Mentoring, Training and Development News
Land and Maritime associate inducted into Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine (right) inducted Army Col. John Dreska into the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame Nov. 7 during a ceremony at Radiant Life Church in Dublin, Ohio. In addition to his military service, Dreska works for the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime as the division chief for batteries, tires and engines.  DeWine and retired Army Maj. Gen. Debbie Ashenhurst (left), director of the Ohio Department of Veterans Services, presented 20 individuals across Ohio with certificates and medals for their post-military accomplishments and achievements in the community.
Nov. 7, 2019 - Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine inducted Army Col. John Dreska into the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame Nov. 7 during a ceremony at Radiant Life Church in Dublin, Ohio. In addition to his military service, Dreska works for the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime as the division chief for batteries, tires and engines.

Land and Maritime Commander discusses leadership development principles
Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. John Palmer accepts a Leadership Development Council coin from newly elected LDC president Christina McCoy for sharing his leadership perspective during his Into the Gray presentation Oct. 30 in the Building 20 Auditorium.
Nov. 4, 2019 - Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. John Palmer shared some essential management principles with Land and Maritime associates during a Leadership Development Council sponsored event Oct. 30 in the Building 20 Auditorium.

Linda Johnson retires after 36 years
Linda Johnson bid farewell to the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Oct. 24 after 36 years of federal service. Her son, DJ Johnson (left), daughter Linda Lyman and husband Dennis Johnson joined her for a retirement ceremony hosted at the Defense Supply Center Columbus.
Oct. 31, 2019 - A longtime leader bid farewell to the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Oct. 24. Linda Johnson, deputy director of the Land Customer Operations directorate, retired after 36 years of federal service. In her final role, Johnson helped lead the team responsible for readiness support to nearly 19,000 U.S. Army and Marine Corps customers, with sales orders worth approximately $7.4 billion.

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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, call 614-692-4655 or email Level l.   

Level II Mentor EventLevel II- Mentoring Program for Leaders

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

For more information, call 614-692-5051 or email Level ll.   

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, call 614-692-3518 or email Level lll.   


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