Mentoring, Training and Development News
DSCC Toastmasters Clubs to host joint meeting, competition March 31
DLA Land and Maritime EEO Specialist Michael McCoy speaks during a Toastmaster International Club 3500 meeting inside the operations center at Defense Supply Center Columbus. The installation is home to three Toastmasters clubs and each promotes resiliency through engaging associates to become more confident communicators.
March 26, 2021 - The Defense Supply Center Columbus is home to three Toastmasters International Clubs and this week anyone assigned to the installation will have the opportunity to see how Toastmasters may benefit them when the three clubs host a joint meeting and competition.

DPMAP/Social Contract Information Sessions
Oct. 15, 2020 - The People and Culture Office conducted virtual information sessions Sept. 22 and 24 on Department of Defense Performance Management and Appraisal Program/Social Contract for new employees and new supervisors.

Land and Maritime commander talks 2020 successes, reconstitution during first town hall
Navy Rear Adm. Kristen Fabry hosted her first Town Hall Sept. 10 as commander of Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime. The event was live-streamed to accommodate the DLA Land and Maritime associates currently on maximum telework or located at shipyards and detachments across the country.
Sept. 11, 2020 - Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. Kristen Fabry shared her leadership philosophy and impressions from her first two months on the job with associates in a DLA live-streamed Town Hall Sept. 10.


Mentoring Programs

DLA Land and Maritime's mentoring program is designed to provide professional development and learning opportunities that will allow participants to develop competencies and skills.

You get the best out of others when you give the best of yourself. It is only as we develop others that we permanently succeed. -Harvey Firestone



What is Mentoring

Mentoring is a personal enhancement strategy through which one person facilitates the development of another by sharing known resources, expertise, values, skills, perspectives, attitudes, and proficiencies. It allows the learner to build skills and knowledge while attaining goals for career development.

Benefits of Mentoring

  • Build Relationships
  • Build Confidence
  • Professional and Personal Growth

Our Mentoring Programs provide opportunities that will allow participants to develop personally, professionally, and the opportunity to network

Mentoring Program Levels

Level I Flash Mentor EventLevel I- Professional Self-Development Mentoring Program

  • Below GS/WG-9 Grade Levels
  • Voluntary
  • 1 year commitment
  • Self-Development
  • Career Development Plan
  • Situational Mentoring

For more information, email Level l.   

Level II Mentor EventLevel II- Mentoring Program for Leaders

  • Mentoris Times Newsletter 
  • GS-9 through 12 (or equivalent)
  • Voluntary
  • 9 month commitment
  • Leadership Competency Development
  • Mentoring Action Plan (MAP)
  • Mentoring Agreement    

For more information, email DLA Training Columbus Forward Presence.   

Level III Protege ReunionLevel III- Advanced Mentoring Program for Leaders

  • GS-13 & 14s
  • Competitive
  • 2 year commitment
  • Leadership Competency Development
  • Mentoring Action Plan (MAP)

For more information, email DLA Training Columbus Forward Presence.

Mentoring is a powerful strategy for growth and enhancing the capabilities of DLA associates.