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.
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.
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.
Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Associate Anamaria Perales-Lang talks about her Hispanic roots and what inspires her.

 

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Celebrating 60 years: DLA proves itself in the 1960s
Defense General Supply Center employees learn how to run the SAMMS on IBM 360 computers in 1972 at DGSC Richmond, Virginia. DSA designed SAMMS from 1964 to 1971 to integrate supply chain management, which was a priority effort of Navy Vice Adm. Joseph M. Lyle, director of DSA from 1964 to 1967. DLA photo
Oct. 15, 2021 - This is the second in a “Celebrating 60 years” series of seven articles highlighting DLA’s support to America’s military since the agency was created Oct. 1, 1961.

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Land and Maritime gains consumable hardware mission
U.S. Army Sgt. Scott M. Peterson with the 1-150th Assault Helicopter Battalion, New Jersey Army National Guard, tightens a bleed plug on a main landing gear strut of a UH-60L Black Hawk helicopter at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Sept. 5, 2018. The Defense Logistics Agency manages industrial hardware items such as bolts and seals used to maintain aircraft and military vehicles.
Oct. 14, 2021 - 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.

Admiral visits Wright-Patt clinic to thank Airmen
Rear Adm. Kristen Fabry, Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime commander, talks with Air Force Col. Christian Lyons, 88th Medical Group commander, upon her arrival Oct. 1, 2021, at the Medical Center on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. Fabry visited the base hospital to thank Lyons and his Airmen for their assistance in getting her command vaccinated against COVID-19 in Columbus. The badge in this photo was blurred for security reasons. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez)
Oct. 8, 2021 - 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.

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
Oct. 7, 2021 - 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.

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Waleska Rodriguez Diaz
Waleska Rodriguez Diaz is a Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime associate.
Oct. 7, 2021 - Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Associate Waleska Rodriguez Diaz talks about her career beginnings in Puerto Rico and the lessons her family instilled in her that continue to push her forward.

Longtime DSCC engineer, installation deputy retires
Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management – Columbus Deputy Site Director Eddy Poprock (left) is presented a DLA Silver Letter award by DLA Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. Kristen Fabry and Site Director Dan Bell Sept. 23 for his 39 years of federal service. Poprock retired Oct. 1 having spent all of his career supporting the Defense Supply Center Columbus.
Oct. 1, 2021 - 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.