoy a nice stroll, picnic and show. Admission is “pay what you will.”

The Ohio State Fair is also a summertime favorite in central Ohio with rides, exhibitions, musical performances and more. Discount tickets are offered through MWR ITR.


Golfing

Guy in red shirt golfing with golf cart close to camera shotGolfers can play on the installation at Eagle Eye Golf Course or at one of the six Columbus Municipal Golf Courses. Eagle Eye also offers clinics for golfers of all ages.


Sports Leagues

Batter swinging at a ball with umpire and catcher behind the plateMWR’s Fitness Center offers associates various intramural leagues from softball to sand volleyball. Columbus Recreation and Parks Department also offers a variety of leagues and offerings for youth and adults.


Activities and Programs

People spraying runners with colored powderMaybe you’re looking for an organized program but don’t want to be committed long-term. Here are some activities that can be done as an individual or with a group without making a re-occurring calendar date: geocaching, walking clubs and 5K programs.


Read more about Summer in the City: Exploring Columbus for an active life.