Mentoring, Training and Development News
DSCC celebrates women's rights at annual observance
Defense Logistics Agency associate and guest speaker Natalie Thurston provides some historical reference to the journey and challenges that women have triumphed over to secure the right to vote. Thurston, along with Federal Women’s Program Coordinator Jessica Bradhurst, Deonna Coleman, EEO Federal Women’s Program chair and program coordinator and Coleen McCormick, executive champion of the Federal Women’s Program, spoke during the Aug. 22 Women’s History Program in the Buckeye Cardinal Rooms on the Defense Supply Center Columbus.
Aug. 26, 2019 - Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime associates gathered Aug. 22 in the Operations Center’s Buckeye and Cardinal Rooms to pay homage to the progress, achievements and contributions women have made to the success and legacy of America.

2020 Solicitation for FY20 DLA Enterprise Rotation Program
The developmental assignments have been posted for the Fiscal Year 2020 Defense Logistics Agency Enterprise Rotation Program.  Enterprise assignments are cross-organizational, at the general schedule 11 through 15 level, and range in length from 3 to 12 months.
July 30, 2019 - The developmental assignments have been posted for the FY20 DLA Enterprise Rotation Program. Nominations are now being accepted. Enterprise assignments are cross-organizational, at the GS-11 through GS-15 level, and range in length from 3 to 12 months. Assignments are available at several locations throughout the Agency and begin in January 2020 or shortly thereafter.

DSCC Installation CPR and AED Training Program
Associates at the Defense Supply Center Columbus participate in a free adult specific cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillator training. Once trained, associates may volunteer to be part of the First Response Team members to assist employees at the worksite in an emergency situation in the areas they are trained until the response team arrives.
May 28, 2019 - The training and existence of voluntary First Response Team members lessens the impact of sudden cardiac arrest by supporting employee and worksite preparedness and response and optimizing a person’s chance for survival. Team members are volunteers, who are currently certified. Responsibilities include providing CPR, the use of an AED or Heimlich Maneuver for choking in an emergency situation to associates who are in need of assistance until emergency personnel arrive. Associates can register for a class by calling the Building 21 Health Clinic at 614-701-5104.

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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.