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Combined Federal Campaign kicks off at DSCC
The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime kicked off its annual Combined Federal Campaign charity drive Nov. 20. Left to right: Army Col. Janette Ketchum, Chief of Staff; Mark Brown, Acquisition Executive; Navy Rear Adm. John Palmer, Commander; Ken Watson, Deputy Commander; and Griff Warren, Director of Operations.
Nov. 25, 2019 - The Combined Federal Campaign kicked off at the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Nov. 20. Pledges made by federal civilian, postal and military donors during the campaign season support eligible non-profit organizations that provide health and human service benefits throughout the world.

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime People and Culture Director retirement announced
Dr. Robert Boggs is Director of Land Supplier Operations at DLA Land and Maritime.
Nov. 21, 2019 - A Retirement Ceremony in honor of Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime People and Culture Director, Robert L. Boggs Ph.D, is being held in the Building 20 Auditorium Dec. 11 at 10 a.m.

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Events & Activities

View all events and activities on the official DLA Land and Maritime calendar.


About Culture Council

Mission Statement

To address workforce perceptions and recommend actionable solutions that promote understanding, credibility, teamwork, integrity, respect and accountability among associates and management, both personally and professionally.

Vision

The Culture Council will be a progressive team that continuously makes a positive impact on the culture and workplace environment.

Purpose
  • Build a world class organization
  • Provide a forum for all associates
  • Provide a governance mechanism for cultural transformation
  • Promote and nurture behaviors that foster mutual trust and respect
  • Bridge the gap of perceptions that impact the DLA Way
Responsibilities

We provide structure and consistency that is recognized throughout the DLA Community as the Defense Supply Center Columbus Commander's instrument of cultural transformation activities. We are also a conduit for all associates to quickly communicate ideas, problems and opportunities that impact the core values and beliefs of the DLA Culture, with the intent that feedback/action may be timely and effective.

Specific Tasks

Take the pulse of the workforce through a variety of communication tools Access the gap between expectations and reality with regards to the workplace culture Identify key issues that affect the morale and recommend possible actions Lead Culture transformation activities.


WHAT IS CULTURE?

Culture ... Sum of shared values, beliefs and norms of behavior

  • Values...Fundamental principles and standards such as integrity or respect
  • Beliefs...What people hear inside or outside the organization and perceptions about what leaders are doing and saying
  • Behaviors...Beliefs turned into action

DLA uses the Denison Model as a tool to measure its culture and the culture of each of its field activities.

The Defense Supply Center Columbus Culture Council represents associates from Defense Supply Center Columbus, J6, J8, HR Svcs-C and DS-FC.

Associates at Defense Supply Center Columbus and other DLA activities use results of the Climate Culture survey to help shape efforts to improve their organization's culture.


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