The Holocaust impacted many lives across the world and the story of a local survivor within the Central Ohio community is the focus of this year’s Holocaust Remembrance by the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Office’s European American Special Emphasis Program committee.
Army Reserve Col. John M. Dreska, a civilian Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime division chief, was promoted to the rank of brigadier general April 11 and assumed command of the Los Angeles-based 311th Expeditionary Sustainment Command.
Numbers continue to pour in as the Teal Ribbon Relay hits its mid-point with less than two weeks to go in the Defense Logistics Agency’s signature Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month challenge.
Defense Logistics Agency Maritime Portsmouth has completed construction on a 29,000-square-foot addition to their maintenance facility that will significantly increase their maritime operational capacity.
Spring has sprung in Ohio and many of us are spending more time at home. Naturally, this is a great time for lawn and garden improvements. If you’re in the market for some new bushes or trees, why not also attract more birds and butterflies? Any tree or shrub will provide so much more habitat than a lawn alone but consider taking it a step further and choosing a native variety.

 

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Slogan by DLA Aviation mechanic to mark agency’s 60th anniversary 
Defense Logistics Agency Director Navy Vice Adm. Michelle Skubic, right, congratulates Kay Teagle, an automotive mechanic at DLA Aviation, on her winning entry for the agency’s 60th anniversary April 16 in Richmond, Virginia. The slogan is
April 22, 2021 - An automotive mechanic with a penchant for World War I and II history is the winner of the Defense Logistics Agency’s 60th anniversary slogan contest with “Forged by History, Focused on the Future.” 

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European American Program puts spotlight on local survivor during annual Holocaust Remembrance
Murray Ebner was born in Poland and survived the Holocaust before immigrating to America and settling in Columbus, Ohio. Later in life, Ebner shared his experience with local schoolchildren to help educate on the atrocities of the Holocaust.
April 22, 2021 - The Holocaust impacted many lives across the world and the story of a local survivor within the Central Ohio community is the focus of this year’s Holocaust Remembrance by the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Office’s European American Special Emphasis Program committee.

DLA civilian, Army reservist promoted to brigadier general
Army Maj. Gen. David Ling, 79th Theater Sustainment Command commanding general, promoted Col. John Dreska to the rank of brigadier general April 11. Dreska balances his Army Reserve career with his civilian career as a Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime division chief.
April 21, 2021 - Army Reserve Col. John M. Dreska, a civilian Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime division chief, was promoted to the rank of brigadier general April 11 and assumed command of the Los Angeles-based 311th Expeditionary Sustainment Command.

Chief of Staff’s Travel Log: Dawes Arboretum
April 16, 2021 - Dawes Arboretum appears to be a local favorite – an attraction on many local resident’s bucket lists – located in Newark, Ohio. What began as a farm and then became the land’s second owner’s dream fulfillment started as a 140-acre farm and has grown today to be a 2,000-acre rolling hill arboretum.

Teal Ribbon Relay, April awareness activities gain momentum as Land and Maritime hits nearly 800 miles
The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support will host a number of virtual events to mark Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. Events start with the Teal Ribbon Relay, which runs throughout the month, and concludes with a Denim Day observation on April 28.
April 16, 2021 - Numbers continue to pour in as the Teal Ribbon Relay hits its mid-point with less than two weeks to go in the Defense Logistics Agency’s signature Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month challenge.

Installation environmental office offers tips on landscaping for wildlife
Springs blooms attract local pollinators this time of year. Pollinators are responsible for assisting over 80% of the world's flowering plants to reproduce. Ohio pollinators include hummingbirds, butterflies, moths, beetles, flies, wasps and over 400 species of bees among others.
April 15, 2021 - Spring has sprung in Ohio and many of us are spending more time at home. Naturally, this is a great time for lawn and garden improvements. If you’re in the market for some new bushes or trees, why not also attract more birds and butterflies? Any tree or shrub will provide so much more habitat than a lawn alone but consider taking it a step further and choosing a native variety.